Common Questions

End of Life

Many people have questions about the process of euthanasia. We always try to make this difficult time as easy as possible for both you and your pet. We will do our best to honor your wishes regarding every aspect of the euthanasia process. You are welcome, but not required, to be with your pet. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to make things better for you.

We place an IV catheter so that we have a secure and painless access for the euthanasia solution. The euthanasia solution itself is a general anesthetic, causing rapid and peaceful sleep. The high dose of solution and another ingredient then cause the heart to stop.

We offer pet cremation, which can either be mass cremation or individual cremation. If you elect individual cremation, your pet’s ashes will be returned to you within a few days. We have a number of different urns available.

We are always available to help you through this process. We can help you in assessing your pet’s quality of life and determining when it is time to say good-bye. Please call us if you have any questions about euthanasia.

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