All of these fun times help offset the inevitable heartbreak of having to say goodbye to one of Monkey’s dogs. When a dog is having severe breathing problems, nonstop seizures or pain that won’t go away, Allen knows it’s time to let go.
“If they’re doing well and they’re in my arms as their eyes grow dull, I no longer feel the need to rush them to the vet,” Allen said. “We’ve done everything that we could, and we want this to be the way they want. However they’re facing it, I want them to feel safe and loved.”