As training seminars and various other events become available for veterinarians, certified veterinary technicians, animal health care specialists, mental health professionals, hospice personnel or pet parents, this schedule of events will be updated on a regular basis.  Those interested are urged to check this website periodically or peruse professional journals and local educational catalogs for further announcements. For detailed information on any of the classes, conferences or workshops listed below, please email The Nikki Hospice Foundation for Pets at, or for a much quicker response, call (707) 557-8595.


Training Seminar
or Event
Scheduled Date Location Cost or Fee

The Fourth International Symposium
 on Animal Hospice Care

This event is highly recommended for veterinarians, holistic
veterinarians, veterinary  technicians, veterinary students, veterinary assistants, clinical practice managers, hospice professionals, hospice program managers, hospice volunteers, nursing personnel, medical staff, professionals in complementary and alternative medicine, psychologists, grief counselors, social workers, mental health professionals, bioethicists and philosophers, death educators and
thanatologists, bereavement facilitators, animal health
care practitioners, shelter and SPCA staff, animal welfare
workers, animal communicators, pet massage therapists,
pet-sitters, animal chaplains, funeral directors and others
in related fields, as well as the general public.

Late Summer 2015

For further information,
please call
(707) 557-859

California State
University Maritime
(The California
Maritime Academy)

To Be Determined

CEUs will be offered to
DVMs, CVTs, LVTs and RVTs as well as to
and MFTs

Lay Counseling Training
in Pet Loss (Level I)

Four evenings of training for providers in mental
health,  hospice, grief counseling,  veterinary
medicine, animal rescue or sheltering. 


the year

Training will be held when a minimum
of 10 participants
have registered

The Nikki Hospice
Foundation for Pets

400 New Bedford Drive
Vallejo, CA 94591

For further information
and to pre-register,
please call The NHFP
at (707) 557-859

Registration fees:
$200 per person
(CEUs available
for an extra fee)