Shelter Persuasive Speech

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INTRO
Cute, cuddly, loving, puppies!
Everyone wants a: Cute, cuddly, loving, puppy!
Every year, the United states euthanizes 2.7 million adoptable dogs and cats. Why? Well because the shelters are too full and people would rather buy one from a breeder at the mall.
Shelters have been facing a pet overpopulation problem for the last few decades. Some animals are found wandering as strays, and some are surrendered by their owners who cannot, or no longer want to, care for them.. And it really is the truth If we stopped breeding cats and dogs and started focusing on rescuing them, we wouldn't need to kill any of them at all. But humans are greedy jerks.

POINT 1
Why adopt?
It's cheaper, the shelter wants you to buy the animal so things like microchips, vaccines, and spay/neuter fees are all up to 50% less. Plus shelters are brimming with happiness so your new dog or cat
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However, if you adopt from a shelter or a similar institution, the welfare of the dog matters to the people at the shelter, and they are happy to answer questions and give advice on how to keep a happy home. Plus, some actually check in after a month or so, provide preliminary health insurance, and other benefits.

SIDE NOTE
It's a common misconception that pets end up in shelters because there is something wrong with their health or behavior. The reason is usually more related to a person's circumstance: a divorce, a big move, or financial hardship.

POINT 6
Shelters are Never not busy. Adoption will not only save the life of the pet you are adopting but will also make room and free up precious resources for another animal that the shelter will take in. Adopting an animal from a shelter is the best way to help the shelter continue its work. Shelters are meant to only house animals temporarily, and in order to be able to help more animals in need, shelters must find loving adoptive homes for the animals they take in..
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