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  • n  a barbiturate (trade name Nembutal) used as a sedative and hypnotic and antispasmodic

  • Increasingly, the group's 3,500 members are obtaining sodium pentobarbital, a clear solution used to anesthetize cats, dogs and horses, from online sources based in Mexico and .
  • But the FDA has admitted to finding "very, very low levels" of sodium pentobarbital the chemical used to euthanize animals in some brands of dog food.
  • A slow injection of salt and sugar was no help; pentobarbital sodium, codeine and Aspirin left him still twitching on the bed.
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  • Texas Executes 500th Inmate Kimberly McCarthy
    *Texas is known for having a no nonsense approach to their inmates on death row. They ensure that those convicted and placed on death row are indeed dealt their punishment without a lengthy ride on death row. Kimberly McCarthy, 52, was executed by a lethal injection of pentobarbital, Wednesday, June 26, and pronounced dead at [...]
    June 27, 2013 - EURweb
  • New law requires Texas animal shelters to eliminate gas chambers
    AUSTIN — Animal shelters in 29 Texas cities must explore ways and costs of dismantling their gas chambers under a new state law. In the past, city and county animal shelters were trained to euthanize animals by either administering carbon monoxide gas or injecting sodium pentobarbital.
    June 23, 2013 - Dallas Morning News
  • Texas animal shelters must eliminate gas chambers under new law
    AUSTIN — Animal shelters in 29 Texas cities must explore ways and costs of dismantling their gas chambers under a new state law. In the past, city and county animal shelters were trained to euthanize animals by either administering carbon monoxide gas or injecting sodium pentobarbital.
    June 23, 2013 - Dallas Morning News

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