Pet Abandonment What is pet abandonment? It is when people decide that they don’t want their pet anymore, so they just dump it off somewhere to die instead of doing the right thing and taking it to a shelter. Did you know that someone literally put six emaciated puppies in a closed box with a sign that said: “Shoot Me,”? Because that is an example of pet abandonment.
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.
Imagine you are taken from your home, mother, and environment to a small cage where everybody is looking at you, taking pictures, and having fun. Your owners sell you to a bad zoo where all animals only get food sometimes and the bare cages are cold because you’re getting too expensive to feed and even take care of. This is why I take the position that zoos should be banned because they can cause Animal cruelty, Too expensive, and finding new homes. Say no to zoos!
These animals even outnumber the homeless people, 5 to 1. With an organization like PAWS they take the animals that live out on the streets that can’t fend for themselves and give them what they need and a home. If we invest in organization like these we can eventually completely eliminate homeless animals. Donating to organizations that deal with homeless pets allows them to give the animals the medical care that they need and find safe homes for those animals so they won’t be abandoned again. What is so special about PAWS Chicago is that they have the no kill policy.
Ethical Perspective: Exotic Pet Owner When it comes down to taking care of an exotic pet, many pet owners will realize this is not an easy task. According to Big Cat Rescue (BCR), one of the most accredited sanctuaries dedicated to housing abused and abandoned big cats, your first year of owning a small to midsize cat can run you about $22,000, with annual expenses being $2,300. If you wanted the full big cat experience, as many do, your first year can cost you $94,000 with an additional $8,000 annual cost. This is a pricey investment, that many owners of exotic pets are not aware of upon purchasing their animals. Since adequate care would be out of their price range, pet owners will often cut corners to cut the cost.
How many of you guys own a pet that 's been adopted from a shelter? Did you guys know that there are “3 million cats and dogs euthanized in shelters each year, approximately 2.4 million (80%) are healthy and treatable and could have been adopted into new homes.” There are so many great animals that are in shelters that need love and affection but everyone wants an animal that is a baby and a certain breed. Every animal deserves a second chance.
Imagine you are taken from your home, mother, and environment to a small cage where everybody is looking at you, taking pictures, and having fun. Your owners sell you to a bad zoo where all animals only get food sometimes and the bare cages are cold because your getting too expensive to feed an deven take care of. This is why I take the position that zoos should be banned because they can cause Animal cruelty, Too expensive, and finding new homes. Do you want to do this? Probably not.
There are several reasons in which animals die, become homeless, or are neglected. Every winter, news articles are posted to actually remind pet owners to bring their pets inside. However, every winter headlines are made about helpless animals being left on porches or expected to survive blistering temperatures with inadequate outside housing. During any month of the year, there are animals not being fed or even loved and they just spend their days hopelessly wishing someone would come through the door to play with them or give them some sort of attention. One dangerous factor in animal homelessness, is coming into contact with another animal with rabies.
Unfortunately, there are few people can do about it. Furthermore, there is the toxic substance control act; to reduce and replace medications. Yet, many companies are not listing and using illegal drugs on animals. Another reason why they misuse animals is that there are used in the classrooms around the nation for dissection. Around six million animals each year are used for dissection.
With millions of animals entering the shelter each year and only a fraction of them actually getting adopted its essential that we start focusing on shelter animals and adopt don’t shop. This is just a small fragment of a bigger picture depicting the significance of adoption. When adopting a dog people need to be aware and educated about the choices that they make, ensuring that they are adopting for the right reasons. Along with that people need to think about breeders and the negative impact that surround buying from them. It’s more than just adopting a dog and being done with it.
Poor behavior from dogs being lonely and/or not getting enough exercise is a prominent reason for owners surrendering their dogs to shelters. In 2013, a study was executed that showed that 65% of owners who left their dogs at shelters said it was because of their dog 's bad
This enables the pet to stay in it’s home instead of being given away because the medical treatment is too expensive. Through the community pet food pantry, The Blue Ridge Humane Society is able to feed around 200 local pets. Many people who has fallen on hard times will surrender their pets to shelters. People can avoid the stress and heartache by receiving food from the pantry.
Many people know about the existence of puppy mills. However, they do not know the true reasons why many animal cruelty prevention organizations have started attacking the basis of puppy mills. Puppy mills are a commercial breeding business where dogs are mass produced. Which does not sound horrible until you find out about the filthy and unhealthy environment, these vulnerable puppies live in until they get shipped out to a local pet shop. The dogs bred in these puppy mills are typically damaged either physically or emotionally.
They are mostly captured in the wild and then taking to the pet stores. The reasons they are so few is because they are treated basically as a luggage object not as an animal (Humane Society). They risk dying because of the psychological distress that they go through to get into the pet store (Humane Society). 5. Your friend Kathy is thinking of buying a pet reptile for her young daughter from a pet store.
Introduction: The purpose for vaccines is to simulate the effects of natural immunization without the risk posed by contracting the virus. For over 50 years, it has been the custom for people to give their pets yearly vaccinations. To what extent does over-vaccination detrimentally affect the health and well-being of dogs?