We're staying home ...
Doing our part to help keep our communities safer.
We'll update with any changes.
Please stay well!
Both pets and people.
Dr Anne Walsh
Dr Alicia Ashley
Much love and gratitude to our colleagues in human medicine.
I'm Dr. Anne Walsh
I make house calls to provide end-of-life care for pets,
striving to keep the visit calm, peaceful and respectful
for the pets and for the people who love them.
At Home End of Life Care for pets
~Peaceful Home Euthanasia
~Palliative Care Consultations
Joining me is Dr Alicia Ashley, whose kind, gentle nature is wonderful for putting pets and their families at ease.
Dr Alicia Ashley provides compassionate end-of-life care to pets in Nanaimo and surrounding areas.
We do our best to be available when you need us
We are usually available 5 days and evenings a week
Available Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
including weekends and holidays
(closed Wednesday and Thursday)
Families often get in touch to book a day or so in advance, or even same day.
If we do have an appointment booked ahead of time and then it's just not the right day, we are also fine with cancellations and don't charge a cancellation fee.
My mobile veterinary service travels to
Fees: Payment is respectfully requested at the time of service.
My smartphone can accept Debit cards and credit cards; cash and e transfer are fine as well.
Peaceful home euthanasia: $320 + gst
The fee for an at-home euthanasia includes the housecall fee and the euthanasia.
Your pet can come home with me. I will arrange the aftercare (cremation) of your choice.
I carry a stretcher with me.
For a large pet, I'll need one person to help me transport to my car.
The fee for aftercare varies by size of the pet, and the service chosen.
For general cremation (no ashes returned)
the fees are:
Small dog: $100
Medium dog: $150
Large dog: $200
X-large dog: $250
GST applies to the total
If an individual cremation is chosen,
with the pet handled separately from any others
and the ashes delivered home in about a week,
The individual aftercare fee would be:
The general cremation price plus $150.
GST applies to the total.