Knowing When to Say Goodbye

Being a pet owner means preparing for your pet’s every life stage, including end of life decisions. Deciding to euthanize a beloved pet can be tremendously difficult, and you want to ensure you make the right decision at the right time for your pet. Our Mobile Cat and Dog Vet team wants to help by [...]

In-Home Euthanasia: What to Expect for You and Your Pet

In-home euthanasia provides your ailing pet with a private and dignified passing. Knowing what to expect before, during, and after an end-of-life visit can help you prepare physically and emotionally for your pet’s final moments, and feel more at peace with making the difficult decision to say “Goodbye.” Preparation for your pet’s appointment When you [...]

Peace and Comfort—In-Home Euthanasia Benefits for Pets

The day you say “Goodbye” to your beloved pet is likely to be one of the most emotionally challenging times for you both. But, despite the inevitable heartbreak, in-home pet euthanasia can provide the pet and the pet owner with a lasting peace. Unlike traditional in-clinic arrangements, a personalized service will gently relieve your pet’s [...]

When to Consider Hospice Care

Hospice care is a new and growing concept in veterinary medicine. The role of hospice is to provide your pet with a peaceful end of life experience. It is designed to help your beloved pet through the last stage of life and live a dignified, pain free life for as long as possible. If you [...]

What is Pet Hospice?

Many people are aware of human hospice services but may not realize that hospice care is also available for pets. Pet hospice is a new and growing field in veterinary medicine and also includes the concept of palliative care. Hospice and palliative care differ in the level and intensity of care, but the ultimate goal [...]

How to Know When It’s Time for Euthanasia

Knowing when it’s time for euthanasia can be one of the most difficult decisions you will face. Our pets are members of our families and provide us with years of companionship and unconditional love. Rarely is this a clear cut, yes or no decision. There may be a few situations when the decision is obvious, [...]

Recognizing pain in your senior dog or cat

No one wants their pet to be in pain. Some signs of pain are obvious like limping or vocalizing. More often though, the signs are subtle and can be easily confused with normal aging. The most common signs of pain that you may not associate with pain include: excessive grooming, panting, poor appetite, shyness and [...]

Dr. Libby earns AHPC Certification

Dr. Libby is pleased to announce she has earned the prestigious Animal Hospice & Palliative Care (AHPC) Certification from the International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC). This certification represents her commitment to maintaining the highest education and industry standards of care for your pets in hospice and palliative care. The IAAHPC promotes [...]

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