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Control measure
Euthanasia of the animal

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Euthanasia of the animal

Understand:

  • The legal responsibility of a person, in charge of an animal, to act, if an animal is suffering unnecessarily
  • Factors that may influence euthanasia of an animal
  • Methods of euthanasia
  • Who may carry out euthanasia of an animal

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Euthanasia of the animal

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Assess the potential impact of euthanising an animal as part of the incident plan
  • Communicate appropriate information to all emergency responders in respect of euthanising an animal