Animal Hospice & Palliative Care Certificate Program

Improve end-of-life care for your patients and clients.

Presented by Kathleen Cooney, DVM, the Animal Hospice & Palliative Care Certificate Program is an online continuing education course covering topics in animal hospice, palliative care, and the euthanasia experience.

This course is designed to benefit the entire practice team and beyond, including veterinarians, practice managers, veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, front-office staff, and kennel staff.

This program is AAVSB RACE approved for six CE hours. The course’s program number is 1007-29032.

Learn more about the course and enroll below.



This course consists of six modules:

  1. Animal Hospice 101: Understanding this unique field
  2. The Palliative Approach
  3. Animal Hospice Care Plans
  4. Understanding Death: What to Expect with the Dying Patient
  5. Improving the Euthanasia Experience
  6. Pet-Loss Support


AAHA Members: $149
Nonmembers: $179