Handling the hard topic of end-of-life care options with veterinary clients

Handling the hard topic of end-of-life care options with veterinary clients

Pet owners need to be educated on this difficult topic.
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May 24, 2012

The good news: Pets are living longer, healthier lives than ever before. The bad news: No one lives forever. Dr. Robin Downing says it's time veterinarians dedicate themselves to educating clients about quality-of-life decisions in a pet's sunset years.

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