Pets are our best friends, work buddies, and life companions and losing one is difficult. If you’re struggling with grief, find a group of like-minded individuals to talk to who can help you. We’ve gather a list of pet loss support groups and therapists in Iowa who want to help.
We also have a list of numbers on our pet grief hotline resources page you can call to get help right away.
Iowa State University, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Gary Schriver, MS
Friends Forever Counseling, 106 S. Indiana Avenue
Mason City Iowa 50401-4418
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Iowa Pet Loss Support Group(s)
Mandy's Memories Support Group
The First Methodist Church, 516 Kellogg Avenue
Ames Iowa 50010
Meeting day(s): every first Tuesday and fourth Sunday of each month
Meeting time(s): 7:00 pm
Contact person: Doug Hill
Contact phone: 515-298-4012
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hamilton’s Pet Loss Support Group
Hamilton’s Academy of Grief & Loss, Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines
West Des Moines Iowa 50266
Contact person: Academy of Grief & Loss
Contact phone: 515-697-3666
Contact email: HFHAcademy@HamiltonsFuneralHome.com
Notes: Please contact the Academy of Grief & Loss to make reservations.
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Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Local hotline: 888-478-7574
Availability: September through April: seven days a week 6:00-9:00 p.m. Central Time
May through August: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6:00-9:00 p.m. Central Time
Johnson County Humane Society HelpLine
Local hotline: 319-338-3357
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