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Charles Jameson, DVM

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(832) 377-7503

Hospice And Euthanasia Pricing

  • Phone consultations - No Charge
  • In-Home Euthanasia - $230 ($280 evenings & weekends)
  • In-Home Consultation or Hospice visit - $230 ($280 evenings & weekends)
  • Holidays additional $50 (Easter/Thanksgiving/Christmas Eve/Day $100) 
  • Travel 10-20 miles from dr's residence $30; 20-30 miles $60; over 30 miles, doctor will let you know cost.

* Please Note: There may be an additional charge for pets 100 lbs or greater, additional medication and supplies, aggressive pets and some exotic species. 

* Late night appointments (when arranged in advance)

Availability

Dr Charles is often available 7 days a week, from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. He will do his best to be available whenever needed, often within 2-4 hours. Availability will vary with location,time of day, and prior commitments. The more advance notice given, the easier it is to schedule the appointment time desired. Late night appointments are also available, with prior notice. If this is a medical emergency, please contact your local veterinarian or see Emergency Clinic information below (more at the bottom of the page). 

  • VCA Animal Emergency Hospital Southeast Phone: 10331 Gulf Freeway Houston, TX 77034; P: (713) 941-8460;
  • Pearland 288 Animal Emergency Clinic: 10100 Broadway, Suite 102, Pearland,TX 77584;P: (713) 482-4592;
  • Animal ER of NW Houston: 27104 Hempstead Rd/Highway 290 West,Suite 107, Cypress, TX 77429; P: (281) 304-0039

Aftercare Pricing

If you wish, we will take your beloved pet with us and arrange for cremation services. They will be handled with care, as if they were our own.

PRIVATE CREMATION: With this option, your pet is cremated privately at a licensed crematorium and the remains (ashes) are returned to your regular veterinarian in about a week, depending on your location. The crematory may be able to deliver to your home depending on your location, for an additional fee.  The remains will be returned in a lovely black onyx porcelain urn with your pet's name inscribed on it.

  • $180 for pets under 25 pounds
  • $225 for pets 25-69 pounds
  • $270 for pets 70-99 pounds
  • $310 for pets 100-119 pounds
  • $340 for pets 120-139 pounds
  • Pets over 140 will be quoted.

COMMUNAL CREMATION: Pets are cremated with other pets and ashes are scattered together.

  • $95 for pets under 25 pounds
  • ​$130 for pets 26-74 pounds
  • $170 for pets 75-114 pounds
  • $200 for pets 115-139 pounds
  • Pets Over 140 pounds will be quoted.

Commemorative Urns: We also offer special urns in the form of a cedar or pine wooden box(with your pets picture), ceramic urns(with date, pet's name and paw prints) and urns with more detailed engraving as well. The prices start at $30 and are based on the weight of your pet. Please ask the doctor if you need more information.

Service Area

Towns in and around Houston including:

  • Alvin
  • Baytown
  • Bellaire
  • Friendswood
  • Galveston
  • Katy
  • Kemah
  • Kingwood
  • Lake Jackson
  • Missouri City
  • Pasadena
  • Pearland
  • Richmond
  • San Leon
  • Santa Fe
  • Spring
  • Sugarland
  • The Woodlands
  • West University Place

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Payment Options

Preferred methods of payment are check (made to 'Lap of Love') or cash.

MAILING ADDRESS:

Dr. Charles Jameson
1620 S. Friendswood Drive, #164
Friendswood, TX 77546

Local Resources

PET LOSS SUPPORT:

  • Houston SPCA Pet Loss Support
  • NW Houston Pet Grief Society: 11931 Quail Creek Dr, Houston, TX 77070; (281) 655-1128
  • Lynn Davidson, MEd, LPC Pet Bereavement Counseling Services: 2400 Westheimer, Suite 209W, Houston, TX 77098; (713) 522-8344
  • Sinead Lancaster, LMSW, ACP, LMFT 10203 Birchridge #320, Humble, TX 77338; (713) 268-6734
  • Pet Loss Support Group Led by Becky Reiter, MA, LPC; 1501 Crocker, Suite 1, Houston, TX 77019; info@eddinscounseling.com

