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Resources, research, thoughtful commentary and more on the impact we can have on the human-animal bond at the end of a pet's life through relationship-centered, comfort focused palliative and hospice care
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Redefining palliative care

Redefining palliative care | End of life Care for Pets | Scoop.it
Patients and doctors often think palliative care is only for the dying. New studies show it may extend life.
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It is humbling and exciting to learn how there may be more and better ways we can help the aging, both human and animals

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Pet Tales: Hospice comforts animals and owners - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pet Tales: Hospice comforts animals and owners - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | End of life Care for Pets | Scoop.it

Pet Tales: Hospice comforts animals and ownersPittsburgh Post GazetteMany Pet Tales readers telephoned or emailed to sing the praises of Nancy Ruffing after a May 26 column about hospice care for terminally ill pets.


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New England Pet Hospice: Lessons from Hospice: Nurture the Soul

New England Pet Hospice: Lessons from Hospice: Nurture the Soul | End of life Care for Pets | Scoop.it
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Introduction to Pet Hospice & Euthanasia | Houston

Introduction to Pet Hospice & Euthanasia | Houston | End of life Care for Pets | Scoop.it
Falcon Photography was contacted by a veterinarian who was developing her In-Home Pet Hospice & Euthanasia business to create some professional images. (New blog post.
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Evolving roles of hospice and palliative care

Many people think hospice and palliative care come at the end of life, and while both often play a key role then, palliative care also can provide pain relief, symptom control, emotional comfort and spiritual support as patients recover from...
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Hospice Care for Your Pet

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Many people do not think of hospice care beyond that of a loved family member. What about for your pets? This goes over some interesting and often overlooked benefits of hospice medical attention for your dogs and cats as they age.


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Peter Saul: Let’s talk about dying | Video on TED.com

TED Talks We can’t control if we’ll die, but we can “occupy death,” in the words of Dr. Peter Saul. He calls on us to make clear our preferences for end of life care -- and suggests two questions for starting the conversation.
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Rural Nursing and Palliative Care

Rural Nursing and Palliative Care | End of life Care for Pets | Scoop.it
This “Editor’s Pick” article describes an analysis of two studies that examine nursing palliative care in rural settings.  The authors (Barbara Pesut, PhD, RN; Barbara McLeod, MSN...
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A healthy bond: By improving pain treatment, therapy in dogs, research offers medical insight for humans

A healthy bond: By improving pain treatment, therapy in dogs, research offers medical insight for humans | End of life Care for Pets | Scoop.it
From the use of hot and cold packs to new forms of narcotics, a professor is studying ways to improve post-surgery pain treatment and osteoarthritis therapy in dogs.
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