header image

Memorial Posts & Testimonials

click arrows to download full hand written Testimonials

Miss Merlin

Thank you for your wonderful, humane & compassionate service for our beloved kitty, Miss Merlin. She was 17 and was ready - there was no way I could have driven anywhere. I also very much appreciate the thoughtful service to be able to text to make an appointment - as it is very hard to talk when blubbering. The Phoenix Family

Presley

I thank God I found Dr. Cornelius and dr. Spade. She was my saving grace. Presley was a 12 y/o golden who was dealing with 2 previous knee surgeries and severe arthritis. She helped me give him a better quality of life and the courage to know when it was time to let go. Such a caring staff. Dr. Spade helped my family including my kids and cats deal with Presley's loss. The hardest time in our life was made tolerable. We all feel at peace and will forever be grateful for dr. Spade! ❤❤❤ I would recommend them to anyone. How did I ever function without them? So blessed Jennifer B

Ronny

As a volunteer for Miniature Schnauzer Rescue of Houston, we get many requests from shelters and individuals to take homeless, injured, and hurting pets. A week ago, we picked up Ronny, a 13 year old schnauzer with terminal metastatic lung cancer who had been taken to a shelter in Corpus after his human mom passed away in February. My husband and I brought him into our home as a Forever Foster forMSRH. I contacted Dr. Cornelius, who came out and evaluated Ronny. As much as we all prayed for a miracle, it wasn't to be. Dr. Cornelius came back out today to help Ronny on his journey to the Rainbow Bridge. I am so thankful we didn't have to traumatize him by taking him to a noisy clinic for his final moments and were instead able to be with him in the comfort of our home as he passed. We will forever be grateful for the compassion and thoughtfulness shown to us by Dr. Cornelius in Ronny's time of need. Bless you for all you do for pets and their parents!

Patches

I can't thank you enough for taking care of our sweet Patches today. Your professionalism and compassion were greatly appreciated during this very difficult time. Thank you for your sincerity and understanding as we laughed and cried during the process remembering our sweet girl! I am so glad we found out about your service...You will be highly recommended! The Butler Family

Bella

Thank you, Dr. Cornelius for coming to my home to send our Bella off in peace. You and Joanna were so kind - especially holding my son while I needed time to say goodbye. I appreciate it so very much.

Katy

I want to say thank you from the bottom of my heart for your services. Helping me understand the process and having to say goodbye to my beloved Katy. Taking your time and all your kind words. The packet you gave me had helped so much. I'm so glad we could do this at home verse a vet office.

Hubert

Dr. Cornelius came to our home the end of last September to put down our beloved 18 year old medium sized dog Hubert and we wanted her to know that his peaceful and gentle death was a truly fitting end for his long and good life - well, he did one time in his youth nip the postman, but all of us have something we regret - although I don't know that he much regretted it.   The fact that we didn't have to put him in the car, drive to the vet, lift him out of the car, put him on a metal table and then put him down has made our memories of him wonderful from start to finish. Dr. Cornelius is performing a wonderful service to all of us who dearly love our pets and want their end to be as good as their lives have been. We'll never not miss sweet Hubert but we'll also always feel good about his life from start to finish. One last amazing aside regarding Hubert. You probably don't recall but you carefully wrapped Hubert and we immediately drove to our Hill Country place to bury him on the hill behind the house. The sun was setting by the time we finished and we looked up and saw this full rainbow in the sky. We realize it was a complete coincidence but nevertheless we allowed ourselves to believe that God was welcoming Hubert home. This note is late in being written but no less heartfelt, Suzanne & Dan K

Daemon

Dr. Cornelius, it’s been a year since you came to our house to help us say goodbye to our big boy, Daemon. You performed a wonderful service for which we are very grateful. I still miss him terribly but take comfort in knowing that he went peacefully, at home overlooking his kingdom, and in the arms of those who loved him. I realize this note is being written late, but no less heartfelt. This picture was from our last early morning walk; at the time it looked to me as if God was calling him home (and oddly enough, you were schedule to come later that day). Thank you again for everything you did for both Daemon and us. I also want to thank you for recommending Cay Dalrymple w/ Houston Pet Cremation - Paws Memorial Service . You both were wonderful.  Sincerely, Leslie R

Bodhi

So Last Wishes In-Home Pet Hospice and Euthanasia came to our house this morning to put my big old Bodhi to sleep. My sweet sweet boy~Nightbarker, Ribstealer~left this world in the familiarity and comfort of his own home, with his humans and cat surrounding him. Pete & I loved on and petted him to the very end, and he passed peacefully and without incident. Thank you all for reaching out, it made a very difficult situation more bearable knowing we had so much love and intention coming our way. Thank you Last Wishes for your kindness and compassion, and your priceless gift of making a house call and saving our boy the trauma and terror of having to go some place awful when he already felt so bad. Hug and love your loved ones~human and other~because you CAN.~~ Ohm Mani Padme Ohm~~

Archie

I appreciate how quickly you helped me ... the kindness and gentleness you showed Archie and me will never be forgotten.

In-Home Euthanasia

A Gentle Goodbye
in the Comfort of Home

Serving the city of Houston and surrounding communities

Daytime, weekend, and holiday appointments available, 8am - 6pm.