Recent Examples of euthanize from the Web
Illinois law requires wildlife controllers to euthanize skunks but under the law, the public is prohibited from doing so.
Despite having some good days, the bad ones outnumbered them, so caretakers decided to euthanize him Tuesday, according to a zoo statement.
Five months ago, Keri Levy and her family had to make the difficult decision to euthanize their dog Ceasar, a beloved 15-year-old miniature pinscher, because of a chronic health condition called Cushing's disease, reports People.
The town received a permit from the Indiana DNR to hire Rusty’s Animal Control out of Greenfield, Indiana to euthanize some of the geese.
Even though Tony was old for a tiger, the decision to euthanize him was hard, Sandlin said in a telephone interview.
Auditors seemed unimpressed, writing a rebuttal that said the change would not be sufficient to demonstrate that the department does not euthanize adoptable animals.
Counties that saw more hurricane damage or have shelters that don’t euthanize for space were particularly hard hit.
The decision to euthanize the dogs was made by the shelter’s executive director and a small committee, according to Beeson.
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Origin and Etymology of euthanize
First Known Use: 1873See Words from the same year
medical Definition of euthanize
- the dog was euthanized at the owner's request
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