What is Pet Hospice?
Veterinary hospice care focuses on comfort care, emphasizing quality of life for a pet facing a terminal or debilitating disease. It is a deep level of care centered on helping your pet live each day to the fullest, as well as supporting pet parents & caregivers.
What can you expect?
Hospice veterinarians will educate, guide and care for your pet through this difficult time to create a customized plan. An initial hospice visit typically encompasses:
Comprehensive physical examination & history
Discussing your concerns & wishes
Pain & quality of life assessment
Managing pain & mobility
Creating a safe & comfortable living environment
Maintaining hydration & nutrition
Lab work as needed
Education on care, expectations, & disease progression