Dogs were once sheepherders and rat chasers. Now they are pets we love to spoil. Dogs have chased foxes away from chicken coops and cleared the restaurant kitchen of rats, Dogs hunted for ducks and pulled sleds over snowy hills and did many other things. But in the late 1800's things started to change. America is becoming more healthier and more people could afford to buy dog food. New soap could be afforded to scrub the dogs to kill the fleas. Many companies started selling all kinds of dog food. Veterinarians began to open offices just to treat the dogs and other pets. T.V which shows began to come out and dogs found special homes. Almost 50% of Americans own a least one dog. They spend up to just $135 dollars per month. Americans spend billions of dollars just caring for their dog such as going to the vet and buying dog food. Walking a dog several times a day can improve health and dogs can even help kids with autism and other challenges. Scientist learned that when a dog and a human stare into each other's eyes the become to get closer. The connection with dogs and humans are becoming to get closer every day.
“The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman reveals the true story of Jan and Antonia Żabiński, two authentic zookeeper’s who risked their lives by being a part of an underground resistance towards Hitler. When all the animals were taken away from the zoo, Jan and Antonia used their free space to hide refugees until safe passage to a new home was discovered. Throughout the book Ackerman relates many experiences to freedom and confinement. Some people believe that animals should not be kept in zoos. Others believe that as long as animals feel like they are in their natural habitat that being in a zoo is acceptable. There is a separate party that believes that animals act similarly to humans. Most people do not think of animals acting like humans.
Firstly, dogs can provide you and your family with protection from dangerous situations. According to the article,Pros and Cons of Cats and Dogs,”dogs offer protection, as many will bark to alert you of danger, some will even perform “guard” duties. Dogs provide very good protection towards their families when someone tries to break in or when someone is trying to hurt you. Finally, Dogs can be watch dogs when someone is in danger just
Dogs are superior pets compared to cats. Dogs don 't have the quote “mans best friend” for no reason. Dogs are better pets in contrast to cats because they are more athletic, they can be taught more tricks, as well they come in many sizes and looks to suite your needs.
To feel attached is to feel connected, protected, and safe (Sable, 2013). Although a relationship with a pet is not the same as one with another human, individuals have a biological need for attachment. Attachment theory and neurobiology specifically give an even deeper understanding of the closeness that animals provide, and this knowledge is relevant to therapeutic work (Knapp, 1998). The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of canine-assisted therapy among children who are diagnosed with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD). There is not a lot of research on working interventions that assist a child with poor attachment styles learn positive attachment styles. This study will be able to shed light onto if Canine-Assisted Therapy
Pets have been apart of humans lives for centuries. Dogs have been known as a “man 's best friend” for good reason. Cats and dogs are among the most popular types of pets in the United States. *They both make great house pets, but dogs make better house pets than cats for all ages. Dogs are better for playing with, adapting to new environments, and are better protectors than cats.
Animal lovers all over the world can attest to how good it feels to interact with their pets. People of all ages, shapes, religions, and disabilities confirm to the stress relieving and mood boosting benefits of having a pet. According to The Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) Foundation, there is substantial evidence backing the research that the feeling one encompasses when interacting with a pet can be established in a therapeutic method called animal therapy. Utilizing pets as a form of therapy is advancing as a successful coping method of treating a variety of medical conditions and disabilities. Pets are finally putting to use their years of stimulating socialization and bonding skills in an effective therapeutic manner.
Dogs have long been known to make great companions. I have heard from many people who own a dog that a dog is capable of boosting your mood and your health. But is it true? I didn’t know if it was all true until my sister surprised us with two tiny dogs. After having our dogs for several months I noticed it does change our lives in many ways. For me, my dogs changed it by showing me how to care for them. They also taught me how to understand them and how to love them even when they’re annoying and clingy. Having a dog teaches us patience, commitment, and selflessness. Caring for a dog takes a lot of responsibility and commitment. We also learn to be less focused on ourselves and be more patient, as pets can sometimes test our patience. Owning a dog can actually have a special impact in our lives.
In the memoir,"Dogs make us human",the author says,"That's why I hope we will start to think more respectfully about animal intelligence and talent." That example tells us that there talent,intelegence,and respect makes us happier when something happened that made you sad.In the story "Saying Farewell to a Faithful Pal", the author says,"He's the only dog I ever known to get expelled from obeideince school." That's another example because when the dog got expelled from obedience school it was real funny.I think animals make great pets and best freinds because they always make people happier.
Attention Getter: You just got home from a long day at school and the first thing you see is a huge mess. There is trash everywhere, there are pillows thrown across the room and there you see your beloved pet sitting in the middle of the mess. They look at you and they know they’ve been bad but no matter how bad they were you gently scold them and then give them a pat on their head.
Why do owner's treat pets as humans? Within Emilia Di Luca's essay The Pet Owner's Burden, Di Luca argues why owners should not treat their pets as humans. She begins by telling one of her own experiences where she treats her dog Amber as a human. Throughout Di Luca provides the reader with several pieces of evidence that support her argument. Di Luca concludes that people should not treat their pets as humans. In my opinion, Di Luca provides too much information overwhelming the reader. Di Luca attempts to give the reader enough evidence to support her conclusion. In the aspect of this essay, I feel Di Luca fails because she support her argument from one side, rather from both. Di Luca supports her argument through people being
A pet is certainly a great friend. After a difficult day, pet owners quite literally feel the love.
Pets stabilize the lives of their owners with their constant presence, unconditional love and emotional support.
Imagine coming home after a tough day and being greeted at the door by your furry four-legged friend wrapping itself around your legs with a smile from ear to ear. There is no doubt that pets bring about bundles of joy, but dogs also provide stress relief, motivation to get active, lessons on responsibility, as well as another reason to smile on a daily basis. We all want the best for our kids; it is obvious that owning a dog has never-ending positive impacts on a child’s life. Owning a dog reduces stress, teaches responsibility, encourages exercise, and provides unconditional love to our beloved children.
In conclusion, despite best efforts to educate the community and pass legislation banning ownership of exotic pets, people do continue to buy and care for them. Owning an exotic pet is expensive, time consuming, and a huge responsibility. People shouldn’t be allowed to own an exotic pet but if they are thinking about owning one, they need to take a great deal of careful consideration for themselves, their surroundings, and the animal