Pet hospice and end of life care is one of the big conversations no pet parent ever wants to discuss, but for those of us with a disabled or chronically ill dog or cat, hospice care is a subject we should know. Pet parents should be aware of the resources available in your community because there may come a time when you can’t take care of your treasured pet all by yourself.
I was recently introduced to the concept of pet hospice and end of life care through Pet Sitters International (PSI). It is the leading educational organization for professional pet sitters and pet parents who are in need of a specialized caretaker. Their website has a section that assists you in finding a local PSI certified pet sitter in your area. If you aren’t familiar with this group, I strongly recommend that you check out their website so you will be ready if the time comes when you need their services. [Read more…]