06Jun
2016
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Paw Prints in the sand

What to do….

I have lost my pet. Now what? Pets are a big part of our life and our family. When that companion passes away the pain we feel can be intense. We not only face the loss of the pet, we also have to make difficult decisions for the aftercare. When is the right time to […]

24May
2016
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Diego and Roxy wearing sunglasses while promoting the Resting Paws car rally

Why am I so sad?

My pet is still alive and I am already feeling the loss. Why? It may begin with a diagnosis of an incurable disease or condition. For example, if an older cat is diagnosed with borderline kidney failure you know that you can manage the disease for some time, but your cat will never be cured. […]

02May
2016
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Diego and Roxy wearing sunglasses while promoting the Resting Paws car rally

Euthanasia

What is euthanasia? Animal euthanasia [1] (euthanasia from Greek: εὐθανασία; “good death”) is the act of putting an animal to death or allowing it to die by withholding extreme medical measures. Reasons for euthanasia include incurable (and especially painful) conditions or diseases, lack of resources to continue supporting the animal. Euthanasia methods are designed to […]