Dog euthanasia is the hardest decision that one ever will face as a dog owner. Deciding whether to be present for a dog’s final moments can be almost as difficult.
Grant has been my soulmate for more than a decade. As I see the telltale signs of his advancing age, here are the ways I cope with the impending loss.
My German Shepherd, Lola, and I both lost our mothers to cancer, just eight days apart. The experience brought us closer together as we shared our grief and supported each other.
We talked to Austin-based musician John Pointer about his cathartic post about Benny’s last moments — and about the illustrated book version in the works.
The two dogs sat for Houston photographer Robyn Arouty on Saturday, and their touching portraits remind us to create and capture special memories sooner rather than later.
Louis and I spent eight years together, accompanying each other on life’s adventures. As we drove to the vet one last time, I tried to thank him for everything he’d done for me.
The Jack Russell Terrier saved from an uncertain future at the pound went on to star in commercials and Oscar-nominated movies. He suffered from prostate cancer.
When my German Shepherd, Hugo, died, it felt like a part of me had been clawed out and torn away. I talked to a pet-loss expert — here’s what she said.