Animal Shelter Research Paper

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Imagine being crammed into a small bedroom with 19 other people. That 's the way Belle, a black Shepard mix from Alabama felt. She stayed in a small dog shelter in Lawrence county, crowded with 300 other homeless dogs waiting for someone to take them in. One couple eventually did adopt her, but soon after realized they were not equipped to take care of her. After the unsuccessful adoption, Belle and a few hundred more animals were taken in from the shelter. Some, like Belle, were sent to rehabilitation centers across America due to not being trained or not feeling comfortable around people. She in particular, was sent to one in Madison, New Jersey. The people in the shelter said she was often shaking. It was difficult for her to get comfortable…show more content…
Soon after she finished rehab, she was sent to an animal adoption center in Sayreville, New Jersey. There, she was adopted by a girl and her boyfriend, where she now lives with them and their other German Shepard.
Belle had a long, hard, journey from the tiny shelter in Alabama, to her now home in Jersey. But this wouldn’t have been possible without the help of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. They took Belle to the rehabilitation center, helped her become more social, and helped her get to a better home. They do this for thousands of pets every
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It was officially founded on April 10th by a man named Henry Berge, in New York City. There was only one purpose for him starting it, and that was to prevent animal abuse. His idealism still holds true to this day. They focus on getting innocent animals out of abusive situations and take homeless animals into rehab centers or shelters, and give them a better home (History of the ASPCA). Their goal is to simply help as many animals as they possibly can. The ASPCA will let anyone willing, to volunteer. On their website they said, “Our organization was founded on the belief that animals are entitled to kind and respectful treatment at the hands of humans and must be protected under the law” (About Us).This goes to show how much they respect the animals and how much they care. They appreciate all the help they can receive.
Working all across the country, they rescue strays off the street, making sure they’re healthy, and helping them get better homes. In order to achieve this goal they hold many fundraisers and get a lot of donations. They only ask for $0.63 a day from donors so they can continue to help these abused

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