Have you ever seen a dog, mainly a pitbull, on a heavy chain, with scars all over, and starved looking. If you have that dog was most likely a victim of dogfighting. Where they are forced to fight for their lives every second of every day. Everyday they must endure rigorous training, such as, being chained up on a treadmill with no way off, bite on hanging objects, injected with steroids or, even have their teeth filed to a point and constantly kept on heavy chains. To prevent dogfighting, the sentencing and fines need to be increased, have a dogfighting registry for the offenders, and implement animal cruelty officers.
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. A puppy mill is an inhumane organization that breeds and sells puppies. Puppy mills have been around since before 1970. To this day there are more than 10,000 mills existing in the United States (Humanesociety). These mills are mostly inspected and licensed by the U.S.D.A. (National Puppy Mill Project). It has been estimated that a mill in Iowa brought in $15 million a year (Hesse). There are people who were in need of money who began
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. I have done research and read articles from animal welfare organizations to understand more about this topic. I discovered that not everyone think that puppy mill is inhumane due to the matter of profit that they can earned. Hence, my job today is to persuade those who are having this thinking that puppy mills should be put
Puppy mills areis toxic to everyone around them because they continuously breed sick puppies. Dogs are being forced to reproduce until they can no longer give birth. Their puppies then end up being sick and only last about nine9 days or less. These reasons are why puppy mills needs to come to an end.
What is a puppy mill? According to the ASPCA a puppy mill is a large-scale commercial dog breeding facility where profit is given priority over the well-being of the dogs. Puppy mills are very overcrowded and many don’t have proper veterinary care. A lot of puppies have contaminated water and food and many are malnourished. Female dogs are often bred every opportunity that they get and when they can no longer reproduce they are often killed. 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
Puppies, cute, and loveable puppies. How would you feel if I told you hundreds of those puppies were dying every day in pest infested, overcrowded, and diseased puppy mills? Puppy mills are one of the most common places where puppies and dogs die. That’s why puppy mills need to get banned in the United States. They make the female dogs suffer, most puppies don’t make it out alive, and they neglect and mentally abuse the dogs.
Where do the adorable puppies down at the pet store come from? They paw at people walking by. One person instantly falls in love with them, but no one knows about their past when they lived in puppy mills. What are puppy mills? Puppy mills are establishments that breed puppies for sale, typically on an intensive basis, and in conditions regarded as inhumane. Many anti-cruelty organizations, such as the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), define them as places where profit is given priority over the well being of the dogs. These breeding places are harsh to the dogs and never offer their love to them. Their industries are large and produce millions of dogs every year. They are legal in many states. They are hidden
The puppies, which are sold at designer breed prices, are abused, neglected, and, due to their lack of proper veterinary care, plagued with health problems. Some of the effects of improper breeding in puppy mills can include epilepsy, heart disease, lung disease, musculoskeletal disorders, endocrine disorders, blood disorders, deafness, eye problems, and respiratory problems later on in life as an adult. In fact, puppies will only develop these symptoms later on in life. As puppies, they will arrive at pet stores, or in homes, with Giardia (a parasite that causes diarrhea), Parvovirus (A highly contagious viral disease that is life threatening), distemper (A viral disease in dogs that causes a fever and coughing), upper respiratory infections, Pneumonia. Mange (parasitic mites on a dog’s skin), fleas, ticks, intestinal parasites, heartworm, and chronic diarrhea. Furthermore, puppies only have about six weeks to accommodate to their wire mesh cages before they are dragged away from their mothers and shipped off to pet stores at the age of six weeks. On their long and tiring journey without proper nourishment or accommodations, puppies develop fears that they should have gotten over as pups with attention, love, and care. When the puppies finally arrive in the pet store, they are afraid of human contact, can be aggressive, and suffer from fear and
I am aware that Apollos pedigree is a standard puppy mill pedigree, I was made aware of that shortly after joining the Savannah Kennel Club. I was woefully uneducated back then and I suffered the disapproval and shunning of the club and several of its members. Had we been unable
Animals have been on this earth since God first created it. They have lived and walked among men since. But today, it seems that people have started caring less and less for them. There are so many animals on the street without homes, without love, or a family. Animals are being sent to slaughterhouses or taken to the middle of nowhere without the necessities they need to survive. They are left in small stalls in the middle of the desert without food or water, standing there to die. They end up becoming very underweight and starving to death, literally. Dogs and cats are seen running the streets so malnutritious and abused. They are thrown out on the streets to be somebody else 's business to pick up. Animals in amusement
Evil comes in many colors; even dogs. On January 6, news and social media websites have identified the 15-month old girl that was killed by her babysitter’s pit bull-mix. After learning this information and consulting with the Commonwealth’s Attorney, the babysitters are seeking additional charges with second-degree murder. Who would have expect that it could come from a dog, but it is possible (Babysitters Charged). Even though people believe that the owners of their dogs should get fined or even jail time for the actions of their dogs '. The owners should not get arrested for the actions of their dogs because they cannot control their dogs every move and dogs have a mind of their own and as much as we try to control them they do not always listen to their masters every command.
“Those who wish to pet and baby wild animals "love" them. But those who respect their natures and wish to let them live normal lives, love them more,” (Teale). This quote shows that people who keep wild animals as pets do not realize that the native environment provides the wild animals with the necessities the animals cannot receive as a pet. Permits should not be given to people to own wild and exotic animals as pets because it is inhumane and dangerous.
Those who adopt for a dog, so combines concrete ideas for the future: the dog should be a nice, sociable companion in everyday life, get along with people and other dogs, he should not pull on the leash, he should be obedient, inconspicuously in the public act, etc.
When we speak of socializing our puppies, it means assisting them to be comfortable as a pet involved within the society of human beings. This human society includes people of different types, environment, noises, sight, smells, different animals and other dogs.