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A Research Study On Medical Medicine

- Unlike most other applicants or even some of my fellow classmates I did not always know I wanted to be a veterinarian. My aspirations in veterinary medicine developed later in life. When I started college I choose to take a pre-med concentration. I always knew I wanted to help others and encouraged by family I decided to be a medical doctor. While in school, I realized that of all my favorite classes’ where animal based such as comparative anatomy and physiology. I was often encouraged by my advisor to switch from a biomedical concentration to a natural science one because all the courses I wanted to take fell under a natural science concentration, such as animal behavior and mammalogy....   [tags: Veterinary medicine, Veterinarian, Medicine]

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Why Are Bans On Reptiles Important?

- Why Are Bans on Reptiles Important. There are numerous bans that regulate the ownership of certain reptiles. The punishment varies from fines to jail time. Bans, or laws, are important because they prevent uneducated people who want dangerous reptiles from acquiring them. Many people would think it is cool if they owned an alligator, a king cobra or a Komodo dragon. However, the risks are often overlooked. The thrill of acquiring the reptile outweighs the consequences. Envenomation, strangulation, consumption, and serious injury are all possibilities of what some reptiles can do to harm any person....   [tags: Snake, Reptile, Boa constrictor, Pythonidae]

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Animal Veterinarian And The Practice Owner

- Dr. Deb Piepgras is a small animal veterinarian and the practice owner. She has been a vet for sixteen years and counting. Deb is the owner of Lakeland Veterinary Hospital in Baxter, MN, right next to Arby 's. She has wanted to be a veterinarian since she was a young girl, following her father around at work. Her father was a veterinarian and owned the hospitable before her . She started working as a kennel worker and assisting him in emergencies. Eventually, she worked as a receptionist than a vet assistant before attending veterinary school....   [tags: Veterinary medicine, Veterinarian, Medicine]

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Banning Tobacco Products Should Be Banned

- Every cigarette that a person smokes reduces their life span by eleven minutes. Banning the sale of tobacco products would prevent many deaths. Not only would it prevent death of the ones that use tobacco products but also for the ones that are exposed to second hand smoke. People who are addicted to tobacco products spend a lot of money on their habit. The use of tobacco products and being exposed to second hand smoke will later lead to many health problems and possibly death. The sale of tobacco products should be banned because people are wasting their money by buying them, it causes many health problems that could lead to death, and it not only affects the one using it but it also affect...   [tags: Tobacco, Tobacco smoking, Cancer, Passive smoking]

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The Pet Bag Travel Kit System

- Summer is well on its way and that means a lot of folks will be heading out on vacation. Some people kennel their pets when they travel, but there is a growing trend of taking your pet with you. More and more hotels are offering accommodations for pets. And the pet supplies industry has come up with some innovative products to help you travel with your pet, even if it 's just a short trip to the doggie park. We 've all seen old Blue the basset hound traveling in the back of an open pick up truck or a canine friend hanging out of the window of a car trying to catch some of the multitude of intriguing sniffs that are whizzing by....   [tags: Hotel, Hotels, Hotel chains, Motel]

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Computer And A Real Treasure Hunt

- Today 's junkyards are filled with old, obsolete computers. You may think to yourself, "Why collect such a thing. What am I going to do with it. It 's junk!" But, to a new breed of collector, vintage computers are the next high-value antiques. Setting up a vintage computer and bringing it up to its best condition can be a challenging hobby and a real treasure hunt. Not every old computer out there is a vintage computer, just like not every old car is a classic. To get you started, we 've created a little guide to help you find some of the most collectible vintage computers....   [tags: Personal computer, Computer, Altair 8800]

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Symbolism in "a New England Nun"

- Symbolism in "A New England Nun" The main character, Louisa Ellis, lived a life which paralleled both of her pets' lives, her dog Caesar's and her yellow canary. The animals and Louisa are trapped by their captivity, and because they have lived like this for so long, no longer crave freedom. Both Louisa and Caesar live solemn and isolated lives. This is shown when Freeman describes Caesars house as "half hidden among the tall grasses and flowers" (258). Given the setting of where Louisa lives, she is fairly isolated as well....   [tags: American Literature]

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The World's First National Park.

