Services and Fees

IN-HOME EUTHANASIA :

$360 Friday thru Monday, Early Mornings (before 8:30 am) and Early Evenings (after 3:30 pm). *

$280 for Off-Peak times Tuesday-Thursday 8:30 am – 3 pm

 

Includes:

  • sedation for relaxation and comfort
  • lock of hair keepsake
  • paw print in display case

* See below for travel fees and body aftercare options (continue scrolling down).

*Additional charges may apply for aggressive animals, certain exotic species, pets over 99 lbs., holidays (and associated holiday weekends).

*Due to high demand and challenges in scheduling, if a cancellation occurs within 4 hours of the appointment, a $100 fee will be charged and collected prior to rescheduling.

Travel charges are determined by the zone to which the veterinarian must travel. Please review our zone map below.

BODY AFTERCARE OPTIONS (the visiting vet will likely need assistance from someone in the home to carry to the vehicle):

CREMATION (Private)

Pet will be cremated by themselves and only his or her own ashes will be returned (in about a week).

  • Up to 99 lbs: $280

Options for ashes return include pick up in Slingerlands (no add’l chg.) or UPS shipping (signature required) directly from the cremation provider ($30).  Delivery to your participating vet hospital may be discussed with the veterinarian.

CREMATION (Communal)

Pet will be cremated with other pets and ashes will not be returned.

  • Up to 99 lbs: $130

Cremation prices include sales tax.  The fee for pets greater than 99 lbs. varies by weight.

PICK UP FOR CREMATION

Should your pet pass at home, and you would like us to pick up for cremation, In the Comfort of Home can help:

  • Standard cremation fees apply, in addition to $150 pick up fee + Travel as above + $80 applicable evening/Fri-Mon Peak/early morning fee.
  • A paw print and optional fur clipping will be offered.

Cremation prices include sales tax.

(you may also consider bringing your pet to your veterinary clinic, the emergency clinic or one of the humane societies for cremation)

HOME BURIAL

Pet is left with family for burial.

Please consult your local ordinances regarding this option for public and wildlife safety.  Consider digging conditions, water proximity, underground utilities and long-term use of the site.

PAYMENT

May be in the form of cash, check (made payable to In the Comfort of Home), or credit card.  Payment is due at the time of the visit.  We are also now accepting Scratchpay as a payment plan option for families.

Please consult with your pet insurance company if some of these fees may be covered.

Returned check fee is $30.

Late Cancellation Fee: We require at least 4 hours notice before the scheduled appointment to avoid a $100 cancellation fee.

AFTERCARE OPTIONS

There are many aftercare options available to you that are provided by third parties. We have listed some aftercare options as a convenience to you (click here).

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