Veterinary Resources from Chartiers Custom Pet Cremation

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Veterinarians providing in-home care and euthanasia, and emergency hospitals in the Pittsburgh area.

Veterinarians Providing In-home Care and Euthanasia

Often families are not aware that local veterinarians will come to your home to provide in home euthanasia services. Each practice is a little different in the types of services they provide, so it is best that you call the practice directly if this is what you would want.

Dr. Barbara Karner, Dr. Mary Ann Bender and Dr. Dave Scherer
Pet Loss At Home
Contact (877) 219-4811
Serves over 60 mile radius of Pittsburgh
Available Mon. – Sun 8a – 8p, often available within 1-3 hours however scheduling 24 hours in advance is greatly appreciated

Dr. Tamara Padgelek, DVM
Pgh Pets At Home Mobile Vet Services
Contact (412) 346-1177
Service area up to 2 hours radius of Pittsburgh
Same day appointments available, does not need to meet the pet prior to euthanasia, also providing hospice service.

Dr. Marina Siegert
Bethel Park Animal Clinic
104 Broughton Road
Bethel Park, PA 15102
(412) 595-7843

Please call Dr. Siegert for her availability to come to your home to provide euthanasia service..

Dr. Nancy Ruffing
Gentle Journey Veterinary Hospice
(412) 801-1071
www.gentlejourneyvet.comPittsburgh area

Mon thru Fri 9-6, Sat 9-Noon

Dr. Ruffing will provide euthanasia service for families who have not previously used her service. Her practice is devoted to assisting families who have chosen to provide life support services for families with terminally ill pets.

Dr. David Ruble
Vet to Pet
(412) 496-7779

50 mile radius of Pittsburgh

Mon thru Fri 9am thru 5pm

Dr. Ruble will provide euthanasia service for families who have not previously used his service. Emergency euthanasia services may be available.

Dr. Linkenheimer
River Valley Veterinary Hospital
(724) 274-5575

Pittsburgh area

Mon/Thu after 7pm, Tues/Wed after 5pm, Fri/Sat after 1pm

Dr. Linkenheimer will try to provide euthanasia service for families who have not previously used his service.

Dr Barbara Smith
House Call Veterinary Services
(412) 278-2111

South Hills & city area
Mon thru Sat 9am-7pm

Dr. Smith will provide euthanasia service only for families who have an established relationship with her practice.  She provides routine veterinary care to your pet in your home.

Emergency Veterinary Services

When a pet becomes ill late in the evening or on a weekend, families are often at a loss as to where to take their pet for care. The following list provides information on practices that are open 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week/365 days a year.

Northview Animal Hospital
223 Siebert Road, Pittsburgh 15237
(412) 364-5353
Comprehensive services yet small enough for families to feel comfortable. Many state of the art diagnostic and treatment services.

Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center (PVSEC)
807 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
(412) 366-3400
Pittsburgh Veterinary and Specialty Emergency Care. Large multifaceted veterinary center with most specialities.

4224 Northern Pike, Monroeville, PA 15146
(412) 373-4200
24 Hour Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital for Dogs and Cats

Met Vet West
5309 Campbells Run Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15205
(412) 788-6400
All Animal Services, Veterinary Medicine


Chartiers Custom Pet Cremation
Phone: 412-220-7800
442 Washington Avenue Bridgeville, Pennsylvania 15017