Dr. Kathleen Cooney, DVM, MS, BS, has been practicing advanced end-of-life care for over 10 years. 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. 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, and in 2017, launched a certificate program for the Companion Animal Euthanasia Training Academy. She is a strong advocate for best practices in all aspects of end-of-life care and speaks nationally and internationally on such topics.