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The decision to say goodbye to a pet is never easy. It’s something that none of us want to face, even though we know it is inevitable. The only comfort we can take from it is knowing that, in the end, we have done the best we can for our beloved companion.
This is a highly personal decision. We cannot tell you when it is time to let a pet go; all we can do is offer advice. We ask the following questions when considering euthanasia for a patient:
We have partnered with Rest Assured Pet Cremation to provide final arrangements for your pet’s remains. They will pick up from our clinic and, if you wish, the ashes will be returned to us for you to take home. A variety of urns and keepsakes are available on their website.
Oregon State University’s Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine gratefully accepts the remains of deceased pets for use in training the next generation of veterinarians. If you are interested in this option, more details are available here.
For further help, the following websites may be helpful in preparing you for the next step in your pet’s journey.