Jasminda Opinion by News Of The Area - Modern Media - February 11, 2020 Dear Jasminda, My dog is 14 and has a growth on her stomach. It is going to cost me about $1,000 in vet bills, which I do have, but I was putting it aside for a cruise. I sort of feel he’s had a good life anyway. I’m thinking of ‘sending him to the farm’ if you know what I mean. My wife doesn’t understand. Modern Media: Advertise with News Of The Area and you get your ad in 1) in Print, 2) on the News Website (like this ad), and 3) on our Social Media news site. A much more efficient way to advertise. Reach a HUGE audience for a LOW price TODAY! Call us on 02 4983 2134. Or firstname.lastname@example.org Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE Mr TK, Bobs Farm Mr TK, you are asking the wrong person here. My kids actually tell me that our dog is the favourite child, and I very rarely correct them. I mean, a dog’s love cannot be replicated. A spouse or child is never going to greet you with the exhuberence that the family dog exhibits. Ever. Dogs curl up on your lap on cold evenings. They tuck their head under your arm when you are feeling sad. They keep you company on long walks. They don’t answer back. They never complain about leftovers. A dog gives unconditional love, Mr TK. Unconditional. And you, in return, must give it back. If the dog was in considerable pain, or untreatable, then of course you would follow your vet’s advice, but in this case it sounds as though all you are thinking about is your sun lounge and a few Pina Coladas. What sort of person are you? I think your wife should go on a cruise and your share of the money should go towards your furry friend. That’s what I think. If you do take ‘the farm’ option, your wife will never forgive you. Then your life won’t be worth living either. Carpe diem, Jasminda.