When I first opened Arms of Aloha (beginning, as I’m fond of pointing out in speeches and interviews, as just me and a Rubbermaid box of supplies) and people would ask me what I do, I’d say almost apologetically, “Well, you know, I’m a veterinarian, but I’m actually opening this animal hospice….” Over time, I’ve learned to hold my head up and declare with confidence, “I’m a hospice veterinarian.” Animal lovers typically respond with some version of “I don’t know how you do it. That must be really tough.” This happens so often that I’ve advised everyone on our team to have a stock response.more…

Arms of Aloha warmly invites the animal loving community to join us in celebrating our second anniversary, and in blessing our newly renovated Pet Loss Support and Resource Center Saturday, August 19th 11am-1pm Music and Hawaiian blessing ceremony by Mihana Souza at 11:30am Refreshments after 970 N. Kalaheo Avenue (Pali Palms Office Plaza, next to Nico’s) in Kailua Building A, Suite 308 Meet our team and learn how we support seriously ill pets and their families Honor an animal friend with a few words on our Tribute Wall (you may also include a photo up to 4”x6” or a digital image up to 5MP –more…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News From Arms of Aloha August 3, 2017 Contact: Carolyn Naun, DVM 808-435-3006 ext 3, cnaun@armsofaloha.com Arms of Aloha Celebrates Anniversary Hawaii’s Pioneering Animal Hospice has been Serving Patients for Two Years [Kailua, HI]: Since August of 2015, Oahu’s pets and their owners have had expanded options for end-of-life care. Arms of Aloha provides hospice care and compassionate home euthanasia services for animals, and emotional support for their human families. A local veterinarian, Dr. Carolyn Naun, started the hospice because she felt there was a need for comfort care during the advanced stages of life-limiting illnesses. Her team, which includes a certifiedmore…

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