Sunday, July 19, 2009

Options for when "that time" comes

I know this isn't really a very popular subject among horse lovers but I do think that it is very importand information to have on hand for when the time comes that you are faced with the job of putting down your horse and disposing of the body.

USDA Cooperative Extension Service:

Euthanasia Programs:

Oregon State University
Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital
30th Street
Corvallis, OR 97331-4801

Equine Cemetery Services:

Omega Farms
21479 Cook Road
Noti, OR 97461

Equine Crematory Services:

Ashes to Ashes Pet Cremation
22331 590th Street
Pomeroy, IA 50575

Dignified Pet Services
8976 SW Tualatin Sherwood Road
Tualatin, OR 97062

Memorial Pet Care
654 E. King Street
Meridian, ID 83642
208- 887-7669

Petland Cemetery, Inc.
P.O. Box 184
Aberdeen , WA 98520

Rendering/Carcass Disposal:

Baker Commodities
9401 North Hurst Avenue
Portland, OR 97203

Johnson's Farm Rendering
5405 NW Kauffman Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98663

Landfills that Accept Equine Carcasses:

* Waste Management ® accepts equine carcasses at some but not all locations. To find out if your local Waste Management location will take horse carcasses, please contact them:; 800-963-4776
I am not afraid of death and I am not selfish therefor no animal shall suffer at the hands of my weaknesses.