Ron N Geater
Ron N Geater

This particular situation opens up a slew of issues but I’ll stick to the issue at hand.
This happens more times than you realize, unfortunately Ive heard this multiple times over the years. It’s a sad situation for all but to take a healthy, viable canine-being and kill them simply to accompany a dead human-being is contemptible and sadly horrifies the situation tenfold. It’s a crying shame its not but must become punishable for all involved including professionals providing such sick...

This particular situation opens up a slew of issues but I’ll stick to the issue at hand.
This happens more times than you realize, unfortunately Ive heard this multiple times over the years. It’s a sad situation for all but to take a healthy, viable canine-being and kill them simply to accompany a dead human-being is contemptible and sadly horrifies the situation tenfold. It’s a crying shame its not but must become punishable for all involved including professionals providing such sick services.
IMO, what’s most unconscionable in all this is the volume it speaks of our Professionals whom are morally and ethically sworn to “first, do no harm” someone who promises to be a Savior to a species yet continuously and callously fails miserably time and time again for nothing more than irresponsible and human gratification and the Professional financial gain.

Humans, both Guardians and Professionals are allowed to murder healthy, viable animals every single day simply because they no longer wish to be responsible for animals they either created or invited into their lives. It is crucial that this despicable cruelty be stopped under all circumstances that are not in the best interests of the animals and their well-being; it’s again another failure of our animal welfare system and laws or lack-thereof and society. This is a perfect example of why we must remove the “property” and “owner” labeling of animals in every way. When animals are viewed both personally and legally as living, feeling, breathing beings as humans and not as objects and things they will benefit from the same laws and rules that humans benefit.
What was done to this dog after years of loyalties of labor, love and companionship should be nothing less than criminal and haunting for this woman, family and professionals. May her soul never rest.

Carolyn McFalls
Carolyn McFalls

How selfish can a person be. I wonder what would have been done had she requested her kids be killed and buried with her? I know it's not the same, and everyone doesn't really put value on the life of animals. My dogs are not pets, they're family and I have made arrangements for them if I die before them.

Kelly Pietschman
Kelly Pietschman

There are so many sick and cruel people in this world, my heart can barely take it.

Christina Mackey
Christina Mackey

Heather Gilbert, there always has to be someone like you out there. Very sad, as it is people like you that allow these things to happen. And yes, there are millions of animals all over the world that need our help,(that is why I have adopted so many) THIS STORY IS ABOUT TOFFEE THE GUIDE DOG ONLY.

Michael Morley
Michael Morley

Its a crazy world and yes it was a selfish decision because as someone has already said...the woman had gone and the dog could have been another blind persons eyes. At the risk of upsetting American friends I have to say I find the attitude towards death in the States quite bizarre..... People have great difficulty in accepting death really is the end and compensate by embalming people putting them in crypts or Mausoleums...What is the point...its all big business. I feel so sad for the...

Its a crazy world and yes it was a selfish decision because as someone has already said...the woman had gone and the dog could have been another blind persons eyes. At the risk of upsetting American friends I have to say I find the attitude towards death in the States quite bizarre..... People have great difficulty in accepting death really is the end and compensate by embalming people putting them in crypts or Mausoleums...What is the point...its all big business. I feel so sad for the dog and equally sad for this woman's relatives that they allowed this to happen.

Nanda Oliveira
Nanda Oliveira

Se éla realmente amava o seu cão tinha tomado providencias para que ele fosse feliz após sua morte, éla foi muito igoísta...

Christina Mackey
Christina Mackey

What a selfish, selfish, nasty, mean and compassionless person this woman was. I cannot believe the selfishness on her part and also on the part of the people who allowed this to be carried out. Obviously she did not love the dog, as she did not want the dog to live. Very sad for the poor dog to be put to death for no reason. It is also plainly obvious the woman did not donate her own organs.

Genziana Lay
Genziana Lay

great way to thank the dog for its selfless service...what a heartless, selfish bitch.

Peter Allbutt
Peter Allbutt

What a sick woman.Doing this borders on PAGAN beliefs.What a selfish way of repaying the dog for all it.
had done for her.The dog should have gone to a new home and could have helped someone else.The people or person that allowed the dog to be put down should be shot.This woman does not deserve to go to heaven, she should go to hell.

Alexandra Disertori
Alexandra Disertori

Terrible! Toffee should have lived..

Alexandra Disertori
Alexandra Disertori
  • Alexandra Disertori

Ma guarda non ho idea..fra un po' torniamo a bruciare le mogli da seppellire coi mariti visto che stiamo tornando indietro anziché avanti!

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