South Florida - Broward County

  (954) 778-8908

  [email protected]

COVID-19 Update: We are still honored to join you in the home so that your pet can be safely surrounded by loved ones during this time.

PRICING AND INFORMATION

All services are provided in the comfort of your home.

APPOINTMENT PRICING

Euthanasia$350

Includes a brief consultation by the veterinarian, medication to ensure comfort, peaceful euthanasia, paw impression memorial keepsake, lock of fur, and a Lap of Love Pet Loss Booklet. The additional cost for the varied cremation services are detailed in the Aftercare Pricing section.

Veterinary Hospice$450

Includes an examination by the veterinarian, a full assessment of your pet's quality of life, and a custom treatment plan to help you care for your pet and monitor their condition, with prompt follow-up for any questions after the visit.

Teleadvice$150

Using phone or Zoom, one of our wonderful doctors will walk you through our Quality of Life assessment. This 30 minute conversation is valuable for any family considering hospice care, euthanasia, or simply wanting to understand the end of life process with their pet.

Additional Fees

There may be an additional charge for pets over 99 lbs, extended travel (see Service Area below), appointments outside normal business hours when arranged (normal business hours (9:00 am - 5:00 am), aggressive pets, and some exotic species.

Holidays

Holiday appointments can be accepted with approval. The following holidays incur a $100 fee when scheduled: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day & New Years Day. A $50 fee is incurred for 4th of July, Memorial Day or Labor Day.

Other Species

Although we mainly see dogs and cats, some of our veterinarians can assist you with other species such as pigs, guinea pigs, rabbits, ferrets, birds, fish, and goats. Please call for pricing and availability.

AFTERCARE PRICING

Private Cremation
Pets up to 49 pounds$275
Pets 50 - 99 pounds$300
Pets 100 - 124 pounds$350
Pets 125 - 149 pounds$400
Pets 150 - 200 pounds$450

With this option, your pet is cremated privately at a licensed crematory. The ashes are contained in a lovely wooden urn with your pet's name and paw impression engraved on the top and will be returned to your primary care veterinarian in two - three weeks. They can also be made available directly from the crematory or mailed to you. 

*Pets over 150 pounds - pre-arrangement needed. 

COMMUNAL CREMATION
Pets up to 49 pounds$150
Pets 50 - 99 pounds$175
Pets 100 - 124 pounds$200
Pets 125 - 149 pounds$225
Pets 150 - 200 pounds$275

This option is for families that don't wish to have their pet's ashes returned nor wish to bury at home. Pets are respectfully cremated with other pets at a licensed crematory and ashes are scattered out to sea by the crematory. 

*Pets over 150 pounds - pre-arrangement needed. 

ADDITIONAL AFTERCARE FEES

To best honor your personal space, our doctors do not arrive with a vet technician.  Therefore, if your family has elected cremation for a pet over 30 pounds, we may ask your assistance moving your loved one after euthanasia has been performed.  If no additional help is available from friends or family to move your pet, please let our team know so that we can schedule appropriately.  The most important thing is that your loved one does not suffer, arrangements for assistance with cremation can be made at a later time. 

We are proud to offer Aquamation for aftercare in South Florida.  Click here for more information about Aquamation.  

AVAILABILITY

COVID-19 Update: We are still honored to join you in the home so that your pet can be safely surrounded by loved ones during this time.

We are here to answer your questions every day, from 7am - 11pm. Appointments are scheduled throughout the week, please call for availability. Sometimes pets take a turn for the worse overnight or in a short amount of time, so we do our best to accommodate same day appointments with a few hours notice, but cannot guarantee that. If this is a medical emergency, please contact your local veterinarian or one of the emergency clinics listed in the Local Resources section.
Meet The Doctors
Let us introduce you to the amazing hospice veterinarians in your area!

Dr. Jordan

Jordan Taheri

My first pet as a little boy was a long-haired guinea pig named Bogie.  We had hamsters in the past, but this was our first pet that was all mine, and I loved him.  So when Bogie got sick and soon passed, I was devastated.  I did not agree with my friends’ suggestions to “just get another,” because there was no other Bogie, and he was gone.  It was really at this point that I realized I was meant to be a veterinarian. 

