“From a tired, broken-hearted vet.” The sad reality of what our pets do in their final moments.

by Clare Stephens (via msn.com)

a dog looking at the camera: "I have never had pets worry during their final moments." Image via Getty.
© Getty “I have never had pets worry during their final moments.” Image via Getty.

There are few thoughts as sickening as imagining your pet in a scenario where they’re vulnerable, scared and alone.

We’d like to think our pets know they’re loved always, and know we’ll do whatever is necessary to protect them and make them feel safe.

But according to a post that recently went viral, there’s one moment in particular where humans fail.

Read this heart-wrenching yet poignant article here AND hug your dog, cat, bird, or other pet tight and promise them you’ll never abandon them in their final moments.

Rob Sharp thanks 6 government employees for commenting as “BLMOREGON” under BLM Oregon’s ovariectomy via colpotomy youtube video — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

This practice is downright medieval and barbaric.  If you care at all about animals and animal welfare, please read the information below and do what you can to support wild horse advocates in their efforts to stand up to the Bureau of Land Management and put an end to this cruel and totally unnecessary sterilization practice.

After BLM Oregon posted this youtube video showing Dr. Leon Pielstick performing an ovariectomy via colpotomy on a “previously wild” mare, Rob Sharp, a Supervisory Wild Horse & Burro Specialist for the BLM’s Burns District in Oregon, sent the following email to 6 government employees (5 work for the BLM and one works for the Dept. […]

via Rob Sharp thanks 6 government employees for commenting as “BLMOREGON” under BLM Oregon’s ovariectomy via colpotomy youtube video — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

With Spanish Classes, Vet Schools Aim To Break Down Barriers With Farmworkers

Kudos to vet schools for embracing diversity to better inform animal care!

Because many farmworkers speak Spanish, veterinarian schools are pushing to open the lines of communication and ensure accurate medical care by producing more bilingual graduates.(Image credit: Esther Honig/Harvest Public Media)

via With Spanish Classes, Vet Schools Aim To Break Down Barriers With Farmworkers — News : NPR