Jamie L. Rothenburger is a veterinarian and researcher in the Department of Pathobiology at the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph, Ontario
Editor’s note: This article was originally published on February 26, 2015, in The Western Producer.
The recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling on assisted death has opened the door for legislation and sparked dialogue about what assisted dying should look like in this country. As we grapple with these difficult questions surrounding assisted death, it may be pertinent to consult those in our society with considerable experience: veterinarians are frequently asked to euthanize their patients. ...continue reading