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COVID 19 Euthanasia and Compassion Fatigue: Providing, Protecting, and Preserving
April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Kathleen Cooney, DVM, CHPV, CCFP has been practicing advanced end-of-life care since 2006. She is Founder of the Companion Animal Euthanasia Training Academy (CAETA), Guardian Pet Aquamation and Cooney Animal Hospice Consulting. Dr. Cooney is a past President of the International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC) and remains active in their organization, including design of their Animal Hospice and Palliative Care Certification Program, launched in 2016. She is well-known for her work in companion animal euthanasia and has authored two books on the subject along with numerous articles and book chapters. Dr. Cooney has collaborated in euthanasia training for the AVMA, AAHA, HABRI, IAAHPC, Fear Free Program, and more. In 2019, she became a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional. Dr. Cooney is a strong advocate for best practices in all aspects of end-of-life care and speaks nationally and internationally on such topics.