Services Available

Services AvailableClient Support Services are available to help UC Davis veterinary hospital clients in many ways. We encourage any family who feels they may want assistance with pet loss, any end-of-life decisions, or just anyone who needs a helping hand to please utilize these services.

  • On-going monthly (group) and drop-in weekly (individual) pet loss support sessions
  • Help with understanding all the aspects of end-of-life decisions
  • Help with understanding and executing the steps of the grieving process
  • Help with understanding the individualized aspect of grief and the healing process
  • Self-care tips to help see that pet loss does not affect one’s physical health
  • Help children understand pet loss
  • Direction toward to further pet loss resources
  • Help to pursue further mental health counseling with referrals to other counselors in the community
  • Provide advocacy services for clients including:
    • Liaison with veterinarians regarding treatment options
    • Liaison when pet is in surgery
    • Liaison with financial department as necessary