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  • 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

Pet Loss At Home connects pet owners with mobile veterinarians in a growing number of cities nationwide.

Phone Contact :  Dr. Roger Blankfein is here to help.

  • Call 877-219-4811
  • Have your 5-digit postal mailing zip code ready (for example 12054)
  • Our Smart 800# connects you with the mobile vet’s cell phone immediately
  • Dr. Roger Blankfein services a 1-hour radius of Albany, NY (Capital District)
  • Available 8am-8pm, seven days a week, within 1-3 hours notice

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Dr. Roger Blankfein,
You are an ANGEL sent from heaven.
Thank you for making Molly’s transition from this world peaceful and full of love.


Visit and for most updated lists of pet loss grief support.


(607) 253-3932 – Cornell University Pet Loss Support Hotline, T/Th 6-9 pm ET; messages will be returned,

(877) GRIEF-10 – ASPCA – You can also e-mail questions to Dr. Stephanie LaFarge at



Buffalo: The Empty Leash Pet Loss Support Group. Meets at The Abbott Rd Veterinary Hospital, 3816 Abbott Rd., Orchard Park, NY 14127. Times are every other Monday night 6:30- 8:00pm Must register with Kym before attending; contact Kym at 716-714-5785 or, or visit

Fairport/Rochester: Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester, 99 Victor Road, Fairport, NY 14450, 585-223-1330, Our monthly support groups are free. See website for current dates and times. We also offer euthanasia and cremation for a nominal donation, where possible.

Manhattan: Bideawee, Manhattan Learning Center, 410 East 38th St., New York, NY 10016, 212-532-4986,, Meets 1st Friday of the month, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Free. Please contact Bideawee’s Learning Center by the end of business on the Thursday before the 1st Friday of the month to register.

New York: Pet Loss Support Program, Animal Medical Center, 510 E. 62nd St., New York, NY 10021, (212) 838-8100, (212) 329-8680 (for counseling), The group meets every other Tuesday from 6:00 PM to 8:00 pm in the 5th floor seminar room of the hospital. Private pet loss counseling is available for AMC clients needing additional support.

New York: Jennifer Breslow, 156 Fifth Avenue, #508, New York, NY 10010, 646-481-5228, Group is held Monday evenings; please call or email to confirm attendance.

New York: Sheila Brown, The Offices of Dr. Michael DeMarco, 817 Broadway, 10th Floor, NYC, NY 10003, Free Support Group for individuals grieving pets who have died, are dying, sick or lost. First group to meet Thursday, 2/28/2013 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. Group to repeat again on March 7th and March 14, at the same time. Please call or e-mail for additional meeting schedules. For more information or to RSVP, contact Sheila Brown,, 917-525-2205 X6. (See counselor listing below.)

Plainview: Paw to Heart Pet Loss Support Group, Long Island Veterinary Specialists, 163 South Service Road, Plainview, NY 516-501-1700). Open to all who have experienced loss, or anticipating loss. Medea Berkman, Moderator, 516-785-6416, PawToHeart@usa.com Meetings are held the last Monday of each month at 8 pm. Please call before attending. Telephone and email counseling is also available.

Rochester: See Fairport.

Wantagh: Bideawee, 3300 Beltagh Ave, Wantagh, NY 11793, 516-785-4199, ext. 1. Meets 1st & 3rd Saturday each month from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Free. Facilitated by Medea Berkman.

Yonkers: Animal Specialty Center, 9 Odell Plaza, Yonkers, NY 10701. Meetings held first and third Thursday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m. Contact Linda Jantzen, (914) 457-4000 for information ( Meetings are free; pet owners are encouraged to bring a photo and/or memento of the pet to the session.



Bellmore: Bill Solz, CSW, CASAC, 710A Prospect Place, Bellmore, NY 11710, 516 783-8358,,

Brooklyn: Susan Lee Bady, MSW, BCD, 133 Eighth Ave. Apt 2B, Brooklyn, NY 11215, (718) 638-8113,

Brooklyn:Wallace Sife, PhD, 1420 Ocean Parkway Apt. 4J, Brooklyn, NY 11230, (718) 339-3592, Sife@aol.com

Fishkill: Dr Alan Tepp, Ph.D., 16 Dakin Avenue, Mount Kisco, NY 10549; 1073 Main Street, Fishkill, NY 12524; Olmstead Lane, Ridgefield, CT 06877; 914.232.1000, info@drtepp.com

Holbrook: Joanne T. Romanelli, MSW, LCSW, 43 Berkshire Rd., Holbrook, NY 11741, (631) 472-2224,

Huntington: Janet Zimmerman, LCSW-R, 631-643-6205, Huntington, NY (also offices in Plainview). support@lipetloss.com 3-session pet loss bereavement program.

Kingston: Marian A. McClellan, LCSW, 185 Fair Street, Kingston, NY 12401, (845) 679-4877

Lansing: Mary-Hale Andres, BA, Asbury Road, Lansing, NY 14882, (607) 257-2213,

Mount Kisco: Dr Alan Tepp, Ph.D., 16 Dakin Avenue, Mount Kisco, NY 10549; 1073 Main Street, Fishkill, NY 12524; Olmstead Lane, Ridgefield, CT 06877; 914.232.1000, info@drtepp.com

New City: Sharon Greenan, MSW, CSW, NASW, c/o Floaa Pet Dishes, 68 Ridge Rd., New City, N.Y. 10956, 845-499-3191,,

New York, NY: Sheila Brown. Grief/loss counseling for individuals who have experienced the loss of a pet through death, and for those who are preparing for the loss of a pet due to illness. Affordable sliding scale fee. We also accept insurances out of network. Confidentiality is of the utmost concern. Compassionate and empathic, while providing effective healing. Also offering a support group. The Offices of Dr. Michael DeMarco, 817 Broadway, 10th Floor, NYC, NY 10003, 917-525-2205 X6,

New York: Jennifer Breslow, LCAT, ATR-BC, 156 Fifth Avenue, #508, New York, NY 10010, 646-481-5228,,

New York: Sheila C. Davidson, LCSW, 45 East 89th Street – Apt. 24C, N.Y., N.Y. 10128, (917) 676-2636,

New York: Carole E. Fudin, PhD, LCSW, BCDCSW, 145 E. 15th Street Suite 1F, New York, NY 10003, 212-473-0932

New York: Jeann Linsley LCSW, 599 West End Ave. Apt 10C, New York, NY 10024, 212-799-0934,

New York: Liz Margolies, LCSW, 136 West 16 Street #1E, NY NY 10011,

New York: Willa Shapiro, LCSW, 16 East 41st Street Suite 5A, New York, NY 10017, 212-545-7652,,

New York: Laurel Steinberg, 280 Madison Avenue, Suite 205, New York, NY 10016, (917) 574-0825,,

New York: Naomi Taicher, CSW, 498 West End Ave., Ste. 1D, New York, NY 10024, (212) 787-1932

New York: Marlynn Wei, MD, Union Square, Manhattan, New York, NY 10003, 917-740-5688,

Plainview: Janet Zimmerman, LCSW-R, 631-643-6205, Plainview, NY (also offices in Huntington). support@lipetloss.com 3-session pet loss bereavement program.

Staten Island: Barbara Meyers, Certified Grief Therapist, Human-Animal Bond Consultant. Holistic Animal Consulting Center, 29 Lyman Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305, (718) 720-5548. Free initial phone evaluation.

Staten Island: Louis A. Marcellino, LCSW, 3 William Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10308, (718) 227-7811