Carolina’s Story

Carolina’s Story

Cherie T. Buisson, DVM, CHPVCertified Hospice and Palliative Care VeterinarianLow Stress Handling™ Silver Certified I first met Carolina’s Mom when I made a house call to help her say goodbye to her kitty, Cokie. I learned she worked at a local shelter, and I told her...
5 End-of-Life Myths About Pets – BUSTED

5 End-of-Life Myths About Pets – BUSTED

By Cherie T. Buisson, DVM, CHPV Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Veterinarian Originally published on DrAndyRoark.com June 3, 2018 Veterinary hospice and palliative care is my calling. That isn’t something I ever thought I would say, but there it is. I’ve devoted...
Explaining A Pet’s Bucket List

Explaining A Pet’s Bucket List

By Cherie T. Buisson, DVM, CHPV Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Veterinarian We all agonize over the question: “How do I know when it’s time?”. It’s the question most frequently asked in my hospice practice. It’s the question I most frequently ask when my own...
10 Essentials of Self-Care

10 Essentials of Self-Care

No matter how much I lecture on the subject, I have trouble convincing people (myself included!) to practice good self-care. When you are a caretaker, self-care is even more important than usual. You can’t help others if you are exhausted and miserable. So, my dogs...