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Euthanasia should not be considered negative treatment
  1. Sue Hiscock
  1. 16 Hill Place, Bursledon, Hampshire SO31 8AE
  1. email: smhiscock{at}

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In response to the Young Vet Network article ‘Remembering the successes’ which questions ‘successful’ treatment (VR, 1 June 2019, vol 184, p 687).

I felt profound sympathy for Grace Harman as she described the two harrowing cases she had experienced at work the previous week. Her writing saddened me as she appears to regard the two euthanasia cases with nothing but a sense of failure.

It struck me that what she had experienced was probably symptomatic …

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