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Pet Euthanasia

The Biggest Mistake Pet Owners Make at the End

Jessica Vogelsang | Posted 09.21.2016 | Green
Jessica Vogelsang

If I had a big huge red pen and could permanently strike five words from the Standard Veterinary Dialogue, it would be this: "You'll know when it's time."

Arin Greenwood

The Unstoppable Rise Of Shelter Pets | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.08.2015 | Good News

In cooperation with our longstanding partner Crowdrise, The Huffington Post is celebrating its 10 year anniversary by focusing on the promise of the n...

Killing My Goldfish: Thoughts on Power and Personhood

Anndee Hochman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Anndee Hochman

We have the ability to injure with words, fists, guns and silence. We can cause so much suffering. Or we can try to fix what suffering there is. We can help each other heal.

Euthanasia Rates Approaching Near-Record Lows

Los Angeles Daily News | Dana Bartholomew | Posted 09.04.2013 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles animal shelters are seeing a sharp plunge in euthanasia rates this year, approaching a near-record low for the past decade. Los Angeles A...

Euthanasia: A Moment of Grace and Heartache

Diana Nyad | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Diana Nyad

It is clear that, come the time, I will do the right thing by my Scout. My baby. I will not let her suffer. We are told that we love our animals so much, we know when that moment is upon us. And we do the right thing. But how?

When an Animal Is Brought in for Euthanasia

Ken White | Posted 09.10.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

Karen sent me the following via email, after visiting one of Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA's animal shelters where she witnessed: ...a woman broug...

Is This Dog's Life Worth $23 Million?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.05.2012 | Los Angeles

Gov. Jerry Brown has championed himself as the lone politician willing to make unpopular state budget cuts. But he may be biting off more than he can ...