Compassionate Euthanasia Services for Your Beloved Pet

At Animal Hospital of Aurora, we understand that facing end-of-life decisions for your cherished pet is an incredibly emotional and challenging experience. In certain situations where a pet is suffering from a terminal illness, chronic pain, or a debilitating injury compromising their quality of life, euthanasia becomes a humane and compassionate option.

What is Euthanasia for Pets?

Euthanasia, commonly known as “putting down,” is a carefully administered process aimed at providing a peaceful and painless passing for your beloved companion. This decision is never easy, and our team is here to offer support, guidance, and understanding throughout the entire process.

The Process:

  1. Consultation: Before proceeding with euthanasia, our compassionate veterinary team will have a thorough discussion with you. We will assess your pet’s condition, discuss the prognosis, and address any concerns or questions you may have.
  2. Comfort and Calmness: During the procedure, your pet will be made as comfortable as possible. Many pet owners find solace in being present with their pets during this time, but it’s entirely your choice.
  3. Painless Passing:The euthanasia process involves the administration of a gentle sedative followed by an anesthetic overdose. This ensures your pet peacefully drifts into a painless and stress-free sleep.

Aftercare Options:

Following euthanasia, we offer various aftercare options to honor your pet’s memory:

Communal Cremation: Your pet’s remains are cremated with others, and you may choose a personalized memorial paw print.

Private Cremation: Your pet is individually cremated, and you have the option to receive their ashes in a chosen urn.

Support for Pet Owners:We understand the emotional impact of saying goodbye to a beloved pet. Our team is here to provide support, counseling, and resources to help you navigate this difficult decision and the grieving process that follows.