Quality of life
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Quality of Life
“Quality of life” is a phrase that may have been heard coming from your veterinarian or others close to you and your pet. But what does it mean exactly? It can be highly subjective due to a range of factors including your personal beliefs or perspective and certainly the wellbeing of your furry companion.
Just like us, every pet will process and react accordingly to changes they experience on a daily basis. Experiencing health issues or diseases will highly affect how they process such experience which is why active communication with your veterinarian are crucial. For example, the decision to euthanize a Yorkie with congestive heart failure will need to be made before painful symptoms (such as difficulty breathing) arise. Alternatively, an older Labrador with arthritis can be maintained at home with adequate pain management for an extended amount of time. It’s important to understand the disease process your pet is experiencing in order to properly evaluate the quality of life.
Below is a list of some of the most common factors that are taken into consideration when determining and evaluating the quality of life of your pet and what roles they play in the difficult decision for euthanasia.
What about a natural death?
Waiting Too Long
Weigh Your Options Carefully
We are here to help make this time a bit easier on everyone. We are aimed at maintaining comfort, quality of life, and the human-animal bond for as long as needed; we are here for you!