Cat and Dog Euthanasia in Adrian, MI

Cat and Dog Euthanasia Services in Adrian, MI

Few things are harder than having to say goodbye to a beloved pet, but at Kelly Veterinary Clinic in Adrian, we aim to make it as easy and peaceful as possible. When they’re a part of the family, dogs and cats become so much more than pets. They’re devoted companions who accompany us on our travels through life, offering their own special kind of unconditional love. We believe in making their last moments comfortable and dignified, and giving their caring families the chance to see them off on their final journey.
We’re here for you if you have concerns about your pet’s health and need help making choices regarding their future. Just call (517) 263-0236 to make an appointment!
Cat Euthanasia in Adrian, MI

How Do I Know When it’s Time to Say Goodbye?

Choosing the right time to say goodbye is a major source of stress and uncertainty for many pet parents. We understand all the “what ifs” and “what abouts” that arise, along with the reluctance to act. These feelings are completely normal, but we also want you to be able to make the best decisions on behalf of your pet.

Determining Your Pet’s Quality of Life

Quality of life is a huge decider when it comes to figuring out the next step. When
is euthanasia the solution? Here are some questions to ask yourself when you’re
home with your pet:
  • Have they stopped eating and drinking?
  • Are they struggling to stand and walk despite having undergone treatment to improve it?
  • Do they seem to be in considerable pain, despite taking medications to relieve it?
  • Do they show a noticeable lack of interest in their usual activities, such as walks, play time, snuggling, etc.?
  • Are they spending most of their time sleeping?
  • Do they have an ongoing illness that has not improved with treatment, and an overall poor prognosis?
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, please contact us so we can help
you decide on the best course of action to alleviate your pet’s suffering.

What to Expect During a Euthanasia Appointment

Once you have decided to move forward with humane euthanasia, we’ll help you set up an appointment on the day and time of your choosing. We will accommodate all your wishes to the best of our ability, and give you all the privacy and time you need to bid farewell to your companion.

To make the procedure as comfortable as possible for your pet, we first administer sedation so they’ll fall into a peaceful sleep. Once they are sedated and you’re ready, we will then administer the  euthanasia. Again, your pet will feel no pain or stress during this procedure.

Dog Euthanasia in Adrian, MI

After Care for Your Pet

We recommend having a plan in place regarding the handling of your dog's or cat’s remains. This way, you won’t need to tarry in our office longer than is necessary, and you can feel more at ease knowing all of your pet’s needs have been taken care of in advance. We enlist the services of a local crematorium to handle remains and provide urns, clay paw prints, and other keepsakes for families who would like to memorialize their cherished pets.
For more information about after care, please call us at (517) 263-0236.