- On March 1, 1872 President Ulysses S. Grant signed a bill into law that established the Yellowstone region of what is now Wyoming, Montana and Idaho as the worlds first National Park. The park was not greeted with much local support following its creation. Those living in the Yellowstone area believed their economy and industry would suffer after the lands fell under government control. To the contrary the towns bordering the park have boomed as a result of their proximity. After seeing the environmental, cultural and monetary results, the nature conservation movement as well as businesses began to see the benefits of protecting lands for public use....   [tags: National Parks, Nature Conservation]

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Puppy Mills are a Crime

- Overpopulation of animals has been a problem for us in the United States, especially with cats and dogs that are the typical house pets. These animals can be living out on the streets or even be confined in an abusive household. There are 6.5 million of companion cats and dogs who get rescued into shelters, but more three to four million will get euthanized. For the most part, the dogs that end up living in a puppy mill were born there and do not know what a loving family really is. Puppy mills are numerous in the United States though they are not illegal they should be because their care givers do not treat the animals the way they deserve as in other pet businesses....   [tags: Animal Abuse]

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Can Teenagers Make a Difference?

- A big question asked amongst people sometimes is “Can a teenager make a difference, and if they do is it positive?” a lot of people just brush it off sometimes and think that because they’re young and don’t have the same experience as some older people, they are bound to make mistakes. This is not always the case, as some teens can make a difference, whether it be in large scale that affects the world or in a smaller scale affecting the community or society. There are a couple kids that have make a difference, although some of the things they have done might be greater compared to others, they still have made a difference in where they live and the people in their communities....   [tags: youth, experience, Malala Yousafzai, Adin Lykken]

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Do Animals Go To Heaven?

- For millennia, the human race has attempted to figure out the meaning of life and what is waiting for us after, by way of religion, science, or conjecture. In the case of religion, the boiled down version of Christian belief is that when you die your soul goes to heaven. Therefore, for someone or something to go to heaven it must possess a soul. To say someone has a soul is to say that they have a deeply felt emotional nature, cause of individual life, or moral force. When we are little and a beloved pet dies, most parents will say something along the lines of, “(s)he is in a better place” or “(s)he is in animal heaven.” Being children, with powerful imaginations and the ability to question...   [tags: Animal, Death, Afterlife, Heaven]

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Chemical Care of Household Products

- ... If you sip antifreeze spit it out quickly and rinse your mouth immediately.Then go to the doctor. A safer alternative to ethylene glycol is propylene glycol. Look at the label to see if there are products containing the less toxic chemical like propylene glycol when you are buying antifreeze. Oil-based paint. Containing, organic solvents that can be irritating to eyes and skin, cracking of skin, oil-based paint is very dangerous.If it is inhaled headaches ,nausea , dizziness and fatigue will be resulted in .Frequent exposure of this substance can cause problems with blood, liver and kidneys....   [tags: injuries, accident, safety, toxic]

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A Career in Veterinary Medicine

- I am doing my research paper on being a Veterinarian. I have a strong passion for animals. I have been volunteering at an animal shelter for almost 6 years. I enjoy working with animals and also training them. I would love to pursue my career in this because it is something I can see myself doing for the rest of my life. Veterinarians diagnose animal health problems. They vaccinate against diseases. They also treat wounds and medicate suffering animals with infections. They examine animals and determine what disease or infection they might have....   [tags: veterinarian, asistant, technician]

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Animal Testing For Medical Use

- The world has many infectious diseases and new health issues that arise every day. Physicians and scientist must work together to find new drugs, vaccines, and research to fight these deadly diseases for humans and animals worldwide. During the research and development, animals are used as test subjects, to make sure humans and other animals will have safe outcomes when using the new medical procedures. Animal testing for medical use is a necessity in the infectious world we live in; without it all forms of life would suffer from incurable diseases....   [tags: Medicine, Infectious disease, Vaccination]

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Animal Abuse And Domestic Violence

