Hospice Care for Pets

The human-animal bond has never been stronger. Pet owners increasingly demand the best for their pets, whether it be food, toys, comfort, or medical care. One area seeing a rise in demand is end-of-life care, with hospice facilities springing up to address the needs of companion animals facing terminal illnesses. Dr. Tami Shearer, founder of the Pet Hospice and Education Center in Columbus, Ohio discusses the growing trend of pet hospice care in the United States.