Humane Society Silicon Valley | Euthanasia Services
Humane Society Silicon Valley
Nav Menu


Choosing to put a loved companion animal down can be a very difficult decision. Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) provides a humane, painless, and dignified death for your pets and you are welcome to be present during your pet's euthanasia.

We will be closed to the public for euthanasia services on Monday 2/26/18 and Tuesday 2/27/18. We apologize for the inconvenience, we will reopen for services on Wednesday, 2/28/18.

Hours & Contact Information:

Address: Pet Surrender/Intake Lobby, 901 Ames Ave, Milpitas, CA 95035
Hours: Appointments are available from 12 p.m. – 7p.m. daily. Call to schedule: 408-262-2133 x110
After hours and walk-in services available for emergencies. Download Euthanasia Booklet

You are welcome to be with your pet for the procedure for no additional cost, or leave them with our caring staff.

Tile Paw Prints of your pet’s paw(s) are available for $25 each and are included with private cremation orders.

Euthanasia Procedure Fees







Small Animals




Private Cremation (Your pet's ashes ARE returned to you)

0-9 lbs.


10-39 lbs.


40-59 lbs.


60-79 lbs.


80-99 lbs.


100 lbs. and more

Please call in to ask for pricing.

Group Cremation (Your pet is cremated but ashes are NOT returned to you)

Any animal regardless of weight

$40.00 without Tile Paw Print

$65.00 with Tile Paw Print

Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) Companion Animal Loss Support Group

First Tuesday of each month, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., with Vicki Traylor, LMFT

Anyone who has experienced a loss or anticipates such a loss is invited to attend the HSSV Companion Animal Loss Support Group. The group helps grieving pet owners heal the pain by working through their feelings of loss, anger, and depression. You may attend an unlimited number of meetings and are encouraged to return to help others work through their grief even after your own needs are met.

This service is provided at no fee for our community, however, we welcome donations to help provide live saving services for our animals here at the shelter.