Making the decision to euthanize your pet is never an easy one. This handout can help you and your family make an informed decision about the right time to say goodbye.
This handout explains many of the things you can expect during your pet’s appointment.
Once you’ve made the difficult decision to euthanize your pet, you may have several questions about what to expect. Please feel free to call our office with any questions you may have or refer to the above document.
We invite you to take some time with your family and look through the urn catalog available through the Veterinary Hospital Association. If you would like know pricing on any of the urns or keepsakes available, please call our office at 952-542-1012 and one of our staff would be happy to help you.
Pet Loss Support Resources
At Greenbrier Animal Hospital, we want you to know that our staff is always here for you as you go through this difficult time. However, if you’re finding that you need a little support here is a list of some resources for you and your family.
- COMPANION ANIMAL LOVE, LOSS & MEMORIES (CALLM)
The University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) offers a bereavement group to support those grieving the loss of a beloved animal. CALLM provides attendees with a supportive and confidential environment in which to share their story. Sessions are free. For more information call VMC Social Work Services at 612.624.9372
- ANIMAL EMERGENCY & REFERRAL CENTER OF MINNESOTA PET LOSS SUPPORT GROUP
The group meets at the Oakdale location. For more information please call 651.501.3766
- THE ANIMAL HUMANE SOCIETY OF GOLDEN VALLEY PET LOSS SUPPORT GROUP
The support group is led by compassionate facilitators and is provided to the public for free. For more information, visit
- VETERINARY WISDOM FOR PET PARENTS
- THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (ASPCA) PET LOSS HOTLINE
- TUFTS PET LOSS HOTLINE 508.839.7966