Saying Good-Bye is Never Easy

Our culture does not always appreciate how much the loss of a pet can affect us. Many of us feel utterly alone as we struggle through all the decisions that come at the end of our pet's life. You don't have to go through this kind of grief alone! Our Animal Chaplain, Robynn Harris, is here to talk to if that will help you. Our group gatherings are here if you want to share your pain, and/or your kind words, with others.

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Let’s chat!

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic we are assembling virtually using Zoom.

Every other Thursday evening (PST) we will open a Zoom room for folks to gather and talk about their loved ones.

Everyone is welcome.

Whether your animal companion is in palliative care, or perfectly healthy,

whether your animal died suddenly, or you had to painfully choose euthanasia for behavioral reasons,

discussions about the inevitable can help us through those darkest of days, when they finally arrive.

You can also text us at (971) 207-4324!

This is not a hotline number and is NOT monitored 24/7.

However, if you do text us someone will return your text, usually within 24 - 48 hours.

Schedule for Virtual Gathering:

Contact us for the Zoom link

January 13, 2022 - 7:00pm PST

January 27, 2022 - 7:00pm PST

February 10, 2022 - 7:00pm PST

February 24, 2022 - 7:00pm PST

March 10, 2022 - 7:00pm PST

March 24, 2022- 7:00pm PST

April 7, 2022 - 7:00pm PST

April 21, 2022 - 7:00pm PST

Love is Love

The amount of love we feel has no relation to the size of our animal friends. Regardless of the species, the loss of a loving friendship can feel devastating. You should grieve however long you need to without anyone diminishing your grief because, “It’s just a [fill in the blank]“ The human-animal bond is amazingly strong and when our pet companion dies, we hurt because we feel a loss of love.

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Contact Us

Please email us if you have any questions concerning grief or end-of-life preparation concerning an animal.

Call or Text us at

1 (971) 207-4324

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