Our pets give us all they have for the time they are here, and we do our best to keep them in shape and healthy. However, pets (just like humans) are susceptible to illnesses, which can be life altering or even life threatening. And then it happens… You notice them start slowing down on walks or not chasing their favorite toy. Eating becomes a chore instead of something they looked forward to everyday. They’ve started losing weight or muscle mass and then it’s like overnight when you look into their eyes, it’s not the same sweet, loving, caring pet looking back at you. Instead you’re looking into the eyes of a pet who is asking for compassion and selflessness, they’re letting you know it is okay and they’re ready. For some of you, it is that clear and you know, for others, it’s not so clear and you often struggle daily as to what the right decision is for your pet. Below is a questionnaire that may help you make that decision. You can use it to evaluate your pet weekly, monthly, or however often you find yourself contemplating “Is he suffering?”.