Shelton Veterinary Care

1250 Amos Road
Shelbyville, IN 46176



End Of Life


End Of Life - dog on wooden steps


Is it time?

Although it is often very difficult to make this decision for a beloved pet, it is also a final act of kindness to prevent your pet from suffering further.  You might be struggling with how to tell whether the time has come.  Or you might have questions about what to expect or about your options for after care. 

Please don’t hesitate to call us to discuss what you’re going through.  We are here to help.  

We hope the following article will help as you think about these difficult issues.

Assessing Quality of Life and Making Difficult Decisions for Your Pet is an excellent resource from Ohio State University Veterinary College.

It can be downloaded here:

Difficult Decisions Brochure