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In the Arms of Angels - ... Also, it is a recognizes concept amongst pet owners that getting your animal “fixed” can help with behavioral issues such as aggression, dominance, and also sexual arousal around a female animal. Female dogs and cats go into a heat cycle, similar to that of a female human. Their cycle causes them to bleed for about two weeks and can make quite the mess if you are not planning for it. Also, spaying can help with the females’ behavior as well; they mellow down and are less fussy. If you’re a female you know that when you’re on your cycle you can be temperamental, it’s the same for female dogs and cats....   [tags: Animal Rights]
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The Many Benefits of Pet Ownership - ... Animals are loyal and understanding to their owners, they provide unconditional love and attention. Pets can fill a void in an owner’s life, by allowing them to nurture something and receive a sense of satisfaction. Socially pets have become so much a part of our daily lives that they are often treated as if they were children, some lucky pets even attend daily play sessions, and are treated to extreme indulgence; all to make their owner feel as if they were an infant or a child. Blind owners rely on their seeing eye dogs to guide them around wherever they go; they are trained to guide them past and around obstacles....   [tags: Psychology ]
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They Can Feel It Too - ... “Studies have shown that violent and aggressive criminals are more likely to have abused animals as children than criminals who are considered non-aggressive.” During a survey of psychiatric patients, who had continuously tortured dogs and cats in their past, it was found that all of them had high levels of aggression toward people as well as animals. Also according to a police study in Australia “100 percent of sexual homicide offenders examined had a history of animal cruelty.” All this violence towards animals has long been recognized as an indicator of a violent psychopathology that doesn’t just include animals....   [tags: Animal Rights ]
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The Effect of Symbolism and Gender Roles in “The Chrysanthemums” - ... The dogs are just “companions” for the tinker, while Elisa is just a “companion” for her husband. One last way that symbolism is used to show Elisa’s place, is the chrysanthemums themselves. The chrysanthemums seem to be a “compensation for what is missing in her life” (Bily 1), but also can be used to show “Elisa’s connection to the natural world” (1). Elisa’s life revolves around her garden, and it’s the only thing she has to show for, but Henry has a job and a farm. (“The farm where Elisa and Henry Allen live in the Salinas Valley is ‘Henry Allen's foothill ranch,’ not ‘their’ ranch” (Skredsvig 4).) Despite her purpose in life being for a few “quick [puffs] of colored smoke”, she constantly tries to get others to see her world as something wonderful....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Animal Overpopulation - ... One issue being dealt with is that of the high rate of humane killing of healthy animals in animal shelters. While there are defensible circumstances surrounding ‘humane killing’ (animal welfarists, those people concerned with “particular attention to the avoidance of pain to individual animals and to the health of populations as a whole” may advocate humane killing of ‘unadoptable’ animals or in cases where shelter conditions are extremely poor) (Palmer “Killing Animals In Animal Shelters” p....   [tags: Animal Rights ]
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The Last Stop for Most - ... All animal shelters must spay or neuter all the animals that they accept, to prevent more unwanted animals from being born and putting even more unwanted animals in shelters. Only about ten percent of animals in shelters have been spayed or neutered before ending up in a shelter, and about seventy-five percent of owned pets are spayed or neutered. Between fifteen percent and twenty percent of dogs are brought to shelters from breeders, and between ten percent and twenty percent of cats and dogs are adopted from shelters....   [tags: Animal Rights ]
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Animal-Assisted Therapy - ... There are different cases where the courthouse provides a dog to comfort children to be able to speak out during the trail. When the child is on the stand and is stressed out about what s/he is about to state, the dog will let the child know that s/he is there for the child, “When they start talking about difficult things,” Dr. Crenshaw said, “Rosie picks up on that and goes over and nudges them. I’ve seen it with my own eyes.” (Glaberson, 2011). Sometimes the child would need the support to be able to proceed, the dog is able to provide the support without saying anything....   [tags: Therapy, Animals]
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Animal Cruelty - ... Typically rats or other animals are bred specifically for testing (C. Smith, personal communication, 17 October 2011). These animals are mutilated and even made sick for the testing of different products (C. Smith, personal communication, 17 October 2011). The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has said that, “The best way to tell whether a pet is being or has been abused is to examine the animal and its surrounding environment” (“How to Recognize Cruelty” 1). It is almost impossible to make a conclusion on abuse based on a pet’s behavior alone (“How to Recognize Cruelty” 1)....   [tags: Animal Rights]
