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Home Euthanasia

When is the right time? Making the difficult decision to say goodbye to your companion As pet owners, we cherish the bond we share with our furry friends. They become an integral part of our lives, offering us companionship, love, and endless joy. But there may come a time when we have to make the heartbreaking decision to say goodbye. As a compassionate veterinary surgeon and pet owner, I understand the weight of this decision and the pain it brings. When I reflect upon...

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Should my other pet be there during home euthanasia?

Should my other pet be there? Considering the impact of euthanasia on other animals in the homeLosing a beloved pet is one of the most heart-wrenching experiences a pet owner can go through. When the time comes to say goodbye to a furry family member, many pet owners wonder if their other pets should be present during the process of home euthanasia. This is a valid concern, as we want to ensure that all our pets receive the love and support they need during this difficult...

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The Guilt and Healing of Euthanasia: a vet’s personal and professional perspective

The Guilt and Healing of Euthanasia: A vet's personal and professional perspective The Bittersweet Decision As a vet, I encounter countless pet owners who have had to make the heart-wrenching decision of euthanising their beloved companions. It is a choice that garners great empathy from me, not only as a professional but also as someone who has experienced this painful process firsthand with my last dog. In this blog, I want to address the guilt that often accompanies...

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