In this section, you will learn how to prepare yourself, your family and your pet for the euthanasia so that everything goes as smoothly and peacefully as possible. It is our responsibility and duty to make the event peaceful for your pet, but preparing yourself and your family mentally, emotionally and spiritually will make it easier for you. In addition to this, arranging the circumstances to make your environment conducive to a peaceful experience. will also make things easier for you.  The most important thing to read is the article Preparing For The Event. In this article, we will walk you through the entire procedure step by step so that you are fully prepared.

Once you have read this article and all the related links that the article will direct you to, you will be fully prepared (you will have educated yourself on the procedure, have all your questions answered, know the fees, know what forms to fill out, handle any distractions that could interrupt you being able to focus on your baby, etc...)

In the Video section you will find a beautiful video with the wonderful story of Jolie and her family. This will prepare you for what you should expect during your pet's home euthanasia. You will also find radio interviews and other audio-visual education tools. You will find all the Forms that you will need to fill out prior to the procedure. You may print and fill out those forms ahead of time to get all the formalities of paperwork out if the way if you wish, or, if it's easier for you, these forms can be filled out at the time of the doctor's arrival. Some people find it extremely difficult to make the decision to end a pet's life. In this section, you will find answers to the question "Am I Playing God?" and it may help you to deal with the concept of taking on this huge responsibility.  Should Other Pets be Present? This is a very important point to consider in a multiple pet household. What will make it easier for the other pets in the family? How can we help them acheive some closure in their own grieving process? What about children? Should Children be Present for your family pet's euthanasia? The information in this section will help you make the best decision for your family and your children.

When you research a euthanasia service, here are some questions/concerns you should address:What is their availability?Do they provide enough information about the procedure, the kind of drugs they use, their sedation protocol, euthanasia techniques, timing of euthanasia, etc...Call them.  Do they answer your questions?  Are they compassionate and courteous? Do you get the feeling that they are there to help you?  Do they answer the phone immediately or return your call promptly? If it is a veterinary office, where do they do the euthanasia?  Do they provide you with privacy, calm and quiet? What kind of person is your pet comfortable... Read more...
No one wants to euthanize their pet too soon, but the most common thing I hear from families is “We waited too long”.  We will help you ensure that you can decide the right time to euthanize your cat or your dog and that you are making a loving decision with compassion and caring. Read more...
Preparing for your pet’s euthanasia is difficult but it is important to know what to expect and to be prepared so that things can be as easy as possible for you and your family.  Here, you will find a list of things to consider so that everything will go smoothly and peacefully. Read more...
Pet Euthanasia consent form, Aftercare form, Paw Print form, Pet Cremation form, Hospice form.  You can fill out the forms ahead of time so that you can focus on your pet during the home euthanasia visit or hospice visit. Read more...
View our tastefully and respectfully made home euthanasia videos.  Also listen to podcasts of radio interviews, TV interviews with Dr. Annie Forslund, home euthanasia and pet hospice veterinarian. Read more...
Other pets grieve when a pet passes away.  Do they sense it?  Should they be given the opportunity to say goodbye?  Should they be there during dog euthanasia or cat euthanasia?  Read more...
The death or euthanasia of a pet can be difficult for a child to experience.  How to decide if a child should be present when a pet passes away?  What can you do to make things easier for your child when his or her pet is put to sleep?  These very important questions are addressed here. Read more...
We believe in an honest and open policy.  Our fees are explained clearly for home euthanasia, pet cremation and pet hospice, home veterinary visits. Read more...
Find answers to questions like what is your availability for pet euthanasia?  What is the procedure for pet euthanasia?  What do I do with my pet after he passes away?  What kind of drugs are used during pet euthanasia?  Emergencies?  etc… Read more...