Joys and Challenges of Pets in Your Home When You Have Cancer

Multiple Myeloma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops show

Summary: * Overview of the Human-Animal Bond * How a Pet Brings Comfort, Joy, Emotional, Social, & Practical Support to You * Managing Treatment Side Effects & the Care of Your Pet * Guidelines to Follow in Caring for Your Pet * Keeping Your Pets Healthy, both Before You Start Treatment & During Your Treatment * Helping Your Pets Avoid Infection * Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Infection from Pets * Communicating with Your Health Care Team, including Your Veterinarian about Your Pet’s and Your Well-Being * Finding Support Programs in Your Area * Questions for Our Panel of Experts