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Home Pet Euthanasia – The Most Humane Option For Your Pet


As a house call veterinarian for 26 years, I have provided home pet euthanasia for hundreds of clients and their pets.  I face these decisions on a weekly, and sometimes daily basis and I endeavor to counsel my clients through this very emotional and gut wrenching decision making process.  Because I have adopted various cats and dogs throughout my practice career, I am not immune to eventually having to face this decision on a very personal level.  That is where I find myself today with my faithful and dear companion, Bogie cat.  I will share my own personal experiences to hopefully guide you through this process when you are faced with it.  When the time does come for Bogie, home pet euthanasia will be the natural choice for me.

Home Pet Euthanasia – When is the appropriate time?

Home pet euthanasia is an option that most people have never thought about.  Determining the appropriate time is probably the most often asked question I get over the phone or in emails from my clients regarding euthanasia.  In some cases, it is more straightforward than others.   Continue…