Ohio Pound Now Has Vet Overseeing Euthanasia

October 2003

PETA secured the presence of a veterinarian during euthanasia at the Lake County Ohio pound, where, we were told, animals were not sufficiently sedated before receiving an intracardiac (heart) injection.

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