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Social Worker Specializes in End-of-Life Care for Pets

Juliet Sternberg and Libro the cat. Photo courtesy of USA Today.

Cheers to USA Today for this article on National Association of Social Workers member Juliet Sternberg, MSW.

Sternberg has a unique job, even in the widely varied field of social work. She is co-owner of the Hope Veterinary Clinic in Brooklyn, N.Y., and offers counseling to people who have terminally ill pets.

Sternberg says her service helps improve care of pets because they have calmer and less anguished owners. And she helps owners prepare for the death of their beloved pets.

“It’s an honor to be invited into their final journey together,” she said.

To learn more about how social workers help people deal with death, visit NASW’s “Help Starts Here” Grief and Loss Website by clicking here.

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  1. That’s very kind of her.

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