About Us

Honor Your Pet Aftercare Services has been providing Pet Cremation on Vancouver Island, British Columbia since 2001. In 2009, Andre and Tara Laderoute purchased the business from its original owner.

Andre Laderoute

Andre Laderoute comes from an agriculture background. He attended Olds College in Alberta and graduated with two diplomas. One in livestock production and the other in Agriculture Finance. Andre has worked on a 1,000 head cow/calf operation, dairy farm, feed lot and also trained border collies to round up cattle and sheep. Andre has been raised with dogs and farm cats his entire life.

Tara Laderoute

Tara Laderoute has spent many of her years caring for Special Needs individuals in the public education system as both a teacher and administrator. She has a degree in Special Education with a focus in Psychology. Tara also has a heart for special needs animals and has adopted many rescues in need throughout the years. Tara comprehends what an individual goes through as they are grieving and feels confident that their service provides comfort and closure to those they serve.

Tara and Andre together have three boys and three dogs. The children are Cabe, Nolan and Brody. The dogs are Oreo, Finn and Molly. Tara is happy to finally have another female in the family…The relationship that they have with their veterinarian is very important to them. They trust the healthcare professional with their animal's life and aftercare processes.

Tara and Andre understand the unique relationship and value that exists between a pet parent and their animal. They also comprehend the professional relationship that develops between a pet's owner and that family member's caregiver, their veterinarian. Honor Your Pet Aftercare Services is dedicated to serving those valued relationships between man and animal knowing how difficult it is to say “Good-Bye” to a beloved pet.

Andre and Tara take pride in providing the highest of standards to every grieving pet parent that is dealing with the loss of their animal. Knowing that their pet is being handled with honesty, compassion and integrity allows their clients to have the peace of mind that they deserve.

Honor Your Pet Aftercare Services is located in Black Creek on a beautiful 6 acre parcel of land where they also reside. They strive every day to provide the utmost best in customer service by providing the veterinarian community with their aftercare services. They serve pet healthcare clinics from Cobble Hill to Campbell River and from Port Alberni to Powell River. The company has the newest in cremation equipment and takes care and pride in assisting those that are going through this vulnerable time.

"It is great working with you. You have such respect for those you care for. Keep up the great service."
"Professional, Professional…from A to Z, right from the time you come to pick up and drop off"
"You are all very efficient and have a great system in place - thanks so much!"