The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement

Pet Loss Support Groups: Florida Show locations

Fort Lauderdale

The Humane Society of Broward County
Education Center
2070 Griffin Road

Meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:30 PM. Pet Loss and Grieving group sessions free to the public. Reservations are necessary. Please call the Education Center.

Phone: (954) 266-6815

North Miami Beach

The Humane Society of Greater Miami Pet Loss Support Group
Soffer and Fine Adoption Center
16101 West Dixie Highway

Meets on Sundays from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM and on the third Thursday of each month from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. You must call to RSVP.

If you are not able to make either of these group’s meetings and feel you need to talk to an experienced pet loss counselor now, please contact Judith Tobin .

Facilitator: Madelyn Valle
Phone: (305) 749-1820


Pinellas Animal Foundation

Please call for the date, time and location of the next meeting. Group meetings are free of charge, and you may attend as unlimited number of meetings. You are encouraged to return to help others after your own needs are met. In addition to the support group, a pet loss counselor is also available by telephone every day of the year except Christmas.

Facilitators: Crystal Finnis, MS; Judith Gammonley, RNC, Ed.D.
Phone: (727) 347-7387 Website:


Hillsborough Animal Health Foundation

Grief counseling by phone provided, free of charge.

Facilitator: Ron Yogman
Phone: (352) 392-1575

West Palm Beach

Palm Beach Veterinary Specialists
3884 Forest Hill Boulevard
West Palm Beach, Florida 33406

Our Pet Loss Support Group meets the first Monday and third Thursday of each month from 6:30 p.m until 8:00 p.m. Meetings are open to the public and there is no fee. If you are unable to attend a meeting, or need additional support prior to the next scheduled meeting, please contact us.

Facilitator: Laura Peppard, M.Ed., LMHC, NCC

Co-Facilitator: Andrea Ficocello, Certified Pet Loss and Bereavement Counselor, APLB
Phone: (561) 434-5700
Website: Palm Beach Veterinary Specialists