Hospice and Euthanasia Services

We understand how difficult it is when it’s time for one of our pets to cross the rainbow bridge. Chesapeake Veterinary Hospital offers full end of life care for your pet and can help guide you through the most difficult decision a pet owner has to make. Our compassionate staff will walk you through the process and discuss available options. Sometimes pet caregivers want to assess their pet’s well-being before meeting with a veterinarian. Veterinary oncologist Dr. Alice Villalobos has developed a scale based on 7 indicators to help owners make decisions about end-of-life care. The link will direct you not only to Dr. Villalobos’ article but to the quality of life scale as well. Knowing the Right Time to Say Goodbye to a Pet – The New York Times (1) QOL_Scale041119