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pertaining to the avoidance of infliction of pain, discomfort and harassment; used especially with regard to animals.

humane considerations
subjects which need to be taken into account by persons who have animals in their care, e.g. freedom from disease, from hunger, water deprivation, exploitation while performing.
humane destruction
see euthanasia (2).
humane killer
a firearm for fast euthanasia of animals of all types. The classical instrument, the Greenough humane killer, can be taken apart and stowed in a small space. The instruments are gunmetal tubes with a firing pin and a sloping head to ensure that the projectile enters at the correct angle. The projectile may be a captive bolt that protrudes about 1 inch when the weapon is fired with a blank shell. The alternative is a standard rifle shell which is fired in the normal way.
humane societies
voluntary organizations that carry out a valuable public service by watching for abuses of the laws that protect animals against cruelty, and by promoting relevant educational programs.
humane twitch
a twitch in which a slipknot is fastened over the lower jaw and the rope is passed back, through a ring in a surcingle, back along the other side of the neck and into the slipknot loop. Pulling on the rope pulls the head into the chest. Called also martingale twitch.

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Launched in 1997, the campaign brings together educators, law enforcement, the Humane Society, and prosecutors.
The humane legacy of the Ottoman empire may find a modern synthesis with the democratic heritage of the Turkish Republic - and help to influence the direction of globalization in the 21st century.
He is repulsed by the gang's nihilistic behavior and, more importantly, wants to share his humane, "feminine" self with them:
While shelters were over capacity earlier this month, this year's telethon delivered crucial funds to support the Arizona Humane Society's mission.
Lovvorn told the AP that the settlement is a victory because "it informs other federal government contractors that when your contract says you provide humane handling, if you don't do that you're likely to end up bankrupt as well.
People concerned with humane treatment of animals are not impractical; they are passionate.
The company adopted the Certified Humane program "because it is aligned closely with our values as a company," notes Heinen, who works directly with many of the family chain's meat suppliers.
City Councilman Dave Weaver adopted a golden lab mix from the Pasadena Humane Society more than a year ago, and calls it the smartest dog he's ever owned.
Many of us have adopted animals from the San Diego Humane Society, and we always wish we could do more.
After all public comments had been reviewed and final revisions made, the final version of the APE Amendment was signed into its current form on October 19, 2015, by Clifton Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of the Humane Party at that time.
DENVER -- Ellen Taylor has joined American Humane Association as Director of Animal Welfare & Education, a position in which she will expand and enhance the organization's work to educate and support animal welfare professionals throughout the United States.

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