- Every year, around one million animals are abused or killed according to a study done by the Humane Society. An abused animal at home may mean more than just the family pet is being hurt. In America, the laws regarding animal abuse are being tightened and vigorously looked at. Intentional cruelty to animals is strongly correlated with other crimes and therefore that is why in 2014 the FBI announced they would be tracking all cases of animal abuse in the United States. Animal rights should be more important to the general public because there is a known connection between animal abuse and human violence, children who abuse animals signal personalities that may lead to future abusive behavior...   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Domestic violence]

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Euthanasia, Passive And Assisted Suicide

- Death is not a concept that is well grasped or understood but we all know the cycle of life, we live and we die. We do not know how and we do not know when, our fate is laid out for us, we just learn to accept it because it is just how it goes. Some are lucky enough to live a healthy life with few to none complications and some find themselves fighting for their lives because of a terminating illness or severely injured from any type of accident. In an act of pain, torture, agony and knowing there is no hope for survival why can it not be you that has the upper hand in deciding when it is time to say goodbye....   [tags: Death, Euthanasia, Suicide, Illness]

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Similarities Between Dogs And Dogs

- There are several similarities that dogs and cats share. One being that they both require love and affection from their owners. These two animals are the most common pets in our society to this day. Some prefer the company of a cat, while others are considered dog lovers. I on the other hand am a dog lover. I consider a dog not only a pet, but a best friend as well. I have personally experienced the friendship that forms between an owner and their dog, and I can assure you that I will forever cherish the memories that I, and my dog Cubby have shared in the 16 years we were lucky enough to have spent with one another....   [tags: Dog, Pet, Love, Cat]

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Death And Death Of Death

- Reflective Paper Death is an unfortunate yet necessary part of life. Exposure to death throughout my life has served as undeniable proof of my own mortality. Though I have not yet experienced any deaths of my immediate family or any close friends, I have seen it more indirectly through the media and deaths of acquaintances by fatal car accidents, overdoses, and suicides. I have also lost numerous childhood pets, which were probably some of my first more traumatic death experiences. The death of my grandpa William was the first funeral I remember attending and was also the largest gathering of mourning family members I have witnessed....   [tags: Death, Family, Life, Human]

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The Domestic Dog, Canis Familiaris

- Species Information The domestic dog, Canis familiaris, is a quadrupedal mammal which is a member of the Canidae family. Dogs are said to be the first animal species to be domesticated, which is estimated to have taken place at the end of the last ice age around 15,000 years ago (CLUTTON *3). Dogs are derived from the domestication of the gray wolf, and nowadays there are hundreds of different breeds of domestic dog (AZ). In terms of distribution, although the wild gray wolf population is found in the northern hemisphere, domestic dogs are spread worldwide, living with humans in a variety of environments....   [tags: Dog, Gray Wolf, Canidae, Toy dog]

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Should Dogs Be A Veterinarian?

- When it comes to being a veterinarian, there will always be opposing arguments to your own thoughts. Everyone thinks that they know best for their own animals even when you were actually the one whom completed the eight and plus years of schooling as well as gave yourself around $200,000 of debt to help their animals somewhere in the near future. Of course, it is their animal and you must respect their opinions and choices whatever those may be in the end. However, you can still guide them as best as you can and try to tell them what is best for their animal....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Vaccination schedule]

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The Environment And The Genes

- I would like to believe that the environment and the genes have equally contributed in shaping my personality. However, through this assignment, I will be able to determine which of the two options have contributed in building my personality the most or if they both have contributes equally. I was born in India and since my birth, my parents and I have traveled all around the country up until I was 15 years old. At that age, we moved to Florida and started a new life here near my mother’s sister and her family....   [tags: Family, Mother, High school, Friendship]

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The Price Of Veterinary Care

- Many people would do anything for their furry friends, but what is the cut off prices for “anything”. We never want to think that anything bad could happen to our pets but when disaster strikes what is the maximum price you are willing to pay to save man’s best friend. According to my Twitter poll asking users to select what their cut off price for veterinary treatment would be, 37% of users said the most they were willing to pay was 400 dollars, while 20% said they would go upwards of 800 dollars for their pet....   [tags: Veterinary medicine, Medicine, Veterinarian, Pet]

