Caribbean Nation Switches to Kindest Known Method for Euthanizing Unwanted Animals

July 2006

PETA worked with Aruba’s government to help replace T-61–an unacceptable euthanasia agent that can cause extreme burning pain and is difficult to administer humanely–with sodium pentobarbital, the most humane method of euthanizing unwanted, sick, or injured cats and dogs.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind