Like Your Own: Fostering a Loved One’s Pet During an Illness or Recovery

“Medical emergencies are always a challenge, but it reaches another level when there are pets left at home. When my brother-in-law was slated to spend over a month in a health care facility, we decided it was best to bring his 12-year-old husky mix, Cooper, home with us. As someone who often babysits friends’ dogs when they go on vacation, I thought we were prepared.

But I quickly realized this was no . . .”