Euthanasia Services for Pets

Providing compassionate care during a difficult time.

As pet parents, we often wish that when things get too hard for your pet, they pass away painlessly and peacefully in their sleep. Making that choice for your pet causes immense heartache. It is a difficult and heart-wrenching decision to make for all pet parents. Making this decision is never easy, and you should talk with your veterinarian to determine what's best for your pet.

Here are some questions you should ask yourself and your veterinarian to help make this decision:

  • Can your pet recover with a treatment plan? Can you personally and financially support the treatment?
  • Does your pet have a good quality of life now? Is your pet having more good days than bad days? Will this change in the future?

To have an open and honest discussion with our veterinarians, give us a call at 905-853-3591.

What goes into determining the quality of life of a pet?

Several factors go into determining the quality of life of a pet. Veterinarians rate the following factors:

  • Hurt
  • Hunger
  • Hydration
  • Hygiene
  • Happiness
  • Mobility
  • More good days than bad

How can I provide the best end-of-life care to my pet?

There are a few things you can do to ensure your pet has the best care, even in these tough times. Some of these include:

  • Educate yourself about your pet's disease and the process of euthanasia. You can talk to our veterinarians and discuss all your concerns.
  • You can miss subtle signs of pain in your pet. Understanding your pet's symptoms can sometimes be tough. Speak with a veterinarian to help identify these signs of pain.
  • Veterinarians will often provide additional medication to help your pet deal with pain. Administer these medications without fail and with care.
  • When it is time for the procedure, you can bring in your pet's favourite blanket or toy to comfort them.
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