Dog Euthanasia

Euthanasia is the hardest thing in having a pet, but the majority of the times it is the best thing we can do for them at the end of their lives. We allow them the dignity of not suffering from terminal diseases or extreme pain.

What is pet euthanasia and how do I know when it’s the right time?

There is no right answer to the question of when the right time is. As pet ‘parents’ we often just know and feel that our pets tell us. We evaluate their quality of life; are they eating and enjoying the treats that they normally do, are they happy to see us when we come home, do their bad days outweigh their good?

Can I say goodbye to my pet in the comfort of our home?

Yes. One of our veterinarians will do a house call to allow you the time and comfort in your home. This often helps the process of grieving and reduces the stress on you and your pet from coming into the clinic.

What drug is used?

The medications used during euthanasia is an overdose of an anesthetic. Dogs are sedated prior to the euthanasia procedure to help ensure that your friend passes peacefully.

What’s the cost of euthanasia?

Call and talk to our reception team to discuss the cost of euthanasia and aftercare services.

Does the clinic also provide bereavement counselling?

We understand that everyone manages with death and grieves differently. We want you to be at peace with the passing of your pet whether in the golden years or from an unexpected death.

From the minute you enter the staff and vets at Mayfield are always very welcoming and considerate. They are thorough…

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I brought my senior cat to mayfield who was sneezing, wheezing and having difficulty breathing. It was a general appointment…

Ross Faulkner

Wonderful vets/ vet techs. Our 9 year old family dog was on deaths door, until we brought her in, now…

Ruthanne Post

Dr. Hand was amazing. Mayfield’s always shoes such compassion for our pets when we bring them in.

Kim Fillmore

Mayfield has been nothing but helpful when it comes to my pets. Their patience and kindness goes a long way…

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