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The emerging world of animal hospice: (1) Introduction
  1. Kathleen A. Cooney

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Animal hospice is an emerging field that aims to maintain an animal's wellbeing and dignity at the end of its life. Here, Kathleen Cooney describes the hospice philosophy of care and ways to support owners when they are are making decisions before, around and after their pet's death. In a second article, to be published in a forthcoming issue of In Practice, she will discuss possible animal hospice business strategies.

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