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American Pitt Bull Terrier - ... As a result, Stahlkuppe states that Pit Bulls “have become the most genetically, instinctively, and physically best fighters in the dog world” (6). American Pit Bull Terriers have never been human aggressive, sense dog fighting began breeders would kill any pit dog that showed signs of aggression towards humans. The dogs had to be good around humans to deal with the large amounts of spectators watching their fights. Furthermore, before prize fights, the owners of each dog would bathe each other’s animals to ensure poison was not placed on the hair around their throats and body, so they had to be comfortable around strangers (Devlin 37)....   [tags: Animal Research ]
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Colors of Slavery - ... It is doubtful that anyone, whether Christian or not, has ever before heard of such a thing as this. The Spaniards keep alive their dogs' appetite for human beings in this way. They have Indians brought to them in chains, then unleash the dogs. The Indians come meekly down the roads and are killed. And the Spaniards have butcher shops where the corpses of Indians are hung up, on display, and someone will come in and say, more or less, "Give me a quarter of that rascal hanging there, to feed my dogs until I can kill another one for them." As if buying a quarter of a hog or other meat....   [tags: History Slavery]
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Personal Truth - We go to school to learn. What we hope we are being taught is truths, because if we were being taught something that is false there would be no reason to go to school. But with that statement we need to ask, what is truth. As individuals we take in our experiences and organize them into schemas. These schemas then become our personal truths. As a society we can define what something is and what something is not based off of our individual truths and knowledge. Those truths are accepted by all of society and therefore apply to all of society....   [tags: Human Perception] 1020 words
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Animal Farm Essay - In George Orwell’s novel Animal Farm, a major turning point in the novel was when Napoleon used his secret police force, his dogs, to exile Snowball. Snowball had previously been trying to improve the animal’s lives for the future by building a windmill. After Snowball was exiled, Napoleon became leader and everything immediately went amiss. Orwell stated that: "Somehow it seemed as though the farm had grown richer without making the animals themselves any richer- except, of course, for the pigs and the dogs" (p.86)....   [tags: Classic Literature]
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Creatures of Habit - Final Draft (Primary Focus) Humans that act like animals that like humans “Men are dogs.” “Don’t be a chicken.” “She is sneaky like a snake.” These are common idioms that are spoken today among our society, but one question is comes to mind. Are humans and animals more similar than we think. Some would declare the only difference between human and animals is that animals lack verbal communication. According to Jill McCorkle’s book, Creatures of Habit, she explains the variations of similar characteristics between both, humans and animals....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Animal Experimentation Issues and Alternatives - 1. INTRODUCTION Currently, Animals experimentation is becoming a controversial topic. As millions of creatures have been tested to benefit human life. A simple definition of this procedure is observing scientific laboratory examinations on live animals. There are many campaigns around the world which reject these tests and request the alternatives. They believe that this kind of experimentation is harmful for people as much as it is cruel to animals while others argue these experiments are substantial for humans live as they are used in important medical research....   [tags: Animal Rights ]
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Co-Existence and Competition With Sympatric Carnivores - Co-existence and competition with sympatric carnivores: Dholes are sympatric with large carnivores like tigers and leopards in much of their range thereby coexisting and competing for resources through ecological and behavioural mechanisms such as niche separation, differential prey selection and spatio-temporal use of the habitat (Johnsingh 1992, Karanth and Sunquist 1995). In topical ecosystems behavioral mechanisms play very minor role in determining inter – specific social dominance, hence co-existence is possible even with large dietary and spatial overlap among top carnivores (Karanth & Sunquist, 2000)....   [tags: Biology ]
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New Day Ranch - Boots crunch in the leaves signaling the start of a new day’s work. Maria is the owner of the New Day Ranch, a sanctuary for horses of all kinds. She wakes up every morning at the crack of dawn to tend to the dozen horses that reside at the Ranch. It is almost winter and she wanted the horses to enjoy the time they had outside before it would snow. Maria opened up the stables to let the horses out into the pasture accompanied by her two dogs Max and Twilly. She pulled them by the bridle, two at a time until the six that slept inside were freed into the fenced in fields....   [tags: Creative Writing Essay] 846 words
