Brooklyn Bark Talks

Talking to A Friend about Their Pet's Illness or Death

Dr. Susan Cohen developed and let led the first support group for bereaved pet parents during her tenure at the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan.  She is now in private practice and can be contacted at susanpcohen@msn.com.

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Tags: pet illness, terminal pet, pet death, sadness over pet, Talking to friend

Talking to Your Vet About Your Very Ill Pet

Dr. Susan Cohen developed and let led the first support group for bereaved pet parents during her tenure at the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan.  She is now in private practice and can be contacted at susanpcohen@msn.com.

1. Make sure you know what’s wrong with your pet, what your options are, what it will cost, and what’s likely to happen. Understand it so clearly that you can explain it to someone else.

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Tags: Talking to Veterinarian, pet illness, terminal pet, pet death, sadness over pet