About Us

Compassionate Crossings, LLC specializes in providing in-home pet euthanasia services in the Birmingham area, offering flexible scheduling during evenings and weekends to fit your lifestyle and reduce stress. Understanding the emotional weight of this decision, we strive to accommodate urgent needs, including same-day appointments for critically ill pets, and ensure the entire family can be involved in the process as they wish. Our comprehensive aftercare support, including the handling of all arrangements and the delivery of cremated remains and memorial products, is designed to ease the burden during this difficult time. While we focus solely on euthanasia services and encourage consultations with your veterinarian for end-of-life care decisions, our goal is to offer a compassionate, dignified farewell to your beloved pet, with all details thoughtfully managed by our dedicated team.

At Compassionate Crossings, LLC, we strive to offer humane and compassionate in-home pet euthanasia for dogs, cats and other small animals in the Birmingham area. It is important to us to be able to provide our community with the option of this service, allowing our clients to choose to keep their pets in the comfort of their own home where they can feel safe and relaxed.  We want to make this transition as seamless as possible by providing convenient service hours and handling all of the aftercare responsibilities.  We treat each family as if it were our own family, recognizing this is a time of grief and sadness that should be addressed with love, kindness, and patience.

Dr. Floyd recognizes a need in the community for a mobile euthanasia service. Euthanasia is the final stage of pet ownership, and the majority of clients are now requesting in-home euthanasia visits. It makes absolute sense for this final act of love to take place where your pet is most comfortable, surrounded by everything familiar.  This alleviates the stress of moving a giant breed dog that can no longer walk on his own, or moving an arthritic dog that gets nervous during car rides, or putting a very stressed kitty in the carrier that she absolutely hates.  There is no longer a need for a potentially long wait with your sick pet in a crowded waiting room.  With Compassionate Crossings, LLC, your pet never has to leave his favorite spot on the couch.



Locally Owned & Operated

Our team of veterinarians at Compassionate Crossings is a dedicated group of professionals with a deep passion for animals and a commitment to providing the most compassionate end-of-life care. Each member brings a wealth of experience in veterinary medicine, coupled with a gentle approach to in-home euthanasia, ensuring that your pet's final moments are as peaceful and dignified as possible. Their empathy and understanding make them not just caregivers but also a source of support and comfort to pet owners during this challenging time.

Lindsay Floyd

Lindsay Floyd, D.V.M.

Dr. Lindsay Floyd is the Founder and CEO of Compassionate Crossings. She is a native of Hoover, AL, graduated from Hoover High School in 1999, and then received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University in 2007. She completed an internship in Medicine and Surgery in Greensboro, NC before moving to Charleston, SC where she lived and practiced for 4 years. She moved back home to Hoover in 2012 and settled down in Bluff Park with her partner Ross, their 3 dogs and 2 cats. Dr. Floyd works full time at her practice in Lincoln, AL where she has been since 2015. Her special interests are surgery and exotic mammals, and she has gained quite the following of tiny furry creatures at her clinic. When she’s not busy doing veterinary things (which is rare), her favorite hobbies include gardening and traveling.

Ross Scruggs

Ross Scruggs, Ph.D.

A lover of all animals, Ross earned his Ph.D. in I/O Psychology from Auburn University. He works primarily in the public sector and as an adjunct professor teaching subjects ranging from Social Psychology to Advanced Personnel Psychology. Although Ross is not licensed in the veterinary field, he serves as the COO for Compassionate Crossings performing operational tasks related to the day-to-day operations, development, and the growth of customer services provided by the business (e.g., website design, merchant processing, online Client Intake Form, etc.). He never knows what type of work Lindsay may bring home with her, but welcomes the opportunity to assist in the care of animals in need. When he's not working, he enjoys traveling, exercising, and whitewater rafting.

Lydia Wade

Lydia Wade, D.V.M.

Originally from Helena, AL, Dr. Lydia Wade graduated from UAB with a major in biology and minor in chemistry before completing her Master's in Public Health (Industrial Hygiene). She then received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University in 2014. Dr. Wade still works primarily out of her clinic in Homewood, but seized the opportunity to extend her passion for animals and desire to better assist families at their homes by joining us at Compassionate Crossings. When she's not spoiling her two cats and two dogs at home, she enjoys traveling, gardening, and admits she could get lost in a plant store for hours.

Julia Anna Ezell

Julia Anna Ezell, D.V.M.

Originally from Tuscaloosa, AL, Dr. Julia Anna Ezell graduated from UGA with a major in biology and avian biology before completing her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University in 2016. Dr. Ezell still works primarily out of her clinic in Birmingham, but always had a profound respect for humane euthanasia and desired to give clients and their pets a peaceful and compassionate transition by joining us at Compassionate Crossings. When she's not spoiling her three cats and two dogs at home, she enjoys traveling, reading thrillers and romcoms, and spending time with her fiancé, family (she's the youngest of seven siblings) and friends.

Olivia Stevens

Olivia Stevens Veterinary Technician

Born in Georgia, but raised in Hoover, AL, Olivia was a graduate of Spain Park High School prior to completing her Bachelor's in Comparative Psychology at the University of South Alabama. During her time at USA, Olivia aided in the research of hermit crabs, dolphins, canines, and squirrels before moving back to Birmingham to be closer to her family. Now living with her fiancé, she has two cats, two dogs, and serves as the veterinary technician supervisor for the Birmingham Animal Hospital + Resort. She is also a Fear Free Certified professional with interests in behavior, hospice, and critical care and is pursuing her license as a veterinary technician. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and hiking.

KC Bright


Bringing quite possibly the biggest heart and personality of our team, KC earned her Bachelor's in Psychology from Tennessee before completing her Master's in Social Work from the University of Alabama. KC is a long-time friend of the staff and was one of Compassionate Crossings first clients when her beloved Bijou needed our services. Ever since then, KC has sought opportunities to help us grow and better serve clients in any way she can. As a licensed clinical social worker, KC has extensive experience with grief and loss for approximately 20 years and has called Birmingham home since 2009. When KC isn't working, she enjoys showering her Sphynx, Rita, with affection, spending time with family, trying out new restaurants/experiences, and all things true crime.