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Pet Hospice and Euthanasia: Sunday, May 8 2011 @ 5:30pm EDT
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Dr Kirt with Dapper Dan and Daphne

Meet Dr. Sheila Kirt, DVM, of Home at Last Pet Hospice and Euthanasia in Tucson Arizona. Home at Last is a mobile veterinary practice focusing on end of life care for companion animals.

Dr. Kirt is a Tucson veterinarian who strives to provide those being confronted with the end of their pet's life another, comforting alternative. She does this by providing a quality of life evaluation, palliative & hospice care for end stages of life and peaceful at-home euthanasia for the comfort of clients and their beloved animal.

Date: Sunday, May 8 2011

Time: 5:30pm EDT (2:30 Pacific)

Duration: 30 min.

Call In Number: (310) 388-9739

Tune In Here: Pet Hospice and Euthanasia with Dr. Sheila Kirt

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Post any questions for our guest with a reply to this topic or join us in the Chat during the show. We will update this topic with a podcast of this show after the program airs.

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Please tune in Sunday for our discussion about at home pet hospice care and euthanasia. Or, if you have any questions for Dr. Kirt, please post them with a reply below.

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i'll put it on the calendar, i think this is an interesting topic!!

Life is good, so very, very good!!! Gayle enjoyed each and every moment of each and every wonderful day (naps included).  She left this world December 12, 2011 – off on a new adventure.

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Any questions for tomorrow's show? Post them soon, or call in live at 5:30pm EDT (2:30 Pacific).

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Many thanks to Dr. Kirt for this informative program! Here is the podcast for those who missed it and a few highlights from the show.

 

Resources for at home pet hospice and euthanasia, and finding services near you:

Ask your vet if they provide in-home services, and if not get a referal.

In the Tuscon, AZ area: Home At Last Pet Hospice and Euathansia

The Nikki Hospice Foundation for Pets

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Local Dog Euthanasia Services by Zip Code

National In Home Pet Euthanasia Directory

 

What's involved in a quality of life evaluation?

For more information please visit  HomeAtLastTuscon.com.

Ask yourself, if I were my pet would I be happy?

Analysis of pet's mobility and interaction with people.

Provide complete veterinary physical examination.

Has pet been diagnosed with a terminal diagnosis?

Does pet eat and drink willingly, and eliminate on his/her own without difficulty?

Does pet still greet family members and seek attention?

Is pet aware of surroundings and activity?

Does providing the required level of care diminish your own quality of life?

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Coping with Loss

For help coping with pet hospice decisions, trust your instincts, let go of guilt, and seek help of a pet loss support groups:

Tripawds Coping with Loss Discussion Forum

Tripawds Grief Support Resources

The Argus Institute at Colorado State

Pet Loss Hotlines from RainbowsBridge.com

Pet Memorial Jewelry and more remembrance items

Pet Urns Memorial Boxes and more remembrance items
Pet Memorial Pay Print Kits and more remembrance items
Pay tribute to lost loved ones with stone markers, lockets, pet urns, memorial boxes and more remembrance gifts.

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