Deceased Pet Care Now Offering a Pet Loss Support Group

Losing a pet can be extremely difficult, and it’s not something you have to go through alone. Join Deceased Pet Care and our Pet Loss Counselor for a Pet Loss Support Group.

For many pet lovers, losing a pet is like losing a best friend, a family member, and a trusted companion all at once. When that loss occurs, many are left with grief and other emotions that can be overwhelming, not knowing what to do or say to move forward, or what to say to others in a similar predicament. Deceased Pet Care has partnered with Jennifer Wilmoth, a pet loss counselor, to help you through these emotions and the grieving process.

In her career and education, Jennifer has worked to help families through many trying situations, including the loss of a pet. Jennifer completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Southern Wesleyan University in South Carolina, and then moved to Atlanta, where she completed her Masters of Family Therapy degree from Mercer University School of Medicine.  She is now a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (LAMFT) with Grow Counseling in Buckhead and Gwinnett and has spent a number of years providing family counseling services to others, including grief therapy and recovery.  She truly understands that times of loss can provide tremendous opportunity for growth.  As an avid pet lover and mom to her furry four-legged family member, Molly, Jennifer knows the important role pets play in our daily lives and the bond shared.

Deceased Pet Care Funeral Homes’ new Pet Loss Support Group, will be held on the first Tuesday of each month beginning June 5, 2012, from 7:30 pm — 8:30 pm.  The meeting will be held in the Community Room on the second floor of the Chamblee Funeral Home at 4991 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, Georgia, 30341. Come and share your story, or just listen and receive support from others who understand what it means to lose a pet.  We will explore the grief process and learn ways to let go and move forward in a meaningful way that pays tribute to your beloved pet.  Together we can get through the grieving process and start the recovery process. 

Questions regarding the Pet Loss Support Group may be directed to Deceased Pet Care Funeral Homes at 770-457-7659. 

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David Binder May 24, 2012 at 10:42 PM
Cyndi I'm so glad to see you posting here on Patch. My wife & I have been clients of DPC for many years, long before the new building. Being very active in dog rescue we sometimes animals that, due to health reasons, don't get to stay with us as long as we'd like. The staff at DCP has ALWAYS provided professional and compassionate care at a fair price. Thank you for all you do.
Thank you David for your kinds words. I'm so thankful for all the families that help with pet rescues. It takes no time to feel they are a part of the family!
jennifer May 26, 2012 at 03:06 AM
Unfortunately I had to use Deceased Pet Care's services back in February. As hard as it was emotionally, they really made the whole process easy. They were so kind and compassionate. When I went to pick up my sweet Macy's remains I started crying, and I mean c-r-y-i-n-g, I thought the employee there helping me was going to burst into tears also. Bottom line, when the time comes for this type of service, DPC is the best in my book.
Floyd Akridge May 26, 2012 at 07:14 AM
Jennifer...I'm glad you had a good experience in a tough situation. We had a dog we got the day before I started 6th grade and he lived over 16 years. Drank a lot of water that day. Needed to.


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