pain management

Animal Hospice Conference 2013

Posted on November 1, 2013 by Lynn Henderson

In October, I attended the 3rd Annual Conference of the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care in Denver Colorado. I have been a founding member of this organization since 2010 and was excited to meet colleagues and soak up the shared knowledge from this forum.  Veterinary hospice is a specialty close to my… [Read More]

Geriatrics and Palliative Care

Posted on November 10, 2011 by Lynn Henderson

Well, I keep coming back to it – the idea of a specialization in geriatric medicine for companion animals.  Encompassing quality-of-life-assessment, pain management, dietary consultation, hygiene and environmental adaptations to enable geriatric pets and their owners to stay together longer.  So many people seem to be of the opinion that when a pet gets old,… [Read More]