lived a long, healthy life and it was finally his time to go. Many animals today are being taken out of this world in the same manor that Happy did, but the only difference is that it is not their time. This is due to overpopulation in animal shelters. Death in animal shelters due to overpopulation is a problem that I believe could easily be resolved if we were to take more responsibility as pet owners. There are simply too many animals being brought into this world, and not enough space or homes for
and wild animals roaming our streets and roads. Just a nuisance not really a threat right? Stray animals are a huge problem in our communities today, whether it be from hit animals, damage to houses, trashed areas, or the pile up in our humane societies. Throughout this essay topics will be discussed about stray animal negligence such as, stray cat and dog populus, statistics, problems in humane societies, and ultimately how to fix this problem which is by spaying and neutering animals as well as
Animal abuse tends to take the backseat to human abuse but it can often be the first signs of an abusive personality and of possible physical and emotional abuse of a person. Abusing animals is can be the first sign of a potential serial killer. Organizations both big, such as PETA and the Humane Society, and small, such as The Pegasus Project, work to rescue, rehabilitate, and ideally rehome abused and neglected animals. Many domestic violence reports state that the abuse started with the abuser
Animals Must Be Protected Animals are in many ways the same as human beings. We consider them our best freind, sibling, child, or to put it simply, we view them as being part of our family. For example, my parents have a a Pekingese puppy, whom I identify and treat as my little brother. I could never imagine what I'de do if anything were to happen to him. For these reasons, I strongly believe in the rights of animals and the need to provide them full protectionfrom violence and danger.
Though we do not realize many animals have a life as this dog has had. Studies show that more animals in the United States are being euthanized every day due to the fact of overpopulation of animals, serious injury or diseases, puppy mills and natural disasters. According to the Humane Society of the United States, they estimated that in 2013, animal shelters care for about six to eight million dogs and cats every year, of this approximately three to four million are euthanized (Pet Overpopulation)
Effectiveness of Animal Protection Laws in the United States Almost eight million dogs and cats are surrendered to local shelters each year. Of those nearly three million are euthanized in the U.S. according to the ASPCA. There are only three federal laws in the nation regarding animals, The Animal Welfare Act (AWA), Humane Methods of Slaughter Act, and the Twenty-Eight Hour Act of 1877. The AWA specifies regulation for domesticated pets, while the other two are for livestock and humane killings, but
“Why Shelter Dogs Should not be put down, but used to benefit our society”. Animal Euthanasia, is a process during which an animal is put to death. According to Humane society “about 2.4 million healthy, adoptable cats and dogs - about one every 13 seconds- are put down in U.S shelters each year.” (humane society.) The saying that dogs are a man’s best friend is often thought of when thinking of dogs, but what if I tell you the man is the dog 's best friend, or even the only friend, only family
puppies because they think they are cute; sadly, most of those dogs soon end up in shelters once they hit adolescence. Sadly, this happens because families no longer have the patience to continue to train their pup; they find it easier to just give up. Like all adoption processes, you are going to have to pay some amount of money to be able to take home your new family member. However, rescuing from a dog from a shelter is a lot cheaper and more affordable than purchasing a puppy from a pet store or
Chad was bitten in the ear. After being tossed out by his owner his ear got badly infected. Chad was lucky. The neighbor knew what was going on in Chad’s owner’s house and called animal control. When animal control arrived, they took Chad along with the other dogs to the shelter. After spending some time in the shelter, Chad was adopted by his new loving parents. His new parents took him to the vet and got his infected ear taken care of. According to his new parents he has “a phobia of men and a
Sociology 101 MWF 11:00-11:50 Service Learning Paper Fox Valley Humane Association Service Learning Project I decided to start volunteering at the local humane society because I’ve always been really passionate about animals and wanted to start benefiting them in the community. Prior to my service I was delighted because I’ve wanted to start volunteering for years and was glad the opportunity had presented itself. Throughout my experience I learned a great deal and met a lot of new people.