About Humane Euthanasia

Euthanasia is a humane way of ending the life of an animal who is suffering from chronic illness, irreparable injury or old age. Euthanasia is not painful to pets but is simply a sensation of falling into a deep, restful sleep. We offer a peaceful, private environment where our caring and certified euthanasia staff will help you, your pet and your family through the process. This service takes place at our Intake Department located on the lower level of our shelter. For your convivence, please park in the covered parking garage.

Services Offered

  • Euthanasia
  • Cremation
  • DOA Disposal

We offer Humane Euthanasia starting at $125* per animal. If you would prefer to take your pet home to bury instead of cremating, let us know, and our staff will kindly prepare them for the ride home with you. Burial boxes are available for purchase.

You may choose to do a Private Cremation if you would like to have your animal’s cremated remains. Private cremation prices are:


  • $185.00 for pets under 40lbs
  • $215.00 for pets 41lbs to 100lbs
  • $260.00 for pets over 100lbs


All private cremations include a lovely wooden box urn. We also offer a clay paw print for an additional $30.00.
We are here every day to assist you with this procedure, and no appointment is necessary. However, some days may be busier than others, leading to an hour or more wait. We invite you and your pet to spend precious moments in our gazebo area while you wait. Simply arrive between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm at our Intake Department, located in the lower-level of our shelter and we will take care of you. We encourage you to stay with your pet during this procedure.  We are here for you when you need us.

Please contact us at 813.876.7138 ext 0 or Intake@HumaneSocietyTampa.org for more information.


*If you require financial assistance, please ask our Intake Staff for more information.


Animal Intake

813.876.7138 ext 0

Hours & Location

Monday – Sunday
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Intake Department
(lower level of shelter)