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Pet Euthanasia In Des Moines, IA

Find and book local veterinarians to support you through this difficult time by providing loving and professional end of life care for your pet in the comfort of your home. In home euthanasia appointments starting at $300 with optional cremation aftercare starting at $44, depending on your pet's weight

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2 Vets Found Near Des Moines, IA

Dr. John Murray
Dr. John Murray


Ames, IA

2 hours notice required

From $300

1 years of vet experience

About Vet
Meet Dr. John Murray, a compassionate and dedicated veterinarian specializing in in-home pet euthanasia services. Growing up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dr. Murray was surrounded by animals from an e...  Read More
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Dr. Caitlin Klepper
Dr. Caitlin Klepper


Des Moines, IA

2 hours notice required

From $300

6 years of vet experience

Recent Pet Parent Review
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Dr. Klepper was everything we could have hoped for during this difficult experience. My wife and I are so grateful. It was such a gift to say goodbye to our baby Millie gently and peacefully in our ho...  Read More
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Pet euthanasia and cremation pricing in Des Moines, IA

Other Consideration

Understanding the At Home Pet Euthanasia Process

Our compassionate guide to pet euthanasia offers a resource for pet owners facing the difficult decision of saying goodbye to their beloved pet. It provides step-by-step guidance and practical tools like the Quality of Life Scale to ensure a peaceful and dignified farewell for beloved pets.

Pet Quality of Life Scale
The Pet Quality of Life Scale helps pet parents assess their pet's well-being. It aids in providing an objective view of your pet’s quality of life. Used alongside your veterinary advice, it ensures decisions focus on the pet's best interests.
Taken by 10,000+ pet parents
Aftercare Options For Your Beloved Pet
Learn more about your options when considering aftercare for your beloved pet, whether it's cremation, burial, or other meaningful alternatives.
Local crematorium & cemeteries in Des Moines, IA listed below. View List

Hear From Other Pet Parents

Daniel H

Jul 12, 2024


Deborah W

Mar 14, 2024

Dr. Keeper was gentle with my sweet boy. She was very sensitive to mine and my husband’s needs. Even if she wasn’t, made me feel that she was. St...  Read More

Nathan M

Mar 1, 2024

Dr. Klepper was patient, kind, and professional. She kept me informed, was respectful, and communicated with me frequently between when I first contac...  Read More

Scott S.

Feb 14, 2024

Dr. Klepper was sensitive and juggled her schedule so our dear pet didn't need to suffer any longer than neccesary. She treated us with kindness and e...  Read More

Natasha U

Feb 6, 2024

Dr. Klepper was very compassionate and professional. She did not rush the process and let us have as much time with Ariel as we needed/wanted. I am gr...  Read More

Lindsay K

Feb 5, 2024

Dr. Klepper was very compassionate, patient, and understanding. Thank you for giving Porcelina a more peaceful passing.“

Alisa H

Aug 20, 2023

Dr. Caitlin Klepper was very personable and made the whole process reassuring and calm. She made sure we understood everything and explained the proce...  Read More

Dave B

Jul 17, 2023

Very professional“


Jun 29, 2023

Dr. Klepper was professional and understanding. She was able to make a difficult situation bearable. She gave us the time to say goodbye to our 20 yea...  Read More

Charlie G

Jun 9, 2023

Dr. Klepper was everything we could have hoped for during this difficult experience. My wife and I are so grateful. It was such a gift to say goodbye ...  Read More

Find additional resources available for your beloved pet

As you consider the compassionate choice of pet euthanasia, we offer a curated list of essential local resources to guide you


Emergency Pet Hospitals & Clinics In Des Moines, IA

Find local emergency hospitals & clinics providing pet euthanasia (in-clinic) covering Des Moines, IA and surrounding cities

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Iowa Veterinary Specialties‍

6110 Creston Ave Des Moines, IA 50321

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Family Pet Veterinary Center

1215 Prospect Ave West Des Moines, IA 50265

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Indianola Veterinary Clinic

2201 N Jefferson Way Indianola, IA 50125

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University West Pet Clinic

8145 University Blvd Clive, IA 50325

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Banfield Pet Hospital‍

11101 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325

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Jordan Creek Animal Hospital

3401 E.P. True Parkway West Des Moines, IA 50265

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BluePearl Pet Hospital

4631 Merle Hay Rd Des Moines, IA 50322

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Starch Pet Hospital

2222 University Ave Des Moines, IA 50311

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Arranging Your Pet’s Aftercare

Pet Crematoriums In Des Moines, IA

Find locally recommended crematoriums serving Des Moines, IA and surrounding cities

  • Pet Cremation Iowa

    3500 6th Ave Des Moines, IA 50313

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  • Companions For Life

    16185 SE Laurel Street Waukee, IA 50263

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Pet Cemeteries In Des Moines, IA

Find locally recommended Cemeteries serving Des Moines, IA and surrounding cities

  • LovingRest Pet Funeral Home

    6065 R63 Hwy Indianola, IA 50125

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