Years later in 2010, I proudly graduated from University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.  Having worked all over the country, I now find myself back where I grew up, in Broward County.  The place that has always been home to me.  I’ll never forget the memories that Bogie and I shared, and what he meant to me.  In joining Lap of Love, I am truly humbled and honored to have the opportunity to help people and their loved ones in their greatest time of need.  We can never replace our beloved furry friends, but we can give them the loving gifts of comfortable end of life care and a peaceful passing.

Dr. Sy

Sy Woon

I was born and raised in Australia, where my parents and older brother still reside. However, my heritage is Malaysian Chinese, and my family and I would regularly visit our relatives in Malaysia which ignited my passion for travel and exploring culturally diverse cuisines. Ever since I can recall, I have had an inherent love for all animals, and a desire to help them and save their lives. As soon as I knew that a job as a Veterinarian existed, that was my sole aspiration in life!  

Growing up, it was unconventional for Asian families to have pets, and my parents who worked full time were being responsible by not giving in to this 5-year old’s persistent wishes. Yet, at 9 years of age, my parents gifted us our first (and only) family dog; a Maltese/Silky Terrier puppy whom my Father named “Nick” because we got him in the “nick” of time just prior to my birthday. Nick was the most loyal, intelligent and resilient dog you could ever meet. He brought such joy to our family and taught us all about a pet’s unconditional love. Nick meant the world to me, and intuitively comforted me if ever I was sad.  

After years of hard work and dedication, it was a dream come true to be offered a place in the University of Sydney’s veterinary degree program. During my final year, I accepted an externship at South Florida Wildlife Center, which led to my moving to the region after graduation. Since then, I have worked both in private clinics and non-profit vet hospitals. Being a veterinarian is my life's passion, and practicing veterinary medicine with the utmost compassion and my patients’ welfare as the highest priority has always been vital to me; throughout vet school, I was president of the University of Sydney Animal Welfare Society, and within the past several years have been the Florida State Representative for the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association. Hence, when it comes to the critical importance of end-of-life care, I feel privileged to have the opportunity to utilize my veterinary skills and knowledge to alleviate suffering and give pets the most respectful and peaceful goodbye possible, in the comfort of their own home.  

Our beloved Nick was 17 years old when we had to bring him to the veterinary clinic to be euthanized. He was terrified of going to vet hospitals and I truly wish we had the opportunity for him to be given a peaceful passing at home. After experiencing this personal loss, both with Nick and my sweet 3-legged cat Cinderella, I cherish being able to provide the gift of a peaceful passing to other pets. Animals have enriched my life in countless ways and are the most loyal, loving, and selfless souls. My own fur babies mean everything to me, and I adore every one of my patients I have encountered and whom I treat as my own. I am honored to help families navigate this challenging decision with dignity, empathy, and peace. 

About Jordan Taheri

My first pet as a little boy was a long-haired guinea pig named Bogie.  We had hamsters in the past, but this was our first pet that was all mine, and I loved him.  So when Bogie got sick and soon passed, I was devastated.  I did not agree with my friends’ suggestions to “just get another,” because there was no other Bogie, and he was gone.  It was really at this point that I realized I was meant to be a veterinarian. 

Years later in 2010, I proudly graduated from University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.  Having worked all over the country, I now find myself back where I grew up, in Broward County.  The place that has always been home to me.  I’ll never forget the memories that Bogie and I shared, and what he meant to me.  In joining Lap of Love, I am truly humbled and honored to have the opportunity to help people and their loved ones in their greatest time of need.  We can never replace our beloved furry friends, but we can give them the loving gifts of comfortable end of life care and a peaceful passing.

"We knew Mr. Ivan was getting up in his years already. When we found out he was sick the panic started to set in. The idea of having him put down in the coldness of the veterinary office was enough to make me sick to my stomach. Since we are in the times of covid I worried even more about what we would do when the time came. Our best friends told us about Lap of Love and I am forever grateful. When we got the news from the vet that it was Ivan's time, I called Lap of Love but was a complete wreck. I could barely get the words out. They were so kind and were able to get someone out quickly to help us through this process. Dr. Jordan was so patient and kind to us. As awful as it was to say goodbye to our beloved friend, being able to do so at home with his friends and families meant everything."

