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.

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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.