Help veterinary clients with end-of-life decisions about pets

Help veterinary clients with end-of-life decisions about pets

Matters of the heart make for difficult choices. Pet owners may need assistance sticking to the facts.
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Sep 20, 2012

End-of-life decisions about pets are inherently emotional, but there is a tool to help pet owners keep focused. Here Dr. Robin Downing explains the Quality of Life Scale developed by Dr. Alice Villalobos and how it can bring objectivity to a sentimental situation.

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