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End of Life Care


At Coaldale Pet Clinic, we offer multiple after-care options including ink and clay paw impressions, private or communal cremation and ash resin art. Please call us if you would like to talk more about what options might be right for you.


Saying goodbye to a companion is one of the saddest things a pet owner will be faced with. Planning for your pet’s end of life can be overwhelming, but our staff is here for you to answer your questions and guide you through the process.  We will make every attempt to help your pet have a peaceful passing with you by their side in our private comfort room, or if you choose, in the comfort of your own home. If you are struggling with this decision, please call us at (403) 345-5200 to schedule a quality of life visit.

Our Story

Dr. Melissa Wallace has always been dedicated to providing compassionate and caring end-of-life services for the pets and furry friends of Coaldale Pet Clinic. In 2022 after the loss of 2 elderly canine companions, she pursued continuing education to become accredited through the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC) to become the first certified hospice and palliative vet in the Lethbridge Region. It is her goal and passion to help pet owners through an unbearably difficult time and to assist their pets with a peaceful journey over the rainbow bridge.