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A freak injury and a stark choice: How far will we go to help the pets we love?

When Shawna Richer’s beloved dog Scout was paralyzed in an accident, she faced the difficult decision of whether to put Scout down or do surgery that might save her from permanent paralysis. Opting for surgery, the next nine months showed her the lengths – physical, financial, emotional – people will go for their pets. From treadmills to acupuncture, see Scout’s journey to get back on her feet.