We don't want to think about it, but it happens. When I still worked as a vet tech, a couple brought a young nine month old shepherd pup to the clinic. He was perfectly healthy, gorgeous, friendly--and was there to be euthanized.
Why? Because his elderly owner had died and nobody wanted him. I still cry when I think of it.
Even folks who are by no means "elderly" should consider making arrangements for the "what ifs" that happen in life. This latest article offers some tips and resources for you to spell out care options for that wonderful puppy friend--just in case. Perhaps the information isn't something you need right away but you know someone who might benefit from the material, so please feel free to share. Learn more here.