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 What can I do to remember my pet?

    Once the decision has been made for euthanasia, you may look for ways to celebrate or memorialize the time shared with your pet. We will discuss gestures of remembrance with you and allow you to choose what seems more appropriate. Below are some ways to remember your pet and save a keepsake.

  • clay paw print
  • ink paw print
  • pewter necklace paw print
  • create an online memorial on our tribute page
  • write a poem or story
  • religious customs and practices
  • scrapbook or journal
  • keep a collar, toy or blanket
  • volunteer at or contribute monetarily to a rescue, shelter or other animal care organization/charity in your pet's name
  • light a candle
  • paint their name on a commemorative rock
  • donate bedding, dishes or food to an animal shelter in your area
  • others-we encourage creativity in this area
  • DONATE UNUSED MEDICATIONS TO RIVER VALLEY GATEWAY OR YOUR REGULAR VETERINARY CLINIC.