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Kathleen Cooney, DVM, CHPV, CCFP


In the case of euthanasia, there are no do-overs. Providing a smooth and seamless experience and peaceful passing is paramount to a good euthanasia experience for the pet owner, the veterinary team, and the pet patient.

In this segment - Part 1 of a 3-part series - Dr. Kathleen Cooney discusses how to assist and guide pet owners with decision making for euthanasia, components of a euthanasia experience and how to determine and align with a client's desires and needs, and the importance of euthanasia pre-planning to foster as good of an experience for all involved including the pet, the pet's family, and the veterinary caregiving team.

Running time: 24 mins

Approved for 0.5 hrs CE credit for veterinarians and technicians by the AAVSB RACE program, NY State and the NJVMA. The method of delivery is online and non-interactive. Be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories &/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of CE.