When to Euthanize

Knowing When to Euthanize a Pet with Cancer

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Discovering that your pet has been diagnosed with cancer can be devastating. As a loving pet parent, you want hold on to that special relationship as long as possible. However, it’s also important to consider the comfort level and quality of life of your pet with cancer when wrestling with such a difficult decision. Cancer [...]

Coping with the Fear and Doubt of Euthanasia

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If you are lucky enough to have a special bond with a dog or cat, you’ve probably pondered the fact that their time on Earth will likely be up long before your own. We invite animals into our lives for companionship and to fill our homes with joy and unconditional love. As years pass, we [...]

Is Euthanasia Painful for My Pet?

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Watching a beloved pet’s quality of life deteriorate during advanced stages of life or witnessing extreme suffering from a debilitating disease is unfathomable for most pet lovers. Unfortunately, these situations do occur and when they do we’re forced to make difficult choices about what is best for our beloved pets. Though pet euthanasia is not [...]

How to Know When It’s Time to Euthanize a Pet

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If you’re like most people, the thought of ending your beloved pet’s life is unfathomable. He or she is your best friend, your family. You’re a devoted guardian who would do anything and everything to see him or her happy and healthy for as long as possible. It’s that same love and devotion that may [...]

Knowing When It’s Time to Let a Pet Go

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It’s a simple fact of life; as years wear on, the body breaks down and is no longer able to function as it once did. As the old saying goes, Father Time is undefeated. Just as the years take their toll on our bodies, our pets experience a similar decline, but at much more rapid [...]

Deciding When to Put a Pet to Sleep

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Though we all wish that our pets could be with us forever, most pet owners are faced with the reality of watching their pet’s quality of life steadily decrease over time. Many of us are forced to make the difficult, but ultimately compassionate decision to put a beloved animal to sleep. But how do you [...]