PRICING AND INFORMATION

All services are provided in the comfort of your home.

APPOINTMENT PRICING

EUTHANASIA $250

Includes a discussion with the veterinarian, medication to ensure comfort, gentle euthanasia, pawprint impression keepsake, lock of fur, and Lap of Love's Eternal Pawprints booklet. The additional cost for the varied cremation services are detailed in the Aftercare Pricing section.

VETERINARY HOSPICE$350

Includes a brief 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.

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 guinea pigs, rabbits, ferrets, chickens and fish. Call for pricing and availability.

AFTERCARE PRICING

PRIVATE CREMATION
Pets up to 39 pounds$250
Pets 40 - 99 pounds$275
Pets 100 - 149 pounds$315
Pets 150 - 200 pounds$365

With this option, your pet is cremated privately at a licensed crematory. The ashes are contained in a lovely wooden urn with an engraved nameplate and will be returned to your primary care veterinarian within two weeks. They can also be made available directly from the crematory or mailed to you.

COMMUNAL CREMATION
Pets up to 39 pounds$150
Pets 40 - 99 pounds$175
Pets 100 - 149 pounds$215
Pets 150 - 200 pounds$265

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 interred in an ossuary at a peaceful pet cemetery.

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 additional help is needed outside what is available in the home, we may request that the crematory come to assist us.  In this case, an additional fee will be needed to cover their charge. 

AVAILABILITY
We are here to answer your questions every day, from 6am - 10pm. 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. Lisa

Lisa Rodin

I grew up in California in a house that always had pets - dogs, cats, guinea pigs and even rats. From an early age, I had an affinity towards animals and science. When my parents got me a Dachshund puppy, Joey, for my 11th birthday I officially made the decision to become a veterinarian. Joey was my constant companion and support through turbulent teenage years and made the move with me when I went to Whitworth University in Spokane, WA. I met my husband there and we got married shortly before I started applying to veterinary schools. Joey moved with us to West Lafayette, IN where my husband and I both continued our educations at Purdue University.   

During our time at Purdue, we welcomed more pets into our home: the sweetest Labrador, Rosie and three cats - Orion, Riku, and Goliath. It was also while in Indiana, in my third year of veterinary school, when I had my most memorable experience with pet loss. Joey was sitting next to me on the couch while I studied and in an instant, he was gone. While I was devastated to lose my devoted companion, I was also thankful that he went quickly and without suffering. However, I know that this was a relatively rare outcome for a pet.  About a year later we made the difficult, but good, decision to provide a peaceful passing to our sweet Rosie, who had developed cancer for the second time.  I remember being so thankful for the loving veterinarians at the teaching hospital that supported me through that decision and surrounded us while they helped her to pass quietly and without pain.   

After earning my Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, I worked in a small animal general practice. Over time, my family grew and we moved around until finally settling in Oklahoma City with two boys and two cats. Working in small animal general practice was fulfilling and enjoyable in many ways and during my years in practice, I developed an unexpected appreciation for the peace and stillness that comes into a room when a family says goodbye to their loved one. In the midst of the busyness of general practice, suddenly everything slowed down and I got to hear about the family and all the fun adventures they have had with their pet. Together we would give their pet the last best gift we could: to let them pass peacefully and without any more suffering. Through Lap of Love, it is my mission to provide the same compassion and guidance to families as they navigate the muddy waters of end of life care for their pets and it would be my honor to help you and your family during your time of need. 

About Lisa Rodin

I grew up in California in a house that always had pets - dogs, cats, guinea pigs and even rats. From an early age, I had an affinity towards animals and science. When my parents got me a Dachshund puppy, Joey, for my 11th birthday I officially made the decision to become a veterinarian. Joey was my constant companion and support through turbulent teenage years and made the move with me when I went to Whitworth University in Spokane, WA. I met my husband there and we got married shortly before I started applying to veterinary schools. Joey moved with us to West Lafayette, IN where my husband and I both continued our educations at Purdue University.   

During our time at Purdue, we welcomed more pets into our home: the sweetest Labrador, Rosie and three cats - Orion, Riku, and Goliath. It was also while in Indiana, in my third year of veterinary school, when I had my most memorable experience with pet loss. Joey was sitting next to me on the couch while I studied and in an instant, he was gone. While I was devastated to lose my devoted companion, I was also thankful that he went quickly and without suffering. However, I know that this was a relatively rare outcome for a pet.  About a year later we made the difficult, but good, decision to provide a peaceful passing to our sweet Rosie, who had developed cancer for the second time.  I remember being so thankful for the loving veterinarians at the teaching hospital that supported me through that decision and surrounded us while they helped her to pass quietly and without pain.   

