Moving Forward After Pet Loss

MOVING FORWARD AFTER PET LOSS The death of your ever-faithful companion animal has turned life as you know it upside down and created a gaping hole in your heart. Feelings of despair may be indescribable and greater than expected following the passing of a pet. Life continues, but in a different way and at a…

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A Helpful Guide for Supporting Children Through Pet Loss

A HELPFUL GUIDE FOR SUPPORTING CHILDREN THROUGH PET LOSS Losing a pet can impact the entire family, but it can be especially painful for children, since it is typically their first encounter with death. The relationship a child has with a companion animal determines the level of grief he or she will experience with the…

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Aftercare Considerations

AFTERCARE CONSIDERATIONS While it is perhaps the most difficult healthcare decision we will need to make for our pet, it is the responsibility of each of us to facilitate a pet’s end-of-life experience. When it is time to say goodbye to your best friend, Hope Veterinary Specialists can guide you through the entire process: from…

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Pet Caregiver Support Circles

PET CAREGIVER SUPPORT CIRCLES Because we know how difficult it can be to give care to an ill pet, Hope Veterinary Specialists has partnered with Day By Day Pet Caregiver Support (DBD) to provide compassionate support to caregivers of aging, chronic and terminally ill pets. In addition to a telephone hotline and online support, DBD…

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