EMERGENCY CLINIC INFORMATION:

  • W Houston AEC: 4823 Highway 6 North; Houston; (832) 593-8387;
  • NW AEC: 19311 State Highway 249, 100; (281) 890-8875;
  • SE Animal Emergency Clinic: 10331 Gulf Freeway, Houston; (713) 941-8460
  • Conroe AEC: 920 West Dallas St in Conroe; (936) 539-3800;
  • Humble AEC: 9617 Old 1960 Rd; (281) 446-4900;
  • League City AEC: 1100 Gulf Freeway #104, League City; (281) 332-1678;
  • Sugarland AEC - 9920 Highway 90A; (281) 491-8387;
  • Woodlands AEC - 27870 Interstate 45 North; (281) 367-5444

Veterinarian's Biography

Dr. Charles Jameson

Born and raised in west Texas, growing up we had dogs, cats, chickens & pigeons. While attending high school, I was a member of the Future Farmers of America (FFA), where I also raised sheep & turkeys. I can remember that whenever one of our pets became sick, I tried to do anything I could to help them and often cried when I felt as though I didn’t do enough. It was around the age of 12 that I decided that when I grow up, I would like to be a Veterinarian.

A defining moment for me, which related to end-of-life care for animals, was as a small child when my dog Spot developed terminal kidney failure. Watching his health deteriorate so quickly, I remember wishing that there was a way help ease his pain and suffering and make his passing over less stressful. Fortunately for pets today though, there are more end-of-life care options available when they become terminally ill. As a practicing doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) whom graduated from Texas A&M, I have worked with various farm animals, equines, dogs, cats, and a number of exotic pets and have found that the majority of pet owners want the best for their pet and will do everything possible to help them when they become ill. I am fortunate to be able to work with these pet owners and their precious pets. I also have enjoyed providing Low Cost Vaccinations at locations throughout the Houston area for those in need.

For the past 15 years, my main focus has been emergency pet medicine. During that time, many owners have come to me for assistance with easing their pet’s pain and suffering and I feel honored that I have been able to help their pets pass over the golden rainbow.

Every time I perform euthanasia, I remember what it’s like to have a terminal pet and so I strive to make the transition as compassionate and stress-free as possible for both owner and their beloved pet. Helping an owner say goodbye to a pet that has been like a family member is a vital part of the human-animal bond. May all your pets be blessed with a long & healthy life and when the time comes to help them pass over, I will be here to help make it a peaceful and stress-free transition.


Melissa Allen, Vet Tech/Office Manager

Growing up, I was fond of most creatures. I have had birds, mice, cats, and dogs. If there was a stray or sick animal - my heart would go out to it. Most of the cats and dogs I had were rescues. A defining moment in life for me was when I had a Leukemia positive calico cat named, Scarlette. I knew her years would be numbered. But, she was my special, sassy cat. I loved her special kitty massages. She got really sick and I remember trying all I could to help her. I was not ready to let go. She did not have a peaceful passing. I told myself after that I would never let a pet of mine get to that point. I would give them the gift of euthanasia. I can understand and relate how hard it is to see our furry babies suffer and know that it is never easy to make the decision.

Currently, I am pursuing a degree in Counseling. I know that with my background, experience, and education I can help pet parents with the guidance and compassionate ear to help make their final moments with their pets peaceful. I have such admiration and respect for Veterinarians. Their job is very challenging. But, it is so rewarding to help pet parents in their time of need. I see it as an honor to work beside Dr Charles and to go into people's homes as I feel the love for their baby and be that shoulder of support. In my spare time, I enjoy traveling, the water, wine, gardening, nature and spending time with my cats. I dedicate my work with Lap of Love to Scarlette and all our dear furry babies.

Owned and Operated

This Lap of Love location is independently owned and operated by Dr. Charles Jameson.