Miracle Dog Euthanized, Comes Back to Life Next Day

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Matt Olivarez had to do what every animal owner dreads – he had to put his dog to sleep. And now he may have to do it again. The Redford, Michigan man took his 10 year-old Rottweiler, Mia, to the vet to be euthanized last Saturday. Spinal problems had progressed to the extent that Mia was no longer able to walk.  Vets recommended euthanasia as a merciful solution to her suffering.

Olivarez was present and watched as both shots were administered to Mia. Moments later the vet declared her deceased. Olivarez brought the beloved family pet’s remains home so that she could be given a proper burial. What happened next defies description.

In an interview with Action News, Olivarez expresses amazement at Mia’s revival, and heartbreak at the thought of having to put her down again.

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36 thoughts on “Miracle Dog Euthanized, Comes Back to Life Next Day”

  1. What??? Obviously the vet didn’y make the best work, I can’t imagine the shock on everyone involved, the decision is very hard to take, and now the pet parents are faced again with the same decision or to leave mother nature take its course. I sure wouldn’t like to be in their shoes. And if I were to have Mia put down again I’ll surely take her to another vet!!!

  2. That is a tough one! Once is so damn difficult I can’t imagine what it would be like to have to do it twice!

  3. I agree this is so sad but I also agree with some who say maybe this is a sign ..I am sure many people would love to help get Mia the surgery she needs ..I would donate for sure ..and I couldn’t do this again to Mia ..it’s so not her time apparently.


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