Along with her regular Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine house call appointments, Dr. Bross offers integrative medicine based hospice/palliative care and peaceful passing. . Palliative end of life care with Joy-Chi Veterinary Acupuncture includes an integrative approach of both western medicine and Chinese Medicine, if desired. The goal of palliative care is to maintain quality of life as long as possible until your beloved pet passes on her/his own or until such time as a humane peaceful passing is the kindest option.
Dr. Bross serves all areas of Hampton Roads and does her best to accommodate last minute appointments pending schedule availability.
- In home peaceful passing: $295
- In-home palliative/hospice care $295
- In-clinic downtown Hampton peaceful passing: $250
- In-clinic downtown Hampton palliative/hospice care: $275
Some additional costs ranging from $50 to $100 are applied in the case of pets 100 lbs and over, extended travel, fractious pets and previously arranged after 8:00 p.m. appointments and holidays.
Dr. Bross also accommodates aftercare services with a high quality licensed locally owned and trusted pet crematory. Options include private cremation where you, the pet parent, receive cremains returned to you in a wooden urn with a clay paw print impression or no ashes returned and paw print is optional. Prices vary depending on weight of pet and type of cremation desired. Please call or email for price options.
Some pet insurance companies cover the cost of end of life care. Please call your pet insurance company directly to inquire.
To schedule an appointment for in home or downtown Hampton in clinic palliative and end of life care, please fill out the online form under the "Schedule Service" tab of this website, and we will reach out to you during immediate day time or evening hours. Please call your nearest veterinary emergency hospital for late evening and over night hours or in the case of an emergency.
Joy-Chi Veterinary Acupuncture is a local business serving the Hampton Roads community since 2010 and is not part of a national or international franchise. We thank you for supporting your local community by choosing us.