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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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Rounding up cats and euthanizing them does not solve the problem and in fact creates a void for new cats to fill and continue the breeding cycle," Benninger explained.
Sheridan said, adding that clinic staff assumed he was the man who had just called about euthanizing when he arrived with one cat.
Hayden's statewide policy also prohibits animal control agencies from humanely euthanizing violent dogs before they ravage each other, kill gentle or weaker pets jammed into overcrowded kennels with them, or injure shelter employees.
Rounding up cats and euthanizing them does not solve the cat overpopulation problem, and in fact, creates a voice for new cats to fill and continue the breeding cycle," Benninger explained.
And although euthanizing animals is a last resort, it is necessary when the animals are sick or have behavior problems.