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My Interest Of Veterinary Medicine

- Bright lights, loud crowds, a 1,200-pound horse between your legs. I back in the roping box and try to remember everything I have been taught. I get set, I nod my head, the chute opens, I remember 1…2…throw. Once again this summer my loop came up empty. Leaving the arena in disappointment I remember a quote that I have heard over and over before, “I never lose. I either win or I learn.” I grew up on a small ranch and farm in North Dakota where we raise small grains, Angus, Longhorn, Bison and American Quarter horses....   [tags: Veterinary medicine, Veterinarian, Rodeo, Health]

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Animal Abuse Should Be Illegal

- The debate over animal abusers’ punishment is an occurring problem in the U.S. today. Ordinarily it is rarely talked about because no one wants to deal with the fact that there is a problem. For centuries, some animals have been abused by means of: fighting, neglect and abandonment, shooting, burning by fireworks or fire, torture, and bestiality. In the year 2006, a study was shown to classify the percentages for that year based upon the type of animal abuse. Out of the 8661 animal abuse cases in that year (2006) their percentages were: 7.6%(fighting), 30.1% (neglect and abandonment), 11.7% (shooting), 2.4% (burning), 6.5% (torture), and 1.1% (bestiality)....   [tags: Abuse, Suffering, Animal rights, Child abuse]

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Why I Am A Veterinarian

- Only a small percentage of adults achieve or follow through with their childhood dreams, and I will be one of them. Throughout elementary school, teachers always asked students to draw or write about what they want to be when they grow up. This exercise fostered thought and imagination while instilling in their students that anything is possible if work hard for it. For myself, I wanted to be a “doggie doctor” when I was little. At the time, I just knew that I liked dogs and wanted to help them....   [tags: Veterinary medicine, Medicine, Oncology, Pet]

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My Life - Original Writing

- Ever since I was younger I loved animals and I wanted to do to something with them as my career when I got older. I always had either a dog or cat when I was younger. I remember when I was about 15 or 16 years old, I lived with just my mom and I was no longer in school because I decided to quit. I had two older sisters but they were off at school in a different state so it was just me and my mom and she worked a lot of hours. So I was alone most of the times and my pets kept me company and I didn’t feel so alone or scared to be home alone....   [tags: Need, English-language films, Want, The Animals]

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The Role First Person Narration in Edgar Allen Poe's Poem The Black Cat

- Analysis of the Role First Person Narration Plays in Edgar Allen Poe's Poem The Black Cat the point of view is an important aspect of telling the story. first person narration helps the reader to understand and follow the story from the narrators point of view. in this case it helps the reader to realise how insane the narrator is. even thought 1st person narration is not the best form of narration, as everything we read is the way the narrator looks at things, but it is the only way a reader can actually feel and experience what the narrator is expirencing....   [tags: Poetry Analysis]

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Animal Cruelty And Family Violence

- Animal Cruelty And Family Violence For the past few years, I have been interested in learning about the problems society can face or do face; when it comes to animal cruelty and family violence. Even for a good amount of American families the family pet is loved and cared for. For others, it is a terrible thing to think about; but it happens. For many years, there has been a lot of issues families face when they witness animal cruelty. It is worse in children; whom witnessed the most animal cruelty and violence against one another in their homes....   [tags: Animals Abuse Research Papes]

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Society Position Affecting One 's Views

- Society Position Affecting One’s Views Watching the documentary “Roger and Me” about Flint Michigan and the closing of the General Motors plant, we can see pretty clearly that there is the working class, that are having trouble making ends meet and the privileged upper class, who are only concerned with themselves. The working class are dependent on the plant remaining open to be able to make a living. The working class are people that have worked for the GM factory for a long time and GM is the only real option for work in the area....   [tags: Upper class, Working class, Social class]

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Writing Persuasive or Argumentative Essays

