Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.
At Companion Animal Hospital, we understand that deciding to say goodbye is never easy. We will walk you through these final steps with dignity, compassion and care.
When should I consider pet euthanasia?
When the bad days outnumber the good, it’s time to have a quality of life discussion with your vet. They can help you make the right choice.
What is the process for cat euthanasia?
You will be greeted and immediately guided into a comfortable, dimly lit room. Your beloved pet will be taken into the treatment area where they will be given a slight sedative and have an IV catheter placed. It allows us to eliminate some stress and gain vein access. We will bring your companion back into your room where you may take as much or as little time as you would like. When you are ready for the procedure to proceed, you may click the remote provided to signal treatment staff and your veterinarian to come to your aid. These last moments are incredibly personal. It is our mission to ensure your friend has a peaceful send-off. The vet will give an IV overdose of anesthetic, check for heart and lung sounds, and let you know when your companion has passed.
Do you do house calls?
We may be able to accommodate an at-home visit depending on our availability. Please give us a call so we can discuss options in great detail.
Can I stay with my cat during euthanasia?
What is the cost of at home or in-hospital euthanasia?
Prior to your appointment, you are welcome to call. Our non-judgmental and caring staff can speak with you in great detail about costs, care of remains and any other special requests you may have to help at this difficult time.
What does it mean when the candle behind the reception desk is lit?
It means someone is having to say good-bye to a dear friend. During this time, we would appreciate your respect and consideration.
We love Halloween! From the cool and creative costumes, trick-or-treating, parties, and (let's be honest) the candy, Halloween can be a fun time for everyone. But, there are many hazards that our pets face during these fall festivities.
With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective June 5, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.
1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!
2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE
Continue our "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain outside the hospital and use your cell phone to call us. We will take a history of your pet's health and discuss any concerns. A staff member will then meet you outside to bring your pet into the hospital for an examination. The Veterinarian will call you to discuss the recommended treatment plan. After your appointment, a staff member will return your pet to you outside, and take care of any needed medications and payment.
Continue the use of credit cards as the preferred payment method.
Continue with curbside pickup of food and medication (unless you have used our online store and are having your order delivered directly to your home). To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".
3. OPERATING HOURS
Beginning on Monday, June 8, we are available to serve you and your pets during the following hours:
Monday - Friday: 7:30 am – 7:00 pm Saturday: 8:30 am – 2:00 pm Sunday: CLOSED
Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!
- Your dedicated team at Companion Animal Hospital