Knowing when an animal would benefit the most from a humane euthanasia is never easy. Our doctors are here to help answer the question
IS IT TIME?
An appointment allows the doctor to make an accurate assessment of your pet’s cognitive and physical health to make the suggestion accurately. Do understand that you are not forced to make any decisions on the spot. For many of us, we need time to think things over, and that’s okay.
For many pet owners, even thinking about their pet’s final days is difficult and emotional.
We encourage you to talk with our veterinary team about these issues before they become urgent. Learn about your options, including our crematory services, make key decisions ahead of time, and ask us to add this information to your pet’s record. Taking the time to plan, as challenging as it may be, will lessen the pain and stress for you and your pet.
All of us at Derry Animal Hospital will do our best to help you prepare for these important issues with the compassion and sensitivity they require. Here is what you can expect when the time comes: