Skip to main navigation Skip to main content

A man petting an old dog.

Pet Loss Support Resources

Additional support is always available. We have gathered a list of our most trusted resources for you to explore:

  • Lightning Strike Pet Loss Support — They offer support for pet lovers grieving the death of a pet, a dying pet, a sick pet, or a lost pet with an open discussion forum and various publications.
  • Wings CVMA Pet Loss Support Group Online — The Wings CVMA Pet Loss Support Group online is a place for those who have lost a pet to come together virtually to share their grief, their stories about what the pet meant to them, and to learn how to cope with the loss and grief they are experiencing.

Pet Loss Support

Local Support Groups:

The UC Davis Pet Loss Peer Support group generally meets the third Monday of each month from 6 – 7:30 p.m. via Zoom. Please email or call 530-752-1393 for further details.

Tufts University Pet Loss Support Hotline

(508) 839-7966
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. EST Monday–Friday

SPCA of Solano County Pet Loss Support Group:

Cost: Free. Donations Accepted Meets first Tuesday of every month from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Children 10 and older are welcome if accompanied by an adult

SPCA of Solano County, Education Classroom
2200 Peabody Rd.
Vacaville, CA 95687

For more information, call 707-448-7722 or visit their website.
This website also lists various support groups in the Bay Area.

National Pet Loss Hotline:

Lap of Love Pet Loss & Bereavement Resource Line:
Resource Line Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST Monday-Friday

National 24-Hour Crisis Line:

If you’re feeling overwhelmed, like life is too much, and/or have thoughts of harming yourself, please call this hotline: 1-800-273-TALK.

We are here to support you every step of the way. Contact us to speak with our team about our end-of-life resources and services.