Loss of a Pet: Charlie’s Story


“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.”

Milan Kundera

The day after Christmas, my husband Mike and I made one of the most difficult decisions we’ve ever had to make.  In layman’s terms, we put down our old dog.  The vet said we would know when it was time, and when he could no longer stand or hold in basic functions, we knew it was time.

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