Last month I had the pleasure of attending a veterinary conference in Seattle focused on end-of-life care. It was a whirlwind four days full of lectures on a variety of topics as well as hands-on laboratories and plenty of information sharing and networking. I came home with a vast amount of new ideas and thoughts, …
Although the discussion of the price of euthanasia is straightforward, the cost of waiting when a pet has a life-ending condition is much less so. There are many considerations when it comes to deciding on the right time to say goodbye to our beloved pet, and the costs of waiting are always more than monetary …
Pictures from our National Pet Remembrance day in Madison, WI.
Event Photos from the PuppyUP Madison. What a festive occasion for a great cause. Thanks to everyone who participated. It was a beautiful day and spirits were high.
During the end of a pet’s life we engage in watchful waiting. Because of fears for our pets and fears for ourselves, we delay action until a particular time or event happens. In all reality we really have very little control over
Pet parents and their families who have lost a pet usually want to open their homes and hearts to a new furry family member at some point. When is the time right? There is
Denial and guilt are two of the most commonly felt emotions when a pet is entering end of life or has passed away. When we let go of the guilt we feel over the loss, we can remember our pets for the joy they gave us.
Caring for an ill pet can be as intensive as caring for a human family member. Some illness is more easily managed than others, and some pets may be more easily cared for than others. However, the physical, emotional and financial stress can be overwhelming. You may consider veterinary hospice as