Canine Hospice Care

Why So Dogs Live Such Short Lives

Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a ten-year-old Irish Wolfhound named Belker. The dog’s owners, Ron, his wife Lisa, and their little boy Shane, were all very attached to Belker, and they were hoping for a miracle. I examined Belker and…Read More

A NEWLY CREATED PAGE FOR SPECIAL NEEDS ANIMALS

http://www.happytailsbooks.com/books/dog-breeds-m-z/special-needs/ I'm quite proud of this accomplishment. It was long, hard work but so worth it. So many lives will be saved because of this book. I hope you will purchase one to help us spread the word…Read More

Sometimes We think it's just "getting old"

Aaron Epstein's 14-year-old Australian Shepherd-mix, Sam, was losing weight and his appetite wasn't the same. "I just thought he was getting old because in addition to not eating with the same vigor, he was slowing down a bit, wasn't able to walk as far, and…Read More

Life, loss and the power of children and pets

POSTED ON FEBRUARY 18, 2013 (http://ourdachshundsophie.com/2013/02/18/life-loss-and-the-power-of-children-and-pets/)   New post on Our Dachshund Sophie (http://ourdachshundsophie.com/author/ourdashchundsophie/)   By Abby Thomas Several weeks ago now, my…Read More

Unconditional love

This story about a handicapped dog, Sophie, and her human is a tender, revealing look at the bond between a pet and a family that tells the heart of hospice; it's all about family...Our Dachshund Sophie This morning as I was showering, I noticed Sophie lying…Read More

Do You have a Story to Share with us?

When a person tells a story of their relationship with a companion animal, something miraculous happens. It offers hope, inspiration, courage and many other wonderful things to the reader. Would you share your story with us? I'm sorry Causes doesn't leave…Read More
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