Senior News Brisbane - June 2017

Dr Michael O'Donoghue has established Australia's first 24/7 Pet Loss support hotline. The service aims to connect grieving animal lovers with qualified and experienced pet loss counsellors. Call 1300 431 450

Channel 7 Weekend Sunrise - Sept 2017

Channel 7 Queensland invited Dr. Michael O'Donoghue to help shed a better light on pet loss and grief with the Weekend Sunrise crew. Losing a pet can be a significant life event that many don’t know how to handle.

Dr. Michael O’Donoghue aims to help people in this difficult time, by connecting grieving pet owners with the support they need. In this TV interview, he discusses the importance of the right support when going through the painful loss of an animal companion.

Caring for your Clients after the Loss of a Pet - AVA 2017

By Dr Michael O’Donoghue, Queensland

"What happens to people after they walk out of the room after euthanasia of their pet? What are they feeling and how are they coping?

Only a small number of practices ring their clients after a euthanasia to see how they are going. Some have tried, but given up because they have felt inadequate to cope with the reactions."

>> Read more at ava.com.au

This article appeared in the September 2017 issue of the Australian Veterinary Journal

Companion: Asava Magazine - Autumn 2013

Companion spoke to Dr Michael O'Donoghue about his session at this year's AVA conference on end of life decisions and client experiences.