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Considering Pets’ Needs at the End of Life

The hospice model focuses on caring not just for the patient, but for the patient’s family as well. And for many people, “family” includes the furred and feathered. That’s why it is important to integrate care and consideration for pets into the end-of-life journey. Pets are therapeutic. Their touch comforts. They serve as welcome distractions. continue reading…