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Euthanasia of dogs and cats: what is it and how is it done?

by TM Maria Be a king in your own kingdom

The euthanasia of a cat or dog can be done at the veterinarian or at home, lasts a few minutes and the medication used causes unconsciousness to avoid all suffering.

Bye-bye to a beloved dog or cat is one of the hardest and most difficult moments. But once the decision to euthanize a dog or cat other questions are: What is it? He hurt? I can ask the vet to come home? how will perish ... Know The answers to these questions are very helpful for everyone in these circumstances.

Euthanasia to dogs and cats: a goodbye loaded with love

Saying goodbye to our cat or dog because the animal is suffering and has little chance of recovering, and to do so using euthanasia, is a tremendously hard time. "Making the decision to practice euthanasia to our cat or dog is never easy, but sometimes it is the most beautiful and kindly favor we can give you, when you are very sick or so hurt that your quality of life will never be good or acceptable.” Says expert veterinarian.

The determination, moreover, should be discussed with the veterinarian. "You should not be afraid to visit the doctor and check with him." Many of the symptoms of aging, such as canine or feline arthritis, can be alleviated and treated, if we detect them in time, argue the veterinarians of Pet Home Euthanasia.

This conversation with the veterinarian should cover issues such as whether the dog or cat can eat, drink, sleep and move with reasonable comfort or not. It is also necessary to assess if the animal responds when it is close to him and salutes or is happy to see his human. Veterinarians explain that a persistent and incurable impossibility to eat, constant vomiting, untreatable pain, and the inability to breathe normally are signs that euthanasia should be considered and that the time may have come to say goodbye.

How is euthanasia in dogs and cats?

Understanding how dogs and cats are euthanized can be a relief and comfort to their owners before making the decision and during the process.

Some veterinarians provide a mild sedative before euthanasia; especially if the cat or cat is nervous or very stressed, very scared or in pain.

The medication for euthanasia that most veterinarians use is pentobarbital. This barbiturate (similar to that used for anesthesia) is usually used to treat seizures, but in large doses will make the hairy friend lose consciousness. Normally it is administered via venous route, with a catheter, so that its effect is faster.

Euthanasia to dogs and cats, in the clinic or at home?

In addition, it is important to know that euthanasia of these animals can be done in the veterinary clinic. In this case, it is advisable to bring your favorite bed, your blanket and some of your toys, to make it as comfortable and comfortable as possible.

But there is also the option of asking the veterinarian to go home to practice euthanasia. Not all doctors offer this possibility, so it is important to inform yourself and confirm that this end is possible in advance. And not only that. In this way your human may or may not be present during these last moments with his four-legged friend.


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