End-of-life. None of us want to think about it until we are forced to. However, this is a natural and normal part of all our lives. Below are some resources to guide you through the process.
Please also see our:
Hospice Care and
Quality of Life Assessment Tools pages for additional assistance.
"What is Hospice Care for Pets?" by Drs. Jessica Vogelsang and Elizabeth Benson, DVM of Paws into Grace, Grey Matters
"End of Life Care: How to Assess Your Dog's Quality of Life" by Alice Villalobos, Grey Matters
"Thinking though the Goodbye" by Dr. Julie Buzby, DVM, Grey Matters
"My Time To Be Strong For Him" by Maria Stoerrle - The Grey Muzzle Organization's Education & Outreach Chair, as featured in The Daily Journal.com
End-of-Life Decisions by Ardeth DeVries - The Grey Muzzle Organization's Advisory Board Member, courtesy of OldDog Haven
Article "Old Faithfuls" by Connie Schultz - Letting Go
Healing Conversations - What to say when you don't know what to say book - By Nance Guilmartin
Post a memorial of your dog with pictures online
Spirits In Transition Website
Bright Haven Resources
Senior Dog End-of-Life Articles
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