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Why choose us to help your loved one?

Vancouver Washington
  • ​Best Friend's Eternal, In-Home-Euthanasia and Aftercare services, was established in 2019 in Clark County, Washington. Our mission is to give your pet the most peaceful passing possible in the comfort and privacy of your home.

  • Consistently rated 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ since 2019. Feel free to view our testimonials and see our stellar google reviews by searching our name, Best Friends Eternal, via google search engine.

  • We are locally owned in Battle Ground and Ridgefield, Washington, unlike many other euthanasia services that are corporate owned.

  • In addition to costing less than other in-home euthanasia services in our area, there is NO extra charges for weekends, holidays, or last-minute appointments like most in-home euthanasia providers.

  • Dr. Cory Gadwood and her team will provide you with the most peaceful farewell. She is a compassionate D.V.M., who is a Fear Free Certified, is a Certified Peaceful Euthanasia Veterinarian, has over 25+ years of end-of life experience, and is exceedingly recommended amongst our local community and veterinary colleagues.  

  • We use the most professional Aftercare services with West Coast Crematory who will treat your pet with respect and dignity.

  • We go above and beyond to make sure that your beloved pets are comfortable as possible during our entire visit. From cozy blankets, premium treats, to gentle sedatives, we will give your pet as much relaxing sedation as they need. They will be 100% happily sedated, asleep, and feeling no pain before their final injection is given.  You are literally giving them the gift of passing peacefully in their sleep.

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Fear Free Certification for Euthanasia

Meet Dr. Cory Gadwood

Dr. Cory Gadwood certified peaceful euthanasia veterinarian
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.), Licensed in Washington and Oregon and practicing full time since 2004.  B.S. in Zoology, Computer Information Systems

  • Companion Animal Euthanasia Training Academy Master Program certification (end-of-life specialty training) and Fear Free Certification.


  • Member of: AVMA -American Veterinary Medical Association, PVMA - Portland Veterinary Medical Association, WVMA - Washington Veterinary Medical Association.  

For over 20 years, Dr. Cory has devoted much of her time to helping guide families through the process of making end-of-life decisions for their beloved pets. 

Her passion is to provide a "fear free" environment for all where comfort and peace are the primary focus for your family and pet, with zero judgement. There is no better place than home to create a safe place, allowing us to all connect, collaborate, and support the sacred human animal bond, especially during your pet's last moments. Our loved ones not only deserve to live a good life, but also deserve a humane death. The term euthanasia is literally translated into "good death."

In her free time, she works and enjoys gardening and hobby farming with her family, including goats, chickens, rabbits, cats, and dogs.

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