Research Paper Everyone should have heard this phrase that dog is man’s best friend. We live with them, love them, and take good care of them. When people talk about dog breed, the advantages and disadvantages of purebred dogs is always a controversial issue. Lots of people like purebred dogs because they are beautiful and cute; some people prefer crossbred dogs because they believe purebred dogs usually have genetic disease. Indeed, many evidence and research show that purebred dogs are easier to have genetic disease, and many purebred dogs die from incurable genetic disease every year.
However, if the owner keeps an eye on the behavior and health of the dog the disease can then be caught early and stabilized easily, impacting the dog’s health with a long and bright life span. Owners need to be more aware of the causes, symptoms and treatment options from dogs with diabetes, especially owners who are facing the reality of caring for a dog living with the deadly disease. Dogs are not just some animal running around that means nothing. Dogs require just as much love and affection as any human; dogs are a part of a family, to which that dog truly means something.
With all these traits you will not only have a good family dog but also a good guard dog. Some people abuse the strength of Pit Bulls by fighting them, therefore giving Pit Bulls a bad name. People also inbreed Pit Bulls to create a superior fighting dog. However, the outcome of this is most likely a crazy dog that is unable to be trained and should not be kept as a pet. This issue is very publicized so many people believe Pit Bulls are a vicious breed.
A common stereotype of “pit bulls are vicious animals” used as an excuse for why parents will not allow their children to go over to a pit bull owning person’s house to play with other children. In recent times the pit bull has received a bad reputation from the media due to dog fighting cases and false stories. During both world wars the American Pit Bull Terrier was used for many military propaganda posters because of its powerful and loyal characteristics as well as held officer positions in the military. Many households, such as my own, find the breed to be the best pets for their families because Pit Bulls are very protective and loving dogs. Even though Pit bulls can have an aggressive behavior if not trained properly, I believe the American
Or are humans to blame for not properly caring for them. Dogs have an instinct to reproduce and a fertile dog will reproduce on average once a year and this deals with 4-6 puppies on average. The major reason why dogs are given away or why there let loose is because there residence does not allow them to have them. Dogs that leave their homes without the owner’s consent is due to lack of knowledge by the dog owner on how to care for them. Is this really a way to treat mans best friend?
The America Pit Bull Terrier (APBT) was breed to be a sport dog, they are athletic energetic and a good companion. That being said over the years their reputation has dropped dramatically form once being Americas most popular dog to Americas most hated and feared dog. Pit bulls are nothing like the poor reputation that they have, they are very smart, loving, and friendly dogs. In America, dogs have become part of families and it is not taboo to see them treated, loved and taken care of as if they were a blood relative. There are all different breeds, sizes, and colors.
Dogs can be looked at in a many of ways, some people fear them, see them only as dangerous and dirty. The canine reputation as being vicious is not a recent fear. However, nowadays you often hear of a child being attacked by a dog somewhere in media and it’s often blown out of proportion. “Recent levels of media attention given to dog attacks on people…may be out of proportion to the actual risk they pose to the average individual” (Serpell, 1995). It’s true that many people fear dogs, they are viewed... ... middle of paper ... ...cally similar to its ancestral lineage.
Throughout the history of evolution there have been many different methods and ideologies that have affected the gene pools and phenotypes of species, one of those being "Artificial Selection". Artificial Selection is when humans breed animals of the same species together to create a specific overall trait. (Wikipedia, Learner.org, 2010) A great example of artificial selection is the history of dog breeding. Throughout history humans have bred dogs to further develop more ideal physical and behavioral characteristics, and through it we achieved this wide range of different domesticated dog breeds that are very different from their ancestors, both physically and behavioral. There are many theories obtaining to how dog breeding began.
Now, adopting a dog from a shelter requires more work due to some of the dogs going through traumatizing and carrying this baggage with them to their new home. If you really love dogs, and you really love this dog you adopted, then you will want to do whatever you need to help improve their happiness. People are also against adopting because they think there are many health risks with dogs that have been abused or are older. Now, this can be true sometimes but most shelters provide veterinary clinics and provide care when issues arise. Shelter dogs are also cheaper in price, so if you really want a loyal companion but cannot afford to pay $100-2,000 to buy the dog, then adopting is a great
I felt bad for the dogs but I didn't feel comfortable a large dog that could have temperament problems. Because there are some irresponsible breeders, animals are born with disabilities and perfectly good pets are filling humane societies. These animals could ... ... middle of paper ... ...a dog's third most important sense and they can live a happy and complete life without it. Fergus has been a great addition to our family. We've had to put in some work to get things right, but I can't imagine giving up on him.