A Difficult Discussion: Euthanasia

The following 2 part series is by HH’s guest blogger Joanne Scott:



Euthanasia. It’s such a hard topic to think about, much less have a frank discussion about. There are always situations where the answer is so clear… a catastrophic injury with no hopes of recovery. A senior horse that goes down and just can’t get back up. A starved pony, too far
gone to be saved.

But what about the gray area? That gray area is so, so hard for me. The pets that are maybe close to the end, but the answer isn’t clear.


“Better a day too early than a day too late.”

“Pick a nice day, with their favorite things, and make that be the day.”

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