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Cat Euthanasia

Euthanasia is never an easy decision. We are here to assist you during this difficult time.

When should I consider euthanasia?

Euthanasia should be considered when your cat’s quality of life begins to decrease. Hiding or sleeping in unusual places, changes in social behaviour, decreased appetite and no longer grooming are all signs that your cat’s quality of life is decreasing. It is important to keep track of the good and bad days. When the bad days start to outnumber the good it is time to make arrangements for euthanasia. Please contact us if you need assistance in determining when is the right time for your cat.

What happens during euthanasia?

During euthanasia, we will place an intravenous catheter in one of their front legs. This will allow the veterinarian to have easy access to their vein in order to inject the medication used for euthanasia. This medication does not cause any discomfort for your cat. We do our best to provide a peaceful atmosphere to make this process as comfortable as possible for you and our cat.

Can you stay with your cat during euthanasia?

You are more than welcome to stay with your cat. You are not obligated to stay if you are not comfortable doing so.

What is the cost of at home or clinic euthanasia?

These costs can vary dependent on your wishes for cremation. Please contact us for pricing information

Do you offer pet bereavement support service?

We do not offer bereavement support services at our clinic. If you feel you need this service we do have access to a pet loss support group which we can refer you to.

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Hours of Operation for the Remainder of 2020

Dear valued clients, thank you for your continued patience and understanding as we operate out of two locations while undergoing renovations at our new facility. For more information about our house of operation at both locations, please see below. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to give us a call at 306.373.3500

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Last updated: September 8, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we can continue providing our full range of services, under certain restrictions. As our province enters the next phase of the reopening plan, we have some updates to share with you about our safety measures.

1. WE CAN SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
- Tuesday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
- Friday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
- Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 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 Cumberland Veterinary Clinic