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Welcome to Heaven at Home’s Pet Memorial Center. We invite you to upload a selection of images of your beloved companion and share his or her story. Our staff will review and publish your submission to this page, and with your permission, may also post it on the Heaven at Home Facebook page. Thank you for choosing Heaven at Home to create a peaceful passing for your pet.


In Memoriam: Kayla

By Anonymous Pet Parent published on August 6th, 2020
"We are so grateful to the staff of Heaven at Home for what they do. Our last day with Kayla came quicker than planned, and from the first call, I was treated with such compassion. They…"
Kayla, Kayla, the girl with the chocolate eyes on a licorice face with a paintbrush tail is a little poem we created for our beautiful girl when she was a little pup. We adopted Kayla after the loss of one of our cats in honor of him. Kayla was an active, social, and super-intelligent dog. She opened doors (& let the cat out), jumped from high levels, and opened the gate to take off to… Read The Rest of This Memorial

In Memoriam: Duke

By Anonymous Pet Parent published on August 6th, 2020
"I am so grateful for all the amazing staff at Heaven at Home who have such a difficult job and do it with such class and grace. Rest in Peace Duke."
He showed up on my Facebook feed. Duke. A 10-year-old golden retriever at the Animal Shelter. How does a ten-year-old golden end up at the shelter? I messaged them and asked if he was available. I went to meet him. "He sleeps 23 hours a day" I was told. He smelled horrible. He had just been neutered and couldn't be bathed for a week. His breath was wicked. It didn't matter. He was mine. I… Read The Rest of This Memorial

In Memoriam: Pookie & Scooter

By Anonymous Pet Parent published on July 30th, 2020
"Thank you, so very much. So glad that all of you are so willing to do one of the toughest jobs a veterinarian has so often."
I can't tell Pookie's story without first telling Scooter's. Scooter, our amazing black cat, came to us in 1997 as a tiny kitten. She was already a survivor, having had and beaten some awful illness that took the rest of her siblings and left her with a weak rear end. That never stopped her from getting into whatever she could, though. Scooter was very vocal, often sounding like a baby or a goat, depending on… Read The Rest of This Memorial

In Memoriam: el Aitcho

By Anonymous Pet Parent published on July 23rd, 2020
"Thank you, Dr. Hoss, Dr. Tay, and Heaven at Home for tending to LHO on her final day."
Aurora and Boring Alice came into our lives 17 years ago. We loved them from the very first day. They were our first sister cats. People would ask which one was Aurora. I’d answer “the Long Haired One, Boring Alice is the Other One.” So our kitties ended up with two names. Aurora, aka el Aitcho, or LHO. Boring Alice, aka OhOh. Unfortunately, OhOh was in a car accident, and we lost her in 2005.… Read The Rest of This Memorial

In Memoriam: Murphy

By Anonymous Pet Parent published on July 1st, 2020
"Please definitely add this to the testimonial section! Dr. Katie came to the house after hours by request, Murphy had been outside earlier in morning for his last lake trip and we knew It was time…"
Murphy came to us at 5 weeks old from a large puppy litter of 13 yellow Labradors, he was special from the very start! Full of energy, love, and sharp wits about him. His personality was pure Lab - happy, stocky, strong, and loyal. His brother Morley came along when Murphy was almost 2 years old and it was a complete family! Being on a lake and always near water was part of our regular… Read The Rest of This Memorial

In Memoriam: Seal

By Anonymous Pet Parent published on July 1st, 2020
"Heaven at Home Pet Hospice helped us through a very difficult time. Their kindness and compassion during such a hard decision help to ease the stress and pain. They sent us a condolence card and we…"
We adopted Seal 15 years ago to be a companion for another aging kitty we had; Goblin. Goblin had just lost her pet companion Moochie and was not doing well with the loss. In the end, our vet suggested getting a kitten. After we made the decision, we traveled to the Humane Society of West Michigan. We saw Seal (who then had the name of Paul) and asked to visit with her. In the end,… Read The Rest of This Memorial

In Memoriam: TeeTee

By Tracy, Beth, & Marilyn published on May 14th, 2020
"Even during the current restrictions, Dr. Brush made our goodbye to TeeTee peaceful and comforting. We're so thankful to her for explaining each step and for honoring our love for our dear TeeTee. Thank you, Heaven…"
Thinking about our girl TeeTee today on what would've been her 11th birthday. We said goodbye three weeks ago, and what an empty space she left behind! We miss her so much -- her playfulness, her cuddles, her sweet spirit, and her carefree attitude. TeeTee was a force of love in our home and our hearts. Read The Rest of This Memorial

In Memoriam: Libby Lu

By Anonymous Pet Parent published on April 28th, 2020
"This was such an emotional time in our family. The staff was wonderful. They were loving and showed compassion. I couldn't take Libby to the vet and have her last moments on earth be scared. She…"
Libby was such an awesome dog! She loved us with all she had to give! She was very active, loved to play catch and tug-of-war. She snored like a sailor. She was my 'baby'. The last two years she went downhill quickly and slowed down a great deal. She was my shadow and loved treats. I feel her absence deeply. She was one of a kind. Read The Rest of This Memorial

In Memoriam: Trixie

By Betsy & Kevin published on April 23rd, 2020
"I can’t begin to thank Laurie for her sweet spirit and caring nature for our situation. As hard as it is to let go of our family member, I was blessed to have her be home…"
Trixie was a Christmas gift to me 12 years ago from my husband. She was by far the sweetest best friend we could have asked for. She loved everyone and gave a lot of love to our family. God decided he needed her more now than us. We are thankful for her not having to suffer. She couldn’t have loved us anymore, or us her. We are so very sad and will need time to… Read The Rest of This Memorial

In Memoriam: JoJo

By Anonymous Pet Parent published on February 25th, 2020
"Dr. Tay did such a wonderful job of taking care of me and JoJo in those last moments. I had been planning for years how I wanted it to happen and was so touched that Dr.…"
JoJo had a rough start in life, but she and I hit it off right away at the animal shelter when she was about a year old, and she came home with me. It took us a while to figure each other out, but eventually, we grew into a really deep and special bond where it often felt like we could read each other's minds. She always knew when I needed cheering up and was… Read The Rest of This Memorial