Sunday, April 28 • 12 – 1 pm
Sunday, May 19 • 12 – 1 pm
Sunday, June 2 • 12 – 1 pm

Joybound People & Pets • Walnut Creek, CA

Help process your natural feelings after the loss of a pet.

Pets are family — and losing a member of your family can be an extremely painful and traumatic experience. Thankfully, meeting with a pet loss support group may be able to help.

In a nurturing, small group, you are encouraged to process natural feelings of grief resulting from the loss of a beloved animal companion. Our sessions are run by a professional psychotherapist and offer additional resources to help you continue your path towards peace and healing.

Sign up for an upcoming session using the link below:

These free, monthly sessions meet in-person at Joybound in Walnut Creek, CA. The sessions begin at 12 pm, please arrive between 11:45 – 11:55 am. You can enter through the main entrance labeled “Maddie’s Animal Care Center.” Reservations are required, please fill out our online form to reserve your spot.

Event Location

Joybound People & Pets: 2890 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, California 94598

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Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement

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Birchbark Foundation

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Friends of Alameda Animal Shelter

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Humane Society Silicon Valley

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Muttville Pet Loss Support Group

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Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA

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Redwood Empire Veterinary Medical Association

  • Support group meets online.

Sacramento SPCA

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San Francisco SPCA

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UC Davis Veterinary Medicine

  • Support group meets online.

Valley Humane Society

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