shades of grey

Addressing the impact of convenience euthanasia 
in veterinary care.

It was the kind of phone call that veterinary clinic receptionists dread — an appointment request for a euthanasia from a client who had never been to the clinic. It’s a conversation that can raise the hackles of even the most sympathetic veterinary care person. Was the client calling a new clinic because this was a convenience euthanasia? I was on guard.

Tools for Clinic Clients

Pain Management for Pets

pain management 
for pets

How to tell if your dog or cat
is in  pain

Our pets can’t tell us when they are sick or injured. They can’t talk to us, and they often instinctively hide any signs of sickness to protect themselves.  The good news is that there are telltale clues that can help you determine if your cat or dog is in pain.

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Clinic / Staff Relations


the ethics of onychectomy

How to handle this prickly topic 
in your clinic

There are few veterinary procedures as hotly debated as feline onychectomy. Once considered the go-to remedy for destructive scratching, declawing — the surgical removal of the third phalanx of the digits on a cat’s paws — has become deeply controversial.

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Cherish and Share

Chi Chi's Story

cherish and share:
chi chi's s tory

The story of a cuban rescue dog and his adoptive Canadian family

The life of a stray in Cuba is hard, but occasionally, one of these animals make if off the streets and into a good home. Chi Chi was one of the lucky ones. This is his story.

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the Peartree post.

Whether they're your patients or your pals, caring for pets can have 
its challenges. Why not get a little help (and inspiration) from 
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