Sadly, due to deteriorating health, advanced age and debilitation, chronic uncontrolled pain, or other reasons, our pets may need to be euthanized, or "put to sleep". Circle Veterinary Clinic provides support for this difficult decision through careful consideration and consultation between the family and our compassionate veterinarians. This service is provided in the most humane manner possible by first giving a calming sedative. Then, when it has achieved its effect, gently placing an intravenous catheter and administering a drug specifically for this purpose. The veterinarian is the only one administering this drug to ensure its effectiveness. Owners, of course, may choose to remain with their pet throughout the procedure. Once your pet has passed away, you may order a memorial paw print or cremation services with the option of having the ashes returned to you. These services are offered through our long-time arrangement with Delaware Pet Cremations, located here in the Wilmington area.