EPISODE 65 | RELEASED June 23, 2020

When Should I Put My Dog Down? | Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

How do we know when to say goodbye to our pets? And how do we say goodbye? Dr. Demian Dressler thinks we need rituals around our dog’s end of life, too.


In this admittedly weepy Question & Answer episode of Dog Cancer Answers, Mary is clearly struggling with questions about the end of her dog’s life. Dr. Demian Dressler throws her a rope with some important guidelines for this very personal choice. He also gives tips about how to celebrate her dog’s life, thank him for being her good dog, and grieve when it’s finally time to say goodbye.

A very special episode!

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You can find the Prayer of Gratitude and Life Story exercises in the book, The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger.

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