|The death of a pet can be emotionally devastating to an owner. Having to make the decision to euthanize a beloved pet is extremely difficult. A veterinarian can assess the medical problems, but the owner is best qualified to assess quality of life issues.
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I am collecting information to help veterinarians help their clients through this difficult time.
If you have had to make the decision to euthanize a pet, I would appreciate hearing your thoughts.
What did your vet do that was most/least helpful for you?
Who brought up the subject of euthanasia, you or your vet?
What made you decide it was time to let your pet go peacefully?
Where was the euthanasia done (vet office/home/special place)?
Any concern or problem that stands out in your mind about this experience?
What did you do with your pet's body (cremation, burial)?
Thank you for helping!