- Everyone needs to know how to write a persuasive essay. It's actually not as difficult as it seems. Give yourself time. Trying to cram an entire 5 paragraph persuasive essay within 100 minutes is not a good idea. Allow yourself enough time to brainstorm, write, and proofread. Put as much effort into your paper as you can in the time period you are given, including the steps below. Brainstorm. Writing a persuasive essay is very much like writing an ordinary paper. Of course, before you begin, you have to come up with a good solid view, a foundation which you can base your entire paper on....   [tags: Writing an Essay]

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animal activism

- Animals are dying on a daily basis or living out their lives being abused or neglected. Statistics show that more than five thousand animals are mistreated and neglected each year in Michigan#. This number is increasing rapidly due to lack of knowledge of animal care, also the number increases due to the lack of penalty for animal cruelty. I see a need to educate because of violence toward animals. I plan to educate children to successfully care for their four legged friends. The issue of animal cruelty affects the world by crime related activities....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Finding the Perfect Pet

- "What's wrong with Charlie?" Claire asked as she held out her tiny hands with a motionless gold fish in her palm. "I was just playing with Charlie yesterday, but today he won't play." Claire's parents failed to realize that when their child begged them to buy her a pet, that she knew nothing of how to take care of a simple gold fish. She didn't understand that fish are not pets to be held or caressed like you would a kitten. This situation occurs more often than most people think. Whether it is a result of an impulsive purchase, emotion, or even a stray animal that you came across, many people do not take into consideration what owning a pet may entail....   [tags: Process Essay]

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What is Animal Abuse

- What if you were chained to a tree twenty-four seven, how would you feel. What about if your owner gave you food whenever they felt like it would you happy. No, so put yourself in the animals shoes,imagine what they would go through. Plus, a lot of people don’t realize that they could got to jail for it. Animal Abuse is a serious manner, that needs to be noticed and put to an end. Usually the abuse isn’t noticed until it’s too late and the animals aren’t going to be saved. Animal Abuse is the act of intentionally causing the deprivation of shelter, water, food, socialization, medical care or even torturing, mutilating or killing an animal....   [tags: deprivation, humane, felony]

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Veterinarian Vs. Veterinary Technician

- Veterinarian Vs. Veterinary Technician Working with animals is my passion; I want to protect, save, and help animals. Deciding on whether to go to college to become a veterinarian or a veterinary technician can be a difficult decision; however I chose veterinary technician. The cost of school, years of schooling, and the duties that are required for the day can affect that decision. To practice Veterinary medicine is a four year course of study plus the undergraduate degree (“Steps to”). Veterinarians or vets have to acquire a doctorate in veterinary medicine to practice as a vet....   [tags: Veterinary medicine, Veterinary technician]

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What Makes A Dog?

- I think we can admit that everyone has wanted or had a pet, but we never just sat down and thought about what having a dog really means. It’s not like a movie where everything is done for you, but having one is not really hard to take care and it’s not a walk in the park either. The things you have to do to take care of a dog are very simple but also are forgetful. Everyone know that when you get a dog when it’s a newborn they will need to be taken to the veterinarian for the shots and to make sure there legal you will have to have papers on them....   [tags: Dog, Pet, Human, If You Have to Ask]

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Solutions to Poverty: It's Time To Deport The Homeless

- The homeless population is growing in America. There are more and more Americans living in boxes, sleeping on park benches and panhandling on the streets each day. These people tend to make us, the non-homeless, feel uncomfortable and unsafe. They are also placing increasing stress on the nation's economy. In short, the homeless are a burden on the rest of society. There needs to be action taken against them. "I shall now humbly propose my own thoughts, which I hope will not be liable to the least objection (Swift.)" I propose that all of the homeless be relocated to foreign third world countries....   [tags: Solutions to Poverty 2014]

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Characteristics of Magical Realism in If Dinosaurs Were Cats And Dogs

- Characteristics of Magical Realism in If Dinosaurs Were Cats And Dogs       "If Dinosaurs Were Cats And Dogs" is a short story written by Colin McNaughton. "If Dinosaurs were Cats And Dogs" was published in 1981. It is classified under the fantastic sublime. However, based on the analysis of "If Dinosaurs were Cats And Dogs" one would believe that magical realism is a genre of the sublime.   While reading "If Dinosaurs Were Cats And Dogs", one comes upon the illustrations in the book. Through out all of the illustrations, the people are on a smaller scale then the animals....   [tags: Dinosaurs Were Cats And Dogs Essays]

