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Signs Your Aging Pet Is In Pain

media-4Anyone who has a pet is going to be faced with decision-making at some point, whether they are elderly or diagnosed with a terminal illness. Having greater understanding and knowledge will help prepare people to do what’s best for their pets.
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Meaningful Goodbyes

Some great advice on how to assess your pet’s quality of life, and tells us what markers we can watch for to ensure that our pet’s geriatric phase is managed well.  After all your years together, there are ways of making the end a special and meaningful time for both the family, and the pet.

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End Stages & Quality of Life

Helpful advice on how to assess your pet’s quality of life, and discusses some of the quality of life markers we can watch for to ensure that our pet’s geriatric phase is managed well. For dogs, quality of life can be detected through noting changes in their lifestyle; with cats, more changes in behaviour. Ultimately, is your pet managing the changes happily, or more sad, depleted or withdrawn?

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Pet Euthanasia: Too soon, too late, or somewhere in between?

Many people are afraid of what they’re going to hear from their vet, and they tend to stay away. Dr. Faith Banks, DVM encourages caregivers to be open and honest about their fears, goals, wants and expectations, so they can move forward caring for their declining pet, and together with their veterinarian, can create a good death for all concerned.
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Grief, Comfort & Healing

Pet loss is staggeringly difficult. Moving from Post-Traumatic Stress to Post-Traumatic Growth by using the concept of “reinvention" is a truly helpful mechanism. Ask yourself how could do you take this loss forward, by re-inventing or creating something new and positive as a result? What can you now do, in your pet’s name, that would help other animals?

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You Can Love Again

Do you miss loving your dog? Do you miss being loved by your dog? Despite losing your cherished pet, you can love again.

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