Through the Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement, professionally trained volunteers host chat rooms under the direction of a psychologist.
The P&G Pet Loss Support Center & Hotline (888) 332-7738
College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois C.A.R.E. Pet Loss Helpline (877) 394-2273 or http://net.cvm.uiuc.edu/CARE/
The C.A.R.E. Helpline is staffed by veterinary students who have received training from grief counselors. They also receive supervision from a licensed psychologist.
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) National Pet Loss Hotline (800) 946-4646
424 East 92nd St., New York, NY 10128
This hotline is available 24 hours a day – use your keypad to punch in the pin number 140-7211 and then your own phone number. The call will be returned immediately. Contact: Stephanie LaFarge, Ph.D. New York City residents may be seen in person at the ASPCA headquarters