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The Importance of the Mare in Anton Chekhov’s Misery

- The Importance of the Mare in Misery       Iona Potapov, the main character in Anton Chekhov’s short story, "Misery," is yearning for someone to listen to his woes. Every human he comes in contact with blatantly ignores his badly-needed-to-tell-story by either shunning him or falling asleep. There is, however, one character in this story that would willingly listen to Iona, a character who is with Iona through almost the entire story. This character is his mare. Renato Poggioli describes the story as being built "around two motionless figures, an animal and a man" (316)....   [tags: Anton Chekhov Misery]

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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]

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Why You Should Not Feed Wild Animals

- I remember being a little boy crying as I watched a zoo monkey eat my chocolate ice cream bar. Animal natural instincts are designed for their own survival, which means fulfilling their basic needs, including food and water. They will do anything it takes to get food, learning and adapting from each new experience. US Geological Survey wants to make it very clear to prohibit any feeding of wildlife. I wish to quickly cover three points why you should not feed wild animals. One, feeding wildlife disrupts natural cycles, creating dependencies....   [tags: Earth Science]

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Black Bear Population in New Jersey

- Black Bear Population in New Jersey As the world evolves, the number of problems facing it increases with each passing day. The population numbers of many species are rising extensively. Several environmental factors along with scientific factors combine, resulting in over-population. As more buildings, homes, and businesses materialize, natural habitats where animals live are destroyed, leaving certain species intruding in rural areas where they once roamed freely. One particularly example of this problem is the black bear population in New Jersey....   [tags: Papers]

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Cuba: A Profile

- Known for its beauty, extravagant tourist’s attractions, and quality cigars, the Caribbean island of Cuba, a totalitarian communist state, is a multiracial society with a population of mainly Spanish and African origin. The nation is officially known as the Republic of Cuba; it consists of the Island of Cuba, the Isle of Youth and some adjacent small islands. Cuba lies just ninety miles south of Key West, Florida; therefore its climate is subtropical or temperate. The average minimum temperature is 70°f, the average maximum 81°f (Fast)....   [tags: Countries of the World]

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Canine Human Relations

- ... A growing number of therapists in psychology, psychological medicine, and social work are using canine assistants in private practice to relax patients and to bring up patient spirits. Research shows a little time spent around the dogs decrease stress hormones, increases the nurturing and security hormone, and boosts moods. Interactions with the dogs have decreased anxiety in patients and made them more willing to show up for future treatments. The dog's ability for sensing is twofold; dogs have been able to detect certain types of illness and were able to react towards the illness in a form that was comforting to the patient....   [tags: psychological analysis, man's best friend]

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Genetically Engineered Crops

- Around 90% soya, corn, sugar, cotton and gondola crops are genetically modified food although it’s not imminently obvious but most of the products in the grocery store contain GMO’s meaning that all humans consumed them. GMO’S are plants that are genetically engineered by splicing their DNA with other species producing plants, animals, bacterial combinations that probably won’t be found in nature, because this technology was developed it produces a crop that resists pets. GMO’s also allow crops to grow in also a dry land because it would last farmers to produce a lot more food in a lot more places with a lot less work....   [tags: Herbicide, Food labeling]

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Robert and the Dog

- Robert and the Dog Ken Saro-Wiwa's short story "Robert and the Dog" tells about a steward and his master and mistress, the main character is the steward: Robert. To understand the character Robert, one must look a bit at his background. Ken Saro-Wiwa has left several clues in the text that can tell us a lot about this. Before Robert was employed by the young medical doctor, he had worked for several different households. It is indicated in the text that these had not been as pleasant a workplace as with the young doctor....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Pet Food Market