Kelly Williams
WEST PARK, Florida

"Dr. Jordon was ver kind and gentle with Mina. He was wonderful during the whole emotionally difficult process."

Rhonda Blair
South Florida, Florida

"Dr. Jordan was wonderful and was gentle with Mina."

Rhonda Blair
Florida, Florida

"I want to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Sy Woon from Lap of Love for providing amazing care and helping my sweet Lucky cross the rainbow bridge peacefully. I highly recommend Dr. Sy and we couldn't have asked for a better vet."

Maryam Ahanchi
Coconut Creek, Florida

"Dr. Sy was so kind and compassionate. She was patient with Dixie and us, giving us plenty of time to say our good byes. It was a very difficult day and a hard farewell; and I am very glad Dr. Sy was there to help us through it. I would definitely recommend Lap of Love to anyone who is facing losing their loved one. The whole ordeal was bitter sweet and while time may have come to escort Dixie onto her next journey, her passing from us was gentle and filled with love.

Thank you Dr. Sy and to everyone who does this difficult job."

Kat Shlykova
Deerfield Beach, Florida

"We chose Lap of Love because of Charlie’s littermate and our other pets. Dr Sy was amazing. Because we live in Florida and we were blessed sunny day, we were able to do everything outside in the backyard where Charlie loved to sunbathe.

Thank you so much Dr Sy and Lap of Love.

Melissa, Bob and Katy Ketterer"

Melissa Ketterer
Hollywood, Florida

LOCAL RESOURCES
Pet Life and Loss Support Services

  (954) 753-1800

Coral Springs Animal Hospital has monthly support meetings.

  (561) 434-5700

Palm Beach Veterinary Specialists has bi-monthly support meetings.

  (954) 753-1800

Coral Springs Animal Hospital

  (561) 625-9995

Veterinary Specialty Hospital of Palm Beach Gardens

SERVICE AREA
Helping families in the following areas:

We help families all across Broward County.

Pet Memorials
“Mr. Ivan was the most loving companion we could have ever hoped for. He loved us as we loved him, unconditionally. Even in his last hours, he was still concerned with comforting us. He was a huge part of our lives and our home doesn't feel like a home without him. He was ready to go, but we weren't ready to say goodbye. We will love him forever ...
Kelly Williams
February 11, 2021
“Mina was my best friend, companion and like my child at times. We could communicate and knew exactly what to expect from one another. Mina wasn’t a cuddle cat but she would show affection by butting me with her head so I would pet her or giving me a little bite or the love blink that cats do. Early on Mina would go fetch a toy mouse I would ...
Rhonda Blair
February 2, 2021
“Mina was the closest friend I ever had. More like a dog and a human, we communicated all the time and knew what to expect of each other.
Mina was part of me and I grieve unconsolably for her. I am thankful she no longer needs to suffer and hopefully she has found loved ones on the other side to comfort her there.
Part of me is missing; I hope ...
Rhonda Blair
February 2, 2021
“On January 28, 2021, at 4:45 PM I had to say goodbye to my beloved Lucky, my companion for 15 1/2 years. It was the hardest decision of my life to let him go and it will always be, but I find comfort in knowing he is no longer suffering. He was the reason I got up every morning and faced the world. He was my only joy and hope. I had no one in my ...
Maryam Ahanchi
February 1, 2021
PAYMENT OPTIONS

To make the experience as peaceful as possible, credit card over the phone (before the appointment) is generally preferred. We are also more than happy to accept a check (made to 'Lap of Love') or cash during our time with you.

Most pet insurance companies cover Lap of Love services. We are happy to help complete any paperwork needed to submit for reimbursement.

We also accept Care Credit.

Mailing Address

Lap of Love
805 N. Federal Hwy
Boynton Beach, Florida 33435

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