Category Archives: Preparing for your pet’s appointment

Quality of Life visits

This post was guest-written by one of our very own MN Pets doctors, Dr. Meredith Lum. Deciding when to say good-bye to an animal companion can be an extremely difficult undertaking. Our pets become some of the most important beings … Continue reading

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What to Expect During the Euthanasia Appointment

 We often hear questions about what to expect during a home euthanasia appointment. It can be helpful to know how this appointment may be different than visits you have made to the veterinary office with a pet at the end of … Continue reading

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Anticipatory Grief: The Sadness Before the Loss

When we learn that our beloved pet has a terminal illness, or we realize that they are struggling with the changes that old age brings, many of us feel a deep sense of loss or grief even though our pet … Continue reading

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Veterinary Hospitals Association

MN Pets is proud to partner with Veterinary Hospitals Association (VHA) to help our clients with cremation services. VHA is a local, veterinarian-owned organization that has been serving the Twin Cities veterinary community for over 35 years. Recently MN Pets … Continue reading

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What to do before a MN Pets appointment

You’ve scheduled the appointment for MN Pets to come to your home to help your pet. We have found that the time in between scheduling the appointment and when the doctor arrives can be a difficult. What should you do? … Continue reading

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Pets and grief: involving other pets in an end of life appointment.

Often, our clients have more than one pet at home, and they wonder where their other pets should be during the euthanasia appointment.  While this is a personal choice and it depends on the pets involved, we do have some … Continue reading

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How do I know it’s time?

“I wish my pet could just tell me when they’re ready.” We often hear clients say this when struggling to make the decision on whether to help their pet with euthanasia. This can be the hardest decision that we as … Continue reading

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Your pet’s ashes: What to expect

Choosing a cremation option for a beloved pet can be very difficult and we are often asked questions about it.  We want to help you understand what to expect when choosing to have your pet individually cremated. Many of our clients wonder … Continue reading

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Medications We Use

We hear lots of questions about the medications we use.  Below is a simple explanation of our medications and why our doctors believe they are a good choice.  All the medications we use are specifically designed for veterinary medicine. Sedative … Continue reading

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