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.
An introduction to Dr. Laura Purdy who recently earned her Hospice & Palliative Care Veterinarian certification. The first in her new vlog series.
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, …
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