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Cat-Euthanasia

Cat Euthanasia

At Riverview Animal Hospital, we have pets too and know how hard it is to say goodbye. We ensure that we are there for you through every step of your pet’s journey.

When should I consider euthanasia?

Pet euthanasia is an honourable and kind last decision that we can make for our beloved pets in their final time of need. We know it is a tough decision to make; our team is here for you to walk you through and help you every step of the way. Knowing when the right time to make this decision is never easy. Our team often say you will know in your heart when the right time is, as the quality of your pet’s life is taken into consideration. Talking with your veterinarian can help in your time of need. If you feel like it may be the right time for your cat, you can call us at 506-387-4015, and we can get you an appointment as soon as possible to talk to the doctor.

What happens during euthanasia?

Each family takes comfort in our family room during this difficult time. We ensure that your pet is treated with the dignity that they deserve. The procedure does not take a lot of time and is very peaceful.

Can you stay with your cat during euthanasia?

Absolutely, we encourage you to stay with your beloved pet during this difficult time. It is a very sad time, and although your pet may be sick, they will take comfort knowing their mom or dad is there with them in their last moments.

What is the cost of euthanasia?

The cost of the procedure is discussed once the client has made the decision. We offer a cremation service where you can choose if you would like your pet’s cremains returned to you. Please don’t hesitate to contact the hospital at 506-387-4015.

Pet cremation

At Riverview Animal Hospital, we ensure that your pet’s remains are handled with the dignity and respect that they deserve. That is why we trust our cremation needs with Forget Me Not Pet Aftercare. The top-notch service that they provide directly aligns with the philosophies of our hospital. For more information about them, visit their website.

Do you offer pet bereavement support service?

Our team is always there to help when you need us. We are pet owners too and know exactly what you are going through. Please do not hesitate to contact us and we can help you get additional help during this difficult time.

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Riverview Animal Hospital helped last week to build the Rebecca Schofield All World Super Play Park. It was a huge community event with over 2, 583 volunteers that built a giant accessible playground for all of Greater Moncton's Children to enjoy. Rebecca Schofield is Riverview New Brunswick's international celebrity. In 2016, at 16 years old Rebecca became ill, what was thought to be the flu turn into a diagnosis of Brain Cancer. In the short time before her death in 2018, Rebecca started a global movement, by inspiring people around the world to simply be kind to one another. Her hashtag #beccatoldmeto is to this day still seen all over the world as people perform random acts of kindness. Her legacy lives on making the world a better place one act of kindness at a time. We were very proud to be able to do our small part in helping to build the playground. We know that Becca's legacy will carry on for years to come, and I know the team at RAH will think of her every time we see the smiles of children as they play on their new beautiful playground. Written by: Riverview Animal Hospital  

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