According to the description of wildlife rescue association, humane killing pertains to the method that will not cause the creature with unneeded suffering. In order to be considered as humane, there are different requirements that needs to be met. For instance, the animal should go through an instant state of unconsciousness that will immediately be followed by death. The Grand Rapids animal should never regain its consciousness. The process should also be simple and that it requires the minimum level of maintenance. It needs to have the lowest number of detrimental effects towards the operator as well as on observers.
List of Humane Lethal Method
Humane lethal method may vary depending on the creature as well as time and circumstances. This may include an operated tools and equipment, instrument to stun the creature, and the utilization of gas.
Death Through Asphyxiation
In this method, you will use a carbon dioxide to give the creature a relaxing death. This should only be used after you have tried the other practical methods. Using carbon dioxide has its disadvantages. For instance, in case the animal has been introduced in a place that has more than 50% of carbon dioxide, the animal will experience an intense level of pain for 15 seconds. Be sure that you will follow the good practice on gas chamber to cause the creature with nominal pain and suffering.
Shooting should only be performed if you can restrict the movement of the Grand Rapids animal. Since you will have to shoot them in their head, targeting a moving animal on their head would be difficult even for someone who has an incredible marksmanship skill. Shooting the animal on its different part will cause it excruciating pain. Avoid using firearms with high caliber. You should also check on the laws that pertains to the use of firearms. Lethal Injection It may be difficult to find a veterinarian that will conduct a lethal injection in their office due to the health risks associated with the wild Michigan animals. When this is performed, they will first inject a drug that will relax the muscle of the creature. A drug that stop their heart muscle will then be administered. This will grant the creature with a peaceful death.
Bludgeoned to Death
Dealing a quick blow on the back of their head will deliver the same effect as shooting. You may use a blunt object to give them a swift death. Never step on the poor creature or smash them into the surface of your wall. Be sure that you can restrict their movement to ensure that you will be able to hit them directly on their head.
Performing the lethal method will often require you to carry the necessary permits. The local wildlife committee will be responsible in handing out the permit and they will also provide you with the list of possible methods that you can use. You should also provide a proof that you have tried all the non-lethal methods first, in order to secure the permit.
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