Euthanasia

Compassionate Pet Euthanasia

At Companion Animal Clinic in Yakima, our team understands that euthanasia is a difficult topic to discuss or even think about, especially when a beloved animal companion is visibly in pain. Decisions regarding end-of-life care for pets require careful consideration and compassion. We are here to support you during this challenging time.

Pet Euthanasia

Focus on Care and Compassion

Our pets bring us immense joy, but when we observe unusual behaviors, sense their pain, or witness a decline in their health, it's crucial to work with a veterinarian to find a solution that minimizes their discomfort. Sometimes, medical treatments can help, while in other cases, compassionate euthanasia may be the most humane choice.

Deciding when to say "goodbye" is never an easy decision. If you're uncertain about the options available, we encourage you to have a conversation with the veterinarian and our professional staff at the animal clinic near you.

Things to Consider

Several factors will influence the decision that's best for your pet. Important questions to consider include:

- Is your pet suffering from discomfort or chronic pain?

- Have previous treatments or medications improved their condition?

- Are their symptoms unresponsive to treatments or medications?

- Has your pet experienced unmanageable weight loss, diarrhea, or vomiting?

- Have they deviated from their regular eating and drinking habits?

- Have their activities and social interactions significantly diminished?

In-Office Pet Euthanasia

Companion Animal Clinic offers in-office euthanasia. If you have concerns about your pet's comfort during their final car ride, we can provide a sedative to minimize their pain. We understand that this is an incredibly challenging time, and we are here to ensure both you and your pet experience as little anxiety and discomfort as possible.

You can decide the level of your involvement during this difficult time. You may choose to stay with your pet or be in an adjacent area. If you wish to be with your beloved companion during this time, our staff will escort you to a private room where you can be present, hold your pet, and say your final goodbyes as they peacefully pass.

In-Home Euthanasia

Alternatively, you may prefer to have our veterinarian perform an in-home euthanasia, allowing your beloved companion to pass in a familiar setting. The vet can administer medications indoors or outdoors, or in a place at your home that holds special significance. After your pet gently falls asleep, you will have time to grieve. The veterinarian can either take your pet from your home or assist in arranging pet cremation services in Yakima.

Contact Companion Animal Clinic in Yakima, WA

Feel free to reach out to us at (509) 452-9920 to schedule an appointment or address any questions you may have during this difficult time.

Primary Location

Address

1202 W Nob Hill Blvd,
Yakima, WA 98902

Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Yakima Office

Monday  

7:30 am - 2:00 pm

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Tuesday  

7:30 am - 2:00 pm

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Wednesday  

7:30 am - 2:00 pm

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Thursday  

7:30 am - 2:00 pm

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Friday  

Closed

Saturday  

Closed

Sunday  

Closed

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