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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: Chihiro

By Anonymous Pet Parent published on November 9th, 2020
"Thank you so much for giving Chihiro such a beautiful departure."
Fathered by a Southeast side alley cat, Chihiro needed a home. A yellow tabby without a whole lot going on, he nevertheless instantly captivated Caitlin, who was six or seven years old at the time. We tried our best to keep him inside, but between five kids opening and closing doors and, in his later years, grandchildren doing the same, we never quite succeeded. He spent his days roaming the woods behind our home having… Read The Rest of This Memorial

In Memoriam: Sadie

By Anonymous Pet Parent published on October 28th, 2020
"Sadie leaves behind her Mom, her Dad, and two sisters all of whom loved her more than they had ever loved any other dog before. In addition to her immediate family, Sadie leaves behind two sets…"
Sadie was born in 2008 but did not make her way to our family until early 2011. Our family was thrilled to welcome in our beautiful, rambunctious new black lab, and she immediately became both a companion and an exceptional guard dog. Sadie enjoyed opening the pantry and eating her favorite people foods, mostly bread and peanut butter. She once opened a jar of peanut butter all by herself, although her family is still not… Read The Rest of This Memorial

In Memoriam: Monkey Bair

By Anonymous Pet Parent published on October 20th, 2020
"Monkey’s final months and last day were incredibly difficult and painful, but they would’ve been much more so without the help of Dr. Hoss. She was patient, kind, and generous throughout the entire process. From the…"
My wife and I adopted "Dobie" from the Lake County Animal Shelter in Crown Point, Indiana only a few months after getting married. We changed his name to Monkey due to his unusual curly tail and his boundless energy. Monkey loved being in the sun, chasing birds, destroying squeaky toys, eating snow, and long walks around parks and the neighborhood. He had a particular dislike for the rain and fireworks, both of which would set… Read The Rest of This Memorial

In Memoriam: Annie

By Anonymous Pet Parent published on September 24th, 2020
"I cannot say enough good things about Heaven at Home. From my initial phone call with Mary to Dr. Laurie coming out to the house. They were compassionate and caring and I would never choose any…"
Annie came to my husband from Curious World Pet Store. Yes, they actually sold puppies at these stores many years ago. All her other brothers and sisters had been adopted and she was all alone. She went home that night to our family full of kids that would smother her with love. She was such a loyal girl and would always be by our side. She lived to the healthy age of 16 which is… Read The Rest of This Memorial

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