Hospice Care Resources

The following are from a lectures given to veterinarians and technician students in 2013.


American Association of Human Animal Bond on Hospice

http://www.avma.org/issues/policy/hospice_care.asp  The AVMA hospice guidelines.

http://www.avma.org/onlnews/javma/apr09/090415o.asp JAVMA article.

www.iaahpc.org  International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care, has my webinar on homeopathy for hospice for sale.

http://www.healthypet.com/PetCare/PetCareArticle.aspx?art_key=a6d7c944-88bd-4c44-8cea-607db329cd8f  AmericanAnimalHospitalAss Guidelines

http://www.veterinarypracticenews.com/vet-practice-news-columns/bond-beyond/reflections-on-the-international-symposium-on-veterinary-hospice-care.aspx  Article

www.pethospice.org  Nikki Hospice Foundation for Pets
Drs. Jeri Ryan and Kathryn Marocchino are the two phenomenal women who made the First and Second International Symposia on Veterinary Hospice Care a reality. I spoke at the second one.  Homeopathy and Nutritional Approaches for Veterinary Hospice Care – 2nd International Symposium on Veterinary Hospice Care, 2009  CDs available from conference for $35 at http://www.pethospice.org/FISVHC%20CDs.htm

http://www.spiritsintransition.org/  Ellen Bittel, DVM

http://holisticveterinaryconsultants.com/hospice-care/ – Dr. marge lewter
“There is help for pain, incontinence and immobility. Nutritional management becomes a new challenge, and we are there to help. Patient comfort becomes a primary concern and hospice for animals offers help. If suffering is uncontrollable, sedation and euthanasia may be done right at home. Veterinary hospice offers palliative care for the terminally ill patient, while focusing on quality of life and emotional support for the entire family.”  

www.BrightHaven.org  Holistic care of older animals. 35 year old cat!! Two great end of life booklets.

This issue of the Latham Letter was entirely focused on hospice care for animals.

http://www.specialneedspets.org/hospice.htm Products

http://www.peacefulpassings.org/ – lay person with good resouces for care products.

400 animals on a farm. A lot are in hospice. Susan Marino is a passionate advocate.

http://housewithaheart.com/index.shtml is inMaryland -Gaithersburg.

http://www.onehearthealingcenter.com/  A page of 20 or more essential oils that could be useful in hospice.

http://www.peacefulpassings.org/resources.htm  Pet Loss Support Telephone Hotline – Virginia (540) 231-8038 Tuesday and Thursday 6-9 pm Eastern Time–staffed by Virginia-Maryland Regional Veterinary School Students

http://www.vet.cornell.edu/public/petloss/other.htm  CornellSchoolof Veterinary Medicine VCU Center for Human-Animal Interaction (804) 827-7297

http://www.blessingthebridge.com/about.htm Blessing the Bridge

http://www.apeacefuljourneyforanimals.com/hospice.htm A Peaceful Journey for Animals – Animal Hospice
http://www.centerhillschool.com Cheryl Falkenberry – Behavior Counselor (434) 591-6113
http://www.cavm.net/Files/Geriatric.htm Geriatric Animals: Behavior Problems in Cats and Dogs

ffoa@fourflags.com 1-800-222-9263 Four Flags Over Aspen

http://www.PetEdge.com 1-800-738-3343  Pet’s Edge

http://www.carealotpets.com 1-800-343-7680 Care-A-Lot Pet Supply

http://www.jbpet.com 1-800-526-0388 J-B Wholesale

http://www.ashestoashes.com  Ashes to Ashes, Jewelry, Urns & Keepsakes

Rainbows and Bridges: An Animal Companion Memorial Kit by Linda Anderson
As Time Goes By – Gail Pope
Into the Light – Gail Pope

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