We have a fifteen year old dalmatian. She has osteoarthritis and has gone downhill fast. She has been diagnosed with it in her spine and she has lost function of her legs as well as her bowels. We have to carry her everywhere as the steroids only help temporarily. Our vet has told us it's time to put her down but we just want to be sure that that is the right decision and if we truly are out of options.View Thread
Thank you all for your replies. You gave me some very good advice. We did end up putting her down last week and you are right. It was one of the hardest things I think I will ever do. She was starting to refuse water and dog food so I knew I needed to do something before her body started shutting down. I know it was the right thing to do but I miss her so very much!View Thread
Thank you for answering. I think you are right. We talked to another vet and he agreed. She has very little quality of life right now. I guess it's time. It's going to be so hard but I keep telling myself it's part of having a dog.View Thread
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