Should Euthanasia or Physician Assisted Suicide Be Legal

1818 WordsNov 12, 20128 Pages
Should Euthanasia or Physician Assisted Suicide be Legal? One day while interning at the Animal Clinic of Bay Ridge I witnessed something so cruel. This middle-aged shiatsu was dropped off at the animal clinic. Mind you, the owners didn’t even bother to come in the room with the dog. As I played with the dog until he would be “putdown” I wondered why in the world someone would put such a lovely dog down is unimaginable. Despite being sorry for the dog I feel euthanizing both animals and human should be legal with exceptions. For instance, if an animal or human is really sick and cannot stand the pain or is in a vegetated state I believe it is okay to euthanize. If the reason is that you don’t have enough money to nurture and take…show more content…
So another question is does this person who is encouraging euthanasia on their loved one have the persons best interest in heart? And as they questions arise euthanasia is still illegal. In conclusion I believe that euthanasia should be legalized. But as with anything else that the government grants it should be taking under deep consideration. I believe that a person should file a request to administer euthanasia then it should undergo an investigation and if the investigation comes out with all good intentions go for it. Even for animals most people don’t look at animals a living things but they are too. If you have an animal and you really can’t take care of it take it to a shelter. Or post up fliers or post on the internet inquiring if anyone wants a pet. But with animals and humans there is always a choice. If you’re pet develops cancer it may be smart for you to euthanize your pet because surgeries are extremely expensive and if you choose not to attain surgery for your pet it will suffer from excruciating pain. Remember there is no pet chemotherapy. Also if someone you love is dying and wishes not to become a vegetable for the rest of their lives you can put on their medical records in the case of a bad event to put “don’t resuscitate”. If an animal is sick and should be euthanized to not suffer anymore, they first ask you if you want the ashes back or you would
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