COVID 19 Update

Faithful Friend is committed to continue providing end-of-life services to our community during this time. We understand that there are additional concerns regarding client health and safety, as such, we are following current recommended precautions to help reduce the spread of corona virus.  Dr. Sarah has been vaccinated for COVID 19 in an effort to help keep our community safe. 

Please see our schedule an appointment page for further information on current COVID 19 policies.


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Faithful Friend is Here for You!

Dr. Sarah founded Faithful Friend because she believes that a home euthanasia is a loving, peaceful way let your pet end their life surrounded by the people they love in the home they are comfortable in.


Faithful Friend exists to help make a comfortable end of life attainable for as many pets as possible.


Serving the following areas: Roseville, Rocklin, Lincoln, Granite Bay, Citrus Heights, Folsom, Fair Oaks, Carmichael, Loomis, Antelope, Sacramento, West Sacramento.


Additional fee for other outlying areas including: Yuba City, Marysville, Auburn, Davis, Woodland, Elk Grove, and El Dorado Hills.




Contact us:

(916) 582-1821 call or text

About Dr. Sarah

Services Offered

Payment Options

About In Home Euthanasia

Cremation Services

Pet Loss Support

Services Offered

In Home Euthanasia Appointment - $300

Includes an initial telephone/text/e-mail consultation with Dr. Sarah to discuss if it is the right time to euthanize your pet (if needed), going over any questions you have, and setting up an appointment time.


Dr. Sarah will travel to your home at the agreed time and provide everything needed for sedation and humane euthanasia of your beloved pet.  If needed she will respectfully transport your pet from your home to a crematorium.  Cremation of your pet is an additional fee which includes the transportation and making the arrangements with the crematorium (see Cremation Services page).

For more details about what an in home euthanasia appointment is like see the Home Euthanasia Appointment page.


Please note: *For pets over 40 pounds Dr. Sarah will require that someone be available to help her lift the pet if you wish for her to make cremation arrangements for you or there will be an additional charge for her to bring an assistant.


For after regular hours (6 pm or later), weekends, or holidays there will be an additional $50 fee if Dr. Sarah is available to accommodate these requests.


Travel fee $50 areas outside of our normal coverage area including Yuba City, Marysville, Auburn, Elk Grove, Davis, Woodland, or El Dorado Hills.  Contact Dr. Sarah for prices for additional areas if available.

Cremation - Prices Vary

If you do not have aftercare plans for your pets remains such as home burial or taking them to a crematory yourself, then Dr. Sarah can provide transportation of your pet to a local licensed crematorium.  We offer either a communal cremation or a private cremation.


For a communal cremation the ashes will not be returned to you.  A private cremation means that your pet will be individually cremated in a private chamber and the ashes will be returned in a wooden box urn.


Cremation fees are not included in the fee for the euthanasia appointment.


At Faithful Friend we work with two excellent local licensed pet crematoriums.  Caring Pet Crematory in Sacramento ( and Treasured Pets Crematory in Sacramento (

See Cremation Services for fees.

Payment Options

Faithful Friend accepts payment in the form of cash, checks, and all major credit cards.  We understand that sometimes this is an unexpected expense when a pet declines quickly.  We do offer payment plans from ScratchPay which is a company that provides short term loan for veterinary services.  If you are interested please visit and fill out an application to find out if you have been approved.  When prompted for the veterinary clinic type in Faithful Friend.


We also provide 10% discount on the euthanasia visit to seniors (over age 65) and to veterans.  Note- this discount is is for the euthanasia only, not cremation services and you must request the discount when you book your appointment.

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