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 n.— «So it is that “pawspice,” the animal equivalent of hospice, has begun to arise as a viable alternative when pet owners are coping with the problems and pain of their terminally ill pets.» —“Pawspice an option for pets facing the end” by Dean J. Monti American Veterinary Medical Association Oct. 1, 2000. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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