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Upgrading Sanctuaries for Animals - ... He grabbed the dog, got into his truck and left. At the next intersection, he threw the dog out of the truck and ran over him, crushing him beneath the tires, leaving the shelter employees to clean up the animal’s remains (PETA 7). People are really going to the extreme to ‘get rid of’ their animals that they can’t take care of. If you can’t take care of your pet anymore, do not just go out and kill it out of the blue. This man took his dog to a shelter that didn’t have room. He could have taken the dog to another shelter or someone’s’ house, there was no reason at all for this man to kill his dog....   [tags: Animal Rights ]
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Animal Testing: What if You Were in Their Place? - ... In fact, our own government admits that trusting animal data and predicting that it’s safe for humans is “a leap of faith” (Greek 1). Frequently, the argument that people and animals, especially rats, have a very similar anatomy is brought up to account for why scientists choose to inject animals with painful drugs, dissect them, and pour chemicals into their eyes. However, in their article “Animal Drug Tests Do Not Benefit Humans,” Ray Greek, a board-certified anesthesiologist, and Jean Swingle Greek, a veterinary dermatologist, state, “Open up a rat, a dog, a pig, and a human, and you will find much of the same terrain but with differences....   [tags: Animal Rights ]
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The Callous Nature of Government Illustrated in Orwell's Animal Farm - The Callous Nature of Government The establishment of an elite power in a society produces feelings of hopelessness and fear. George Orwell, a world-renowned author, is known for his politically influenced works regarding socialism. In Animal Farm, Orwell creates a satire based on the communist regime of Russia from 1917–1943. The animals seeking freedom under their liberators, the pigs, revolt against their oppressive owner, Farmer Jones. Ironically, after the revolution, the Pigs, led by Napoleon, become the oppressors....   [tags: socialism, communism] 2392 words
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Join The Conversation with the Customer - Customer engagement is a key ingredient in todays marketing environment. Most companies know the importance of online interaction. The rapid growth of social networking sites has created unique opportunities for dynamic real-time communication between brands and their customers. Surprisingly, the great majority of businesses have yet to ‘join the conversation”, missing out on the benefits of this powerful marketing strategy. A recent study, by Econsultancy, found that only 10% of all businesses are actively participating in the social networking revolution....   [tags: customer, marketing, social networking, ] 572 words
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Obesity Among Children and Pets - Obesity Among Children and Pets An overwhelmingly large number of inhabitants of this country are obese. Obesity can be observed in everyone from the newspaper boy or girl to the poodle next door. However, small children and animals have no ability to control their weight. They depend completely on their parents or caregivers to supply them with food. Why then, would any person, thin or fat, want to make their child or pet overweight. Perhaps the best way to find this answer is to look at the way two certain types of people view their pets and show their love....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 1155 words
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The Relationship Between Early Humans and Their Environment - The Relationship Between Early Humans and Their Environment In television shows and textbooks, early humans are often presented as being an isolated force within their environments - that is, that they evolved with relatively little influence from their environment. This view often stresses the advances of human beings and their exploitation of the environment as a function of their anatomical development, particularly brain capacity. However, it fails to address the fact that human beings were not as we know ourselves to be today; that we were simply another large carnivore interacting with many different types of animals and environmental conditions, who happened to evolve into a social creature with capacities for reason and innovation....   [tags: Environment Environmental Pollution Preservation] 983 words
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Adoption of Animals - Adoption of Animals Anyone, who visits an animal shelter, as I do, sees an extraordinary number of beautiful, affectionate, and desperate dogs and cats. The majority of animals in any particular shelter are dogs, usually adults, for whom there aren't enough adoptive homes waiting. A few may have come from responsible breeders, whose owners do not realize that the breeder will take them back,many are those who are lost, and/or from owners who simply got tired of them. Some are pet shop puppies from a puppy mill that did not meet the owner's expectations due to health, temperament, or other reasons....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]
