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Euthanasia

Pet Euthanasia in Union & Westfield, NJ

Compassionate End-of-Life Care for Pets 

Making the decision to choose euthanasia is one of most difficult decisions you can make for you and your family. However, choosing euthanasia for your pet could be one of the compassionate things you can do for your pet. Whether your pet is aging or sick, the team at Westfield Veterinary Group is here to help. We offer highly sensitive, caring euthanasia in Union and Westfield, NJ. We will never force you to choose euthanasia but will help you explore the options for end-of-life care for your pet. Our team of deeply experienced veterinarians know how difficult this time can be for you and your family and will be with you every step of the way. Choose Westfield Veterinary Group for the compassionate end of life care your pet your pet deserves. 

If you have any questions about euthanasia, please do not hesitate to contact us online today.

The Euthanasia Process

During the euthanasia process, we make sure that your pet is as comfortable as possible. We use a quiet room, and, depending on your pet’s condition, you may be allowed to hold or stroke your pet as we administer the drugs to put them to sleep. This is usually a barbiturate, which falls into the same category of anesthesia. The drug works by putting your pet to sleep and removing the sensation of pain. As they lose consciousness, the heart and lungs stop functioning. We will check for a heartbeat to ensure that the process is complete. 

We are here for you and your family as you grieve the loss of your pet. We understand that your pet is an important part of your family, so the pain of loss can feel very strong. Westfield Veterinary Group is here for you and your family in this difficult time. 

For more information about our euthanasia and end of life services, please contact us online today.

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What to Know About Euthanasia 

Euthanasia is the practice of ending a pet’s life intentionally to prevent pain and suffering. For pets who are elderly, sick, or injured, it can be one of the kindest things that you can do for them – even though it is painful for us to say goodbye.

Questions to ask yourself if you are considering euthanizing your pet: 

  • Is my pet still able to enjoy their day-to-day life?
  • Does my pet have more bad days than good days?
  • Is my pet in pain?
  • Has my pet stopped eating or drinking?

Depending on your answers to the questions above, it might be time to consider humane euthanasia. Our team of veterinary professionals can help you make this difficult decision. We will be able to conduct a thorough assessment of your pet’s health and well-being and then provide a realistic outlook for your pet’s health. 

What Makes union Different?

Union offers 24-hours emergency and critical care (Thursday - Sunday), onsite diagnostic, hospitalized care (including ICU & Isolation), specialty referral consultations, exotic appointments, wellness and preventive services, surgery, dentistry, and goodbye services. The clinic has caring veterinarians that will provide the best possible care to every pet.

What makes Westfield Different?

Westfield offers wellness + preventive services, diagnostics, surgery, dentistry, rehabilitation, and goodbye services. 99% of the time we will fit you in the same day. The clinic has a large + diverse amount of services and caring veterinarians that will provide the best possible care to every pet. 

Locations
  • Union (Urgent & Emergency Care)
    1325 Morris Avenue
    Union, NJ 07083
    908-777-8387 Map
  • Westfield
    562 Springfield Ave.
    Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-232-1048 Map