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Dog Euthanasia

“What we once enjoyed we can never lose; all that we LOVE deeply becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller

How do I know when it’s the right time?


Care for a very ill or geriatric pet can be complicated when you are faced with the most difficult decision you may ever make. Many pet owners feel confused and unsure of the right path to take. Our caring team is here to help you during this difficult process in a kind and respectful manner. If you feel you may need some guidance deciding when, how and why to either euthanize or continue medical management for your pet, we are here for you. We offer compassionate end of life care including quality of life assessments and euthanasia services.

Can I say goodbye to my pet in the comfort of our home?


Yes, we do offer at home euthanasia.

What is pet euthanasia?


Originally a Greek word, euthanasia means “an easy or happy death,” as “eu-” means good and “thanatos” means death. During a euthanasia, the patient is typically given a sedative to make them more comfortable. Once you and your pet are ready, the euthanasia drug is then delivered by an intravenous injection, this is painless, quick, and dignified.

What is the cost of pet euthanasia?


Please contact us for details.

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