Counselor Services & Support Groups


New Jersey Grief Counselors

New Jersey Hotlines

  • PetFriends Hotline
    (800) 404-PETS 
    Outside of NJ Dial (856) 234-4688
    Phones answered 24 hours a day

  • Monmouth County SPCA
    (732) 542-0040 
    Bob Szita MS, LPC 
    Co-Director of Contemporary Counseling Center of Marlboro, NJ and 
    Pet Loss Counselor for the Monmouth County SPCA 
    ContactUs@ActionArtz.com 
    Will return calls at no charge to the public

New Jersey Support Groups

  • St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center
    Meg M. Struble 
    Vice President of Operations 
    575 Woodland Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940 
    (973) 377-7094
    Offer pet loss support group sessions at no cost every Tuesday evening at their facility.
    Individual sessions are also available for a nominal fee.
  • Group Pet Bereavement Session
    Oradell Animal Hospital 
    580 Winters Ave. Paramus, NJ 07652 
    info@oradell.com 
    (201) 262-0010, (800) 624-1883
    Attendees must be 16 years or older 
    Session is free Individuals may attend up to eight sessions
    You are encouraged to bring a photo of your pet
  • Samaritan Hospice for Grief Support 
    5 Eves Drive, Marlton, NJ 08053 
    1-800-596-8550
  • "Friends Of Nikki" Pet Loss Support Group 
    Somerset, NJ 
    Facilitator: Donna Kahora, RN 
    (732) 246-2124 
    friendsofnikki@comcast.net
    There are no fees. Donations accepted

New York Grief Counselors

New York Hotline

New York Support Groups

  • The Animal Medical Center
    New York City
    (212) 838 8100

  • ANIMAL SPECIALTY CENTER PET LOSS SUPPORT GROUP
    9 Odell Plaza, Yonkers, NY 10701 
    914-457-4000
    The support group sessions are free and open to the general public

  • Animal Medical Center 
    510 E. 62 Street New York City 
    (212) 838-8100

  • American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
    Pet Loss Support Program Hotline
    (877) 474-3310

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