Persuasive Speech On Adoption

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Purpose: To persuade my audience that adopting a pet is better than buying one.

Thesis: Before you adopt a pet instead of buying one, you must know the Differences between Pet Stores and Shelters, Reasons on why you should adopt, and How to adopt a pet.
Organizational Pattern: Topical

I. Introduction A. Attention Getter: It’s another late school night and you’re bored. The news station is talking about another rehab celebrity and the football game is an old replay. You call out your dog’s name, “Lasia” and here comes a high-spirited shiatzu running towards you with a yellow toy 3x her head’s length. This is my friend for life that I adopted 6 years ago; she’ll always be there for me no matter if I’m bored, tired, mad, or depressed.
B. Relevance: We’ve all been there, those nights with nothing to do or no one to hang around with.
Rather than being alone, a companion would always be there to keep you company.
C. Credibility: As a person that has adopted a pet, I can honestly say that it was a great choice. I am able to provide a great life and environment for such an amazing dog.
D. Thesis/Preview: Before you adopt a pet instead of buying one, you must know the Differences between Pet Stores and Shelters, Reasons on why you should adopt, and How to adopt a pet.

Transition: Firstly, I will tell you the Differences between Pet Stores and Shelters,

II. Body

A. Differences between Pet Stores and Shelters
1. How Pet Stores Work (Breeders/Puppy Mills)
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