Waxing and waning appetite is a common and normal symptom of dying. A dog not eating at the end of their life does not necessarily mean that it is time to euthanise them.
Category: Animal hospice care
Hospice care for a wild animal? Sharing the story of Birdie Bird, a wild King Parrot afflicted with PBFD.
This is the story of Old Lady, one of the over 30 million Indian street dogs. How she was loved and cared for after being run over by a car until her peaceful death. How we can make a difference. Not only in a street dog's life, but all animal's life. Especially when their life
Death - and any form of loss - is an invitation to pause, reflect, process, integrate and, when the time is right, remerge with a truer version of ourself. And isn't that a happy ending in and of itself? Happy and sad are not mutually exclusive states, our capacity to feel is not a simple
Animal hospice care is an unknown concept to most vets. If you are considering accompanying the dying process of your pet when they have reached the end of their life, discuss this option with your vet to find out where they stand and if they are interested in educating themselves on the topic to be
Grieving the death of a pet is just a real and deep as grieving the loss of a person. This article is about where I found warmth, comfort and peace after loosing a pet.
Our companion animals take such a special and unique place in our hearts, it's important to consider how we'd like to remember them once they are gone.
Dying is as much a part of living as being born. Most pets die by euthanasia. Is this because it's always the kindest way or is it just a lack of education that animal hospice care is available, doable and preserves the dignity of the animal? Here is some food for thought on the topic
A dog that is unable to get up anymore and walk can still have good quality of life. Helping such a dog to toilet is a problem to be overcome, here are some ideas.
Thoughts on and experiences with animal communication generally and at end of life in particular.