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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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Before 2003, shelters in Texas could euthanize animals by any means.
In my opinion, even legitimate, well-run limited admission shelters that rarely euthanize should avoid describing themselves as "no-kill." The best ones are frank with their supporters about what they do, why, and how.
I will only euthanize birds if there is a serious medical condition that is not amenable to treatment, or the cost of treatment is exceeds the owners ability to pay.
However, her health began deteriorating a week ago, with it steadily declining over the weekend, leading to the decision to euthanize one of the last of the nearly extinct species.
Caption: A dollar and sense view: An avid hunter and fisherman Mayor Paul Dyster is not unfamiliar with killing animals in the interest of "sport." As far as dogs and cats go, his plan is to 'humanely euthanize' those that are not easily adoptable..
'Most of the time these city pounds don't even euthanize humanely (yes, there are proper ways) and instead just starve these cats and dogs to death or even poison them,' she said.
She worsened over the past 24 hours and vets decided they had to euthanize her.
Under its detailed contracts with the county and the cities, Greenhill must provide good care to animals, seek to adopt out as many as possible, and may euthanize animals if "reasonable attempts" to find a suitable home fail.
If the dog comes back in town, we're going to pick him up and euthanize him.''
In 1939, clinics were set up throughout Germany to euthanize disabled children, either by injection, drugs or starvation.
The sergeant thought the dog was abandoned and the vet chose to euthanize the animal due to his condition, authorities said.
Because of the risk that the rabies could spread to humans and other animals, the family is required by law to keep the cats quarantined for six months or to euthanize them, health department spokesman Jason Davis said.