What if my pet dies at home?

Dealing with a pet dying at home

If your pet suddenly dies at home, and your vet is unavailable, Patch and Purr offers 24-hour phone service and support on 1300 XXX XXX.

How much does your pet cremation service cost?

Pricing explained

Pricing information is available on our pricing page or you can call us or request an information packet. You can alternatively speak with your Vet, be sure to ask which crematory facility is used and if they provide a choice of crematories. It is your pet so the choice ultimately belongs to you.

Regardless of how much you plan ahead, you can never foresee what will happen when your pet dies.

You may feel a myriad of emotions, from denial to anger, sadness and desperation. At Patch & Purr, we’re here to support you when your loyal friend is no longer by your side.

Whether your pet dies unexpectedly at home or as a result of a planned euthanasia process, the grief of losing your best friend is always the same.

Explore our guides below for dealing with the unexpected, navigating the aftermath and the practicalities of your pet’s passing.


When a Pet Dies

When a Pet Dies at Home

What to do (and not to do) when your pet passes away at home, including moving the body, what to do with other pets and how to cope in the moment.

When a Pet Dies at the Vet

Whether as a result of a planned euthanasia procedure or following a problematic operation, here’s what to do if your pet dies at the vet clinic. 

Frequently Asked Questions

If you’ve got any questions about pet cremation, choosing an urn or vet support, take a look at our FAQs to find the answer.