We all know that different dog breeds can have very different lifespans. Here are the best figures we have from three recent English studies. Please read this first to help you understand the figures. Read more
How can your dog do better than the average lifespan? Of course, avoiding risks & good veterinary care have a lot to do with it. But there’s also a lot you can do to improve their chances. Read more
Can we help you by talking about euthanasia?
We’ll try to talk about:
- Making The Decision To Euthanase
- Talking To The Family
- Deciding Where To Euthanase
- How Vets Perform Euthanasia
- What Happens After Euthanasia
- Pet Cremations & Burials
- Coping With Pet Loss
We find that the less mystery there is about euthanasia the less there is to fear. If you have concerns we hope we can put these at rest. Read more
Going through the grief of losing my beautiful old cat made me understand how we shouldn’t go through this alone. To avoid thinking about the death of our pets is natural but it leaves us terribly unprepared when the moment arrives. I know these discussions will be unwelcome to many and understand if they create feelings of anger or distress, for which you have my sincerest apologies.
Here are my suggestions to help you or others through this terrible time. Remember that everyone’s individual experience of grief is different and not all these will apply to each case. And it will get better.