Hospice care aims to meet the physical and mental needs of a pet faced with a life-limiting illness. [Read more…] about What is Animal Hospice?
Houston has an average of 99 days per year above 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The heat and humidity levels we see here are very similar to those seen in tropical climates. [Read more…] about Heat Stroke in Companion Animals: Houston, We Have a Problem!
Originally written by Dr. Cornelius for September 2013 Houston PetTalk.
Pete’s beloved Irish Setter, Sasha, was first diagnosed with osteoarthritis of her hips and lower spine four years ago. [Read more…] about Pain, Suffering and Quality of Life in Companion Animals
Lilly owned a pet boutique downtown. She took her golden retriever, Hank, to work with her every day so he could greet and socialize with her customers. [Read more…] about When Should I Get a New Pet?
Coming to the decision to euthanize a beloved ailing pet can be very difficult. Pets are now considered by most as part of their family. [Read more…] about Choosing Humane Euthanasia: When Do I Become Willing to Start my Own Suffering to End Theirs?
Part of what I do as a hospice veterinarian is to help clients prepare for the loss of their beloved pet. This is a very confusing time for many pet owners. [Read more…] about Preparing for Pet Loss
It is that time of year again, there is a crispness in the air as plans to join family and friends are being made to share in the joy and cheer of the holidays. [Read more…] about “One Last Christmas” – Making Decisions For Your Ailing Pet
It seems like yesterday you brought home your new furry bundle of joy. They have been by your side through the roller coaster of life, comforting you though trials and tribulations, being the listening ear as you work through difficult decisions, and celebrating your joys and excitements. [Read more…] about Anticipatory Grief: Fearing The Loss Of A Beloved Pet