Tag: end of life care animals

Animal hospice care: the power of three

Losing one dog is tough, losing three in six month ... can be a doorway into animal hospice care. Allowing a natural end of life for a pet can be challenging in the face of wide-spread beliefs about euthanasia. This story tells Sally's path to experiencing death with a fur friend in the same manner

Animal hospice care: Lola’s story

This is the end of life story of Lola who was diagnosed with a malignant bronchial carcinoma and her human, Jasmina, who provided hospice care for her until natural death. It's about their challenges and the gifts from this experience.

Animal hospice care: Amira’s story

This is the story of Amira, a Leonberger, living out her life and dying at her own pace. It is also the story of how Claudia, her human, provided hospice care for her and what she took from the experience.

Animal hospice care: The Star Thrower

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

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