- 4. Draw a perceptual map for the pet food market as a whole to be included as an appendix of the final report. The perceptual map shows us the spending on advertising of different brands against the average sale price of their products. It can be seen that although some brands have very high advertisement expenses, their products aren?t classified in the super-premium price class. Whiskas products are priced averagely whereas IAMS charges a high price for its products, although it doesn?t promote its image in such a way....   [tags: Business Marketing Studies]

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Animal Testing for Humanity

- Animal Testing for Humanity      Animal research is vital to human existence. This testing enables doctors to find treatments and cures for various diseases and aliments. The people, who object and think that 'mad' scientists preform all animal research, merely do not understand the importance. There are many regulatory acts protecting the animals in experiments, therefore proving that ending animal research all together would be a harsh blow to society.      The regulations, such as the Animal Welfare Act, which ensures that animal, care for research is a main priority....   [tags: Animal Testing Research Essays Argumentative]

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Marketing Variable Mix Of Prod

- INTRODUCTION The Japanese have again burst into the technology industry with the introduction of their newest product, Aibo, the robotic pet dog. Aibo is a Japanese word short for “companion”, and it also stands for Artificial Intelligence Robot. This creature is able to navigate its environment and respond to changes. This highly innovative idea began back in 1994 when Toshi T. Doi, Sony Corporations lead engineer, enlisted an artificial intelligence expert named Masarhiro Fujita to formulate a robot with sophisticated sensors....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Success of Tylenol

- The Success of Tylenol During the 1900's, the McNeil company developed and established Tylenol into a well known and recommended analgesic. It has become recognized world wide as a safe brand of acetaminophen. The name Tylenol has become identified as a trusted, safe drug that people can easily purchase over the counter for their ailments. Tylenol is still recommended by doctors even though there was a cyanide scare in the history of the company. It has been discovered by my independent survey that consumers use Tylenol for their pet's needs also....   [tags: BTEC Business Marketing GCSE Coursework]

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Animal Cruelty

- For one to completely understand animal cruelty one must know how animal cruelty is categorized. Animal cruelty was first categorized as a symptom of conduct disorder by the American Psychiatric Association in 1987 (McPhedran; 2008). Conduct disorder is defined as “a repetitive and persistent pattern of behavior in which the basic rights of others are major age appropriate societal norms or rules are violated” (American Psychiatric Association; 1994 as cited as McPhedran; 2008). To be diagnosed with conduct disorder, a person must have at least 3 of the 15 symptoms of the disorder presented....   [tags: Animal Rights]

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Animal Cruelty

- For one to completely understand animal cruelty one must know how animal cruelty is categorized. Animal cruelty was first categorized as a symptom of conduct disorder by the American Psychiatric Association in 1987 (McPhedran; 2008). Conduct disorder is defined as “a repetitive and persistent pattern of behavior in which the basic rights of others are major age appropriate societal norms or rules are violated” (American Psychiatric Association; 1994 as cited as McPhedran; 2008). To be diagnosed with conduct disorder, a person must have at least 3 of the 15 symptoms of the disorder presented....   [tags: Psychology, Conduct Disorder]

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My Photography Goal of Capturing Oppression, Personal Issues and Illness on Film

- This family is mourning the loss of a loved one in Uruguay. The photographer captured the moment of sadness for this family and shows the essence that everyone feels at some point in their life. The father has fallen to his knees in sadness and loss of body control for his lost wife. The children pray for their losses as they see their father lose his composure. I am going to travel the world and develop my personal imagination in my ability to portray my feelings through photography. I have always had a fascination with photography and would like to bring my skills of photography to the point I can portray my thoughts to others....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience]

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Naughty Characters in The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer

- The moral compass of mankind has always piqued the interest of authors. The Middle Ages was a time of immoral behavior, corrupt religious officials, and disregard of marital vows. Geoffrey Chaucer used The Canterbury Tales to explore his personal views of this dark time. In particular, he crafted “The Wife of Bath’s Tale,” “The Prioress’s Tale,” and “The Shipman’s Tale” to portray the tainted society, using women in all of them to bring forth his views. In The Canterbury Tales, Chaucer depicts women as immodest and conniving beings to suggest the moral corruption of the Middle Ages....   [tags: The Canterbury Tales Essays]

