Tag: end of life care animals

Grieving the loss of a pet: No happy endings?

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: vet support

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

Animal hospice care: euthanasia

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