my 16 almost 17 year old best freind et is not doing well and i have troble dealing with his decline in health. hes a small mexican hairless that we adopted about ten years ago. he came to us from a really bad family that shot be-bes in him and negleted him. so the past ten years we have made up for his lost time by loveing and spoiled him to the point that he ran the show and he was king of the house but he still is nothing but pure love and now things are getting tough .et can barly stand he is just happy being on my lape et has always been a loyal pal but liked his own space now hes all about me ,cant get thing done his self like bathroom without being held now i dont mind him needing help he eats like a little piggy like alway but bu i know its just going to get worse so what have others out there that love there pet as much as people have done or delt with this with there beloved freinds i ve never had to put to death a pet .is it really peaceful for the pet ? did you stay whith them when it was done? and what can i do to make ets life now till that time what did you do?