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No matter

how or when

we lose our

furry friends,

their love lasts a lifetime.

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At-Home End of Life Care for Pets

Peaceful Home Euthanasia for your beloved pets 

Home Comfort Vet offers Gentle Goodbyes, peaceful home euthanasia to help ease pets passing in as stress-free and relaxing environment as possible.

 

Please read our frequently asked questions below, and explore our site for additional resources and information regarding 'When is it time?' and options for aftercare (cremation) services.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you do house calls?


Yes - Home Comfort Vet's Gentle Goodbye service is all about allowing your pet to be in their familiar environment as they pass, making sure to keep things as stress-free and relaxing as possible. NOTE: Due to COVID-19, our protocols have changed for the safety of you and your family, and us. We are booking OUTDOOR appointments only. By not entering your home, we are reducing the risk for everybody. Please read our COVID related protocols below for more details.




Are there any appointments available?


Appointments are available 4 days a week: Monday & Tuesday Friday & Saturday (We are closed on Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday & Holidays)

Families often get in touch to book a few days in advance. Booking is available online, by phone call/text, or by email. Please visit our APPOINTMENT AVAILABILITY section to see all upcoming available days and to schedule.




What is a Gentle Goodbye?


A Gentle Goodbye is a way to help your pet pass in as stress-free and calm a way as possible. We come to your home so your pet can be in their familiar surroundings and in your arms, without any added anxiety. We find that not only does this create a peaceful experience for your pet but also for you and your family. To find out what to expect at the appointment, please click here.




How much is a Gentle Goodbye?


Our service costs $355 +gst This includes the house call and the euthanasia. We also have Aftercare options available. Aftercare refers to cremation options for your pet, post Goodbye. We have general cremation or individual cremation packages available. Please see our FEES & PACKAGES section for more information.




COVID-19 Protocols


1. Minimizing Contact
Outdoor appointments only! By not entering your home, we are lowering the risk for everyone.

2. Physical Distancing
As per BC guidelines, a mandatory 2 meters (or more) between your family members and the doctor is recommended. You will still be cuddling your pet, except for the brief time we need to be close.

3. Self isolating
The safety of our clients is taken very seriously and we will not take a chance of bringing COVID-19 to you. This is why we self isolate at any symptoms that manifest, and ask that you contact us if you have any symptoms also so we can come up with a safe plan to proceed.

4. Masks
A mask is worn by the doctor at all times during the service to protect those around us. We also carry extra masks, should you need one.

5. Disinfecting
Between appointments, equipment is disinfected and hands are sanitized.

If you have any concerns or questions regarding COVID-19 and how we operate, please get a hold of us and we can come up with a safe plan together, catering to your level of comfort. .





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About Dr. Anne Walsh

A Gentle Goodbye

Is there a way to make the death of a beloved pet easy?

 

No, no there isn't.

 

Still, we can do our best to make your pets passing as peaceful and painless as possible.

 

Drifting off in your own bed with your family by your side is as comforting and calm as it gets - for your pet.

 

For you and your family, there can also be some comfort taken in providing as gentle a passing as possible, and in having the privacy and familiar surroundings of home.

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Fees & Packages

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Contact Us at 250-228-9631 or message below:

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Areas of Service

  • Nanaimo

  • Lantzville

  • Nanoose Bay

  • Cedar Ladysmith

  • Parksville

  • Qualicum Beach

  • Errington

  • Coombs

  • Port Alberni

  • Comox Valley