Is it time? How will I know when?

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Look for changes in your pet:

  • No longer interested in playing
  • Becoming confused
  • Having fewer "good" days
  • Unable to stand on their own
  • Difficulty walking/getting around

Deciding When To Say Good-Bye To Your Pet

How do you know whether it is appropriate to consider humane pet euthanasia? As veterinarians, we want pet owners to have a better understanding of quality of life. Below are a couple of veterinary websites to help you assess your pet’s situation:

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