Owner-Requested Euthanasia

PCAS offers low-cost humane euthanasia for pets of Pasco County residents. This service is available during normal operating hours at the shelter. Owners must be 18 or older and provide a valid form of photo identification. PCAS requires any pets with microchips to have their microchip information traced prior to providing the requested service. 

Owners are not allowed to be present during the euthanasia process. All euthanasia services are performed by state-certified staff in accordance with state laws. PCAS reserves the right to refuse this service for any reason.

Humane Euthanasia Only - $35.00
Communal Cremation Fee - $35.00*

* Owners not choosing remains returned to them for burial or selecting private cremation must pay the communal cremation fee.

We understand the difficulties that come with making a quality of life decision. Listed below are several tools meant to assist you. Ultimately, you know your pet best and these tools are meant to help you evaluate your pet’s qualify of life.

Ohio State article for how to when it is time to say goodbye