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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.
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So when they wander across property you trap them and take them to the council and if they are chipped return them to the owner and if they are not euthanase them."
After all, one might have presumed that it is only vets, in light of their training, who are allowed to euthanase dogs.
"The issue was that she had made a premeditated decision to euthanase her mother, and had said afterwards she would do the same thing again."
"Danny and I could see that many dogs were being surrendered in their prime, and the RSPCA had little alternative but to euthanase many of them," she said.
She eventually recommended that it would be best to euthanase the greyhound.
The dog and owner were clearly very distressed, and in this desperate situation, I agreed to make a home visit, where sadly, we had to euthanase the patient in order to prevent further suffering.
RSPCA Insp Helen Griffiths, said: "There are much more humane ways to euthanase a bird in distress rather than throwing it against a wall."
The decision was taken to 'euthanase' six-year-old Dolly after a veterinary examination showed that she had a progressive lung disease, a statement from the Roslin Institute said.
The organisation will never euthanase - except on the advice of a vet.
The decision was taken to 'euthanase' six-year-old Dolly after a veterinary examination showed she had a progressive lung disease, a statement from the institute said.
As for the fate of the hounds, it is a pity that huntsmen do not show such compassion when they euthanase those hounds that are too old or do not come up to scratch.