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Westbank Animal Care Hospital


There are a number of wonderful ways to memorialize your beloved pet. Cremation can be a lovely way to honor and celebrate their lives.


Dealing with the end of a pet’s life is never easy. We want to make the process less difficult for you by offering cremation services as a way to memorialize and honor the life of your beloved pet.

Why should I consider cremation for my pet?

Cremation can be a wonderful and flexible way to celebrate and memorialize the life of an animal. Cremated remains can be buried, kept in an indoor or outdoor urn, or commemorated in jewelry or keepsake items.

When should I consider cremation for my pet?

We all wish our pets could live forever, but unfortunately there comes a time where we have to say goodbye. Please consult with us as close to end of the pet's life as possible, so we can determine the most humane and appropriate end-of-life care.

We try to book our euthanasia appointments during the ‘quiet’ parts of the day or at the end of the day so that we have extra time to be with you and your pet. When you arrive at our clinic we will get you and your pet into a private room right away. A blanket will be placed on the table or on the floor, depending on the size of your pet and you will have as much time as you need to say goodbye to your beloved friend. Family and friends are welcome to accompany you to the appointment and are able to stay for the entirety of the procedure.

Cremation Options

Our partnership with Okanagan Pet Cremation allows us to offer private or shared cremation services and a variety of urns to honor the memory of your special pet. This service is offered as a humane and dignified means of final disposition.

Communal Cremation

Cremation with other pets, ashes are scattered over the orchard on the crematorium property. Ashes are NOT returned to the family.

Private Cremation

Individual cremation of the pet, ashes are returned to family in either a scatter box or selected URN.   We offer clay impressions of your pets paw at an additional charge.  This can be done at the time of euthanasia or before hand.  Please arrange ahead of time with us.   ​To view available options: Peartree 

Pet Loss Grief

The grieving process is different for every pet parent.  It can be intensely painful to lose a dear friend. Coping with the loss of a Pet