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The death of a pet can be devastating and coping with such a profound 

loss can be difficult. To help pet owners manage their grief and provide support for those caring for ill or aging pets, 

Crown Veterinary Specialists is introducing a comprehensive, free pet loss support program beginning Tuesday, 

February 14.


In partnership with Day By Day Pet Caregivers Support, a 501 c 3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing 

compassionate and educational support for the grief that comes before, during, and after the loss of a pet, Crown 

will host monthly support circles on the second Tuesday of every month from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at its hospital located 

at 23 Blossom Hill Road in Lebanon, New Jersey. Reservations are requested and can be made by calling 484-453-8210 

or e-mailing


“We’re pleased to partner with Day By Day to bring this important program to our community,” said Dr. Wendy Ross, board-

certified veterinary surgeon and CEO of Crown Veterinary Specialists. “Pets are a source of unconditional love and joy, and 

we understand the grief and stress that can accompany caring for an ill or aging pet and the sorrow of ultimately having to say

 goodbye. Losing a pet is like losing a family member.”


Led by a professionally licensed pet loss and grief counselor, Crown’s in-person support circles are part of Day By Day’s 

comprehensive no-cost services which include a 24/7 telephone hotline, weekly telephone check-in service and online support 

chats, participation in an internet Yahoo Group, and additional educational online resources.


“Day By Day Pet Caregiver Support is excited to be working with Crown Veterinary Specialists to provide our direct-to-pet-parent 

services to their clients and communities,” said Kathryn Jennings, President and Founder of Day By Day Pet Caregiver Support. 

“Our dedicated and experienced team understands the importance of offering compassionate support services to those anticipating 

a loss of a beloved pet or walking a painful grief journey. No one need walk this journey alone.” 


Support circles will be offered on the second Tuesday of every month during 2017: February 14, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13,

 July 11, August 8, September 12, October 10, November 14, and December 12 from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Crown Veterinary 

Specialists and emergency hospital located at 23 Blossom Hill Road, Lebanon. For more information, visit