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Toronto vet offers at-home palliative care for beloved pets

media-5Veterinarian Dr. Faith Banks offers pets and their owners support and help when they are saying goodbye.

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How Do You Do What You Do?

media-4If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me this question... I’d have lots of dollars!! What amazes me most about this question, is it is often asked by the people whose home I am in, while we are sitting around their now sedated, beloved pet, as we are about to begin the euthanasia process. I feel the answer is obvious, it is right in front of them. Sleeping peacefully, sometimes even snoring. I do it for their pets, I do it for them, I do it for me.

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Mobile vet provides services for aging and ill pets

Palliative and end-of-life home care are growing and accepted parts of modern medicine for people.

Helping (wo)man’s best friend at the end-of-life

Ask any dog (or cat) owner what they like best about their pet and they’ll tell you there’s nothing like the unconditional love they receive from them.

Saying Goodbye

I always wanted to be a veterinarian. My love for animals coupled with my interest in science meant veterinary medicine was a natural fit. It was my plan, my only plan and I didn't have a back up.

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There's no place like home

media-4 Dorothy knew it, and fluffy and Fido knew it, too - there really is no place like home. Many people comment to me that their pets dislike going to the veterinary clinic.

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