When Is the Right Time to Euthanize?

November 11, 2017

Oliver Knesl, BSc, BSc (Hons), MSc, BVSc, MRCVS, director of major accounts for veterinary professional services in the US Companion Animal Division for Zoetis, talks about an article that discusses the right time to euthanize an animal.

Oliver Knesl, BSc, BSc (Hons), MSc, BVSc, MRCVS, director of major accounts for veterinary professional services in the US Companion Animal Division for Zoetis, talks about an article that discusses the right time to euthanize an animal.

A critical part of the human-animal bond is in these euthanasia discussions, because this is the point in which this bond unravels. This article looks at the ethical frameworks of euthanasia, and explains how the quality of life of the animal is critical to making this decision.