Professional Network

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We promote comfort and quality of life for guardians and their animal friends through veterinary, family, and animal services providers. Families want to know what else they can do to contribute to comfort, and the growing field of animal hospice and palliative care provides them with the means to do so. Join us in shaping the future of end of life care for animals! For more information on the national movement in our field, see the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care, the Nikki Hospice Foundation and Spirits in Transition


Member Benefits:

  • Grow your end of life care business by:
    • working for AHELP-prescreened patients and clients.
    • public speaking, representing your business and/or selling your products at our sponsored Events.
    • meeting the public at our summertime Community Outreach Events.
    • networking with caregivers and fellow providers about your services’ benefits to animals and their caregiving families.
  • Enhance your delivery of animal end of life care services.
    • Learn by doing! Become a member of our interdisciplinary team, and serve families and their animal companions through our Animal Caregiver Support Program.
      • accompany our Hospice Care Worker and veterinarian or vet technician on home visits, usually scheduled daytimes.
      • provide email and phone support according to your scheduling.
    • Join our educational events, offered at a special rate for members.
    • Consider serving in a leadership position or sharing your skills in program development.



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Please request a
Professional Network application.


Once you submit your application, we will arrange a phone meeting or lunch meeting for us to get to know you, for you to become acqainted with AHELP and our Palliative and Hospice Care principles.

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Leaders are invited to bring their talents to our Veterinary Advisory Board. We welcome those interested in program development or in building their resume in non-profit management. Join a warm, caring organization with a unique mission and make your mark on the developing field of palliative and hospice care for animals! Contact Michelle to offer your gift of involvement as a leader.

Highly recommended: additional training will be beneficial your teamwork in our Animal Caregiver Support Program. Please contact Michelle Nichols at [email protected] for details.


Other Resources:
• Review About AHELP and In the Press
• Review Hospice FAQs
• Read Testimonials
• Sign-up to receive our AHELP Advocate Newsletter
• Follow our Caregivers' Tips and Tales Blog
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