Foster and Hospice Resources

FOSPICE AND HOSPICE RESOURCE DIRECTORY

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PATIENT EDUCATION

QUALITY OF LIFE GUIDES

ABOUT HOSPICE CARE AND END OF LIFE

EOL FINANCIAL SUPPORT

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VETERINARIANS AND THERAPEUTIC CARE

EMERGENCY VETS

CONVENTIONAL AND PALLIATIVE MEDICINE

QUALITY OF LIFE AND EUTHANASIA

HOLISTIC

  • Tranquil Paws Veterinary  – offers clinic and at-home options. Includes acupuncture, TCM, laser therapy, and pain management; serving Manhattan, the outer boroughs, Westchester, Rockland, and northern New Jersey.
  • Zen Dog Veterinary Care – offers acupuncture, physical therapy, Chinese herbs, quality of life evaluation, and in-home euthanasia.  Additional fee of $100 for at-home visits. Serving NYC, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Westchester
  • Dr. Lisa Fiorenza at Brooklyn Vet Group – in addition to conventional vet care, also offers acupuncture, Chinese food therapy, essential oils, herbs, and myofascial work
  • Holistic Vet Care – offers homeopathy, acupuncture, cold laser, cranial sacral, reiki, and nutritional therapies, in addition to vet care. Located in lower Manhattan.

OTHER COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES

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CREMATION AND BURIAL

Note on Laws:

In NY, NJ, and CT there is no law prohibiting the burial of a pet, so long as its private property; pets must be buried within 24-28 hours of death (in most circumstances). In some cases, they may also be disposed with household waste.

PET CEMETERIES AND CREMATORIUMS

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MEMORIALIZATION

URNS AND KEEPSAKES

Memorialization Ideas by The Tilly Project

Art From Ashes – handcrafted glass memorial art made with your pet’s ashes

Amanda Moeckel @ My Animal Art – custom portraits of pets in a range of styles and sizes

TAXIDERMISTS

CREMATION ASHES TATTOO ARTISTS

PHOTOGRAPHERS

The Tilly Project: End-of-life Photography Network

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GRIEF SUPPORT

PET LOSS SUPPORT COUNSELING AND GROUPS

ONLINE COMMUNITIES

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OTHER

HOSPICE DIRECTORIES

IAAHPC Member Hospice Directory: https://community.iaahpc.org/search/custom.asp?id=5952 (includes veterinarians, grief/mental health, aftercare)

LOCAL NY RESCUES THAT TAKE IN HOSPICE ANIMALS

For Blake’s Sake Rescue

Louie’s Legacy

Ready for Rescue

Pupstarz Rescue

Friends with Four Paws