100% Private Individual Same Day Cremation: $195.00 (Includes a wood urn – shown below – several sizes – engraving $50 per side)
Only your pet is placed in the crematory for the entire duration of the cremation. If the cremation is started early enough in the day (2 PM), the ashes could be picked up that same day, otherwise on the next business day. Private pet cremation’s are performed Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 4:30 PM. Evening and Weekend cremations need to be scheduled and are by availability.
WE CANNOT BEGIN TO DESCRIBE HOW DIFFERENT WE ARE THAN LEAVING YOUR PET WITH THE VET AFTER EUTHANASIA. IF YOUR PET COULD DECIDE, THEY WOULD CHOOSE OUR CREMATION EVERY TIME. WE HOLD PETS TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS, THEY ARE TREATED LIKE OUR OWN FAMILY IN OUR CARE.
Euthanasia: $320.00 At your home (within metro) or our location in our Family Room
The decision to euthanize your pet will be extremely hard to make, but one that is a forever gift to your pet. We strongly recommend in home euthanasia vs. bringing your pet to the vet, so that your pet doesn’t have to stress about getting in the car and going to the vet. Usually pets are weak and in a tough spot and shouldn’t be moved at that time. For that reason, we are able to schedule a veterinarian to come to your home or come to our location to perform the euthanasia in privacy.
After the euthanasia, allow the vet to leave so that you can have time with your pet before either bringing them in for cremation, or having our staff member transport them for cremation. Most pet owners need some time, and we’ve been in that spot too. Take as much time as you need and let us know when you are ready. Once back at our location, the cremation begins immediately, 100% Privately, and ashes are available as early as a couple hours later.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ALMOST ALL VETS USE A CREMATORY THAT CREMATES PETS IN GROUPS AND THE WAIT TIME CAN BE WEEKS JUST FOR THE CREMATION TO START? THEY CALL THIS OPTION “SEPARATE” BECAUSE ANIMALS ARE “SEPARATELY” PLACED INSIDE… BOGUS! WE THINK THIS IS UNETHICAL, DISTASTEFUL AND NOT WHAT THE PET OWNER THINKS HAPPENS… OUR CREMATION TAKES PLACE IMMEDIATELY, NOT BAGGING OR FREEZING EVER. CALL YOUR VET AND ASK THEM WHAT THEIR CREMATION PROCESS IS, AND HOW LONG YOUR PET MAY HAVE TO STAY AT THE CLINIC BEFORE EVEN BEING PICKED UP, YOU WILL BE SHOCKED.
In the event that we are not able to arrange for home euthanasia, your next best option is to ask your regular veterinarian if you can come in at a time when no other pets are present, just to avoid stress to both you and your pet. Then, following the euthanasia, bring them directly to our location for cremation. Most likely the vet will try and convince you that they can help with the cremation, but them helping vs. us helping is night and day. To ensure the most ethical handling and cremation and knowing that you are only getting your pets ashes back, you tell the vet that you are using Pet Cremation Services and will take your pet to us directly.
MOST CLINICS HAVE A FREEZER, AND WHEN YOU LEAVE THEIR CLINIC, YOUR PET IS PLACED IN A PLASTIC BAG AND PLACED IN FREEZER. UP TO A WEEK LATER THEY ARE FINALLY PICKED UP AND BROUGHT TO A CREMATORY IN SOUTH SAINT PAUL WHERE THEY ARE ALL CREMATED IN GROUPS. THE ASHES ULTIMATELY GET BROUGHT BACK TO THE CLINIC AND YOU GET CALLED SOMETIMES TWO WEEKS LATER THAT YOU CAN PICK UP THE ASHES… AGAIN, CALL YOUR VET, THIS IS WHAT THEY DO… SO INSTEAD OF LEAVING YOUR PET WITH THEM, AFTER THEY HAVE PASSED, BRING THEM DIRECTLY TO OUR LOCATION IN EDINA.
We have an “Family Goodbye” Room, so that you may have time to privately say goodbye to your pet for the last time. Most families bring their pet directly to our office/crematory after the death. Saying a final goodbye is very hard. We have a calm, private room whre pet owners can have time to hug and say a final goodbye to their loved pet. There is no extra cost to spend some time in this room before the cremation starts. Families using this area for euthanasia will also have a corridor and hallway area in privacy with the vet.
Please let us know ahead of time if you wish to be present at the start of the cremation so we can guarantee availability of the crematory at the time you arrive.
5249 W 73rd St., Suite F
Edina, MN 55439
On availability, our staff is able to transport your pet from their place of death. Most people elect to transport their pet directly to our location themselves, understandably this can be a tough final drive.
- Pick up and transport within Hennepin County: $125.00
- Transportation outside Hennepin County: $125.00 + $3.00 per mile
Urns: A maple wood urn is included, other urns are available starting at $30.00
We have a large selection of pet urns in various sizes, necklace pendants and other memorials. See our products page.
Engraving: $50.00 per side – Applique $35.00 – Customize an urn with Engraving and an applique.
Scattering of Ashes: $35.00
After Hours & Weekend Cremation:
We are available to help by appointment, call us to arrange transportation or drop off time. 952-925-1234. In some cases we may not be able to accommodate evenings and nights, in which case we will help arrange for as early as possible the next day.