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Is It Time?

Most pet owners often know when their pet’s end of life is approaching. They’re really starting to slow down, and they’re struggling more and more with their daily movements. Many older pets also suffer from debilitating or incurable diseases that cause pain and discomfort.

When you first contact us about pet euthanasia services, we will start with a phone consultation and pre-euthanasia consultation if needed. If you aren’t sure the time is right, we can discuss your pet’s quality of life. This includes their overall health condition and signs of pain. We suggest euthanasia over letting an animal pass on their own so that they can be surrounded by their loved ones in their final moments. Unfortunately, dying naturally is often preceded by long periods of anxiety and suffering. When your pet’s quality of life has diminished to the point where they are no longer living a life that they were once enjoying, making the decision to euthanize is a kind way to say goodbye.

If you aren’t yet ready to consider euthanasia,

we can try to give you the time you need to come to terms with the decision with palliative and hospice care. Though we can only do so much, these treatments will alleviate the suffering of your pet for a while to ensure their comfort.

In the end, no one knows better than you do when it comes to saying goodbye.

We can offer guidance and information about their medical state, but ultimately the decision up to you. Our philosophy when it comes to our furry companions is quality of life over quantity.

Fees for In-Home Euthanasia

In Home Euthanasia with No Cremation

Small Cats and Dogs 0-49 lbs$425.00
Medium Dogs 50-99 lbs$450.00
Large Dogs 100-124 lbs$475.00
Extra Large Dogs 125-149 lbs$500.00
Giant Dogs >150 lbsPlease Call

In Home Euthanasia with Communal Cremation

Also referred to as “general” or “group” cremation. Communal Cremation means that your pet will be cremated along with other pets and the cremated remains will not be returned to you. The remains will be spread at sea off the local coast. For an additional $65 you have the option of receiving a custom clay paw print of your pet with communal cremation.
Small Cats and Dogs 0-49 lbs$600.00
Medium Dogs 50-99 lbs$675.00
Large Dogs 100-124 lbs$750.00
Extra Large Dogs 125-149 lbs$850.00
Giant Dogs >150 lbsPlease Call

In Home Euthanasia with Individual Cremation

In individual cremation, your pet is cremated with other pets in the same cremation unit, but they are completely partitioned and separated. The cremation service has very stringent internal quality control procedures that are followed meticulously with each pet cremated. The Individual Cremation selection also includes a beautiful clay paw print of your pet.  Please ask about our 8 standard urn return package options.
Small Cats and Dogs 0-49 lbs$750.00
Medium Dogs 50-99 lbs$875.00
Large Dogs 100-124 lbs$1000.00
Extra Large Dogs 125-149 lbs$1075.00
Giant Dogs >150 lbsPlease Call

Memorials

Custom Paw Prints - First$65.00
Each Additional$40.00
Fur ClippingNo charge
Ink paw/nose printNo charge

Additional Fees

Extended Travel Within Service Area$25 - $50
Evening Appointments after 4 PM (if available)$150
Weekend Appointments (if available)$200
Aggressive Pet Fee (at Dr. Feldman's discretion)$100

Willed Body Donation For Aftercare

If interested, please inquire about W.A.V.E.- “Willed deceased Animals for Veterinary Education” at Western University of Health Sciences Veterinary School in Pomona, CA. This donation program is similar to human body donation for education that occurs at human medical schools. At commencement, your pet’s remains will be cremated based on your wishes of communal or private cremation (weight restrictions) at no cost to you. Please contact us if interested to find out if your pet is a candidate and to fill out additional paperwork for the school.

Wave Program-Willed Animal for Veterinary Education Donation Program

Fees for the WAVE program are cost of euthanasia plus $150 for transport/storage/coordination with the school, no cremation fee as the school will provide per the owner’s wishes.

Eligible pets must be less than 60 pounds and not have any diseases that are considered communicable to humans.

Additional Information:

The standard service area includes most cities in Orange County and the city of Long Beach. Extended travel within Orange County and Long Beach may incur an extra $25 - $50 charge. Unfortunately, we do not provide services in Los Angeles (except Long Beach), San Bernadino or Riverside Counties.  When available, evening appointments after 4 pm are an additional $150 and weekend appointments are additional $200. We do not charge if an assistant is needed. Short notice appointments, when available, are at no extra charge as well.

Living with Love

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. A Pet’s Farewell is honored to provide in home euthanasia for pets and owners in Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Irvine, Huntington Beach, Tustin, Long Beach, and the surrounding areas.

(949) 375-7908
drleah@apetsfarewell.com

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