Dog-meat eating has become a controversial issue concerning animal welfare. Countries which are known for dog-meat eating are China, Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and the Philippines – mostly Asian countries. China, being one of the most controversial countries had recently celebrated a dog-meat eating festival called the YuLin Festival whereas about 10,000 dogs were slaughtered for meat (Liu, 2015). Their dog-meat eating festival is greatly linked to regional cultural traditions whereas the taste and tradition (Bacon, nd) is considered. In “traditional Chinese medicine, dog is a "heating" meat which can offer a useful energy boost in midwinter, but is best avoided after the lunar new year (Liu, 2015)”.
Puppy mills are terrible for many reasons. First, they often kill dogs that get sick or hurt instead of treating them. Also, they give people sick or vicious dogs who many of them later get put down from a disease or a attack on another person or dog. The problem is that it is not their fault, as they normally get beaten or harassed and tortured at puppy mills, getting more vicious with each kick or swipe. Lastly, they are ¨stored¨ in terrible places, usually in their own feces and urine with minimal food and water, sometimes not enough to survive.
Now and then, animal shelters exhibit themselves as a malodorous, dirty, and unsettling environment for animals to inhabit. Euthanasia is frequent at shelters like this. Other ways that animals end up in shelters include animal cruelty, behavioral issues, moving, people life experiences, overpricing, and not enough time. At first thought, one may recall the famous ASPCA commercials when the word “animal cruelty” gets mentioned. Every year, hundreds, maybe thousands, of animals become victim to cruel
It was the Stone Age about this time man was just beginning to tame the wolf, this is the dog 's wild ancestor. Since the Stone Age was way before people discovered metal, this meant our ancestors had to catch animals the hard way on foot and with only the simplest of tools they could. Forget about a four-wheel drive and steel-tipped boots. After thousands of years, our ancestors only managed to domesticate 14 of the bigger sized animals by the time Columbus stepped foot in the America. Sure our ancestors tamed lots of smaller animals along the way but we 're only focusing on the bigger ones, you know animals with serious teeth or hooves animals that we 're a bit trickier to domesticate.
Animal shelters are terribly distressed about the numbers of dogs they have to gas every day. There are many opportunities to choose where to get pets from, and adopting pets should be the first choice for people who want to buy pets. Not many people are aware that there are too many pets entering animal shelters which is really grievous. There are about 13,600 animal shelters in the United States, and animal shelters are full of 7.6 million pets entering them each year. About 3.9 million of the animals in shelters are dogs and 3.4 million are cats.
According to the statistic that completed by SPCA Selangor, there are over 2 million of unwanted stray dogs forced to be euthanized, and more than 500 abandoned dogs have been put to sleep every day on average in Malaysia shelters while they estimated only one stray dog to be adopted among the furry friends. This has also led to the several issues such as the overpopulation of the stray dogs, dog’s aggression, rabies, and even the animal shelters overcrowded. Overpopulation is one of the crises that cannot be ignored as they can be removed and quickly replaced all the time. The Government of Malaysia accustomed to using to deal with this problem through some ineffective and cruel ways like shooting, poisoning, and electrocution. Despite all that, these cruel methods do not help to decrease the overpopulation of the stray
Shelters have a kill list to where the animal will get euthanized in a period of time. Animals may be euthanized because they are old or even if the shelter think they look unadoptable. Along with animals looking unadoptable or old, if animals were once adopted from a shelter and then brought back, they will be put on the top of the kill list because they are seen as not wanted anymore and a waste of time. Buying an animal from a breeder can be very expensive. When buying a dog from breeder, you can pay anywhere from $500 to $1500 for just the dog without it being neutered or have its shots.
Abstract Human life is precious, then how about animals? Ending human life is considered as unethical and this is against the law. However, this does not apply to animals. Even though most families treat their animals as part of their family members, animal euthanasia is still a controversial issue nowadays. Millions of dogs are euthanized in each year and several methods are used by the veterinarian to put the animal to death.
The market for these dogs is so high therefore the problem will never stop. What most people don't know is that there are animal rescue groups for every single purebred dog. These dogs came from puppy mills or owner surrenders and are given second chances. So if you need that perfect dog. At the very least adopt one.
Most dangerous breed in dogs The dogs are the cutest animal that easily mingles with the humans. There are top 10 most dangerous dogs around the world. They are grouped under the domestic breed and is estimated that there are more than 700 million dogs all over the world. This is why the dogs are called as dominating animal when they are categorized under the numbers. Dogs make the abundant member in the carnivorous category.