Many of the same health problems that affect us, including hearing loss, also affect our pets. Fortunately, most pets adapt very well to the disability with a little help from their owners.View Article
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End of life decisions for pets are understandably difficult and filled with emotions. For owners with pets who are experiencing the effects of chronic diseases or the slow progression of complications from aging, it may seem difficult to know when the time for euthanasia has come. Understanding where your dog or cat is on a quality of life scale can help in putting things into perspective. Additionally, physical examinations and quality of life discussions with our veterinarians can be essential in navigating end of life decisions.
For pet owners who have made the compassionate decision to pursue humane euthanasia, we have created an overview of the process to help you feel more prepared about what to expect.
It is important to allow yourself to grieve the loss of your pet. We encourage you to explore resources that may help you and your family during this time.
Here are some additional resources you may find useful: