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Mourning a Pet’s Death & Celebrating Their Life

As an emergency critical care specialist, I end up euthanizing a lot of dogs and cats in the ER and ICU. If I had to guess, approximately 30 percent of my patients end up being humanely "put to slee…

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What’s Your Animal Shelter IQ? (Quiz)

Most of you have visited an animal shelter at some point in your lives; many of you may even have a beloved companion animal whom you adopted from a shelter. But how much do you really know about the …

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From Animal Shelter Stray to Broadway Star

Photo: Actress Lilla Crawford, who plays Annie, with her new costar Sunny. Four months ago, Sunny was a stray shelter mutt with an injured leg and only 48 hours to live before being euthanized. Howe…

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Losing a Pet – Book Giveaway

We are giving away a copy of Goodbye, Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet, by Gary Kowalski. Check out this excerpt on bidding farewell to a beloved pet, and then leave a comment…

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MS Activist John Hicklenton Ends Life at Euthanasia Clinic

Make no mistake about it. John Hicklenton triumphed over multiple sclerosis. I say this in spite of the fact that he ended his own life because of it. Mr. Hicklenton, a graphic artist known for his…

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Glad there was a happy ending. Hope the previous owners where charged with animal abuse and cruelty…