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.
According to Dan Tillery of Best Friends Save Them All, ”The saddest part of my job is hearing the stories of loving family pets being torn from their families because of breed discriminatory legislation.” Just imagine the heartache if your pet was snatched away from you and killed just because of what he
The New York Times wrote an article called “A Breed That Came up the Hard Way” were it stated that because of their unparalleled love and devotion for children they were commonly known as “The Nanny Dog” throughout the late 19th and early centuries. (Fletcher,W 1971). Meanwhile advocates for this breed claim this specific breed is the most abused, tortured and abandoned breed in the U.S. They’re often difficult to adopt out due to their stigma caused by the media. The ASPCA revealed that there is no evidence that shows how breed-specific laws make communities safer for people or companion animals, these laws are costly and extremely difficult to enforce.
Women and animals are both frequently treated as if their only value is their bodies and that they don’t have intrinsic value as living beings. We’re told we’re only worth something if we’re attached to a man, and animals only if they’re attached to an owner. The complete lack of bodily autonomy for animals should
Many are not aware of the problems that using a fake service dog can cause, but those who are disabled understand the issue. This has been a problem for many years, and is only getting worse. Fake service dogs reflect a bad image for the real ones, and “discriminate against or restrict access to disabled persons” (Colman). The recurring problem of these fake service dogs is well known to such a small percentage of the population, it is difficult to create a stable solution that will be effective for a long period of time.
Animals carry an important role throughout human lives every day. Humans look to animals for numerous things such as: pets, a means of production, food, entertainment, experimental means, etc. Many animals carry human like traits, which raises many arguments and different positions on the subject of whether animals deserve rights while others feel that animals are simply animals, but may have certain interests that humans are obligated to respect. The issue is that many people confuse the terms animal rights and animal welfare when there is a fundamental difference between the two that revolves around the rights that humans have to use animals. There are many animal rights organizations including but not limited to: Best Friend’s Animal Society, The Humane Society of the United States, and the largest animal’s rights movement, People for Ethical
When you look in the window at a cute little puppy at a pet store have you ever thought about what that puppy’s life might have been like before they got to that store? Frankly speaking, I never did until I started reading about puppy mills. Puppy farms or puppy mills are institutions of cruelty usually hidden from public view where dogs are housed in shocking appalling conditions. It is not unusual for large number of dogs to be crammed together in filthy pens and cages. As a pet owner, animal lover, or as a concerned adult, it is time for us to save this helpless dogs and puppy as puppy mills are extremely inhumane and need to be stopped.
In the article All Animals Are Equal, written by Peter Singer addresses the inadequacies surrounding the rights of animals in the societies of today. Singer opens the article by presenting a scholarly parallels between the fight for gender equality, banishment of racism and the establishment of rights for “nonhumans.” In order to explain this constant set of inequalities that seem to riddle our society, Singer readily uses the term “speciesism”, which he acquired from a fellow animals rights advocator, Richard Ryder. Essentially, this term is defined by Singer as a prejudice or attitude of bias in favor of the interests of members of one's own species and against those of members of other species. Singer claims that if this idea of speciesism
Approximately one adoptable, healthy dog or puppy every hour, (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) is put to death in the UK due to not finding a home”… “Pet abandonment statistics world wide are thought to be around six hundred million every year and many countries have extremely cruel animal overpopulation controls.” In this essay, i will explain what could happen and what we could do to help. Chapter 1 Teen Activism Teen activism. You may be asking “What is that?”
Justice for Dogs Have you ever seen a dog alone in the streets? And you want to pick them up and drop them off to the shelter but don’t have the time? Rather than picking up the dogs and dropping them off, you can help the poor animals from the very beginning. The little things like adopting a dog rather than buy a dog makes a huge difference.
The poor treatment of animals is achieved by the fact that there are not enough laws to protect the rights that they cannot establish for themselves. In order to protect these helpless animals, there needs to be a larger amount of ways to go about decreasing the abuse inflicted upon them. The ways that animals are treated is unfair, immoral, and unethical. Animals are taken advantage of in a variety of ways such as household abuse, farm factories,