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euthanasia

Pets Dealing With Loss

Pets Dealing With Loss

by Dr. Carla Case-... on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 2:18pm

 

                                                    by Melissa Kilpatrick

 

Explaining Death of a Pet to Your Child

Explaining Death of a Pet to Your Child

by Dr. Carla Case-... on Mon, 03/19/2012 - 7:38am

Submitted by Lisa A. Yackel, CVPM, PHR

Hospital Administrator at Case Veterinary Hospital

Helping your child with the euthanasia process for the family pet

Helping your child with the euthanasia process for the family pet

by Dr. Carla Case-... on Mon, 01/18/2010 - 5:48pm

It is not uncommon at this time of year for the veterinary industry to have a rise in euthanasia.  The colder weather can inflame health issues in older dogs and cats and, on the emotional side, many clients choose to have their pet with them for one more holiday season before they make that difficult decision.  

Protect Your Pet With A Microchip

Protect Your Pet With A Microchip

by Dr. Carla Case-... on Mon, 01/11/2010 - 3:05pm

Many of you have seen the news reports last week regarding the neighbor who turned over another neighbor’s pet  to Animal Control without permission.  An unfortunate series of events occurred and the young terrier mix was put to sleep.  The story was heart-wrenching and disturbing, and because I am not privy to all of the facts (only the

When to consider euthanasia for your pet

When to consider euthanasia for your pet

by Dr. Carla Case-... on Wed, 05/27/2009 - 8:31pm

Sept. 19th, 2008, my husband and I had to make the painful decision to let our "first born" go.  Nina was 15.5 years old. We had picked her out together from the Humane Society in Athens when she was only 10 weeks old before I had even been accepted into vet school. My husband and I had only been dating 6 months. I knew I'd have this pet for the rest of her life.... I hadn't a clue yet that my husband would be a keeper as well. She was very sick and though I'd been formally trained to care for pets, it killed me that there was nothing else that I could do for her.

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