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C.A.R.E Pet Loss Helpline

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The Companion Animal Related Emotions Pet Loss Helpline is a confidential telephone service offered through the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. People who are either grieving the loss of a companion animal or are anticipating a loss are encouraged to call. If you need a compassionate, understanding person to talk to, we are here to listen and to support you. We are here Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings 7-9 pm Central Time. Our toll-free telephone number is: (877) 394-CARE (2273). If you are in the Champaign, Illinois area, our local telephone number is (217) 244-CARE (2273).


Megan Kendall

Purdue University

Language English
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  1. Animal roles
  2. End of life
  3. Grief
  4. Pet loss
  5. Pet ownership
  6. Pets and companion animals