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euthanize

(yo͞o′thə-nīz′) also

euthanatize

(yo͞o-thăn′ə-tīz′)
tr.v. euthan·ized, euthan·izing, euthan·izes also euthan·atized or euthan·atizing or euthan·atizes
To subject to euthanasia.

euthanize

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The board, consequently, ordered Saydee to be euthanized.
This enormous decline in euthanasia numbers--from around 25 percent of American dogs and cats euthanized every year to about three percent--represents substantial progress," reports HSUS.
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) estimates that 3 to 4 million homeless dogs and cats are euthanized at animal shelters in this country every year.
In 1999, 45,909 cats and dogs were euthanized statewide in Utah (13,306 of them healthy); in 2003, No More Homeless Pets in Utah reduced total shelter deaths to 36,121, while increasing adoptions by 10,827.
At defined time points, mice from each group were euthanized, and their kidneys were preserved in 10% buffered formalin.
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But the dog is too angry and frightened to be tamed, and when she attacks shelter workers she must be euthanized.
The euthanized animal calmly lays down and goes to sleep.
A growing number of people carry a card in their wallet stating they do not wish to be euthanized under any circumstances when they must stay overnight at a hospital.
stray cats are often euthanized -- humanely killed.
PetsIncredible is creating a revolution in the animal care community by providing families with the information needed to help reduce the number of pets that are euthanized for behavior related issues with their award winning training DVDs and interactive website, petvideo.