The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement

Pet Loss Support Groups: Michigan Show locations

Ann Arbor

Pet Loss Support Program
Humane Society of Huron Valley (HSHV)

3100 Cherry Hill Road

Meetings held the third Sunday of each month from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the HSHV conference room. Meetings are free and open to the public.

Facilitator: Colleen O’Brien, LMSW, founder of Blue Dog Counseling
Phone: 734.662.4365; or Blue Dog Counseling 734.635.0872
Website: Humane Society of Huron Valley | Blue Dog Counseling

Bingham Farms

Paw Prints Grief Support Group
Michigan Humane Society

30300 Telegraph Rd, Suite 220
Bingham Farms, Michigan 48025

This group meets every first Saturday of the month from noon to 1:30 p.m. Advance registration required. Free of charge.

Facilitator: Counseling not provided
Phone: 248-283-1000, ext. 179 (A recording for people to RSVP.)
Website: Paw Prints Grief Support Group

East Lansing

Pet Loss Support Group
Michigan State University
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
736 Wilson Road

The Pet Loss Support Group, run by Veterinary Social Work Services, meets the second and fourth Thursdays of every month at 6:30 p.m. Free of charge.

Facilitators: Linda Lawrence, MSW, LMSW
Phone: (517) 432-5967 | (517) 432-3734
Website: Pet Loss Support, College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University

Farmington Hills

Beyond the Paw Print Pet Loss Support Group

Beyond the Paw Print Support Group has no religious affiliation
or connection to Orchard UMC, where the meetings are held.

Orchard United Methodist Church
30450 Farmington Road
Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334-1939

Meets on the second Monday of every month, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Come early — from 6:30 p.m. onward — to peruse the Beyond the Paw Print Resource Tables. Please e-mail or telephone to pre-register. Last minute reservations accepted. Free of charge.

Facilitators: Chaplain Micky Golden Moore, communication and grief support consultant; and non-denominational hospital chaplain.
Phone: (248) 701-2345
Website: Beyond the Paw Print Productions, LLC