The sad fact about pet ownership
is that they just don’t live long enough and we will almost always out live them. This means that we may have to grieve for a cherished pet more than once in our own lifetime and sometimes we might have to contemplate euthanasia. Hopefully this decision will come after a long and happy life together but sometimes tragically we might have to consider euthanasia in a younger pet. Sometimes we can predict the day coming and we have time to plan but other times we are forced into the decision quickly and without warning. This section is designed to shed some light on the process of euthanasia so you have a chance to think about the options that are available to you. The packages cover a range of options to suit all circumstances, however a bespoke plan can also be arranged. House calls are best organised with as much notice as possible and are not appropriate in all cases but please ask so that we can help with the planning. If you think this decision is on the horizon, feel free to make your preference known to us early; perhaps by filling in this leaflet and handing it to a member of staff so that we can strive to meet your expectations. We may offer to sedate your pet prior to euthanasia. This involves a small injection into the back leg. They can then lie in your arms falling asleep before we give the second injection for euthanasia a few minutes later.