When Does Grief Die? If it's for a Pet, it's Tough


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Don Helverson, a teacher at Walter Reed Middle School in Studio City, California, allowed me to excerpt some of his dramatic column. There are many pictures of Dachshunds at the end, and you can post your own photos, too...Warning, don't read without a box of tissues next to you! I had to take Sammy to the vet to be put to sleep.He had been struggling so hard, and he was no longer just an old dog enjoying his times in between the pain. He was an old dog in pain, all the time. I used to wonder what he was thinking, but it had come to be a clear expression of disappointment in me:...