Dr. Robert Sidorsky 1.5-hour radius of Springfield, MA or Western Massachusetts

  • Cost is $300-$700 depending on body care (home burial vs. cremation)
  • Optional Clay Paw Print and/or Fur Clipping by Request FREE
  • $300-400 includes mobile vet drive time, house call time, sedation, home euthanasia.  (You may prefer home burial or a pet cemetery.)
  • $400-500 includes mobile vet drive time, house call time, sedation, euthanasia, pet body transport, group cremation, nothing saved, nothing returned.  (You may prefer to have the mobile vet take your pet’s body and save precious photos instead of ashes.)
  • $600-700 includes mobile vet drive time, house call time, sedation, euthanasia, pet body transport, private cremation, ashes saved, ashes returned via personal delivery or shipping (You may prefer to have the mobile vet take your pet’s body and save/return the ashes.)
  • Scheduled appointments are BEST to ensure availability but we can handle emergency mobile vet care as well at times.
  • Private Home Euthanasia with Relaxing Sedation
  • Help with the Euthanasia Decision 
  • Quality of Life Discussions
  • Signs of Suffering Information
  • Clay Paw Print Impressions
  • Cremation Transport
  • Grief Support Resources
  • Available Emergency Mobile Vet Care, at times

PET LOSS HOTLINES:

(508) 839-7966 – Tufts University veterinary school; M-F 6-9 pm ET; calls from outside Massachusetts will be returned at no charge. For more information, visit http://www.tufts.edu/vet/petloss/.

 


PET LOSS SUPPORT GROUPS:

Methuen: MSCPA, 400 Broadway, Rt. 28, Methuen, MA 01844, (617) 522-7400 http://www.mspca.org

 


PET LOSS COUNSELORS:

Arlington: Judith N. Stone, LICSW, 94 Pleasant Street, Arlington, MA 02476, 781-641-1457

Boston: Jane N. Nathanson, LCSW, LRC, CRC, 54 Ainsworth St., Boston, MA 02131, 617-325-4828, http://www.petlifeandloss.com. Licensed, certified social work and rehabilitation consultant, Jane Nathanson has specialized in counseling individuals and families at times of an animal companion’s acute or chronic illness, serious injury, dying and death. With twenty-five years experience in human-animal health and welfare, she provides supportive guidance to animal caregivers to facilitate their coping with the challenges of end-of-life caregiving and their healing from the grief of pet loss. An initial consult is offered at no cost, with subsequent sessions at reasonable hourly rates.

Chelmsford: Lynda L. Warwick, Ph.D., 6 Courthouse Lane, #1 (Entrance A), Chelmsford, MA, 978-452-3711 x4, http://www.warwick-associates.com/boston

Lowell: Lynda L. Warwick, Ph.D., 77 East Merrimack St., #23, Lowell, MA 01852 (Free parking behind the building), 978 452-3711 x4, http://www.warwick-associates.com/boston

Medway: Anne M Abeloff, LMHC, 165 Main Street Suite 105, Medway, MA 02053, 508-816-4952, http://www.anneabelofflmhc.com

Newton: Dana Gilbert, LICSW, 110 Manchester Road, Newton, MA 02461, 617-283-2216

Norwell: Barbara Moore, LMHC, CADC, Mind Well, 124 Washington Street, Suite 6, Norwell, MA 02061, 339-209-4325, http://www.mindwelltherapy.com

Salem: Natalie Femino, LMHC, 564 Loring Ave., Salem, MA 01970, 978-745-8311, http://www.nataliefemino.com/page4.html

Stoneham: Cheryl Nahas, MA, LMHC, Pet Loss Bereavement Counseling Services, 220 Central St. #9, Stoneham, MA 02180, (781) 438-1425

Portsmouth, NH: Barbara Morse, MSW, LCSW, P.O. Box 1508, Portsmouth, NH 03802-1508, 603-430-0240 (Licensed in Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire; call for nearest office)

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