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Snap Shot of a Dog - Snap Shot of a Dog James Thurber is a famous and popular American writer and artist. His humorous prose and drawing are never gay because the enthusiasm is dampened by melancholy. His fantastic characters are mostly animals whose balance of life is distorted and disturbed by a malignant fate. ‘Snap Shot of a Dog’ is taken from THE THURBER CARNIVAL which contains his most impressive work. Many of his writings and drawings deal with dogs. He understands them and he has the gist of being able to communicate his understanding to the reader....   [tags: English Literature Essays] 802 words
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Genetic Cloning - Genetic Cloning On the approach to the second millennia, ‘cloning’ and the ability to manipulate and modify DNA has increased immensely. The field of genetic reproduction is creating a variety of unknown social and ethical consequences that are particular to our present time. Such consequences, although unknown now, of the manipulation of nature at such a primary biological level will have disastrous effects on the generations of the future. Cloning as a new science, concerns itself with the replication of organisms through asexual scientific method creating exact replications of the parent cell....   [tags: Biology Biological Science Cloning Essays]
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Presidential Biography of Theodore Roosevelt - Presidential Biography of Theodore Roosevelt Ascension To The White House As Governor of New York, Roosevelt would once againl stand on his own and distance himself from the political bosses and machines that got him elected. The head of the Republican machine, Thomas Platt, had misgivings about making Roosevelt governor of New York because of Roosevelt's total independence and his reform nature. But in the gubernatorial race of 1898, with the bad press the Republican Party was receiving, there seemed to be no one else who had a chance....   [tags: American Presidents History Governmental Essays] 4319 words
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Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls - Where the Red Fern grows A novel by Wilson Rawls named Where the Red Fern Grows is the story of a boy, his two hounds (which he named Old Dan and Little Ann), and all of the adventures they shared together. A loving threesome, they ranged the dark hills and river bottoms of the Cherokee country. Old Dan had the brawn, Little Ann had the brains, and Billy had the will to train them to be the finest hunting team in the valley. Glory and victory awaited them, but sadness waited too....   [tags: essays research papers] 1039 words
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Power and Possession in Animal Farm by George Orwell - Power and Possession in Animal Farm by George Orwell Have you ever felt that rush of excitement when you can do whatever you want without thinking of the consequences. If so, wasn’t it one of the greatest feelings you’ve ever felt. The feelings that describe us that we are leaders, that we have followers and our every move are important to the people around us. Power is the one possession that everyone desires. It lets you feel that one can do anything he or she wants without the consequences of his or her actions....   [tags: Animal Farm George Orwell Essays] 1081 words
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What Does a Dog Tell Us about God? - Pictures pictures pictures - stories stories stories. Jesus peppered his teaching with illustrations taken from the daily lives of his hearers. If they had had dogs and cats, rabbits and hamsters I'm sure there would have been stories about the escaping hamster or the disobedient dog. But I don't think they did - it was all sheep and shepherds as far as animals were concerned with the odd pig and sparrow thrown in for good measure. But back in the Old Testament there were a few more animals. And in today's psalm the writer tells how all the animals in the wild, large and small tell us how wonderful God is....   [tags: Religion] 467 words
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The Great Hunting Debate - The Great Hunting Debate Hunting, like many other things in our society has been going on for many years. People have always had something to say about hunting and how cruel it is etc. But now people are actually trying to put a total stop to hunting for fun. In this essay I will be putting forward the arguments for and against hunting. I hae done research on ther internet and recently watched a program about hunting in Exmoor. There are many reasons for hunting, whilst researching I have found many plausable reasons for hunting and also many unplausable reasons, in this section of my essay, I will be putting the “for” argument across to you....   [tags: Papers] 1256 words
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Call of the Wild - Call of the Wild I recently read a really good book. It is called Call of the Wild, by Jack London. It has 104 pages and is a fiction book. The Call of the Wild has a very interesting plot. It is centered around a St. Bernard and Scotch Shepard mix, named Buck. At home, which was a large house called Judge Millers Place, in the sun kissed Sanata Clara Valley, he ruled over all dogs. Buck was Judge Miller's inseperable companion, until a man named Manuel, who was the one of the gardener's helpers, commited a treacherous act....   [tags: English Literature Essays] 612 words
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