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A Loving Goodbye: 5 Tips for Pet Owners Exploring End-of-Life Care for Their Loyal Companions

Caring for a pet nearing the end of their life or recently diagnosed with a terminal condition is filled with emotion and confusion. There are many factors to consider, and it can be hard to know where to begin. The bond you share with your companion is special, and as their caretaker, you want their... View Article

What’s the Difference Between Palliative Care and Hospice Care for your Pet?

Palliative and hospice care are an important part of end-of-life care in human medicine, and they are becoming increasingly more available and valuable in veterinary practice as well. Even given the best of daily care, a pet’s life is too short. As our beloved pets near the end of life, whether due to aging or... View Article

How to Cope with the Loss of Your Pet

You loved your pet and considered him a member of your family. You confided in him, carried his picture on your phone, and probably even celebrated his birthday. So, after the loss of your pet, it’s perfectly natural to feel overwhelmed by intense sorrow. The Grieving Process There is no right or wrong way to grieve,... View Article

Pet Loss: How to Say Goodbye to an Old Friend

When you’re the caregiver to a furry friend, your life is enriched beyond measure. Your pet gives you undying companionship, love, and faithfulness and cheers you up when you are feeling down. You know that, unlike many humans, he will always be there for you, so you do your best to show him how much... View Article
5 tips for a loving goodbye

10 Signs Your Senior Dog May Have More Going on Than Just Aging

I’m sure you wish your dog could stay youthful and vibrant always but alas, that isn’t reality — everyone ages, including your four-legged best friend. As a pet parent, you know your dog better than anyone and you will notice when your senior dog is not acting normally.  You may think your beloved pooch is... View Article