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Benefits Of Communal And Individual Cremation

In our previous blog, we subtly mentioned that when you choose to cremate your pet, you have a couple of choices. We want to go into more detail here because, although they may seem obvious, you may not know a lot about them. Communal As the term suggests, this style of cremation means that more […]

Cremation or Burial For Your Pet?

After the passing of our amazing pet, we can be quite distraught. Even if the passing involved a planned in home euthanasia, it is one of the saddest moments in our lives. It is important to make a plan for your pet after their passing. It is a tough decision to make, deciding whether you […]

Animal Reiki For Your Pet

Losing a pet is a very stressful time for everyone involved. One healing method that is becoming more popular as of late is something called Animal Reiki. Reiki is an ancient form of healing that originated in Tibet and has roots in Japan. This healing technique helps to rebalance energy and re-adjust the body, mind […]

The Sad Realities of Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs

As a pet hospice and emergency veterinarian, I have seen my share of devastating loss but there is one cancer that often takes the cake.  An insidious monster that appears from nowhere and leaves a wake of suffering for owners that is profound.  A lightning bolt and rolling thunder that comes from nowhere on a […]

When Is It Time For Pet Euthanasia

One of the toughest decisions we will have to make as a pet owner is if and when it is their time to go. Sometimes, our pets will leave us without warning, leaving us wondering what happened. Other times, we watch our beloved animals deteriorate before our eyes. It pains us to watch them suffer […]

Dr. Vogelsang: Compassion, Composure and Care

Owning a pet can have a profound effect on someone’s life. No one understands this better than veterinarian Jessica Vogelsang. Having been an animal lover since the days of her childhood which were spent helping her grandmother take care of stray cats roaming their small Massachusetts neighborhood, Jessica’s desire to help animals has been her […]

How We Look At Your Pets Quality Of Life

In our last blog, we discussed some of the ways in which you can tell whether or not it’s time for pet euthanasia at home. Determining whether or not the quality of your animal’s life is good enough to keep your pet alive is hard to say the least. We’re here to help you make […]

Pet Euthanasia At Home & Defining Quality Of Life

When a pet is suffering from an illness that has no ultimate cure, our first (and lasting) impulse is to do whatever we can to alleviate the symptoms of that illness, so that the pet can continue to joy a happy, pain-free life. Eventually, however, we may reach that point when treatments are no longer helping, […]

Grief Resources For Before And After In Home Pet Euthanasia

  Though we all know that chances are we’ll outlive our pet, we still choose to enter into that friendship knowing that someday down the road we’ll need to deal with their loss. Losing a pet can be one of the hardest experiences of a lifetime, and there’s nothing wrong with grieving. But that healing […]

4 Reasons Why Pet Hospice Is Best For You And Your Pet

  Making the decision to use pet hospice instead of fighting the disease isn’t always an easy one, but eventually it’s the right one. While bringing pet hospice into your home isn’t a replacement for traditional veterinary care, it can become the primary care when veterinary care can’t work. While today’s veterinary medicine is amazing, […]

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