Support & Links

Michigan Pet Loss Resources

Memorials

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Click on image to post an Online Memorial

Hotlines

Pet-Loss Hotline, Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine,
(517) 432-2696 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 6:30-9:30 pm ET

Companion Animal Related Emotions (C.A.R.E.) Pet Loss Helpline
(877) 394-CARE (2273)

Support Groups

Pet-Loss Support Group, Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Traverse City: Munson Hospice – To learn more about the services offered by Munson Hospice and Palliative Care, contact Dr. Barbara McIntyre, Coordinator of Art Therapy Services,
or Patti Amalfitano, MSW, Bereavement Coordinator. Phone (231) 935-6520 or 1-800-252-2065

Hartland: Joyful Spirit Counseling, 9500 Highland Rd. Suite 6A, Howell, MI 48843
Phone (248) 330-9813 (See Counselors – Howell: Kimberly Cardeccia, below)

Counselors

East Lansing: Michael Rogell, www.MicroGell.com, MRogell@MicroGell.com

Franklin: Julie Bennett, MSW, Franklin, MI 48025 Phone (810) 626-0226

Howell: Kimberly Cardeccia MA, LPC, Joyful Spirit Counseling, 9500 Highland Rd. Suite 6A, Howell, MI 48843 (248) 330-9813 Kim@joyful-spirit.com

Okemos: Bonnie Wheeler, MA, CSW, LPC, NCC, 3887 Okemos Rd. Suite A2, Okemos, MI 48864 (517) 706-0440 bwheeler53@sbcglobal.net

Rochester: Karen Duffy, LLPC, NCC. 316 East Street, Rochester, MI 48307. (586) 344-5627 kdcounseling@yahoo.com

West Bloomfield: Shelly Molnar MSW, ACSW (248) 877-4065

Suggested Reading

Do Pets Go To Heaven by Dennis Callen

It’s OK To Cry by Maria Luz Quintana

Especially for Children: Dog Heaven and Cat Heaven by Cynthia Rylant

Do Not Stand on My Grave and Weep

Do not stand at my grave and weep