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Dr Marchi is here to assist you and your beloved pet with the highest quality end of life care when you need it most.

Additional Fees

To be added for special circumstances, and can be combined.

Travel - There are no travel fees within 20 miles from the business address, as per Google maps. Click the address below to find an estimate of mileage:

1117 E Artesia blvd, Long Beach, CA 90805

0-20 miles - No charge

21-25 miles - $50

26-30 miles - $125

31-35 miles - $200

$100 for each additional 5 miles beyond 35

If your pet has passed away or if you change your mind before I arrive, you will not be charged any euthanasia fees. Instead, there will be a $100 travel fee, in addition to any aftercare you wish and other fees as listed above.

Remains pickup - If you only wish for me to pick up your pet's remains, there is a fee in addition to your desired cremation option. We do NOT offer remains pickup from 8PM - 9AM.

$100 - Monday-Friday, 9AM-6PM

$150 - Monday-Thursday, 6PM-8PM (Afterhours)

$150 - Saturday, Sunday, 9AM-6PM

$200 - Friday-Sunday, 6PM-8PM (Afterhours)

Aggression and Feral Cats - $200

If you as the owner are unable to have reasonable control of your pet or cannot at least get a muzzle placed, then you should expect this charge. Please advise us beforehand if you think special handling or an extra technician will be required. We are able to work with most pets, but for situations where we are genuinely worried about our safety, we will reserve the right to refuse service and refer you to your local animal control.

Holidays - $200 - Emergency service only

 - Easter

 - Memorial Day

 - Independence Day

 - Labor Day

 - Thanksgiving

 - Christmas

 - New Years

Bounced Checks - $50

Hold remains for decision on aftercare - at the time of our service we will collect the amount for the communal cremation charge for your pet's weight. Any difference will be refunded or collected depending on your decision.

0-20 lbs .......... $20

21-40 lbs ........ $40

41-80 lbs ........ $60

81-120 lbs....... $85

121-160 lbs .... $115

161+ lbs ......... $150

Your pet's remains will be held at our facility while you make your own aftercare arrangements. If plans are not made and we have not been able to contact you for 7 days, communal cremation will be scheduled and you will not get any ashes returned. Special circumstances can always warrant extra holding time.


 - students and teachers - full time only

 - seniors - 62+

 - medical field

 - firefighter, police officer, military - active or retired


All discounts are 5%, and can be combined to a maximum of 15%.


Example: if you are a 65 year old veteran and retired firefighter, you will receive a 15% discount.


Must be able to show relevant documentation

Please inform us at the time the appointment is made of any discounts you will have.

Clay paw print impressions - cat, bearded dragon, dog

Services + Pricing

Clients can always call for free consultation to help decide when it is time to let your loved one go.


There will be no travel charges within 20 miles (by Google maps) of the business address:

1117 E Artesia blvd, Long Beach, CA 90805

Additional fees may apply and are listed on this page.


All payments are due at the time of service. Typically, the total will be determined prior to our arrival, and an invoice and consent form will be emailed to you for signing. If it is an emergency situation and time is of the essence, this can be determined later.


Payments accepted:

Cash, check, Venmo

ScratchPay - similar to CareCredit, this company allows loans that carry 0% interest if repaid within 3 months. Click here to apply -

Approval is not guaranteed.


Credit NOT accepted currently

Pet Insurance - many pet insurance companies will cover home euthanasia fees. Please have any paperwork ready for the doctor to fill out.

At Home Euthanasia

Includes all material, time, and medications required.

Cremation fees are additional, and are listed below.

Travel may be extra, please see Additional fees.


$500 - 9AM-6PM

$600 - 6PM-9PM

$50 - Technician assistance required for restraint or removal of remains - this is rarely applied as it is usually just the doctor coming to your home

Complimentary Urn

0-20 lbs ..... $200

21-40 ......... $250

41-80 ......... $300

81-120 ....... $375

121-160 ..... $450

161+ .......... $525


All aftercare fees are in addition to the home service. If you have already made plans for aftercare we are able to leave your pet with you after the service. 

Communal cremation

With communal cremation, ashes are not returned. Ashes are respectfully scattered at a family farm in view of Lake Elsinore. 

Paw print tattoo on owner's arm - Rambo Herring the German Shepherd

Paw print - ink or clay


Clay print

  First print - complimentary

  Additional prints - $15 each

Ink prints - $25 per page

Complimentary boxes
Private cremation

With private cremation, your pet is cremated in their own chamber so all ashes returned are your pet's only.

0-20 lbs ..... $100

21-40 ......... $125

41-80 ......... $150

81-120 ....... $200

121-160 ..... $275

161+ .......... $350

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Cedar Chest

0-20 lbs ..... $250

21-40 ......... $300

41-80 ......... $350

81-120........ $425

121-160 ..... $500

161+ .......... $600

Cedar chest

Deliver ashes to you

     within 20 miles - $50

     21-25 miles - $75

Ship ashes - cost depends on address

There is no charge if you pick them up from the crematory in Long Beach

Alternatively, there are hundreds of other options for an urn that you can easily find on the internet. If you wish to purchase your own receptacle, do a quick internet search for "pet urn" and you will find many websites dedicated to this. Once you have the receptacle you desire, simply transfer the remains from the complimentary urn to the one you purchased.

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