In this section, you will gain understanding of the Euthanasia process itself, whether it is done at home or at the hospital.  You will also learn about the various reactions a body can manifest as it is transitioning from life to death, you will learn the differences in the euthanasia process in cats, dogs, pot-bellied pigs, reptiles, pocket pets, etc... so that understand the differences in the procedure depending on the species involved and also how the procedure can vary depending on the condition of your pet's body at the time of the euthanasia and you will understand the factors that will influence the doctor's choice of sedation v/s no sedation and how to make the best choice for your baby's specific situation.  These subjects will give you a well-rounded understanding of the choices that are ahead of you and will minimize the possibilities of trauma and upsets that stem from a lack of understanding of the subject of Euthanasia.

On this page, you will learn about how a pet euthanasia is done in the hospital and how a pet euthanasia is done at home.  What happens?  What drugs are used to euthanize your pet?  Does it hurt when your pet is put to sleep?  What is the technical procedures of a dog euthanasia or cat euthanasia? Read more...
This article explains what happens when a pet dies either by pet euthanasia or natural death.  What body reactions are you likely to see?  Is my pet suffering if I see “death rattles”, will my pet release his bladder, bowels, etc…  Is it normal if I see twitches after my pet dies… Read more...
It is undoubtedly very important for you to be assured that your pet will pass away as peacefully during euthanasia.  For that reason, it is important to chose the right protocol.  Some pets do better with sedation and some others are more peaceful without.  A skilled euthanasia veterinarian will be able to chose the most peaceful technique for your pet. Read more...
Dog euthanasia is the process of putting a dog to sleep peacefully and without stress.  When done at home, it is peaceful and easier for your dog and for your family.  In this section, you will learn what special considerations are important to learn when preparing for the euthanasia of your dog.   Read more...
Cats are very sensitive pets.  They get easily scared and easily stressed.  You will learn what is important to know when planning your cat’s euthanasia so that your cat can be put to sleep gently and without stress.   Read more...
Many families adopt Pot Bellied Pigs as a family pet.  Unfortunately, not very many veterinarians are willing to treat them, or give them a peaceful goodbye at home when the time comes to release them from pain and suffering.  Home Pet Euthanasia’s doctors are skilled in handling Pot Bellied Pigs Euthanasia and we believe that they too, deserve a peaceful goodbye at home. Read more...
Whether your pet is a rat, a mouse, a chinchilla, a rabbit, we believe that they too can be loved and cherished like cats and dogs and that when the time comes for euthanasia, it is important to know how to put them to sleep peacefully and painlessly.  Our doctors can offer your small mammal the peaceful home euthanasia you want for your pocket pet. Read more...
Home Pet Euthanasia of Southern California offers Home Euthanasia for reptiles.  Reptile euthanasia can be very difficult to perform and it is important for you to chose a veterinarian who is well versed in reptile anatomy.  Proper sedation is paramount for snake euthanasia, iguana euthanasia, gecko euthanasia or any other reptile. Read more...