Persuasive Essay On Animal Protection

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In today’s society, 13 there are many pets that are out there looking for a place to eat and a roof that is over their head. There is many people who could be that one person to give that pet what it needs. ASPCA is a place where they shelter many animals that are in need of a place to stay. Most of the animals that stay are there because of people who cannot look after their pets. The animals are left on the street left to defend themselves or when a pet has a litter and the owner does not have the money to afford the animals. The Madison area needs its own ASPCA due to the increase of the pet population and to offer adoption services.
ASPCA was founded by Henry Burgh in April of 1866. Henry Burgh was born on August 13, 1813. Back in
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The closest animal shelter is in Eden NC. People do not need to waste gas money to go that far when we can have one in Madison. It would be a more convenient way for people to build the community stronger and to bring pets that are in need. If people would care just about aninals as much as they do with recycling in this world, people could put a stop to pet overpopulation. Over 8 million dogs and cats are killed each year in county shelters and humane societies. These unwanted pets are a result of irresponsible pet owners that allow their pets to breed and run free creating the problem of pet overpopulation. Many of these lost animals may end up on the laboratory table. Millions more lose their lives from starvation, disease, moving vehicles, and owner abuse. Puppies sold in pet shops are raised in "puppy mills," breeding kennels that house the dogs in cramped and filthy conditions. Females are bred until their bodies give out and then they are killed. All of these deaths are preventable.- ("The Causes of Pet Overpopulation"). This is a problem that comes from the owner when they let their pet run wild, which is causing pet overpopulation to increase. The only way that you are going to prevent this overpopulation is if we get these pets neutered to stop the prevention- ("Pet Overpopulation"). The American Humane Association encourages the veterinary profession to assist, whenever and however possible, in reducing the number of unwanted pets. This involvement includes supporting the neutering of cats and dogs adopted from public or private animal care and control facilities – thereby controlling the ongoing contribution of offspring to pet overpopulation- ("Pet
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