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  • v. Present participle of euthanize.


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  • He understood he was dying, and I struggled internally with the idea of euthanizing him, but I could see his desire to live life as best he could to the very end, so we kept him close for his final days.

    Remembering Krishna

  • In particular, I hate the idea of euthanizing healthy animals.


  • Ken Wiles, owner of the 6,000-animal Wiles hog farm near Creston where the incident occurred last year says he's been "euthanizing" hogs this way for 40 years.

    Hanging of Pig as "Euthanasia" Divides Northeast Ohio Farming Community

  • The owners of Petland have stated that company policy strictly prohibits employees from euthanizing animals.

    Akron Pet Store Closes After Employee Drowns Rabbits | myFiveBest

  • So there's this nagging fear that what they really want out of Star Trek is for Dr. McCoy to start euthanizing his patients for getting too old, or for Kirk to give Spock a really passionate kiss --- things that may (or may not) conflict with the visions of individual Trek fans.

    Fear of Star Trek, the Movie

  • I believe that a great deal of needless suffering is happening because people are afraid of “euthanizing grandma” by ceasing futile treatment.

    ProWomanProLife » Pulling the plug

  • Jack Kevorkian couldn't have devised a better plan for euthanizing a company.

    H-P's One-Year Plan

  • Relocating live animals avoids protests from prairie-dog fans, and transportation officials say that it is less expensive than euthanizing the animals, though they couldn't provide a cost breakdown.

    Search to Find New Digs for Prairie Dogs Slows

  • Federal law authorizes euthanizing the captured horses, but public opinion runs strongly against that option.

    Mustang Plan Riles the West

  • Texas said Wednesday that it would use a sedative employed in euthanizing animals as part of its drug mixture for lethal injections, amid growing challenges to acquiring another drug commonly used in executions.

    Texas Adopts Animal Drug for Executions


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