The killing of a dog, chiefly where the death
is not in the best interests
of a dog. A veterinary surgeon who gave
a lethal injection to kill a dog in pain would not be committing cananicide.
You put your clean
linen on the washing line outside to dry, only to find your dog later has pulled it down, and it is filthy and needs to be washed. You are furious with the dog, kill
it and you have committed cananicide.
of cananicide are common amongst owners of "canine menaces" and those
who loathe dogs.