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04/09/2012

One Sick Dog, One Steep Bill: It is Ethical to Spend $25000 to Save a Pet?

External Link - Source: New York Times

Is it ethical to spend $25,000 to save a pet? Multiple commentators weigh in on this debate. Our take: pets are loved and valuable parts of the family with whom we share special bonds. But it is not the best use of scarce health resources, for pets or humans, even when the likelihood of success is high.

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