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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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Mayor Gives Valentine to Homeless Cats & Dogs

Recently, I wrote about Andrea, the Utah cat who survived TWO euthanizing attempts, hypothermia and suffocation -- and all in one day. Andrea's iron-pawed will to live made international headlines and…

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Euthanasia Alternative: Pet Hospice

Up until just a few years ago, people had one treatment option for their terminally ill pets--euthanasia--and the average veterinarian thought it better to get it over with sooner rather than later. B…

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