Seeing the tears on the man’s face and the pain in the dog’s eyes, the vet did exactly what he had to…
They say that happiness is not measured by money, but sometimes it is money that decides our destiny. An elderly man struggled to make ends meet and when doctors told him about the cost of caring for his dog, he realized he couldn’t afford it.
In the vet’s office, in addition to the doctor, there was an elderly man and a mongrel dog. All three remained silent, the visitor contented himself with absent-mindedly stroking his dog and sobbing softly.
The silence in the office was broken only by the bitter sighs of the man, who could not accept the need to part with his friend and wept silently.
Although he doesn’t have much experience, veterinarian Andrei Alex Androvich has more than once seen the reaction of people who had to put their pets to sleep.
The doctor understood that a pet becomes a friend, so he considered the tears of his visitors a perfectly natural reaction. However, this case seemed very special to him.
The doctor remembered how, three days earlier, a man and his dog had come to see him for the first time. The man was elderly and did not talk much, his dog Naida, a nine-year-old pooch, had not been up for several days.
The man, frightened by the behavior of the animal, took the dog for an emergency visit. During the conversation with the vet, the man said that Nada
An examination revealed that the dog had a serious infection and needed urgent treatment, but the medications and procedures were expensive. If the dog has not been treated.
The infection would continue to spread and lead to the death of the animal in a serious and painful way. The doctor presented the man with an alternative-treatment or kill, which would allow the dog to escape pain and suffering. Andrei made his offer very curtly, not thinking how his words would be perceived by the visitor.
After the doctor’s verdict, the man put money on the table, a few crumpled bills, shaking hands took the dog and left.
The man and his friend showed up at the clinic door three days later: «I’m sorry, I was only able to get the money back to put her to sleep so I wouldn’t hurt her,» the man said. man without looking up from the ground.
Already at the office, the man asked for a few minutes to greet his friend. Watching the pain of this couple say goodbye, André Al Alexandrovitch strongly perceived the injustice that reigned in the world.
Sometimes people who have money don’t value life, other people or animals. This old man and his mongrel dog showed such respectful feelings, that money can’t buy, but it was because of the lack of money that they had to say goodbye.
The doctor could not contain his feelings, approached the man and put his hand on his shoulder, promising: «I will cure Naida, without money, I will help at my expense». Naida is not yet old, she still has a few years to spend with you.
The old man sobbed silently.
In just seven days, NOS She managed to quickly overcome the disease with the help of drops and proper care. The veterinarian felt a real satisfaction from his work.
Maybe he didn’t do the most important of good deeds, but he managed to make people believe in the elder and his dog and hope for a better future.