Transportation Options

 (Effective 1/1/2018)

Although you are always welcome to bring your pet to our facility, pick up service is available.

The cost of transportation depends on location and type of cremation purchased.

  • Private Flame Cremation or Partitioned Eco-Friendly Water Cremation:
    • Whatcom County: Complimentary transfer of your pet is available from any location.
    • Skagit County: Complimentary transfer of your pet is available from any veterinary clinic.
    • Pick up from any other location in Skagit County is $75.
  • Communal cremation:
    • Whatcom County: Complimentary transfer of your pet is available from
      • any veterinary clinic in Whatcom County, or
      • any other location (including your home) if 15 minutes or less from 801 W. Orchard Drive / 98225. Travel time is determined using http://maps.google.com.
    • Pick up from any other location in Whatcom County is $75
    • Skagit County: Complimentary transfer of your pet is available from any veterinary clinic.
    • Pick up from any other location in Skagit County is $125.

Pick up from the Seattle Area (Snohomish and King Counties):  Heartfelt Memories in Everett, WA can provide pick up and transport of your pet to Radiant Heart.  Please contact them for current pricing.

Radiant Heart Pick Up Fees for Areas Outside of Whatcom & Skagit Counties:  Fees are based on round-trip data provided by maps.google.com.  $50/hour + $.75/mile. 

For example, if the pick up location is 100 miles from our facility in Bellingham, and the estimated travel time one-way is 1.25 hours, then the transportation fee will be 2.5 hours X $50 ($125) plus 200 miles X $.75 ($150), or a total of $275.  

If ferry travel is required, then the ferry fee will also apply.