Archive for the ‘euthanasia’ Category

When You Die Will You Make Your Pet Follow?

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

MSNBC -  We’ve all heard of people who love their pets too much. But what about loving your pet to death? Such was the case with Tom Tom, a healthy 2-year-old Yorkshire terrier who was euthanized and laid to rest last March after its late owner, Donald Ellis, left explicit instructions that his beloved Yorkie be put down and buried with him. While startling, it wasn’t an anomaly. Tom Tom isn’t the only pet to find his days numbered after an owner shuffles off this mortal coil…more…

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Afghanistan Hero Dog Accidentally Euthanized

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

ARIZONA (MSNBC) – A hero dog named Target, credited with saving a soldier’s life in Afghanistan, was accidentally euthanized at an animal shelter. KPNX’s Kevin Kennedy reports…more…

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MASH Unit For Animals! Fort Carson in Colorado welcomes veterinary unit.

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE – After the fall of Baghdad, one surprise awaiting U.S. soldiers was the group of the lions that stalked the grounds of a lavishly appointed presidential palace – half-starved, man-eating lions, it turned out, to which Saddam Hussein’s wildly depraved son Uday routinely fed romantic rivals. Someone had to care for the lions…more…

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Botched euthanasia leaves dog owner in quandary

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

After bringing dog’s body home from vet procedure, owner finds her standing up…more…

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