After earning my Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, I worked in a small animal general practice. Over time, my family grew and we moved around until finally settling in Oklahoma City with two boys and two cats. Working in small animal general practice was fulfilling and enjoyable in many ways and during my years in practice, I developed an unexpected appreciation for the peace and stillness that comes into a room when a family says goodbye to their loved one. In the midst of the busyness of general practice, suddenly everything slowed down and I got to hear about the family and all the fun adventures they have had with their pet. Together we would give their pet the last best gift we could: to let them pass peacefully and without any more suffering. Through Lap of Love, it is my mission to provide the same compassion and guidance to families as they navigate the muddy waters of end of life care for their pets and it would be my honor to help you and your family during your time of need. 

"We’re deeply thankful for home hospice caregiver Lap of Love & Dr. Lisa for her caring support today. She was kind & gentle; & loved on our sweet boy. Chip was able to leave this world in peace with his family, in the comfort of our home; & his comfy bed, favorite blankie, his dragon as his favorite toy, & his Christmas bone that he never chews, just likes to hold. I’ll send more later about this amazing organization. For now, we thank everyone for their texts, calls, love, and support during this difficult time."

Melissa & James Huelsman-Kerns
Moore, Oklahoma

"Thank you Dr. Lisa for your Compassion we really appreciate how kind and caring you were with our Rufus. I have told everyone how peaceful it was to have you come to our house.

Thank you again!"

SHERRI MYERS
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

"Dear Dr Lisa,

My family and I really appreciate your caring for our Snickers during her last moments. I really didn’t know what to expect, but you explained everything in such a loving manner I immediately knew it was going to be okay.

I am truly blessed to have a loving family and we are truly blessed to have found you through Lap of Love. ❤️"


Edmond, Oklahoma

"Dr. Lisa,

Thank you so much for your assistance with Lucky. I have been dreading that moment for what seems like years now. Hes been by my side my entire adult life, I honestly can't really remember a major life event that wasnt shared with him. Hes been my only child/best friend for almost 15 years. It's going to be hard but I want you to know how much comfort I got from being able to see him leave this world so comfortably. I honestly believe that alleviated so much stress and anxiety I had about the situation as a whole. I will miss him the rest of my life, but he was ready, and I am SO grateful you were able to provide us such a wonderful experience. I am forever grateful to you and everyone at Lap of Love. I hope you are very proud of the work that you do. I never in a million years thought Lucky passing away could be so pleasant. Thank you, thank you, so much. ❤"


Yukon, Oklahoma

"Dr. Lisa was amazing . She walked in and immediately sat cross legged on the floor by Sophie’s bed and began soothing her and loving on her.

Dr. Lisa gently walked us through this sad process step by step and allowed us to grieve well along the way.

She made this lose easier to handle and our memory is sweet because Sophie was made comfortable.

The follow up messages were a help with healing too.

Thank you from our hearts Dr. Lisa."

Kathy Dowling
Edmond, Oklahoma

"Thank you for the kind words and thoughts. We so appreciate your tender compassion for Sasha and we were relieved to see her go so peacefully. She was a part of our lives for 15 years and she will be a part of our hearts forever.

We are so grateful to you for helping us get thru a very sad day.

Thanks again."


Edmond, Oklahoma

LOCAL RESOURCES
Pet Life and Loss Support Services
Pet Loss Support

  (405) 672-2625

Pet Loss Counselor - Virginia Miller, MHR

  (405) 947-8387

Neel Veterinary Hospital

Pet Loss Support

  (800) 946-4646

ASPCA National Pet Loss Hotline

  (405) 631-7828

Animal Emergency Center

SERVICE AREA
Helping families in the following areas:

Our veterinarian proudly serves Oklahoma City. Due to the expansive area covered, there may be a travel fee of $30-$75 based on your location. 

Pet Memorials
“There’s a 75-lb hole in our heavy hearts tonight. 1/4 of our little family went to Heaven today. Our big, yellow dog, my Chip crossed the Rainbow Bridge at 5:36PM. It’s hard to summarize nearly 14 years of Life with this amazing gift from God that was our family member. His presence in our lives truly encompassed more than words. He has been a ...
Melissa & James Huelsman-Kerns
March 19, 2020
“Our sweet Rufus you gave us so much joy and happiness we will miss you so much.”
SHERRI MYERS
March 12, 2020
“Prayer good bye
Thank you God for our Yoshi
What a blessing she has been
Prepare the celebration and rally all the friends
Calling all the angels to walk her to your side
Because of You she’s made whole
Now Light and Grace is her guide
Our earthly bodies grieve the loss
Our hearts may never mend
But the gift of comfort by your hand ...
Traci Mitchell
December 24, 2019
“We are still learning to live without our sweet boy Dusty. He came into our life as a rescue but left as a family member. He was a gift that in the end reminded us to love more deeply. Our home will never be the same without him. What a blessing it was to have the opportunity to bring Laps of Love into our home and offer the care he deserved. We ...
Scott & Terri Lindell
December 8, 2019
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
PO Box 6691
Edmond, Oklahoma 73083

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