Message Number: YG5961 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-07-30 18:29:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Digest Number 316

In a message dated 07/30/01 10:06:29 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

It's not a pleasant thing to talk about, but you probably want to
discuss this topic with your vet well before it's necessary when
you're not distressed and don't have a clear head and just go
with whatever is being done.

Yes! I absolutely second this. One of the things that I try to do
with my
clients as their animals age is talk to them about what may happen.
prepared for making the decisions (or having already made them)
immensely in a stressful time. It's been planned out at a time when
owner could think clearly about what would be the best thing, the
thing, for both themselves and their pets. This is not only about
euthanasia, it is also about what to do afterwards. The decision to
bury or
to cremate is hard, but it's harder when made in a rush.

Dr. Ruth
Save lives - spay or neuter your pet.