Introduction Imagine you or one of your family members was someone who fights for what they believe is right. Activism is very important and is when someone speaks up for what they believe in. This chapter will explain what activism is and how it could help many people around the world. Activism What is activism? What is teen activism? Well teen activism is when a teengaer speaks up and fights for what they think is right. By doing this they could help animals or people around the world. Activists fight for many things whether is comes to saving animals or helping kids get an education- by doing this they could end up changing the world. Teen activists have many characteristics, like being brave or caring, They care for many things and that 's why they became an activist. Overall activism is a …show more content…
Puppy mill What is a puppy mill? Puppy mills are not a good place for dogs or any animals to be kept. A puppy mill is a bad place. According to the puppymillproject.org 2 million dogs are kept at puppy mills. They are kept in small cages, The floor hurts there paws, and because of this they get cuts and scratches. They are not cleaned and not fed properly. They may get fed but they pretty much starve most of the time. According to thepuppymillproject.org, after a while some dogs just end up getting killed. How many dogs is this happening to? According to the puppymillproject.org there are an estimated amount of 10,000 puppy mills around the world. This organization also states that there are at least 2 million puppies bred in puppy mills each year. If there is at least 2 million puppy mills there must be a huge amount of dogs in puppy mills. If all of this is going on, imagine how many dogs are getting put to death. Well, I have the answer. This webiste also states that at least 1.2 million innocent dogs are getting put to death, and it needs to stop. This is what being in a puppy mill is like. As you can see they are squished in cages and don 't look well taken care
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Jenna Jensen’s article discusses how puppy mills are known to be very inhumane. Due to this puppy’s bodies are worn from being bred multiple times. Their teeth are rotted out, and they have cysts between their toes from the wires they have been forced to stand on. In effort to stop inhumane behavior, 54 Florida municipalities have banned the sale of puppies from puppy mills. Hillsborough County has been noted to be the next county to take a stand against puppy mills.
Puppies are often cramped in small cages and stacked on top of each other. -https://www.emaze.com/@ALWFZLRI/Presentation%20Name They sleep in their own filth. Feces and urine falls onto the other dogs, and they are exposed to extreme heat and cold. - https://www.emaze.com/@ALWFZLRI/Presentation%20Name This is why I think that puppy mills should be banned from the united states of
Also severe tooth decay, ear infections, dehydration, and lesions on their eyes, which almost always leads to blindness. With no concern for hygiene the dogs are forced to relieve themselves in their cages, so they have to walk and sleep on their own feces. Also these dogs are in bad environments so most are not protected by the weather (heat, cold, rain and snow). It's common to find dogs in puppy mills with collars that have been fastened so tightly that they have become embedded in a dog’s neck and must be carefully cut out. Puppy mill operators often fail to apply proper husbandry practices that would remove sick dogs from their breeding pools, puppies from puppy mills are prone to congenital and hereditary conditions.
Many dogs are prone to lots of health problems like heart diseases, kidney disorder, and epilepsy. Most dogs from puppy mills spend their whole lives in cramped cages and don’t have room to exercise or play. Every year in America about 2.11 million puppies are originally from puppy mills. When getting a
Are Puppy Mills Bad? A young girl got a puppy for Christmas; weeks later her puppy died. It was ruled that this puppy died from a severe respiratory disease which caused the air passages to become closed resulting in slow suffocation. It was later discovered that this puppy had been raised in a puppy mill.
United nations call for change as 57 million children have no education. Teen activists go out of social norms and their comfort zones to help people. They fight to make the world a better place by protests, strikes, and boy cots. Some things teen activists encounter can make a serious difference on their life.
Next, I will proceed with the common hygiene and health problems that are faced by those puppies. According to the article published in Animals in 2000, puppies suffer from open sores and skin infections due to being fed with cheap or maggot-infested food, assuming meal time are not missed. Most often, the supply of water being provided to the dogs is unhygienic and can be breeding ground for mosquitoes and algae. In the worst condition, some of the dogs are not even given water supply regularly and are left in extremely high temperatures causing them to become dehydrated. This is one of the reasons the puppies and their mothers die very frequently in the mills.
Teen activism “I don’t see anything uncommon in it,” states Alex Lin a former teen activist. Teen activists, who are they, what do they stand for ,and what does it take to become one? Teen activists make a big difference in this world, they devote time and energy to helping others a they don’t let challenges get in their way ,they stand up for what they believe in, and they encourage others to do so. All it takes to become one is lots of determination and a voice and the bravery to stand up! Alex Lin!
When the dogs are in cages for so long and get hurt in them they get aggressive. Also the puppies get aggressive because their mother in mill teach them to be aggressive then it get passed on from dog to dog. When the dogs get aggressive then they might start attacking us and other dogs, one dog got it leg bitten off by another dog and died. The dogs also get aggressive cause people at puppy mills treat them so badly they think humans are their enemy, and ethier the people get hurt or the dogs do. I think that puppy mills should be shut down!
, Mand most importantly, they never get love and affection. Some of them do not even know what love is and how it feels to have a owner that would do anything for their dog. Whenever the sick dogs breed they pass on that sickness to their puppies. Once their puppies get sick they only last about nine9 to ten10 days and then their sickness will cause them to die off.
Once a mill's breeders are no longer capable of having offspring, those dogs become about as useful as the ill puppies who can not be sold. Any dog that will never bring in any additional profit to the mill is euthanized. According to the Puppy Mill Project, it's estimated that over one million dogs are put to death in puppy mills annually, and in cruel ways too, including shooting or drowning. Some supporters of puppy mills may push the argument forth that mills are regularly inspected by the USDA, shutting down any incompetent breeders.
Puppy mills are a controversial issue that must be outlawed everywhere in the United States for its merciless acts towards dogs. These bitter breeding places should be made illegal for three major reasons. First, these puppies are not given an adequate amount of care. They eventually contract many diseases which are left untreated. Second, many analysis and statistics show that they are located everywhere in an immense amount.
When playing the role of an activist on in any form, activism is constantly prominent in their lives. Activism is defined to be the policy or action of using dynamic and often confrontational campaigning by means of organizing demonstrations and protests to achieve the goal in bringing about political and/or social change. Then there is slacktivism which refers to the actions that are performed via the Internet to support and stand up to a political or social cause but which can be regarded as requiring little time, effort and involvement, e.g. signing an online petition or joining a campaign group on a social media website. When considering activism, certain pros and cons come to mind.