Our Services

Euthanasia and Aftercare Services

We understand that deciding to say goodbye to a beloved pet is one of the most challenging moments a pet owner will face. Our compassionate team is here to support you through this difficult time, offering euthanasia and aftercare services to ensure that your pet’s final moments are peaceful and dignified. With care and understanding, we provide comfort and guidance as you navigate this emotional journey. Trust in our experienced team to honour the bond you share with your pet, providing solace and support every step of the way.

As Dr Rory Finch puts it, “As vets, we work hard to give your pets a great life. This means making sure their goodbyes are peaceful and respectful, too.”

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Euthanasia Services

Our euthanasia services are conducted with the utmost respect and sensitivity, allowing you and your family to spend final moments with your pet in a calm and comforting environment. We strive to make this process as gentle as possible, for both you and your pet, providing a serene space where you can say goodbye without feeling rushed.

Aftercare Options

Understanding the importance of aftercare, we offer several options to help you honor your pet’s memory in a way that feels right for you and your family.

Cremation Services

Private Cremation:
Your pet is cremated alone, and the ashes are returned to you in a special urn or container of your choice. This option allows you to keep your pet’s ashes as a lasting memorial.

Communal Cremation:
Pets are cremated with others, and the ashes are respectfully scattered in a designated memorial area. This option does not include the return of ashes but provides a dignified farewell.

Burial Services

We can assist you in arranging a burial service, whether it’s in a pet cemetery or a special place that holds meaning for you and your pet. We’ll guide you through the options and help you plan a fitting tribute.

Frequently asked questions

Are there any preparations I should make in advance?

We recommend thinking about aftercare options and whether you’d like any special arrangements for your final goodbye. Our team can discuss all available options and help you prepare.

Can I be with my pet during the euthanasia process?

Yes, we encourage you to be with your pet if you feel it will be comforting for you and them. We strive to accommodate any wishes you have for your final moments together.

How are euthanasia procedures performed?

Euthanasia is carried out through the administration of a peaceful and painless injection, ensuring your pet’s comfort throughout the process.

How can I cope with the loss of my pet?

Grieving is a natural and personal process. We can provide resources for grief counselling and support groups that can help you through this difficult time. Remember, it’s important to allow yourself to grieve and seek support when needed.

How will I know when it’s the right time for euthanasia?

This is a deeply personal decision, but it often comes down to quality of life. Our veterinarians can help you assess your pet’s condition, discuss their overall wellbeing, and guide you in making this compassionate choice.

What happens after my pet has been euthanised

After euthanasia, you can choose the aftercare option that best suits your wishes, whether it’s cremation, burial, or another form of memorial. We will handle all arrangements with care and respect.

What happens during the euthanasia process?

Euthanasia is performed gently and with respect, involving the administration of a sedative followed by a euthanasia solution. This process is painless and quick, allowing your pet to pass peacefully.


Additional information

Memorial Products

To help you remember your pet, we offer a range of memorial products, including personalised urns, memorial stones, and keepsake jewelry. These items can serve as a comforting reminder of the love and moments shared with your pet.

We’re here to support you with compassionate care through every stage of your pet’s life, including the final moments. Please contact us if you have any questions or need to discuss euthanasia and aftercare options for your beloved pet.