The Dying Pet’s Bill of Rights

As I prepare for my third year at IAAHPC, the veterinary hospice conference, I’ve taken pause to reflect on this journey and how it affects the way I view veterinary medicine. Personally, I have only euthanized a personal pet in … Continue reading

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How to keep your dog from dying of cancer

As a veterinarian, I’ve seen lots of cancers: lymphoma. Melanoma. Osteosarcoma. Hemangiosarcoma. Mast cell tumors. Wait, those are just my own dogs I’m talking about. When I factor in my clients, I think I’ve seen it all. Dogs get cancer, … Continue reading

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Man’s Dying Wish — to See His Lost Dog Again — Comes True

With only days to live, John Simpson, who has pancreatic cancer, said he had one final wish: to hold his missing dog one last time.  On Friday, his wish came true. Mr. Cutie, his two-year-old Chihuahua, was found by a … Continue reading

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