Pet Loss Support

The following phone numbers are for pet loss support groups that are staffed by volunteers. They will return your long distance call collect during the times listed on their message.

(517) 432-2696, Staffed by Michigan State University veterinary students; Tuesday to Thursday, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Eastern time

(540) 231-8038, Staffed by The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Tuesday, Thursday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Eastern time.

(614) 292-1823, Staffed by The Ohio State University veterinary students: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, Eastern time, voice mail messages will be returned.

(508) 839-7966 Staffed by Tufts University veterinary students; Tuesday, Thursday, 6 pm to 9 pm. Eastern time, voice mail messages will be returned daily, collect outside Massachusetts.

(888) ISU-PLSH Pet Loss Support Hotline hosted by the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. 6 pm to 9 pm, Central time, September to April, seven days a week. From May to August, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

(607) 253-3932 Cornell University Pet Loss Support Hotline staffed by Cornell University Veterinary students. Tuesday-Thursday 6-9 pm Eastern time.

(217) 244-2273 Staffed by University of Illinois veterinary students. Calls will be returned 7 pm to 9 pm. Central time. Tuesdays and Thursday.