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heartstick
 n.— «Some pounds throw both dogs and cats in together for gassing. Other pounds use a method called heartstick where a lethal dose of medication is injected into the heart. Unfortunately, it is often not done correctly!» —“Never buy a dog from any breeder” by Margaret Cloud Stories In The News (Ketchikan, Alaska) Mar. 21, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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