euthanasia

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Synonyms for euthanasia

mercy killing

Synonyms for euthanasia

the act of killing someone painlessly (especially someone suffering from an incurable illness)

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As a precaution, the hatchery is also euthanizing all trout in the pools/raceway system downstream of the affected pool.
Because the mouse bioassay requires euthanizing many animals, and results are not available for several hours, new diagnostic methods are needed.
What are the differences in our attitudes that make euthanizing animals a reasonable, sound choice but a legal battleground for humans?
Rounding up colonies of homeless cats and euthanizing them does not solve the problem and in fact creates a void for new cats to fill and continue the breeding cycle," Benninger explained.
Malik plans to change his procedures regarding euthanizing animals and perhaps add "additional clarity" to the form, to make sure people know what they're signing.
MINNEAPOLIS, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance Program (MN SNAP), a non-profit organization, today announced that it is making available to low-income individuals, shelters and rescue organizations, high-quality, affordable and accessible spay and neutering services in an effort to combat animal overpopulation resulting in the euthanizing of an estimated 80,000-90,000 pets in Minnesota every year.
Hayden's statewide policy also prohibits animal control agencies from humanely euthanizing violent dogs before they ravage each other, kill gentle or weaker pets jammed into overcrowded kennels with them, or injure shelter employees.
Rounding up cats and euthanizing them does not solve the problem and in fact creates a void for new cats to fill and continue the breeding cycle," Benninger explained.
Sheridan said, adding that clinic staff assumed he was the man who had just called about euthanizing when he arrived with one cat.