Companion Animal Euthanasia Training

a 10-hour CE course for compassionate animal euthanasia

This course was designed to provide outstanding practices in companion animal euthanasia to improve the overall experiences for the pet, caregiver and the veterinary team.  By completing this course, you will earn a CAETA Commitment to Excellence Certificate and professional seal.  You will also earn 10-hours of continuing education credit from RACE.  


What's covered in the course?

  • Introduction and Overview
  • Caregiver and Pet Preferences
  • Physiology and Pharmacology
  • Pre-Euthanasia Sedation and Anesthesia
  • Euthanasia Techniques
  • Challenging Situations
  • Case Reviews
  • Euthanasia Technique Training Lab
  • Useful Supplies and Materials
  • Team Support


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Kathleen  Cooney
Kathleen Cooney
DVM, MS, CHPV

About the Instructor

For the past 10 years, Dr. Cooney’s focus has been the enhancement of animal hospice care.  Dr. Cooney is well-known as a leader in the animal hospice movement and in the art of beautiful euthanasia experiences. She is a regular speaker at conferences all over the world and has published numerous books, articles, and guidelines relating to animal hospice care.