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 (yo͞o′thə-nīz′) also eu·than·a·tize (yo͞o-thăn′ə-tīz′)
tr.v. eu·than·ized, eu·than·iz·ing, eu·than·iz·es also eu·than·a·tized or eu·than·a·tiz·ing or euthan·a·tiz·es
To subject to euthanasia.


(ˈjuːθəˌnaɪz) or




(ˈjuːθəˌneɪz) or


(Medicine) (tr) to kill (a person or animal) painlessly, esp to relieve suffering from an incurable illness
Also called: euthanatize
[C20: back formation from euthanasia]


(ˈyu θəˌnaɪz)

v.t. -nized, -niz•ing.
to subject to euthanasia.
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The eight-year-old was pulled up by Brian Harding after the third in a novice handicap chase and a BHA disciplinary panel noted he "suffered a fracture to the right foreleg, and in this emergency situation was euthanised by the senior veterinary officer".
Nola was euthanised on Sunday at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in California where she had been under the constant watch of vets after her appetite and activity dropped off.
The council earlier this month revealed it had euthanised 13 horses it had seized while they were illegally grazing, with a further 18 having been put to sleep following a previous operation.
He managed to get the deadline extended after instructing a solicitor but could not arrange the cash and later found out his horses had been euthanised.
The trouble was there was no way to move it from the ledge where it had fallen on to rocks so it had to be euthanised around 4.
Although they haven't euthanised any dogs so far, as the dogs' numbers rise they will have to do it," Papaleontiou said.
He added that he would not have wanted his father to be euthanised as he could still recognise his family.
The US hotel operates the programme in collaboration with local rescue centre, Charlie's Angels Animal Rescue, which rehomes dogs and cats, which would otherwise be euthanised at a shelter.
In 1838, Doctor Syntax was euthanised, but the place of burial was unknown.
A banner hangs a dog's neck as demonstrators protest against the execution Excalibur, the euthanised pet dog of Spanish nursing assistant Teresa Romero who is infected with Ebola.
Many animals are euthanised daily as they have no takers," said Louise Arpa De Silva, co founder of Dubai Dogs Trust, a non-profit organisation, which has launched the online campaign.
That's our estimate for all animals management euthanised in the zoo, be it tadpoles up until a giraffe," she said.