After Care

There are many different options available to you and your family for the after care of your pet companion. Please feel free to ask questions about any or all of these options. We will do our best to help guide you to the best option for you and your family.

All of our euthanasia services include a complimentary clay paw-print. This print will be made during the scheduled euthanasia visit.

1. Home Burial:

Please check with your local city and county laws regarding home burial and regulations that apply to euthanized pets.

2. Private Cremation and Pet Cemetery Burial Services:

Private Cremation and Pet Cemetery Burial Services:
We have partnered with Family Pet Memorial for private cremation (ashes returned) and pet burial services.

Please click the link below to be directed to Family Pet Memorial’s web page. More information on pricing can be found on our prices and fees page.

  • Typically Family Pet Memorial will pick up your pet’s remains from your house. This usually occurs 1 hour after the scheduled euthanasia appointment. Our Doctor will coordinate with them to meet the needs or wishes of your family if more or less time is desired.

  • Occasionally Family Pet Memorial may be unable to pick up after the scheduled euthanasia appointment (if it falls on a weekend or evening/early morning). Should this occur our Doctor will transport your pet’s remains to Family Pet Memorial.

  • Our Doctor will personally deliver your pets remains back to your house in 3-5 business days.

  • Our basic private cremation package comes with the traditional oak urn and brass name plate.

  • Family Pet Memorial has a variety of custom and specialty urns and keepsakes available for purchase. Please let us know if you are interested in these options.

3. Communal or Group cremation:

With this option, your pet’s ashes will not be returned to you. Your pet will be cremated with other pets in a communal crematorium. Ashes will be spread at a local pet cemetery.

  • Our Doctor will transport your pet’s remains to the local crematorium. No ashes will be returned.

  • Prices for Communal Cremation - Please see Prices and Fees page for pricing information