End of Life & Grief Support

It is never easy to say goodbye.

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Our pets are an important part of our families and end-of-life decisions can be overwhelming. We hope the wonderful memories you shared with your pet will help you through this difficult time.

We want to do whatever we can to help ease your pain. Below you will find links to resources that may be of help to you and your family. We always welcome your call or email with any questions or concerns.


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How Do I Know When It’s Time?
The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center

Pet Quality of Life Scale
Lap of Love

In-Home Euthanasia Services

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Peace For Pets (Dr. Evelyn Ivey) (916) 250-3239 dr.ivey@peaceforpets.net
Faithful Friend (Dr. Sarah Whitley) (916) 582-1821 sarah@faithfulfriend.pet
Lap of Love (Dr. Sue Mowatt) (916) 318-7078 sacramento@lapoflove.com
Dr. Sue Pet Hospice (916) 224-5543 text preferred
Happy Pet Mobile Vet (Dr. Erin McKerney) (530) 300-9077
Mountain Veterinary Services (Dr. Shannon Mays) (240) 869-3029 info@mountainvets.com

Cremation Services

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Postmortem Exams

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Similar to humans, a post-mortem exam (called a necropsy in veterinary medicine) can be performed to provide information and the underlying pathology about why a pet has passed away. This can be informative both for veterinarians and for pet owners.

In-Home Pick-Up for After Care Services

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In Remembrance

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SJW Photography
Offers all stages of life photography with pets 


Becky Duncan

Amy Bunce
(916) 769-1065

Ceramic Critters
(831) 332-4561


UC Davis Brick Walkway
The Brick Walkway is located in Edna’s Park at the Center for Companion Animal Health (CCAH).

Grief Support

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Telephone Support

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