She had a perforated colon. We did everything we could to save her. Six days in ICU at a veterinarian specialist, and two surgeries to repair it. We would get 2-3 days after the surgery, and the colon would start to deteriorate, and leak. A third surgery would have likely had the same outcome, and I couldn't put her through anymore more pain.
Shopping with your husband is like hunting with the game warden.
Experience is what you get, when you didn't get what you wanted.