Deciding to put your pet to sleep is a difficult decision. We know the bond with a beloved pet is very special. We understand and hope to help you through this difficult time. AWA offers pet owner-requested euthanasia for pets with major or terminal illnesses or other difficult circumstances. During the euthanasia process, if you so choose you may be with your pet in a quiet, private room. You and your pet will be treated with compassion and respect every step of the way. 

We can offer euthanasia appointments Tuesday through Thursday at 10am, 11am, 1pm and 2pm.

To make an inquiry or appointment, contact us at or 856-424-2288. 

If your pet passes away at home, communal cremation is available. 

Our basic services at owner's request include:

  • Euthanasia and Private Cremation
  • Euthanasia and Communal Cremation
  • Euthanasia and Body Returned to Owner for Burial (please note that some cities and townships do not allow burial of pet remains; others may require a permit. Please inquire with your town officials.)

AWA provides cremation services through our partner, Paws to Heaven. 

   Service       Fee           
Euthanasia Only  $50  
Disposal of Body Only       
Dog/Cat up 30 lbs $25  
Dog 31-100 lbs $50  
Dog 101-125 lbs $70  
Euthanasia with Communal Cremation
Cat/Dog up to 30 lbs $75  
Dog 31-100 lbs $100  
Dog 101-125 lbs $125  
Euthanasia with Private Cremation  
 1-5 lbs $120  
6-30 lbs $150  
31-70 lbs $200  
71-100 lbs $250  
101-125 lbs $280  


*We can accommodate a maximum weight of 125 pounds.

Senior Citizens are eligible for discounted fees. 

Note: For private cremation, your pet's ashes will be returned to you in approximately 10 days. 

Paw Print Memory Signs are a very special way to honor your beloved pet (while helping AWA's shelter pets at the same time). Paw Print signs are hung on trees along the four walking trails on AWA property. Fee is $60.

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Animal Welfare Association

509 Centennial Blvd., Voorhees, NJ 08043
Phone: 856.424.2288 | Fax: 856.424.8318