Futile veterinary care is widespread, study finds
When faced with terminal illness in their pets, some owners would do anything to prolong their lives. More than 99% of 474 veterinarians surveyed said they’d encountered useless or nonbeneficial veterinary care in their careers, according to a new Cornell-led study that documents the prevalence of futile care for the first time.
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