dog euthanasia

My Accidental Success Story

Posted on January 31, 2015 by Lynn Henderson

I didn’t do this for money – it was really an accidental success. When I gradated from Vet School, I planned to work in small animal general practice for some undetermined amount of time. I gave the briefest thought to pursuing a specialty like surgery, or perhaps to owning my own stationary practice one day…. [Read More]

Considerations PRIOR to your at-home euthanasia visit

Posted on December 12, 2014 by Lynn Henderson

Making the decision to euthanize an animal you have loved is the hardest decision an animal lover will make. I believe strongly in offering euthanasia at home, and aim to make a difficult time just a bit easier by being in a safe and comfortable place for both animals and human family members. There are… [Read More]

How do you know when “it’s time”?

Posted on September 7, 2014 by Lynn Henderson

Euthanasia decision

I was asked recently by a client how she will know “when it is time” to consider euthanasia for her old dog. I hear this question often, and always feel my answer is a bit vague. So I have given it some thought, and upon reflecting stand by what I told her.  If you google… [Read More]

Memorial Poem To Maddy

Posted on January 6, 2014 by Lynn Henderson

water dog   our memories wash over me like waves recounting the years rejoicing in our shared moments your playful puppy years our intertwined lives   though you never spoke a word I knew your every thought I sit here now sobbing wishing for your comfort hoping that you will come to my side nuzzle… [Read More]

In-home Pet Euthanasia (Part 1) – Why?

Posted on September 23, 2013 by Lynn Henderson

At home pet euthanasia

Every pet owner has faced, or will come to face the end of their pet’s life. This is often a time of sadness and turmoil for pet parents, as they grapple with their end-of-life options. Veterinary medicine has come a long way in the last decade, and companion animal euthanasia has become a practice specialization for… [Read More]