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Two days ago, my husband and I made the heart-wrenching decision to help our beloved greyhound, Wagmore Barkless (Wags), over the rainbow bridge. He fought a valiant fight against degenerative myelopathy, and now, he can finally run again. We have never had to make the decision to euthanize before, and it was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. He was 13.5, and had declined significantly over the last month, but steadily over the last 6 months. He had some incontinence, could no longer go on walks, and had little interest in squeaky toys anymore. We put down runners everywhere o
Hello All. I've never posted here before, but I have a 13-year-old grey in need of help (advice for his mom). My boy, Nefer (means handsome/beautiful) just turned 13 & his body is failing him but his spirit remains remarkably strong. Here's our situation: Basics: - Adopted Nefer from the track at 3.5 years of age - Very tall male - always 72 pounds until about 2 years ago when decreased to 68 pounds...stable at that weight until very recently - Nefer has 2 non-grey brothers & 3 feline sisters (we lost our oldest kitty 2 weeks ago) - Me - divorced/single & starting new busin
Hi there, My mom's dog Shilo (nongrey) will be 14 in June, and he is definitely declining, but he is still doing well. We keep going back and forth on when it is time for him to go. He has degenerative myelopathy, and the breathing problems that often come with it. He's also had on again, off again diarrhea since January. I'm afraid the decision isn't going to be very clear-cut for him. I wanted to have my mom read the list of questions to ask yourself when considering euthanasia that I've seen posted here many times, but I can't find it. Can anyone help? Do you know the list I mean