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  • The effects on a child dealing with losing a pet
    The Effects on a Child Dealing With Losing a Pet Dr 4 Pets offers in-home pet euthanasia and hospice services in Thousand Oaks, Porter Ranch, and Canoga Park, CA. Dr. Lorraine Read more
  • Pet Life
    Celebrating Your Pet's Life If you are a cat or dog owner, and your pet passes or is about to pass away, there are different ways to celebrate the life that Read more
  • Pet Loss
    Coping with Pet Loss  Having to put a pet to sleep is heartbreaking. The devastation of losing a beloved pet is coupled with the difficult decision to euthanize creating complex grief Read more
  • Pet Euthanasia
    Should Other Pets Be Present During A Euthanasia? People aren’t the only ones that need to cope with the loss of a pet. Other pets in your home also need to Read more
  • Pet Euthanasia:How Long Does Pet Euthanasia Take?
    Pet Euthanasia: How Long Does Pet Euthanasia Take? We know that choosing to euthanize your pet can be a very difficult decision. At Dr. 4 Pets, serving Thousand Oaks, Porter Ranch, Read more
  • Pet Euthanasia: Will Euthanasia 'Hurt'?
    Will Pet Euthanasia Hurt? Dr. Lorraine Watson understands how difficult it can be when a loved one is suffering. That's why we help residents of Canoga Park, Thousand Oaks, Porter Ranch, Read more
  • First Aid for Pet Loss-The Value of Pet Loss Support Groups
    We are all searching for joy in our lives. That joy oftentimes comes from our relationships with other people, but increasingly more we are embracing our pets as a source Read more
  • 5 Life Lessons From My Dying Pet
    Pets are a source of our affection and entertainment; but on a more serious note how they unparalleled wisdom on how to live and how to die. I’d like to Read more
  • I Know Your Sorrow
    It is said that “you’ll never know how someone feels until you walk in their shoes.” As a veterinarian performing in home pet euthanasia, I am oftentimes asked by my Read more
  • Saying good-bye from a pet's point of view
    If your pet could talk you through those last few moments, what do think he or she would say? Having many pets over many years I can attest to this Read more
  • Is my pet in pain?
    Pets cannot speak, but they communicate through their body language and activity. Learn how they communicate signs of pain to us. Read more
  • Cancer in Cats
    The term “cancer” describes a whole class of diseases. If your cat gets a cancer diagnosis, it means that undesirable cells are growing uncontrollably, invading nearby tissue and possibly spreading through your cat’s body. Some types are more serious than others. As with people, early detection Read more
  • A walk through pet loss and recovery
    Losing a dear pet is a journey through grief and healing. This blog is a comprehensive discussion through the process, to help you on your way from loss to recovery. Read more
  • Do Pets Grieve the Loss of Another Pet?
    Pets do grieve when another pet in the household dies. Read more
  • Worried about paying for veterinary care? Pet health insurance can help cover your costs.
    Keeping your pet healthy and caring for your pet when illness strikes can be made more affordable with pet health insurance. Read more
  • In-home pet euthanasia - What does it cost?
    This is a discussion of the cost of, the value of, and the procedure of in-home pet euthanasia. Read more
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