PEACEFUL PASSING FOR PETS : A CAREGIVER’S GUIDE TO PET HOSPICE CARE
and Finney Company
Providing care to a pet that is seriously ill can be overwhelming and exhausting at times. Peaceful Passing for Pets considers teaching, supporting, and training primary caregivers an essential part of our mission.
A Caregiver’s Guide to Pet Hospice Care is a resource guide designed with the caregiver in mind to help pet owners and family provide comfort care to pets that have a terminal diagnosis. The focus is on preventing suffering of the pet and empowering the pet owner as they provide care.
This guidebook provides the confidence to understand common symptoms including management of pain, nausea, anxiety, agitation and restlessness. Additionally, it gives clear instructions on how to manage those symptoms. Finally, it encourages caregivers to ask questions of the hospice team when help is needed.
Tools are included in the Index to help evaluate your pet’s quality of life, pain status and monitoring of medications: