Providing end-of-life care and bereavement care with distinction

Serving Middlesex, Monmouth and the surrounding counties in Central Jersey

SCHEDULING UPDATE:

Journeys to Peace will be closed for appointments from Saturday, Nov 28th until Saturday, Dec 19th. During this time, you are welcome to call to discuss any long-range needs you may have with Dr Smith or schedule appointments for Sunday, Dec 20th and beyond.

PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE:

Dr Smith is providing in-home service with the use of a filtration respirator. Though it takes a moment to get used to the “astronaut helmet” appearance, this protective equipment makes it possible to serve families in the comfort of their homes and to keep pets feeling as comfortable as possible through their journey.

Dr Robyn L Smith
Dr Robyn L Smith

Welcome…

I know how hard this moment must be for you as you search for the best way to say good-bye to your beloved pet.

I am here to help you and to serve both you and your pet in equal measure. I am a licensed veterinarian and a certified Pet Loss Counselor. You’ll be in good hands through this difficult phase.

You may call to speak with me directly at 732-693-7624 and I can set up everything for your appointment. Or you may register as a client of the practice and schedule an appointment online for yourself. If we haven’t spoken yet when I receive your online appointment booking information, I’ll contact you to confirm all the details.

To learn more about the in-home euthanasia service packages, please select your pet’s weight range:
Under 40 Pounds”  or  “41-80 Pounds”  or “81-120 Pounds” or “Over 121 Pounds

Hospice Care or Quality of Life Assessment: please read more here or schedule here.
If your pet has already passed and you need Aftercare Support, please schedule here.
Pet Loss Counseling sessions can be scheduled here.

Through Journeys to Peace, I can offer your family

  • Personalized, compassionate care delivered by one person from the initial contact through the end of the journey
  • Informative, helpful communication about your pet, structured to best anticipate and meet your needs
    • You’ll get all your medical questions answered directly by the licensed veterinarian
    • Every conversation you share during this difficult time, you share with a Counselor certified in Pet Loss and Bereavement
  • Quality of Life Assessment tools and discussion points to assist with decision-making
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Through Journeys to Peace, I can offer your pet

  • The comfort of familiarity
    • Being at home is the very best: the sights, sounds and smells that make your pet feel calm, content and cherished will surround them
  • The most sophisticated medical (drug) protocol for euthanasia
    • Advocated by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC)
    • These methods result in the most peaceful, most stress-free experience for your pet
  • Expertise
    • 15+ years experience as a veterinarian with 5+ years serving families in their homes

Dr Smith finds her work very rewarding and appreciates when families choose to share their thoughts about their experiences with Journeys to Peace.

Please consider submitting a testimonial. Your words may help another family as they search for the right person to guide them on their Journeys.

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