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Kathy Cooney

DVM, MS, BS

Dr. Kathleen Cooney is founder of Home to Heaven, P.C., a 24/7 mobile pet hospice and euthanasia service, based in Northern Colorado. Along with her mobile work, Dr Cooney operates the nation’s first pet euthanasia center on her farm in Loveland, Colorado.  She was a contributing member of the AVMA’s 2013 euthanasia guideline panel and AAHA appointed her as a task force panel member for their End-of-life Care Guidelines to be released in 2016. In 2012, Dr. Cooney published her first book for veterinarians regarding the many facets of in-home euthanasia.  Dr Cooney is also a co-author of a book on euthanasia technique training (published by Wiley-Blackwell) that has the potential to become the world’s first euthanasia textbook for use in veterinary colleges.  She teaches in-home hospice and euthanasia protocols, along with client communication, to students in Colorado State University’s veterinary medical program. She was awarded the 2011 Rising Star Veterinarian Award by the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Cooney is the Immediate-Past President of the IAAHPC.

Dr. Cooney's Curriculum Vitae