11 Dec 2017
Maryland pet loss therapists, support groups, and grief hotlines

Maryland pet loss therapists, support groups, and grief hotlines

You shouldn’t have to deal with your grief over the loss of a pet alone. There are support groups and trained therapists in Maryland who can help you.


There are also a number of toll-free phone lines you can call to get help. Look at our national pet grief hotline resources page for more information.


Maryland Pet Grief Therapist(s) 

Nancy Wiswall, DVM, MEd

4720 Edgefield Road

Bethesda Maryland 20814 

Phone: 301-493-9090


Sheila Cohen

200 Pauline Drive

Chevy Chase Maryland 

Phone: 301-652-0995

Email: SheCohen@aol.com


Ursula Wagner, PhD

Chevy Chase Maryland 

Phone: 301-951- 9185


Pamela Spear

2110 Priest Bridge Drive, Suite #3

Crofton Maryland 21114 

Phone: 410-487-5731 

Email: PSpear@NotJustAPet.org 


Joan E. Pedersen

Center for Renewal 

933-D Russell Avenue

Gaithersburg Maryland 20979 

Phone: 301-527-1382 

Email: JoanePedersen@gmail.com 


Jennifer Dutrow

Phoenix Maryland 

Phone: 410-215-9758 

Email: jen.dutrow@gmail.com


Robyn Zeiger

10300 Sweetbriar Parkway 

Silver Spring Maryland 20903 

Phone: 301-445-7333 

Email: PetLossDoc@aol.com


Rev. Bonnie J. Berger

400 Boyd Avenue

Takoma Park Maryland 20912 

Phone: 301-270-4089


Carol Auletta

15102 Nottingham Road

Upper Marlboro Maryland 20772 

Phone: 301-579-2342 

Email: CaAuletta@aol.com


Cathy Bury


Phone: 410-527-0800 

Email: cathy@huntvalleyanimalhospital.com 


Andrew Mazan


Phone: 410-833-8848 extension 219 

Email: amazan@bmorehumane.org


Dr. Mary Knipmeyer


Phone: 301-279-1077 

Email: mchs@mchumane.org 


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Maryland Pet Loss Support Group(s) 

Frederick County Humane Society And Hospice of Frederick County Support Group 

City Park Psychological Services, LLC

209 W. Patrick Street, enter through 211

Frederick Maryland 21701 

Fee(s): Free

Meeting day(s): every second Monday

Meeting time(s):  6:00-7:00 pm

Contact person: Lou A. Lichti, Ph.D.

Contact phone: 301-401-2813 

Contact email: drlou@cityparkpsychological.com 

Notes: Call or email the facilitator the Friday before to confirm attendance. Free of charge. Pre-registration is required. 


HVAH Pet Loss Support Group 

11206 York Road, 2nd floor

Hunt Valley Maryland 21030 

Fee(s): Free

Meeting day(s): every  first Wednesday

Meeting time(s):  6:00-7:00 pm

Contact person: Cathy Bury

Contact phone: 410-527-0800 

Contact email: cathy@huntvalleyanimalhospital.com 

Website: http://huntvalleyanimalhospital.com/

Notes: Call or email the facilitator to register for a meeting. 


Nicodemus Memorial Park at Baltimore Humane Society 

1601 Nicodemus Road

Reistertown Maryland 21136 

Fee(s): Free

Meeting day(s): every first Tuesday

Meeting time(s): 7:00 pm

Contact person: Andrew Mazan

Contact phone: 410-833-8848 extension 219 

Contact email: amazan@bmorehumane.org 

Website: https://bmorehumane.org/

Notes: To RSVP, call or email the facilitator


Montgomery County Humane Society Pet Bereavement Seminar at the Montgomery County Animal Shelter

14645 Rothgeb Drive

Rockville Maryland 20850 

Fee(s): Free

Meeting day(s): every third Wednesday

Contact phone: 240-773-5973

Notes: Reservations are required by the preceding Friday.


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Maryland Pet Loss Support Hotline(s)

Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

Maryland Virginia 

Website: http://www.vetmed.vt.edu/students/ots/events.html

Local hotline: 540-231-8038

Availability: T, Th 6:00-9:00 pm ET


If you’re in the know about additional pet loss support hotlines in Maryland, we want to know. Please send the info through our Facebook page so that others can find them too. 


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