The Complications and Controversies of Convenience Euthanasia

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Recent news reports convenience euthanasias have rocked the pet world and caused intense scrutiny of the veterinary profession’s role in this practice. This week Dr. Ernie Ward and Beckie Mossor, RVT discuss the recent Richmond, Virginia euthanasia case, their own experiences with convenience euthanasia requests, and why talking openly about this topic is needed more now than ever. In addition, our hosts connect euthanasia with burnout, Dr. Ward explains why the veterinary profession is increasingly confused by the extreme types of pet owners, and Beckie shares the most heartbreaking moment she’s witnessed in veterinary practice. Plus, there are guns, how much should we charge for euthanasia and coccidia! This is one to share with your veterinary colleagues and friends! 

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