When to put a dog down: Are we mad to save our octogenarian dog?


When to put a dog down: Are we mad to save our octogenarian dog?

Are we howling mad to spend a fortune saving our octogenarian dog”s life

2:06 AM on 2nd June 2011

Faithful friend: Max Hastings with his wife Penny and their labrador Stanley - who cost his owners a small fortune in vet

Faithful friend: Max Hastings with his wife Penny and their labrador Stanley – who cost his owners a small fortune in vet”s fees

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Woman”s best friend: Penny was left an emotional wreck by Stanley”s illness and the debate over whether to pay for his treatment

On the road to recovery: Following the surgery Stanley had to be helped around but is now taking tentative steps in the Hastings

On the road to recovery: Following the surgery Stanley had to be helped around but is now taking tentative steps in the Hastings” back garden