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Dog Euthanasia

Dog euthanasia is a service provided by veterinarians, where we can intervene in a humane way to end the life of an animal who is terminally ill, in suffering, or who has a poor quality of life. This is one situation where a relationship with a veterinarian is very helpful, as they can aid you in determining when and if your pet should be euthanized and guide you through the process.

What drug is used?

The name of the drug used to euthanize an animal is pentobarbital sodium. This is a very concentrated drug designed to quickly stop the heart and other body functions.

What’s the cost of euthanasia?

The cost of this procedure depends on the size of your animal and how you would like the remains to be cared for. We use a company that performs cremations on animals and you can decide if you wish to have your animal’s ashes returned to you or not. We recommend booking an appointment with your regular veterinarian to determine if euthanasia is warranted and the associated costs.

Does the clinic also provide bereavement counselling?

We do not provide a bereavement counsellor in-house, but we can direct you to the appropriate services in your area.

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Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made 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

3. CANCELLATION POLICY

Clients must confirm their appointments 24 hours before their scheduled time slot at the latest. We will cancel appointments of clients who do not confirm and give them to waitlisted patients.

4. ZERO TOLERANCE AGAINST ABUSE

We reserve the right to refuse service to clients who verbally, emotionally, or physically harm any of our teammates.

5. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday, Wednesday: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

 

NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Moncton Animal Hospital