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RSPCA Policy A05 Euthanasia of companion animals

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Last updated: 26 Jun, 2014
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RSPCA Australia believes that physically healthy and behaviourally sound companion animals that are suitable for adoption should not be euthanased (see A3). The RSPCA reluctantly accepts that in certain circumstances euthanasia of an animal is unavoidable due to health, behavioural or legislative reasons.

(reviewed 26/06/14)

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