Saying Goodbye to Your Dog

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Podcast Episode 35: Saying Goodbye to Your Dog

In this episode, we discuss the end of life for our canine companions, how to make the last moments less stressful for them, euthanasia, the veterinary process, options to consider for you and your family, and more. This episode covers a very emotional and serious topic. Be honest with yourself before listening if this topic is appropriate for you.

Sadly, our dogs don’t live as long as we do. One dog year roughly equals seven human years. The correct calculation is more elaborate, but seven years is close enough for reference. With proper nutrition and care, 15 human years are achievable for most dogs, even with large breeds. After all, the oldest dog we know of died at over 30 years old. His predominant barn-hunting diet probably had a lot to do with that. But, because of their shorter lifespans, we always have to say goodbye to our dogs far too early. We hope this horrible day only arrives after a long and happy life and that their final moment is peaceful and in the presence of their beloved family. Unfortunately, not every dog is as fortunate in this regard.

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