22 Feb 2018
Washington pet loss therapists, support groups, and grief hotlines

Washington pet loss therapists, support groups, and grief hotlines

If you’ve recently experience the loss of a beloved pet, or you’re facing the upcoming loss of a furry friend who feels like a member of your family, we hope one of these resources can help. We’ve gathered listings in the state of Washington including support groups and therapists who can help with pet loss grief counseling.


For more immediate help, check out the national hotlines on our toll-free pet grief hotline resource page.


Washington Pet Grief Therapist(s) 

Katrina Bilhimer, MA, LMHC

14220 NE 21st Street

Bellevue Washington 98007 

Phone: 425-844-0412


Kent D. Boruff, BA, MSW

2505 Cedarwood Suite 2

Bellingham Washington 98225 

Phone: 360-756-0091


Tina Ellenbogen

Bothell Washington 98041 

Phone: 425-485-7387


Letitia Gray, MA

406 Main Street,  #101B

Edmonds Washington 98020 

Phone: 425-745-2750


Jude Patton LMHC, LMFT, PA-C

3802 Broadway, Suite B,

Everett Washington 98201 

Phone: 425-259-6665


Carol Airone, Airone Counseling

545 Rainier Boulevard, N. Suite 16

Issaquah Washington 98027 

Phone: 425-557-7898


Ann R. Howie

612 Carpenter Road SE

Lacey Washington 98503 

Phone: 360-493-2586

Email: HumanAnimalSolutions@comcast.net 

Website: http://humananimalsolutions.com/


Susan J. Perry, MSW

3047 78th Avenue, SE, Suite 200

Mercer Island Washington 98040 

Phone: 206-236-1544


Cheryl Love, LMHC, NCE.

1822 Black Lake Boulevard, S.W., Suite 102 C.

Olympia Washington 98512 

Phone: 360-570-8300 & press line 2


Gloria J. Roettger, MS LMHC NCC

2222 State Avenue NE, Suite B

Olympia Washington 98506 

Phone: 360-236-1346


Mary M. Harvey, BA

Port Orchard Washington 

Phone: 360-871-1614


Lou-Ann Lauborough, MSW, LICSW, CSW-G

1521 SE Piperberry Way, #101

Port Orchard Washington 98366 

Phone: 360-876-1496


Danielle Parsons, MA, LMFTA

Redmond Washington 

Phone: 425-202-5967

Email:  danielle@alohacompassionatecounseling.com 

Website: http://www.alohacompassionatecounseling.com/


Rachel Wright

Redmond Washington 

Phone: 206-925-3546

Email: pawstoconnectcounseling@gmail.com 

Website: http://www.pawstoconnect.com/


Mimi Handlin

Seattle Washington 

Email: healingpetgrief@gmail.com 

Website: http://healingpetgrief.com/?reqp=1&reqr=ozA5ol5vMKD=


Kate L Stewart, MA LMHC 

2366 Eastlake Avenue E #402

Seattle Washington 98102 

Phone: 206-669-4912


Jennifer Streit, LMHC

Jefferson Square, 4700 42nd Avenue, SW, #560

Seattle Washington 98116 

Phone: 206-938-8539


Thula M. Weisel

902. E. Highland Drive

Seattle Washington 98102 

Phone: 206-324-8958


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Washington Pet Loss Support Group(s) 

The Humane Society for Seattle / King County Pet Loss Support Group

13212 SE Eastgate Way

Bellevue Washington 98005 

Fee(s): Free

Meeting time(s): 10:00 am

Contact phone: 425-649-7566 

Contact email: petlosse@SeattleHumane.org 

Website: http://seattlehumane.org/


Pet Loss Support Group

15600 Redmond Way, Suite 201

Redmond Washington 98052 

Fee(s): $25

Meeting day(s): every first and third Saturdays

Meeting time(s):  9:00-10:00 pm

Contact person: Danielle Parsons, MA, LMFTA

Contact phone: 206-925-3546 - Rachel

425-202-5967 - Danielle 

Contact email:  danielle@alohacompassionatecounseling.com 

Website: http://www.alohacompassionatecounseling.com/

Notes: This is a drop-in support group for anyone who wants to process their grief as they cope with the loss of a beloved pet. No registration or pre-screening is required to attend. Participants are welcome to attend at any time.


Seattle Animal Shelter 

Pet Loss Support Group 

2061 15th Avenue West

Seattle Washington 98119 

Fee(s): Free

Meeting day(s): every Thursday

Meeting time(s): 6:00-7:30 pm

Contact phone: 206-375-5028 

Contact email: seattleanimalshelter@seattle.gov

Website: https://www.seattle.gov/animal-shelter/events-and-resources/pet-loss-support-group

Notes: Donations to the Help the Animals Fund are welcome and appreciated.


The Humane Society For Tacoma and Pierce County Pet Loss Support Group 

2608 Center Street

Tacoma Washington 98409 

Fee(s): Free

Meeting day(s): every second Saturday

Meeting time(s): 10:00 am

Contact phone: 253-383-2733 

Website: http://www.thehumanesociety.org/


Summit Veterinary Referral Center Pet Loss Support Group 

2505 S. 80th Street

Tacoma Washington 98409 

Fee(s): Free

Meeting day(s): every Thursday

Meeting time(s): 6:30 pm

Contact person: Rachel Wright, veterinary social worker 

Contact phone: 253-983-1114 

Contact email: rwright@summitvets.com 

Website: http://www.summitvets.com/

Notes: There is no pre-registration.


The Animal Grief Support Group (TAGS)

Hope Bereavement Center, 5400 MacArthur Boulevard

Vancouver Washington 98661 

Fee(s): Free

Meeting day(s): every second Thursday

Meeting time(s): 6:30-8:00 pm

Contact phone: 360-696-5120

Notes: Call for more information.


PAL People, Animals, Love 

William Wendt Center 4201 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Suite 300

Northwest Washington DC 20008 

Fee(s): Free

Meeting day(s): second and fourth Saturday of the month

Meeting time(s): 10:00-12:00 nn

Contact phone: 202-966-2171

Notes: No charge but donations are welcome.


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Washington Pet Loss Support Hotline(s)

People. Animals. Love. (PAL) Pet Loss Comfort Line

Washington DC Washington

Website: http://www.peopleanimalslove.org/our_programs.php#petloss 

Local hotline: 202-966-2171

Availability: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

Notes: info@peopleanimalslove.org


Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine

Pullman Washington

Website: http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/PLHL/ 

Local hotline: 509-335-5704 

Toll-free hotline: 866-266-8635

Availability: Monday - Thursday, 7:00-9:00 pm and Saturday 1:00-3:00 pm Pacific Time.

Notes: Phone and/or email message can be left for our staff 24 hours a day. E-mail support at plhl@vetmed.wsu.edu. All messages will be returned as soon as possible.



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


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