From Father Craig:
Our beloved beagle, Briggs, whom we rescued from the shelter a year and a half ago, has come down with an aggressive cancer in his lymph nodes. We cannot afford $3000 for an uncertain course of chemotherapy and I am honestly uneasy about spending that much money on a pet when so many human children are starving. So as I wipe away the tears, I ask for your prayers for us and for Briggs. I have never had such a sweetie for a pet and thank God for bringing him into our lives. I know we'll see him again one day, but it hurts to lose him now. The vet says maybe 6 more months...
This was my reply to our friend:
The dilemma about the money is irrelevant. Our dogs are all fully insured and I would never ever put them through chemotherapy. Humans can get through chemo because they know the possible outcomes. A dog does not, so every moment of suffering is just suffering.
The real dilemma you face is when to say goodbye. Briggs will tell you.
There is a God and there is eternal life.