PRICING AND INFORMATION

All services are provided in the comfort of your home.

APPOINTMENT PRICING

EUTHANASIA$325

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$425

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 extended travel (see Service Area below), holidays ($50 - $100), pets over 99 lbs, appointments outside normal business hours when arranged (normal business hours are 9:00am - 5:00pm), 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$250
Pets 50 - 99 pounds$275
Pets 100 - 124 pounds$325
Pets 125 - 149 pounds$375
Pets 150 - 200 pounds$425

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$125
Pets 50 - 99 pounds$150
Pets 100 - 124 pounds$175
Pets 125 - 149 pounds$200
Pets 150 - 200 pounds$250

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
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. Tiffany

Tiffany Matheson

Growing up in rural Oklahoma I had many pets, some of which included dogs, cats, fish, rabbits, and even pigs.  I spent nearly all my time with them or reading about them and when I was only five years old I told my parents that I wanted to be a veterinarian.

For my 16th birthday I got a Dalmatian puppy named Molly.  Molly was my baby, and she was with me through high school, undergraduate college, and vet school. During my final year of vet school though, Molly became ill with chronic liver disease and 2 days after graduation I had to make the decision to let her go.  This was my first time having to make that decision and while it was very difficult I was thankful that I was able to give Molly the gift of ending her pain.

Throughout the past 9 years while working as a Veterinarian, I have helped many people say goodbye to their babies and I feel privileged to have been able to give them a peaceful and loving last memory.

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. 

Dr. Blaine

Blaine Brennock

I was born and raised in Palm Beach County, FL and as a young child, whenever I was asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, my answer was always a Veterinarian. My passion for animals led me to attend the University of Florida for my undergraduate and Veterinary degrees. After I graduated from The University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, I worked in corporate and private practice in the Orlando area for several years before moving back home to Palm Beach County.  

In my time practicing, I have grown to love client interactions and developing solutions to help strengthen the human-animal bond. I pride myself on providing the most up-to-date medical knowledge and care to allow my patients to live a great quality of life. One area where this plays an important role is end of life and hospice care. One memory that I've always carried with me is that of losing my childhood best friend and cat, Stoney. My family had him since I was born; we grew up together and were great companions. When we were both 17, I took my beloved friend and companion to our veterinarian as he wasn't feeling well. Unfortunately, my best friend was very sick, and he didn't come back home with me that night. My final memory of him was one where he was placed on a cold, sterile table and he became so stressed during this time that he passed away before the veterinarian could help him transition. Although, I know the vet was doing his best, I couldn't help but think that Stoney would have been more comfortable in our home. This memory has stuck with me for my entire career and inspired me to join the Lap of Love family. Honoring a loved one by giving them a dignified last day is what I would have loved for my best friend, so I am honored to be able to give this gift to others.  

When I am not helping families and their furry companions, I am often enjoying family time, running, going to beaches and parks, or on vacation. I currently reside with my fur family that consists of one dog (Kiara) and two crazy cats (Windsor and Aurora). 

About Tiffany Matheson

Growing up in rural Oklahoma I had many pets, some of which included dogs, cats, fish, rabbits, and even pigs.  I spent nearly all my time with them or reading about them and when I was only five years old I told my parents that I wanted to be a veterinarian.

For my 16th birthday I got a Dalmatian puppy named Molly.  Molly was my baby, and she was with me through high school, undergraduate college, and vet school. During my final year of vet school though, Molly became ill with chronic liver disease and 2 days after graduation I had to make the decision to let her go.  This was my first time having to make that decision and while it was very difficult I was thankful that I was able to give Molly the gift of ending her pain.

Throughout the past 9 years while working as a Veterinarian, I have helped many people say goodbye to their babies and I feel privileged to have been able to give them a peaceful and loving last memory.

"Dr. Blaine was amazing he is a very special person. He made a difficult time as easy as possible. He took good care of Buddie and us!"

Matthew Westerfield
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

"As any pet parent knows putting your beloved animal to sleep is the hardest decision! Lap of Love was amazing, sending me materials on Osteosarcoma so I knew what to watch for and be prepared for, supporting me when I wasn't sure if it was time and then finally sending someone when it was time! Dr. Tiffany was amazing... patient and kind to all of us and Bella and made what is so hard and sad as painless as possible! No words can describe how appreciative we are!"

Hilary Lynch
Village of Golf, Florida

"Dr. Tiffany was wonderful. She was gentle, patient and kind. She answered all my questions and put my mind at ease. I was very grateful for her care at this challenging time."

Alexandra Van Horn
Boca Raton, Florida

"Dr. Kimberly was calm, reassuring and concerned. She evaluated Max and listened carefully to our observations. The actual procedure was quick and painless and peaceful. Max was handled with care throughout and we were given as much time as needed with him."

Marcia Truitt
Pembroke Pines, Florida

"Dr. Kimberly Moen came to our home to help our nearly 16 year old dog Duffy die with dignity, love and peace. The process is so difficult and it is very important that someone travels to you who can answer questions, hear your needs, and provide compassion and care. Thank you Dr. Kimberly for helping us. We will never forget you."

Sheila Osgood
Boynton Beach, Florida

"Special thanks to Dr. Blaine Brennock, he was very compassionate during this difficult time. I know my little baby passed peacefully. My baby was just a little guy and was sleeping on his little bed in his favorite room, the kitchen, and Dr Blaine got down on the floor beside him and comforted him and performed the transition right there. It was so peaceful. I knew he was gone when Dr. Blaine said "he's earned his wings"."

Gary Hogan
Jupiter, 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 - West Palm Beach

  (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:

Broward County

All cities

Palm Beach County

All cities

All cities in Palm Beach county.

Pet Memorials
“She wasn’t just a dog to me she was my ❤️Buddie ❤️ forever and always. I know that she is waiting for me in my mansion in Heaven. She gave me joy when I needed it most. She gave so much love to me and I gave a lot of love to her back. I will see you soon. ❤️🐾🌹”
Matthew Westerfield
April 4, 2020
“It's been a week since Bella went on to greener pastures! I know she is up in heaven free of pain and able to run and play like she used to! We all adjusting to our new normal including her sister. Had to be the hardest process of watching her fade as the cancer took it's toll! She was so brave, braver then me. We were lucky to have her as part ...
Hilary Lynch
March 23, 2020
“Spencer was such a sweet little guy. I nicknamed him “baby dog”... he was sweet to every human! He was mainly a ‘couch potato’ ... He wasn’t a fan of long walks. But just a gentle, quiet companion.”
Alexandra Van Horn
March 16, 2020
“Sweet is the adjective to best describe Max. He never met a soul he did not like. He loved cookies and his long evening walks. As he aged he was happy to ride in his stroller just as long as he got his walk. Max travelled across the country several times and was a terrific companion. During his early years he was a therapy dog and visited the ...
Marcia Truitt
March 11, 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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