WHAT GUNTER'S LEGACY COVERS FOR HOSPICE DOGS:

 

Gunter's Legacy provides hospice dogs palliative care in order to help relieve suffering and improve the quality of life for dogs with serious, chronic, and life-threatening illnesses. Gunter's Legacy covers the cost of hospice medical care with Gunter's Legacy Veterinary Partner Hospitals, as outlined below. Hospice adopters may use a veterinary hospital that is not a Gunter's Legacy Veterinary Partner, but itemized invoices are required and are subject to approval for reimbursement. 

Items Covered:

  • Tests and re-tests, as determined by the treating veterinarian and subject to approval by Gunter's Legacy (such as blood or urine tests, x-rays, etc.)

  • Pain management to help dogs remain comfortable

  • Prescription food

  • Vaccinations

  • Flea and deworming treatments

  • Medications for chronic conditions

  • Subcutaneous uids

  • Euthanasia services and communal cremation

  • Antibiotics for infections

  • Care items available in our donation inventory

WHAT GUNTER'S LEGACY DOES NOT COVER FOR HOSPICE DOGS:

Hospice parents may choose to pursue more extensive treatments themselves if they are in a financial position to do so and if it is in the dog’s best interest.

Items Not Covered:

  • Surgery or anything requiring anesthesia  

  • Advanced diagnostics (i.e. ultrasounds, CT scans, MRIs) 

  • Hospitalizations over 24 hours

  • Radiation, chemotherapy

  • Food (except for prescription diets)

  • Supplements, Fish oil

  • Pee pads

  • Boarding services at headquarters or elsewhere

  • Private cremation with ashes returned

  • Grooming services

  • House cleaning services

Tax I.D. No. 81-4859835

P.O. Box 1892 | Vallejo | CA | 94590
(707) 273-4259 (DO NOT TEXT) 
Info@gunterslegacy.org

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