Online Grief Support

Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement
A nonprofit association of volunteers experienced in the subject of pet loss.  The online chat rooms are free of charge and available to anyone bereaving a beloved pet.  Membership is not required. 

Argus Institute Counseling and Support Services
The Argus Institute provides free grief counseling relating to pet loss and support to those making end-of-life decisions for their pets. Founded in 1984, their unique program is one of the longest standing, most comprehensive programs of its kind. Their clinical counselors offer support to people who are facing difficult decisions regarding their pets’ health and help them manage the challenges of caring for a sick animal.

Local support groups

Pet Rest of Charleston
The Pet Loss Support Group meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. Come to their office to find a comfortable space to gather with folks who are experiencing similar grief.

Local Mental Health Professional

Trish Jeffrey, MBA, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
EAGALA Certified Equine Assisted Therapist

Children and Grieving

Pet loss can be a sad and confusing time for younger children. Please consider the following books to either prepare or explain the loss of a loved pet. Though this is not a comprehensive list these resources have personally proven to be helpful in starting a conversation and explaining pet loss. Click here

Hospice aids

Vetsource Online Pharmacy

To better meet our hospice clients needs we have teamed up with Vetsource home delivery pharmacy.