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posted on: Thu, 16th Aug 2018

Why Pet Parents need support from their Veterinary team - Don't be afraid to ask

During our research, conducted with over 500 pet owners on pet loss, we consistently received the same feedback: the need for more information. However, it was also clear that pet owners often did not feel comfortable asking for this information, which made it difficult for the veterinary teams to realize that they wanted this help. Our veterinary professional research also revealed that veterinar...
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posted on: Fri, 19th Jan 2018

Congratulations to Dearborn Family Pet Care

  Congratulations to Dearborn Family Pet Care - The First Compassion Understood Platinum Accredited Practice in the USA! We would like to congratulate Dearborn Family Pet Care in  Dearborn MI. For becoming our first Compassion Understood Platinum accredited practice in the USA. The whole practice team were put through their paces on the Compassion Understood course, achieving a platinum ...
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posted on: Tue, 5th Dec 2017

Remembering your pet at Christmas

Christmas time along with all the festivities is a time for remembering. We think about people that are no longer with us and for us pet owners, this will include pets we may have lost recently or months, even some years ago. However long it’s been since the loss of a dear pet, thinking about them is normal and demonstrates how much you loved them and they were part of your life. There are d...
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posted on: Thu, 26th Oct 2017

Welcome to the new Compassion Understood web portal for the USA

We see every day the emotional heartache when other pet parents have lost or about to lose their cherished companion’s I know this is not a subject that we like to think about but If you have time, then it can be better for both you and your pet to plan your pet’s end-of-life care, rather than leaving everything to decide on at the end Ensuring pet owners receive compassion and underst...
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posted on: Tue, 1st Aug 2017

Compassionate Care For Owners At The End Of Their Pet’s Life

Compassionate Care For Owners At The End Of Their Pet’s Life July 31, 2017 · posted by Robert Veitch · in Burgess Hill, Hurstpierpoint, July 2017, Pets   For many owners, the experience of losing a pet is heart-breaking and, for some, overwhelming. Losing a pet is losing a friend and, in many cases, a ‘family member’ too. Emotions run high and owners need to h...
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posted on: Mon, 24th Jul 2017

Outstanding Client Service at Clent Hills Vets

Outstanding Client Service at Clent Hills Vets We’re over the moon about our most recent achievement as it focuses on the service we provide to our clients. In business for over 20 years now, we’ve always prided ourselves on doing the very best for our clients and their pets, so an ‘Outstanding Award’ in this area means the world to us. Every 4 years, our team and premises ...
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posted on: Thu, 13th Jul 2017

New garden and engraving wall at Bromsgrove Clent Hills Vets - Update

New garden and engraving wall at Bromsgrove Clent Hills Vets to give pet-owners a place to remember Lovely piece in the Bromsgrove Advertiser online 10/7/2017 We'll have more updates on the progress of our Memorial Pathway & Garden soon... A VETERINARY practice in Bromsgrove has begun work on a new 'memorial pathway' and garden to give bereaved owners a place to remember their pets....
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posted on: Thu, 6th Jul 2017

Memorial Pathway & Garden for Loved Pets - Just lovely - well done Clent Hills

Memorial Pathway & Garden for Loved Pets Work has begun on our new Memorial Pathway & Garden at the front of our Bromsgrove practice. We know how devastating losing a pet can be so we wanted to create a space where pet owners, and our team, can come and sit peacefully and remember beloved pets that have passed on. This new setting is very close to our bereavement room and perhaps where th...
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posted on: Tue, 23rd May 2017

Never leave your dog in a car on a warm day. If you see a dog in distress in a hot car.Dial 999

With the current bout of warm weather and summer fast approaching it is important to remeber that Dogs die in hot cars. for more information on: What to do if you see a dog in a car on a warm day How to help a dog in a hot car Click the link below https://www.rspca.org.uk/adviceandwelfare/pets/dogs/health/dogsinhotcars  ...
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posted on: Tue, 21st Mar 2017

Final resting time & place

When a pet passes away there are generally two options for body after-care; either burial or cremation (for more information visit https://www.compassionunderstood.com/page/after-life-body-care). If cremation is chosen this leads to more options – either having the ashes returned in a sealed casket or in something that allows them to be scattered at some point. I have lost various pets over ...
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posted on: Tue, 21st Mar 2017

Vets4Pets Bradford raise the bar on compassionate care in Yorkshire

  Vets4Pets Bradford raise the bar on compassionate care in Yorkshire  Compassionate care for owners at the end of their pet’s life  For many owners, the experience of losing a pet is heart-breaking and, for some, overwhelming. Losing a pet is losing a friend and, in many cases, a ‘family member’ too. Emotions run high and owners need to have support at this c...
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posted on: Fri, 17th Mar 2017

Palliative and hospice care for pets

  Palliative and hospice care for pets There is a growing movement to provide for needs of aging, sick and dying animals, in the same way that we provide for the needs of people. While we are fortunate in that we can ultimately spare our beloved pets suffering by way of euthanasia, and this for many will be their first choice, there is increased recognition of the significant benefi...
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