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Sunday, December 1, 2013

Hospice for pets: an end-of-life movement that’s gaining ground

Denise Fitzmaurice, right, who brought her 4-year-old dog, Sophie, to Michele Price's mobile veterinary clinic for an examination, in Bristow, Va., Nov. 26. A growing number of veterinarians are offering hospice care, marketing it as a way to give cats and dogs — and their owners — a less anxious, more comfortable passing.