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Experts, though, have noted that animal euthanasia rarely takes longer than a few minutes, and there is no reason to think it would be any different with humans.
After consultation with medical experts, an executive commission appointed by Governor Bredesen recommended that the state use a one-drug method similar to that used in animal euthanasia, in order to reduce the risk of conscious suffering during lethal injections.
WHY THE HSUS IS OPPOSED TO THE USE OF THE HIGH ALTITUDE DECOMPRESSION CHAMBER FOR ANIMAL EUTHANASIA (1978) [hereinafter 1978 HUMANE SOC'Y STATEMENT].
Although a longer-acting barbiturate such as the one used in animal euthanasia would be more appropriate for use in lethal injection than thiopental, which is an ultra-short acting barbiturate, testimony in Baze confirmed that even thiopental in the dosage given in Kentucky would be sufficient to cause death.
METHODS PRESCRIBED OR APPROVED FOR ANIMAL EUTHANASIA 1-2 (2004) (on file with author).
Berkeley School of Law, with Gayle Shriver, Licensing Specialist, Oregon State Veterinary Medical Examining Board (April 8, 2008) (confirming that only sodium pentobarbital is approved for use in animal euthanasia in Oregon).
Of the 929 executions by lethal injection that have taken place since executions resumed in 1977, only twenty-two of those occurred in states that do not explicitly or implicitly ban a paralyzing agent in animal euthanasia.
Advocates for death row inmates have routinely cited state animal euthanasia laws and regulations in support of two complimentary arguments: first, that the veterinary community bans the use of paralytics in animal euthanasia for good reason, and second, that the veterinary community has, for many years, been using a safer, readily-available procedure that states have refused to adopt for human lethal injections.
Finally, Part IV analyzes the legislative history that led to the enactment of the various states' animal euthanasia laws and regulations.
Shelter Exchange was founded in October 2010 as a 501c3 non-profit organization to effect positive and lasting change to the challenging issue of animal euthanasia in shelters across the country.
Putting an end to animal euthanasia is right around the corner.
Animal euthanasia is just one problem that 32nd Degree wants to help solve.