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Pet Loss Support Hotline


Pet Loss Support Hotline

607-253-3932
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Mondays and Thursdays

Pet Loss Support Hotline - Other Hotlines


LlamaVeterinary students all over the country have set up hotlines similar to our own, in order to help with this difficult process. Please feel free to call any of the hotlines below to find a sympathetic ear.

 

 

 

Florida
352-392-4700, then 1+4080
staffed by Florida community volunteers
weekdays 7:00-9:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Illinois
217-244-2273 or toll-free 877-394-2273(CARE)
staffed by University of Illinois veterinary students
Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday 7:00-9:00 p.m. Central Time

630-325-1600
staffed by Chicago Veterinary Medical Association veterinarians and staff members
leave voice mail message; calls returned 7:00-9:00 p.m. Central Time
(long-distance calls will be returned collect)

Iowa
888-ISU-PLSH (888-478-7574)
hosted by the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
September through April: seven days a week 6:00-9:00 p.m. Central Time
May through August: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6:00-9:00 p.m. Central Time

Massachusetts
508-839-7966
staffed by Tufts University veterinary students
Monday through Friday 6:00-9:00 p.m. Eastern Time;
voice-mail messages will be returned daily, collect outside Massachusetts

Michigan
517-432-2696
staffed by Michigan State University veterinary students
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 6:30-9:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Pennsylvania
215-898-4556
managed by veterinary students at the University of Pennsylvania
Mondays and Thursdays, 6-8pm
Facebook; Website

Virginia
540-231-8038
staffed by Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Tuesday and Thursday 6:00-9:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Washington
509-335-5704
staffed by Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
during the semester Monday through Thursday 6:30-9:00 p.m. Pacific Time
and Saturday 1:00-3:00 p.m. Pacific Time

 

Copied with permission from the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association,
Volume 209 #8, October 15, 1996; updated from AVMA "Grief Counseling" web page.