Hospice Care and Veterinary-Assisted Death
When putting him to sleep is not the end you choose for your dog.
Our cultures ambivalence about death is no secret and no surprise. Leaving this mortal coil can be messy and exhausting, both physically and emotionally. So with our companion animals, we oftentimes beat death to the punch, scheduling it on our own terms by taking that teary-eyed ride to the vets office and saying a final goodbye on a tiled floor or steel table.