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$100

Using phone or Skype, 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 Doctor
Let us introduce you to the amazing hospice veterinarian 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. Kimberly

Kimberly Moen

I grew up in California and Arizona. Along the way, I connected with many creatures, large and small, and they have been a core part of my life. Since I was old enough to walk, I played by butting heads with my goat Willie, rode horses with joy, and sneaked around the forest to catch a glimpse of wild deer. I even found a "secret" place for a new kitten amongst my stuffed animals so I could keep her inside the house. As a child, most of my conversations revolved around how my friends’ pets were doing. 

I formed a strong bond with my childhood dog, Katie Mae. She was a Labrador/Husky mix who sang beautifully with the coyotes at night and befriended my guinea pig, Skittles, who shared veggies with her.  We took care of each other for ten amazing years. When, Katie suffered from a systemic infection beyond treatment, it crushed me. I have endured the loss of many beloved companions over the course of my life, and deeply understand the strong the connection between an animal and a human. 

It was inevitable that I would take the Veterinarian's oath to help animals, to prevent and relieve their suffering. So, I proudly graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine after doing my clinical rotations at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. I then went on to gain experience through general practice. Now, it is my desire to support and connect with people and their beloved animals alike. Through providing in-home hospice and peaceful transitions, I achieve this goal. For me, it is a beautiful thing to offer comfort and guidance to people during their most challenging and selfless gift to their furry family members. 

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.

"Dr. Kimberly was very kind and calming for our Pooja and for us. She talked with us about Pooja's life, her diagnosis, and explained everything that she would be doing and how it would happen. It was all very peaceful. She gave us time to say our goodbyes. She was both compassionate and professional."

Vanessa Hudson
Cooper City, Florida

"Dr. Jordan was so caring and compassionate with me and with Charlotte during our last moments together. I will be forever grateful to him for his kind words and for the comfort

that he showed to us."

Liesa Berkson
Hollywood, Florida

"Nothing will ever completely take away the sting of death from the passing of a loved one, especially a pet, as they become like our children. However, if you ever need an angel in human form, then look no further then the Lap of Love Veterinarians. For us that angel came in the form of Dr. Jordan Taheri. A professional, informative, medically skilled and most definitely a comforting man to us and more importantly to our beloved Chessie. He helped us to understand that yes, we had made the right decision, something you have to feel in your heart. He made the experience of her passing as good as it could possibly be. She passed from this life with love and and with dignity."

Charlie Bolick
Pompano Beach, Florida

"Such a nice veterinarian, took the time to explain everything."

Maria Stengel
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

"Words cannot even begin to adequately express the depth of our gratitude for the genuine compassion and gentle approach from everyone at Lap of Love, particularly Dr. Kimberly Moen. Even though not having our Precious physically here with us is so deeply painful, we find immense comfort in knowing that she was able to transition so peacefully and seamlessly here in our home.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, we didn't know what to expect or even if Lap of Love would come out. However, they were incredibly sensitive and accommodating, adhering to all CDC guidelines. 

Precious chose where she wanted to transition and Dr. Kimberly Moen so kindly honored that. As my husband would say, she passed where she wanted to be most... Laying on top of me with my arms wrapped around her and her head on my shoulder. My husband was holding us and our other beloved kitty was able to say goodbye to her special friend and sister.

From the bottom of my heart, thank you. Each time I start to feel the emptiness of her not being here to partake in our daily routine together, I feel the emotional imprint of holding her during her last breaths and it brings me such peace and comfort. We cherish those final moments and could not have asked for anything more."

Candice and Mike Bloom
Boca Raton, Florida

"Dr. Kim was amazing and very professional. Thank you beyond measure for your kindness, comfort, compassion and for allowing us to put our amazing, loving Canela to eternal rest in the comfort of home, surrounded by love, with no pain, being frightened and with absolute dignity. You are priceless and we are eternally grateful to you."

Paula Jostad
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
“Pooja was the best kitty! We’ve had and still have some very fine kitties that we love but this girl was amazing. She was special, and I think she knew it. She was only eight years old, so her loss feels especially unfair. We only had a few months with her after we found out she had lymphoma. The excellent care she received from her regular ...
Vanessa Hudson
September 25, 2020
“To my beautiful and sweet Charlotte 🌺
You were my little buddy...I could always count on you to be there for me. I will miss not having you by my side. We had so much fun together, and I will forever cherish our trips to the garden store together, playing frisbee with you, and our long walks together. You were a ray of sunshine and a ball of ...
Liesa Berkson
September 20, 2020
“"Chessie" from the first glance, was, is and always will be the love of our lives. In the forty-five years of our marriage, Chessie was the only dog we've ever shared our lives with and now in our mid-seventies, she may prove to be the one and only.”
Charlie Bolick
September 16, 2020
“Everyone used to tell me they wanted to take her, she was the sweetest most affection purring kitty. My pretty girl, best baby nanny, and forever loved.”
Maria Stengel
September 12, 2020
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

Owned and Operated

This Lap of Love location is owned and operated by Dr. Mary Gardner

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