Seaforth Animal Hospital

80205 North Line
Seaforth, ON N0K 1W0


Euthanasia literally means "a good death" and, although it can be very difficult to make this decision for a beloved pet, it is also a final act of kindness to prevent your pet from suffering further.  You might be struggling with how to tell whether the time has come.  Or you might have questions about what to expect or about your options for after care. 

Please don't hesitate to reach out to our veterinarians or staff to discuss what you are going through.  We're here to help.

We hope the following articles will help as you think about these difficult issues.

This article about Euthanasia from Veterinary Partner is a good place to start.  It can be downloaded here.

Assessing Quality of Life and Making Difficult Decisions for Your Pet  is an excellent resource from the Ohio State University Veterinary College.  It can be downloaded here.

Pre-planning and Pet Aftercare is a downloadable booklet available from here Gateway Pet Memorials.


How will I know when it's time?