When I ask pet families if they would like me to make a paw print at their appointment, occasionally I hear that they have already made their own using clay, paint or ink. As a crafty person myself, I love all things DIY and pet keepsakes are no exception. With the holiday season already in…

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At the conclusion of a euthanasia appointment, as I gently tuck in the beloved pet, pet owners often say to me, “I don’t know how you do this job.” As a veterinarian who works exclusively in end-of-life care, I can honestly say that I love my job. That is not to say it’s not hard…

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It is no doubt that the cancelled concerts, travel plans, and other summer adventures are a disappointment from this pandemic. There has also been quite a bit of generalized stress and anxiety in this time. However, I find myself grateful for all of the time I have to spend with my pets, especially my two…

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