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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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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.
Since August of this year, it is permissible in Holland to euthanize children up to twelve years old.
After the source of the illness was traced back to the Nubian ibex, they knew that they had no other option but to euthanize the entire herd to prevent the spread of the virus.
She worsened over the past 24 hours and vets decided they had to euthanize her.
Instead of relocating it to the woods, we are told they had to euthanize it because they were afraid that if it was shot and consumed by some hunters the tranquilizers in the bear's system could be harmful to whomever ate it.
Officials will decide by Wednesday whether to euthanize a boxer named Calliou or return the animal to its owners.
The right thing to do for a sick animal is euthanize it, she said.