1861 SW Gatlin Blvd

Port St Lucie, FL 34953 US

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Pet Loss Resources

Pet Loss and Grief Counselor 

Lawrence Kaufman, L.M.F.T is a professional Pet Loss and Grief Counselor 
located in Palm Beach County. Counseling can be done in person, by 
telephone (561-498-2200), and by Skype video call.

Helpful Reading

For Children

  • The Tenth Good Thing About Barney, By Judith Viorst
  • A Special Place for Charlee, By Debby Morehead
  • I'll Always Love You, by Hans Wilhelm

For adults

  • When Your Pet Dies: How to Cope With Your Feelings, by Jamie Quackenbush, MSW; and Denise Graveline
  • A Final Act of Caring: Ending the Life of an Animal Friend, By Mary & Herb Montgomery
  • Good-bye My Friend, by Mary & Herb Montgomery

Florida Pet Loss Resources - A comprehensive list of hotlines, support groups, counselors, and cemeteries and crematories.

American Animal Hospital Association - Pet memorial community toshare memories, send sympathy e-cards, pet loss library

Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

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