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At-Home Hospice, Palliative Care and Quality of Life Assessments

Comforting Care Veterinary Services offers animal hospice and palliative care services for pets with life limiting or incurable diseases and their families.

Animal Hospice includes the following services:

  • Care focused on providing pain control and physical comfort to the pet, as well as educational support and emotional comfort for caregivers.

  • A Hospice professional offers assistance in providing quality of life for the patient that includes palliation of pain and preparation for death (with or without intervention).

  • A veterinarian serving as a teacher, enabling family members to care for their pets medical and emotional needs at home.

  • Time for families to adjust to their pet's progressive disease and say goodbye in a kinder, more personal way.

Many pet parents choose hospice care in order to participate in decision making about their pet's end-of-life needs, giving the entire family time to prepare for the pending goodbye to their companions and to plan for a peaceful death.

If you have the resources to support comfort care, the time and desire to care for your pet during the last days or weeks of their life, and a good support team in place, then hospice care may be the right choice for you and your pet.

To learn more about the animal hospice and palliative care services offered by Comforting Care Veterinary Services and whether they are the right fit for you and your pet please call us a 914-584-6080.

For additional resources and a list of frequently asked questions about animal hospice and palliative care, visit the International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC)'s website

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