Helping Hands Pet Hospice is still assisting families during this crisis. We are reducing the number of appointments per day to allow for sanitizing/changing out everything between appointments. We are limiting our services to video quality of life consultations and house call euthanasia at this time. In-home hospice appointments will resume once restrictions are lifted in the Tampa Bay area. Thank you.

‘Tis the Season For…Euthanasia?

‘Tis the Season For…Euthanasia?

We all know that there are people who don’t enjoy the holidays.  But did you know that veterinary staff members often dread the holiday season? Why? Well, there’s an odd phenomenon that starts anywhere between Halloween and Thanksgiving and sometimes drags on through...

The Words I Can’t Take Back

The Words I Can’t Take Back

Originally published on DrAndyRoark.com “Sometimes I really hate you!” I said to the writhing Dachshund in my arms.  He didn’t care. He kept wiggling madly as is his habit when I catch him trying to take off from the yard. Because of his cognitive dysfunction, he...