Assisted Suicide News
Vet Student Finds Tick on Sick Dog 1 Minute Before He Was Due to Be Euthanized
After an adorable Sheltie named Ollie became paralyzed, he was moments away from being put to sleep when a veterinary student found a tick lodged in his fur -- leading to the diagnosis that ultimately saved him and a recovery his owner called "miraculous." About a week after 10-year-old Ollie
Shelter Volunteer Adopts Dying Dog Before Euthanasia
A dying dog gets to live her final days in a new home after she was adopted by a kindhearted shelter volunteer who saved her from euthanasia . "It was love at first sight," Bill Baker of Lakeside Park, Kentucky, told ABC News. "In spite of all the adversity she has, she has a very sunny
Pets on Prozac: Dogs Take Medication to Help with Separation Anxiety
Morgan Salinger rushes home at the end of her workday, hating to keep her partner waiting. “I don’t want to push it,” she said. “I don’t want him to feel the way he does.” It’s not so much that he’s jealous. He just misses her more than he should, and it kills her. “There is a part of me that feels
Massachusetts Teen Fights Involuntary Manslaughter Charge in Boyfriend’s Suicide
A teenager from Massachusetts could be one step closer to standing trial for allegedly convincing her 18-year-old boyfriend to commit suicide. Michelle Carter, 18, whom prosecutors accuse of encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself in text messages, is appealing her involuntary manslaughter charge
Massachusetts Teen Accused of Taunting Boyfriend to Commit Suicide
Michelle Carter, 18, could face trial for manslaughter for allegedly encouraging her 18-year-old boyfriend to commit suicide in dozens of text messages.
Elderly Dog Abandoned at Shelter Spends New Year in a Home
Blackie, a 14-year-old blind dog, was days away from death when an Austin, Texas, animal shelter volunteer took him home. His previous owners had brought him to the shelter when "they could no longer take care of him. Blackie had been an outdoor dog his entire life and he had never seen a vet,"
50 Best Albums of 2015
Anyone who tells you that 2015 didn’t offer up a wide variety of excellent music wasn’t paying attention. This year was actually tremendous. You may have had to do a little digging to find the best records, but like many recent years, 2015 offered up an embarrassment of riches. I liked a lot more
'Hugging Dogs' Saved From Euthanasia by Viral Photo Adopted by Best Friends in Georgia
Two dogs seen in a viral photograph hugging each other hours before they were set to be euthanized now have a forever home with two human best friends in Georgia, according to the pet rescue that saved them. The dogs -- Kala, an 11-month old hound mix, and Keira, a 15-month old boxer mix -- stole
Brittany Maynard's Family Looks Back After Year-Long Fight to Pass 'Death-With-Dignity' Bill
The family of Brittany Maynard is speaking out one day after California Governor Jerry Brown approved controversial "right-to-die" legislation. Today also marks the one-year anniversary of Maynard's public battle to pass the legislation. Maynard, who suffered from brain cancer, grabbed headlines
Family Looks Back at Brittany Maynard’s Fight After California ‘Death With Dignity ’ Law Passes
Brittany Maynard died last year after bringing attention to “aid-in-dying” legislation.