The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement

Pet Loss Support Groups: Maryland Show locations


Pet Loss Support Group
11206 York Road, 2nd floor
Cockeysville, Maryland 21030

Pet Loss meetings are held on the first Wednesday of everymonth from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Anticipatory bereavement sessions areavailable by individual request. Call or email the facilitator to register fora meeting. Group sessions are open to the public at no charge.

Facilitator: Cathy Bury, Certified Pet Loss Grief Counselor
Phone: 717.515.9672


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

Meets the second Monday of each month from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Call or email the facilitator the Friday before to confirm attendance. Free of charge.

Pre-registration is required. Group sessions are open to the public, at no charge.

Facilitator: Lou A. Lichti, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 401-2813


Capital Caring Hospice
1801 McCormick Drive
Largo, Maryland

There is no cost to participate.

Facilitator: Jessica Cabness, PhD, LCSW
Phone: (301) 808-5644


Nicodemus Memorial Park at Baltimore Humane Society
1601 Nicodemus Road
Reistertown, Maryland

Meets the first Tuesday evening of each month at 7:00 p.m. for one hour. To RSVP, call or email the facilitator. Free of charge.

Facilitator: Andrew Mazan, Certified Bereavement Counselor
Phone: (410) 833-8848 ext. 219


Montgomery County Humane Society Pet Bereavement Seminar at the Montgomery County Animal Shelter
14645 Rothgeb Drive

Meets in the evening on the third Wednesday of every month. The seminar is free. Reservations are required by the preceding Friday. Please call (240) 773-5973 to reserve a seat.

Facilitator: Dr. Mary Knipmeyer
Phone: (301) 279-1077