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October 16, 2019

When you feel the time has come to have to say goodbye to your beloved pet, all the staff at Wylie Veterinary Centre are here to support you every step of the way.

Coming to this decision can be difficult, but the staff at our veterinary practice will always be available when you need to talk to us and will discuss the options available to you.

After the euthanasia has been performed, there are several options available to you. These are:

  • A home burial where you take your pet away with you
  • A communal cremation where your pet’s ashes are scattered amongst others
  • An individual cremation where your pet’s ashes are returned to the veterinary practice in a casket of your choice.

The Wylie Veterinary Centre uses the Essex Pet Crematorium based in Latchingdon, near Maldon. This pet crematorium is comprised of a professional team of dedicated and compassionate staff who will treat and handle your pets with dignity. Should you wish to visit the crematorium you can do so by contacting them directly.

Our veterinary nurses will make an appointment for you with one of our veterinary surgeons. Alternatively, you can request a home visit where if possible we will send one of our vets and nurses to perform the euthanasia at your home. We usually require 24 hours’ notice for home euthanasia’s.

A small patch of fur is shaved from your pet’s leg to facilitate intravenous catheter placement. The process is quick and painless and you may cuddle or hold your pet if you prefer.

If you wish to have your pet individually cremated, you will receive a call from our vet practice’s reception team when your pet’s ashes are returned.

If you would like to speak to one of the team here at Wylies, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

We are here to help in anyway we can.