Saying goodbye to a faithful friend and family member is never easy.
Park Vet Hospital & Urgent Care ’s staff and doctors are pet owners too, so we understand the difficult choices that have to be made when pets are nearing the end of life.
Concerns about the pet’s quality of life tend to be at the center of conversations about end-of-life care. Park Vet Hospital & Urgent Care wants you to know that we are here to help you. We are experts at dealing with pet hospice and can guide you through quality of life counseling and, should the time come, the process of euthanasia and grieving.
If you are looking for more information on determining a pet’s quality of life or on making end-of-life decisions, these articles may also be of help:
- ASPCA End-of-life Care
- The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement: Quality of Life Scale
- Defining Quality of Life
- Ten Tips on Coping with Pet Loss
Depending on your unique situation, Park Vet Hospital & Urgent Care will work with you to minimize your pet’s and your stress during this difficult time. For your comfort and convenience, euthanasia can be done in our office or at your home with your pet’s familiar surroundings and people. You can choose to bury your pet at home or we offer cremation services.
Please feel free to contact us and speak with our staff and veterinarians. We are here to help, and you will find our caring and compassionate team to be supportive of your and your pet’s needs.