There are many statements that prove that the dogs should not be executed for biting someone when it could possibly be our fault as a owner. Dogs should not be executed for biting someone because it could be how they were raised. People raise their dogs to protect them and their family or home. Just because the dog bites the mail man when they bring the mail, does not mean they are mean and should be executed. It means the owner trained the dog to protect the house and they are doing what they were trained to do.
Old Dan will not hunt without Billy or Little Ann by his side. The author writes “He would not hunt with another hound, other than Little Ann, or another hunter, not even my father.”(102). Obviously you must be very loyal to only hunt with one person and one dog, not anyone else. Old Dan also displays loyalty when he sacrifices himself for Billy. Protecting Billy, Old Dan fights “the devil cat of the Ozarks, the mountain lion.”(225) just to keep his caring owner safe.
If instead the dog was the focus of the narrative perspective in the story, the morals would have been different. The dog followed and obeyed the orders of the human, despite the person being ill-equipped to deal with the situation at hand. There were several instances where the man had been borderline abusive to the dog itself, leading one takeaway having been be either careful who you follow or not to trust someone simply because you have both been placed in the same horrible situation. Another moral from the dog 's point of view could have been to trust in your instinct as if the man and dog had simply followed the dog 's natural instincts, they both could have lived. “Instinct covers many areas which include survival, guarding, hunting, maternal, pack, and last but not least self-preservation.
Given being the keyword, as all the dog did was follow passed down genetic information and acted upon it, such as when it fell into the ice and bit off the forming ice on its paws, “it did not know this. It merely obeyed the mysterious prompting that arose from the deep crypts of its being” (London 632). Nature provided these promptings, not because it favored the dog over the man, but simply because the dog’s ancestors were native to the environment the two were struggling through. It was pure luck and obedience on the dog’s part when faced with a force greater than itself that led to its survival, nothing more; nature has no favorites, survival of the fittest is completely
With all the negativity being publicized about these dogs, people start forming an opinion about them; without have any concrete reason as to why they think pitbulls are bad dogs. It is important that people are educated about this breed. They are not the dangerous and viscous dogs that their reputation falsely accuses them of. There is no reason that these dogs should be dying because of lack of knowledge or ignorance. Discussions about pitbulls usually are associated with deaths and attacks.
Bring out as much meat as you can and ensure that the carcass is not left near a road, track or a waterway. Never shoot an animal if you know you cannot carry it out. Avoid wasting a valuable game resource. Prepare game quickly and never leave game to waste. It is also important to respect the views of other members of the community when transporting trophies and other parts of harvested deer.
Irish Wolfhounds still have the physical presence of their ancestors but have adapted to become docile family companions, rather than the ruthless fighters of times gone by. That’s not to say that these dogs won’t be prepared to fight if needed. They can’t be relied upon as guard or watch dogs, but will defend themselves and the people closest to them from any imminent danger. Nowadays, as well as making excellent and friendly family pets, one can find Irish Wolfhounds being involved in obedience events. They may also be used for tracking, but remain relatively rare, especially outside of their Irish homeland.
This technique is found to be much more efficient when training dogs. On the contrary, punishment is a penalty for doing something that is not wanted by an owner (ASPCA, “Training Your Dog”). Although they sound alike, punishment is not highly sought after because it can lead to a dog having problems, or training not being
This has to be a positive thing for your relationship doesn't it? Training prevents many common "dog problems" from ever arising. A whole range of common dog behavior problems can be prevented through some obedience training. Dogs are creatures of habit so why not use this to your advantage by helping your dog to develop good behavior habits from an early age? If you are proactive and set up some simple guidelines and routines for your puppy to follow you may never have to deal with destructive behaviors such as digging, chewing, excessive barking and even separation anxiety.