You are NOT alone


We are here for YOU


Please SHARE your story with us
in the Chat Room


We will get through this


Experienced, professional, compassionate


Founded in 1999 to HEAL your heart


We want to HELP you


MEMORIALIZE your animal companions
in our Pet Memorial


Honoring the animal-human bond
today, and ALWAYS

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Join or renew your membership with the APLB. No matter which membership level you choose, know that you will always be a valued part of our family.

APLB is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your generosity helps us to continue our mission of supporting all those who are grieving the loss of a beloved pet.

With your free Bronze membership, our Chat Room provides a safe place to mourn your loss, hosted by professional, experienced and caring Chat Hosts. Share your story with us and other grieving pet parents.  Click here for dates and times. 

Add a memorial to our Pet Memorial page with your Silver or Platinum membership. Platinum members can add unlimited pets to their pet family page.

Navigating the waters after the loss of your beloved pet can be difficult. Here we have created a list of support topics to help you get started. You are not alone.

Add yourself or your business to our Directory of Services page. All visitors to our site can use our service directory to find the support they need.

Member Plans

For Pet Parents

Platinum Membership

UNLIMITED Pet Portraits & Memorials
‘Pet Family’ page for all of your pet’s siblings
Virtual Support Group Admission
• Access to Workshop Webinars (coming 2022)
• Front row seat to Guest Speaker Webinars (coming 2022)
• Includes all Silver & Bronze Membership Benefits
• and so much more!

For Directory of Services Listing

Professional Membership

Create and Change Your Own Directory Listing Anytime
Continuing Education Webinars (receive ASVSB and/or NASW approved CE)
List Job Openings
Pet Loss Grief Specialist Training Program – Additional registration fees apply. Must be an APLB member to register.
• Pet Loss & Grief “Marketing Tool Kits”. Promote your business and the field of pet loss support in your community
• and so much more!

For Pet Parents

Silver Membership

1 (One) Pet Portrait or Memorial
Virtual Support Group Admission
• Front row seat to Guest Speaker Webinars (coming 2022)
• Access to FREE webinars on such topics as anticipatory grief, pet loss & grief counseling/support, how to companion others in grief, children in grief, pets in grief, etc. (coming 2022)
• Includes all Bronze Membership Benefits
• and so much more!

For Pet Parents

Bronze Membership (Free)

Access to Our Chat Room
• Access to Support & Information Regarding Euthanasia and Self-Care Tips
• Access to Extensive Bibliography & Directory of Services
• and so much more!

Pet Memorials



There are so many but the one that sticks out the most is the warm happy feeling she gave me every time she would smile at me and hugged me. 

Writing a loving tribute to your animal companion is a special way to honor the time spent together and the memories you shared.

Each of the randomly selected pets you see here will have their candle lit for one month in honor of the anniversary of their passing.

If you would like to add your pet to our Memorial Page, please click here to learn how.

Happy Birthday Beau

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