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Kathleen Cooney, DVM, MS, CHPV has been practicing advanced end-of-life care since 2006. She is the founder of Home to Heaven, P.C. in Loveland, Colorado, one of the world’s first, and largest, animal hospice services. She is also the founder of 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.

Dr. Cooney was one of the first in the world to become a certified provider of animal hospice and palliative care (CHPV). She is well-known for her work in companion animal euthanasia and has authored two books on the subject. Dr. Cooney has collaborated in euthanasia training for the AVMA, AAHA, IAAHPC, HABRI, Fear Free program, and in 2017, launched a certificate program for the Companion Animal Euthanasia Training Academy (CAETA).  She is a strong advocate for best practices in all aspects of end-of-life care and speaks nationally and internationally on such topics. 

Dr. Cooney has created this site to help families find in-home euthanasia providers in their own area.  The directory will help them learn about the benefits of in-home euthanasia, find providers easily, thus allowing more pets to be at home, where they want to be.  Her mission is to make pet hospice and euthanasia more available for everyone and connect providers together under the common theme of compassionate servitude.