Information Resources for Readers on Hospice Care for Pets


The concept of hospice care for pets is a relatively new field, and it’s experiencing a meteoric rise as more and more pet owners seek an alternative away from cure or early euthanasia to focus on a quality end-of-life. Even though the number of veterinary hospice practices is increasing — and many are mobile — the flip side is that people aren’t yet aware of them or are confused about the services they offer.

Here’s a list of resources to learn more about animal hospice care. To find a hospice-focused veterinarian team and services in your area, search the online resources listed below.

Animal Hospice, End-of-Life and Palliative Care Project (AHELP) (in Seattle)

The International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC)

Lap of

The American Association of Feline Practitioners

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)


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