The mothers and their litters often suffer from malnutrition, exposure, and lack of adequate veterinary care. The continuous breeding takes its toll on the females; they are killed at about age six or seven when their bodies give out, and they no longer can produce enough litters” (Ahrens 1). The caretakers of the dogs have no feeling or compassion towards the dogs at all. They are just a business to them, and could care less about their suffering. The mother dogs and “studs” s... ... middle of paper ... ...ave a particular breed, you may be surprised to find that 25 percent of shelter dogs are purebred.
The operators keep the puppies in “relative darkness” so the puppies seldom cry or draw attention. The dogs in puppy mills rarely receive medical attention. The females are dissipated because of the never-ending period of “producing and nursing litters.” Most dogs have “chronic ailments, rotten teeth, and ear, eye, and skin infections.” Many of the puppies purchased from puppy mills are un-healthy and not well-adjusted. The puppies have a high prevalence of hereditary syndromes and illnesses, and difficulties that occurs following the “purchase.” After the females cannot produce anymore liters... ... middle of paper ... ...ks Cited Black, Lisa, and Jeff Long. "Animal Activists Target Big Breeders and Puppy Mills."
There are puppies over there.” Double-time began to worry. This was his family. Why would she ask if the toothless boy and red haired girl wanted another dog? What if they say they want a puppy instead. Double-time does not like the idea of him being left in the shelter by his forever family so he begins to whine.
As I walked through the door, the smell of animal droppings filled my nose, the barking and talking of various people filled my ears. I had come alone because my parents didn’t want to tag along. When I asked them why, they recited the most annoying apothegm any parent could ever say, “Because I said so.” Parents say the darndest things. To be honest, I hated going anywhere alone, mostly because I was still a kid and I was afraid. The pet store was the only place I felt safe, besides home.
B. Relevance: I’m sure that many of you have been tempted to buy a puppy while scrolling through the numerous websites online filled with cute pictures of healthy looking puppies. C. Credibility: A few years ago, my roommate Anna was desperate to find a new puppy. The easiest place for her to find one was an online site full of cute Pomeranian puppies. Although she really wanted to save a dog from a nearby shelter, she completely fell in love with a picture online of a beautiful brown and white Pomeranian puppy. Immediately Anna purchased the puppy online and ended up receiving the dog soon after.
Since your Maltese is still a young puppy, you need to carry him/her to where the food bowl is because they’ll forget where it was. Put a small amount of food in the bowl, toss and add or replace the food as you see fit. Maltese puppies hate it when the food is stable for long, so toss the food every now and then during the day. 2. Maltese puppies: Once your Maltese puppy turns 12 weeks old and until he/she is 9 months old, you should offer your pup 3 meals daily.
Most girls my age were head over heels for boys, I admit I was too, nothing got to me like a small puppy. My mom’s coworkers Chihuahua had a litter of three puppies. We walked in and saw all three of them cuddled to each other. Nancy picked up the pup that they were giving away. Honestly he was meant to be a replacement for my dad’s old Chihuahua but I claimed him.
I was lost in my thoughts, imagining myself in our backyard playing with the puppies until each one was gone. Growing up, I have always enjoyed playing with cute little animals, whether it was kittens at a local friend’s house or baby hamsters at my cousin’s place. There is something about the lack of knowledge that new offspring’s have which make want to just watch them all the time because of how comical they can be sometimes. Now, that our dog has “bonded” with another one, in just a few week, little lab puppies will be scampering around our house I thought to myself as we pulled up to our house, which had been consumed by the hunger of the night. As the spring days crept into May and finally the summer days of June a... ... middle of paper ... ...knew there would be times in my life that it would apply to me and help me to be happier in my future.
When he came to his new home he explored everything. Cats were the most interesting to him but they weren't docile. One day he came too close to one of my grandmother's cats and she scratched him on the muzzle. He was so sad like he has done something wrong. Cats were afraid of a little cute dog…I just couldn’t believe.
When the little boy and the dog came home, the little boy sees how his dad is acting and decides to take cover with the dog. The father decides to mess with the dog by hitting him with a coffee pot and knocking furniture on him. "When misfortune came upon the child, and his troubles overwhelmed him, (Crane 112-113) he would often crawl under the table and lay his small distressed head on the dog's back. The dog was ever sympathetic. It is not to be supposed that at such times he took occasion to refer to the unjust beatings his friend, when provoked, had administered to him.