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Cape Verde should implement animals rights laws and create animal shelters
Most of modern societies nowadays have laws protecting animal rights; however, there are countries where animal rights do not exist or are protected. Cape Verde and many other third world countries, do not have any laws that protect animals rights. Cape Verde is an under development country, composed by ten islands, situated in the west coast of Africa. Majority of its territory is rural, and its citizens treat animals more as a property than anything else. I was born and lived in Cape Verde, as a child I was not very social, and my parents were always at work; in order, to solve the lonely and antisocial problem, my dad gave me my first dog, she was my best friend for
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Following my first pet, I had rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, I developed a special love for animals. On my birthday last year, me and my friends went to celebrate at a friend’s house, she had three dogs, years of dealing with dogs I understand how they feel, so they were playing with me for a long time, as I jumped into the swimming pool they jumped too, they thought I was drowning; I was someone they just met, and they already developed a bond, so they knew I was a friend. In Cape Verde the people who have animals as means of food, leave their animals wondering around looking for their own means or food, especially goats and cows, consequently contributing to disorder and possible arising diseases. Dogs and cats are not usually allowed inside the house, so they are let outside. Donkeys are also used as means of transportation in certain rural areas, and sometimes they are overloaded and beaten to continue. Thus, the citizens view animals as propriety, as I interviewed some Cape Verdeans, they do not understand the importance of animal rights, they find it rather meaningless, that’s the kind of mentality they were thought…show more content…
In the article “No, animals don’t have rights” (2014), the author argues that the movement for animals rights is reducing humans to animals, or upgrading animals to humans. However, this is not entirely true, humans are also animals, but with a higher degree of intelligence. In the article “Yes, animals have feelings” (2014), has shown that most scientists agree that vertebrates animals are, to different degrees, sentient. Humans can’t understand what they feel exactly, but we can notice their change in behavior and emotion. Animals are responsive and expressive, they have their intentions and preferences. Opponents believe that animals don 't have rights or that even if they do, those rights should count for less than human desires; others believe giving animals rights would demean humanity and animal rights must be rejected; also, that human welfare is more important than animal welfare, interests of animals should be overruled when necessary. A research by the Clever Dog Lab at the University of Vienna, shows that dogs, just like humans, glance at the left side of the human face first, this is where the bilateral brains exhibit more emotion. Therefore, dogs rapidly read mood and intentions. A research led by Giorgio Vallortigara of the University of Trento, found that dogs were relaxed when they watched videos of dogs wagging their tails mainly to the
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