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Overview of Companion Animal Euthanasia

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  • Description:
    Part I of a 10-part series. View this (pay-per-view) or register to participate in the online CAETA Certificate Course - the self-paced 10-hour program in which participants can earn a Certificate and Professional Seal of Excellence in companion animal euthanasia.  Learn More:

    Euthanasia is a very broad and diverse procedure with deep history and ethical implications. For decades, the veterinary profession has been evolving the act of taking life to match current welfare and societal demands. In this session, we explore the history of euthanasia as it pertains to all species, review our country’s euthanasia guidelines, and examine the ethics behind it all.

    After completing this session, participants will be able to:
    - Comprehend the broad history of animal euthanasia
    - Understand how the methods we use today have come about
    - Appreciate ethical nuances around this sensitive topic

    Running time: 54 mins

    Member Fee: $30; Free registration for Premium VetVine Membership subscribers
  • Sponsor: Companion Animal Euthanasia Training Academy
  • Presenter(s): Kathleen Cooney, DVM, CHPV, CCFP
  • Fee (Basic Membership): $30