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Fort Collins Area Resources

Pet Loss Support Group
Barbara Beach, LPC, NCC
(970) 217-7124
Old Town Executive Suites
#19 Old Town Square, Suite 238
Ft. Collins, CO 80524
This group meets on the first Wednesday of the month, from 4 - 5:15 p.m.. Please be sure to contact Barbara by phone, text or email so she knows you are coming. Meetings may be canceled due to weather or other emergencies, so please call by noon that day to confirm the status of the meeting. Meeting status can also be checked at​. Group sessions are $20 per person.

Mourning to Light
Leigh Ann Gerk, MA, LPC
(970) 966-4585
This support group meets once a month at two different locations. Groups are free of charge. Please call for more information, including holiday, or inclement weather status.

  • The 2nd Thursday of the month from 6:30-8 p.m. 
    Loveland Public Library, Mount Dunraven room
    300 North Adams Avenue

    Loveland, CO 80537
  • The 1st Saturday of the month, they meet at the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital, in the Comfort Room ACC 109, from 10-11:30 a.m. 
    James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital:
    300 W. Drake Road
    Fort Collins, CO 80524
    Comfort Room ACC 109

Individual Pet Grief Counseling
Barbara Beach, LPC, NCC
(970) 217-7124

Leigh Ann Gerk, MA, LPC
(970) 966-4585

Larimer County Suicide Resource
(970) 221-2114 (crisis intervention hotline)​

Greeley Area Resources​

Community Grief Center
2105 Clubhouse Drive
Greeley, CO 80634
This Saturday morning group will be held the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.. Visit their website​.

Boulder Area Resources​

Pet Loss Support Group
Karen DeClerk, LPC
(303) 449-4751
Humane Society of Boulder Valley (HSBV)
2323 55th Street, Boulder, CO 80301
The group meets the first Saturday of each month from 1 - 2:30 PM and is free of charge.

Denver Area Resources

Pet Loss Support Group 
(303) 318-0447
191 Yuma St. #550, Denver, CO
This is a walk-in group that is free of charge. It meets every Thursday from 6:30-8 PM in the Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society office (upstairs from the Harrison Animal Hospital)

Human Animal Bond Trust
Individual Pet Grief Counseling
Susan Anschuetz, MA, LMFT, (303) 860-9228

Colorado Springs Area Resources

Homeward Bound Pet Memorial Center and Crematorium
318 Karen Lane, Colorado Springs, CO 80907
This is a walk-in group that is free of charge. It meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8 PM in the Homeward Bound Pet Memorial Center and Crematorium.

Individual Pet Grief Counseling
Patricia A. Levy, PhD
(719) 549-2769

Suicide & Mental Health Crisis Resources

Suicide Lifeline
(800) 273-8255

Metro Crisis Services (State-wide)
(844) 493-8255

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Contact Us:
Colorado State University
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
300 West Drake Road
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80523

​(970) 297-1242

(970) 297-1205

If you are at the CSU VTH:
Ask for your medical team to introduce us or have a receptionist page us.
If you are outside of the CSU VTH:
Call our clinic line at: (970) 297-1242