Americans love their pets. I’ve had five different dogs in the past 25 years, all adopted from pet shelters who have since passed on. But when our pets become older and sick, what’s the right thing to do? Do we spend exorbitant amounts of money on cancer treatments, hip replacements and other surgeries? Or do we simply let our pet go to its final rest? Do pets have human feelings, should they be treated like humans that seek to prolong life at great expense?

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About Pamela Wilson

PAMELA D. WILSON, MS, BS/BA, NCG, CSA helps caregivers and aging adults solve caregiving problems and manage caregiving needs through online programs, live support groups, and an extensive caregiving library that includes articles, podcasts, videos, and webinars.

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