Posts Tagged ‘veterinary ethics’

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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