The work of a veterinarian can be one of the most beautiful, since it is in his hands to restore health to pets, and that his tails return to wiggle with happiness.
But, at other times, they may face the most devastating experiences of having to help a puppy put him to sleep forever, so that he does not suffer anymore.
It is inevitable that the departure of a loved one leaves us devastated, and even more so when it comes to our pet, which much more than being a pet, becomes part of the family.
The pain of their loss can be compared to that of the death of a family member because with them we develop a truly unbreakable bond of love.
Imagining life without our canine friends can be difficult, but what few think is that the most painful moment is suffered by the same puppies just before dying, what goes through their mind and heart in those moments makes anyone cry.
A veterinarian revealed what puppies feel before closing their eyes forever
veterinarian The statements of an American veterinarian about what happens in the minds of dogs when they have to sleep forever to avoid so much pain, have gone around the world.
Jessi Dietrich, a young woman from Knoxville, Tennessee, was the one who asked the veterinarian about which part of his job was the most difficult, and he replied that it was undoubtedly to euthanize a puppy.
At the time of ‘putting the puppy to sleep’, most of its owners cannot stand being in the same room, so the pet is left alone with the veterinary team at the time of his death.
It is truly devastating that in the last moments of the puppy’s life, he frantically tries to find his humans with his gaze, but they are not there to comfort him.
The harsh revelations of the veterinarian have broken the hearts of millions in the networks, after they were spread on Twitter, and reached more than 40 thousand retweets and more than 140 thousand likes.
The tweet reached several workers at Hillcrest Veterinary Hospital in South Africa. For this reason, the hospital staff made a post on their Facebook page, giving several tips to cope with the difficult death of a puppy:
«When you have a pet, it’s inevitable, most of the time, that it will die before you. So when you have to take your pet to the vet for a pain-free ending, I want you to know something…»
«You have been the center of his world for his entire life. They were a part of you, but they knew you as their family. Please don’t leave them. Don’t make them go from life to death in a room with strangers, in a place they don’t like,» the hospital post reads.
In this video you can see more details of what puppies feel before dying:
In those painful moments, we must give all the necessary support to our pampered, at least as a just retribution for so many years of fidelity and love at our side.
Just seeing and feeling each other, will be for them their best balm for a sweet departure, after so many years together. Saying goodbye and comforting them until the last breath is the best tribute we can give them.
We will be in their thoughts and they will look for our face with their eyes until they cross the rainbow bridge
While the viral publication of this veterinarian has made many owners cry, it has cleared many doubts about what puppies really feel in that hard trance.
It is really touching, the love of these loyal beings transcends everything, let’s not leave them alone.