Quality of life is not just a concern about physical well being, but also about emotional and mental well being. It’s about having both the “freedom to” and the “freedom from.”
Some of the unique struggles faced in caring for a pet at end of life during holiday time.
It is incredibly hard to say goodbye to a pet. By preparing for the challenges and the silver linings of holiday time, we may be better able to commemorate the pet we have lost and the bond that we have shared.
60+ people joined us in person despite Iron Man traffic. Many others sent pet tribute photos & notes that were displayed during Remembering Our Pets 2019.
Listen to our veterinarians Laura Purdy and Katie Hilst on the WORT 89.9FM Access Hour archive We talked about the Journeys Quality of Life Scale for Pets. How can you evaluate your pet’s quality of life? How does our tool help pet owners determine the pet’s comfort level and happiness when they are facing end …
Dr Laura Purdy and Dr Katie Hilst were lucky enough to both sponsor and attend the 2019 Czar’s Promise “Inspiring Hope Walk” at Winnequah Park in Monona.
In this Vlog Dr Purdy explores what pet caregivers can learn from human hospice. Vet, pet, and family members in the conversation work together to establish goals and develop a plan unique to the individuals involved.