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The term euthanasia originates from the greek language and translates as “a good death”. The practice of helping pet’s transition from life to death in a painless, dignified and humane way is a gift that we as veterinarians have. Saying good-bye to our faithful companions is one of the most difficult decisions we as pet owner will ever make. Dr. Kirsten MacKenzie is dedicated to making this transition from life to death as peaceful and comfortable as possible.
At-home euthanasia services will allow you to choose how you would like to say goodbye to your cherished and faithful companion. You and others who care for your pet may be present and allowed to grieve in the privacy of your own home. Your furry family member is able to spend his or her last moments where they are most comfortable, at home surrounded by family, friends and other family pets. Please don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Kirsten MacKenzie directly. Your initial phone or email consult is complimentary and Dr. Kirsten considers it an honor to help you celebrate your pet’s life as they journey from this world to the next.
Dr. Kirsten MacKenzie
Okotoks Veterinarian | At Home Vet Services | 403-990-3736
Dr. Kirsten is available by appointment only. Dr. Kirsten will do her best to accommodate individual client needs and will often be able to schedule same day appointments. Services provided by At Home Vet Services on weekends and evenings after 8:00 pm are subject to an additional fee. Travel distance over 30 km will also be charged a travel fee.
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