Handout: Quality-of-Life Scale

Dani McVety, DVM, Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice, Tampa, Florida

ArticleLast Updated October 20141 min readWeb-Exclusive
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Dr. Dani McVety found her calling in college, volunteering with human hospice patients. She co-founded Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice in 2009, bringing that same passion for life and respect for death into the veterinary profession.

When evaluating quality of life, personalized patient and client information is needed to reach an educated, informed, and supported choice that fits not only the pet’s medical condition but also the family’s wishes. In short, quality of life applies not only to the pet; it also applies to the family.

Help clients reach educated and informed decisions regarding both the pet’s and the family’s quality of life when considering euthanasia with this printable handout.