Tramadol Warning!

This is a synthetic opiate that is often prescribed for analgesia (pain control) in the dog. The FDA recently classified the drug as a “controlled” substance. In my experience this medication creates more problems than it helps. The dog does not have the pain receptors that this drug affects, making it a poor choice for […]

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A Personal Perspective

From My Perspective If you have glanced at the Memorial Page on the site, you probably noticed Smudge. He was a wonderful friend for many years. I remember when I brought him home to meet our Cocker Spaniels (three of them). Smudge jumped out of the carrier and immediately had the three dogs sniffing him, […]

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Processing Grief

Grief And Stress Each of us reacts differently to grief and it’s important to realize this, especially if there are several people in the household who are experiencing the loss. Some individuals react more strongly with visual signs such as crying and depression. Others don’t show physical symptoms and appear to go about their daily […]

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The Stages Of Grief

The Unfortunate Loss The loss of a pet can be devastating by itself, but having to make the decision to end suffering can make the feeling worse and lead to extreme grief. We humans are not made to take lives, but rather to save and nurture them. Understanding the process of grieving may help diminish […]

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Additional Considerations

After Making the Decision for Pet Euthanasia, What’s Next? Once you have come to terms and made one of the most difficult decisions you’ll ever make, it often doesn’t get any easier. There are several more items you will need to deal with: Where Should This Take Place? Generally speaking, pet owners placed in this […]

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The Terminally Ill Pet and Pet Euthanasia

The Terminally Ill Pet Sadly, and although we would wish otherwise, our pets can, and do, become very sick, even terminally so. There are many diseases that are treatable and some curable, but many that are not so. When we, as pet owners, are placed in a situation where our beloved pet becomes extremely sick, […]

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Pet Euthanasia – Welcome To Our Website

Hello – welcome to pet-euthanasia.com We welcome you to our new site and ask you to bear with us as we construct and add content.

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