Last but not least we have the help of allergies. If you or a family member have allergies to a dander or animal coat there still is hope. In “Why Choose An Exotic Pet, Anyway” it says “Although many people would love to have a pet dog or cat, they often cannot, because they or their family members have allergies to the dander that furry pets carry on their coats. All is not lost for these people, however; they can still have a loving pet if they choose a reptile (such as a lizard, turtle, tortoise, or snake) that has neither hair nor dander on its skin. They might even be able to have a hairless rat or guinea pig if they are not severely allergic, and if they are not allergic to feathers, they might also be able to own a bird.
Animal overpopulation of companion animals has been a huge issue in the US for a long time. I didn’t realize how big of an issue this was until about age 11 when I noticed how bad they get treated when they are not taken care of. I am so excited to tell people how they can solve this problem. I have helped with this issue in many ways. I have 2 kittens that we saved on the highway, a momma kitty who had her 2 babies under our house, 1 cat that was roaming our neighborhood and 1 cat from a drive through.
Those needs are attachment, social integration, nurturance, reassurance of worth, sense of reliable alliance, and guidance in stressful situations. If those needs are not fulfilled then that person will feel lonely. He also mentioned that friendships complement but do not substitute for a close intimate relationship with a partner in staving off loneliness. One study showed that people who score high on pet attachment have fewer social networks (Stallones et al.,1989, as cited in Fajfar et al., 2012). Moreover, Hirschman (1994) found out that those people choose to have animals as companions so that it can satisfy their social needs.
Rovner, Julie. “Pet Therapy: How Animals And Humans Heal Each Other.” NPR, NPR, 5 Mar. 2012, www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2012/03/09/146583986/pet-therapy-how-animals-and-humans-heal-each-other. This article evaluates the benefits of surrounding a person who has disabilities with animals. It discusses the positive impacts in improving social, mental, and physical skills that are critical to everyday life, such as relationship building in social settings, core strength and balance, and developing body awareness.
If instead of bringing in a pet to a classroom, having a class pet already there will help students calm down. Also, a psychologist who studies the bond shared between humans and their pets, named Anne Mcbride, believes animals do a lot when it comes to reducing loneliness. Mcbride can be quoted saying, “A pet can be a great companion, and age or disability should be no barrier to pet ownership. Owning a new breed or species can be viewed as an adventure, an opportunity to learn about a new type of animal and develop a relationship with a creature never before considered" (Member login. (2010, May 3).
It’s important to know to that, Service animals have a very important job in their life. Their job is to help people with disabilities. Another example would be suppose you can’t walk as much. The dog knows the kid wants to play and needs to walk. The kid wants to play with the dog.
Do you think a dog could care and feed a litter of kittens after just having puppies? There are various of strange friendships and relationships between animals found in nature or just normal house pets. Mostly, animals that live in the wilderness or just house pets become friends for various reasons. They build friendships and relationships because they need to get food, care for each other, or they become friends because they just built up a strong friendship over the years if there is more than one animal in a household. If an animal can build relationships and friendships, so can a dog that is trying to raise a litter of kittens on her own after just having puppies.
This will help animals with their rights. The more clubs that they are, the more animals will have their rights respected. Some clubs that you could join to help animals out are: Happy Animals Club, Homeless Pet Clubs, and Lucky Dog Kids Club. “HPF provides critical medical care, food, foster care, and comfort to homeless animals. The organization also maintains a network of communication between volunteers, shelters, advocates, and potential adoptees” (“Homeless Pet Clubs”).
Other people, I presume cat lovers, would prefer to keep dogs in houses and on leashes. Both sides bring a good argument to the table. However, in a situation like this, there really is only one winner. For dog lovers everywhere the idea of a dog park is thrilling. A dog park would mean more freedom for their beloved dogs, but also a more relaxed outing with the pup.
Owning a pet also helps people who have Cardiovascular disease. There are also many benefits to owning a pet even if a person does not have a mental illness. Some of the benefits include high self-esteem, overall happiness, lower levels of stress, and many others. Whether its a cat, dog, or horse, a pet is a good investment for those suffering from a mental illness. Pet therapy is one of the most overlooked treatments in the medical world.
In 1999, the organization R.E.A.D was founded. Reading Education Assistance Dogs was aimed towards children with reading disorders who would have reading sessions with dogs to encourage and motivate them. This program proved have created improved reading comprehension, higher self-esteem and better relationships with classmates. Dog-assisted therapy has also been show to help children with autism. Researchers have stated that dogs have a “strong impact” on the behaviors of autistic children, this will cause the autistic children to display less symptoms, like jumping, humming and twirling
Animals are just like every other living thing in the world, they have feelings. Animals should be able to have rights they should be treated with respect and not suffer the experiments they are tested on. Animals are humans they have feelings, even though they can not speak, they can feel everything. Animals are smart they can learn new things and be able to learn sign language. (Source A), proves that animals can learn American Sign Language (ASL), animals have to be treated with love and respect.
I believe I can help mankind by being organized, non-judgemental, trustworthy, as well as a lover of animals. These skills will help me become a Veterinary Assistant so I take care of many animals. By being non-judgemental, I can help people by not passing judgement on how they care for their animals or how they judge people. Also, pet owners, known as clients, may inculcate trust in me. By investing their trust in me, I am motivated to help their pets with all of my abilities.
Emotional Support Animals: Training for Public Safety Across the nation, the public may be at risk for injury due to untrained animals in our stores. In spite of the increase for support animals in our nation, the United States Government has not addressed the issue that a mandatory system must be in place. Many people view emotional support animals as service animals. These animals help patients with treatment of anxiety, depression, and PTSD symptoms, just to name a few. Yet training is not required at this time for emotional support animals, as it is for service animals.
The strong bonding between humans and animals affect to mental, social and physical health (Clements, Benasutti, & Carmone, 2003). AAT is a goal-directed intervention, which implies that it is prescribed by patient’s doctor and aims to achieve a particular therapeutic goal (Kruger et al., 2004). In a