Hampton Roads Veterinary Hospice's Blog

Useful information about veterinary hospice, acupuncture, in-home euthanasia, and pet loss.

Fear Free Senior Pet Care

Hampton Roads Veterinary Hospice is proud to be a part of a new initiative sweeping veterinary medicine designed to ease the stress, fear, and anxiety so many pets experience while seeing the veterinarian. Known as Fear Free™, the training and certification program...

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The Benefits of Acupuncture for Senior Pets

Senior pets typically have more than one ailment or injury that requires extra attention. As pets age, they also tend to become more anxious, their appetite decreases, and they may not respond as well to previously effective medications. Acupuncture can be a wonderful...

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The Benefits of Cranberries for Pets

Western Benefits: Cranberries contain a variety of anti-oxidants, including Anthocyanins, which are thought to be some of the strongest antioxidants of those that have been tested. Anthocyanins are also known to have anti-inflammatory properties....

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A Memorial to Rizzo

You were a firecracker. Your personality demanded attention. Still, you put me first even in your neediest times, by challenging me and giving me purpose when I felt vacant. Your happiness was my happiness, your strong will was my strong will, and your peace will be...

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The Benefits of Pumpkin for Pets

Western Benefits: Many times holiday posts warn dog owners of potential hazards of holiday table foods or commonly used decorations. We wanted to call your attention to beneficial holiday treats that are super healthy for dogs and Thanksgiving is less than a week away...

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