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Navigating the Euthanasia Experience During COVID-19

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    April 13, 2020 5:50 PM EDT

    Euthanasia is an essential service provided by veterinary professionals, and the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the logistics of providing this service. Veterinary caregivers are needing to be creative and think outside of the box during these challenging times, all the while trying to honor the human-animal bond and respect social distancing recommendations or mandates.

    In this excerpt from our Town Hall on COVID-19 Dr. Kathleen Cooney, DVM, CHPV, CCFP - a euthanasia expert - discussed how COVID-19 is impacting pet euthanasia and offered suggestions for protecting everyone involved and for preserving the human-animal bond during these times.