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The Imp of the Perverse in Poe’s Short Stories

- Several of Edgar Allan Poe’s stories involve what is referred to as the imp of the perverse. The narrators of Poe’s stories commit heinous crimes, though they claim they are completely sane. Each narrator asserts that they could not help but commit the crimes, for they were overwhelmed by perverseness. In “The Tell-Tale Heart” the narrator begins by informing the reader that while he is nervous, he is not mad. Though the narrator is a murderer, he is not so without reason. The story then tells us how the narrator murdered a neighbor, not for money or out of hatred, but because of the neighbor’s pale blue eye....   [tags: Poetic Analysis, Crime]

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Going Back to College as a Single Mom

- Going back to college after you have been out of school for quite a few years, had three children, been married, and divorced is a lot harder than I ever imagined. It takes hard work, dedication, and missing out on the little things previously taken for granted. I miss taking naps the most. I believe if you can tough it out through the worst days, you can finish school and provide a better life for your children and yourself. You need a lot of willpower and a large sense of humor. Set your alarm at least an hour before you really need to get out of the bed....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience]

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Plot, Irony, and Symbolism in "The Black Cat"

- The Black Cat is a story about a man’s downward spiral into delusion as a result of alcoholism. The story starts out with the narrator proclaiming that he is sane despite the horrific events that he describes. The tale revolves around the narrators black cat, an innocent creature that is abused through no fault of its own. As the story progresses, the narrator becomes more and more violent, which leads to the murdering of his wife and his ultimate demise. In order to have a good story there are certain criteria that it should be judged on....   [tags: Literature Analysis]

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The Necessity of Legalizing Wolf Hunting in Wisconsin

- Over the past several years, the gray wolf, native to the Wisconsin area, has been listed federally as an endangered species due to the graphic and horrific treatment they had received during the industrialization periods of America, when they were frowned upon and hated because they are predatory creatures and did, on occasion, attack livestock and pets. Because the government was encouraging the hunting, including bounties for the animals, the wolves were hunted to near extinction. However, now Wisconsin faces a new problem....   [tags: animal studies, hunting]

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Wish For A Young Wife, by Theodore Roethke

- “Wish for a Young Wife”, by Theodore Roethke, may seem to be more than just a simple epithalamium, for the way the poet presents his writing compels the reader to question his true intentions. Nevertheless, although it is easy for the reader to trip down this path, a closer reading, in which one pays particular attention to aspects such the poem's imagery, rhyme scheme, meter, and parallelism, allows them to acknowledge that as the poet appreciates his wife and elaborates on what he wants for her, it is in fact the ambiguity of the poem that doubles the effect of his sincerity and love for his young wife....   [tags: Epithalamium, Deriving Theme]

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Budgeting For a Family Vacation to Disney World

- Disney World is a magical and fun place for a family of four. The sound of excitement filling the air, kids jumping and dancing around waiting to start their day at Disney. But as we know going to Disney is not as easy as it sounds. You need to budget your way to get to Disney World. Saving and planning is your first priority. How are you going to get there and where are you going to stay when you get down to Florida. Most important of all, well to the kids, the Disney Park, and which ones to go to....   [tags: Disney World]

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Why Adopt a Shelter or Rescue Dog

- Once the decision has been made to adopt a homeless animal from a shelter, one must consider what animal is suitable for their lifestyle. Dogs are remarkable creatures that come in all shapes and sizes and have been man’s best friend for over 30,000 years (Stanglin, 2012). Adopting a dog from a shelter or rescue awards many benefits. Shelter and rescue groups offer an array of dogs that vary in size, color, and age; thus, allowing one to adopt a seemly companion. Despite the efforts of animal shelters and rescue groups, “5 million to 7 million companion animals enter animal shelters nationwide every year, and approximately 3 million to 4 million are euthanized” (“Pet Statistics,”)....   [tags: Animals]

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The Black Cat, by Edgar Allan Poe

- In most stories, the reader relies on a narrator to relay any information required to understand the events occurring in the story being told. In the case of Edgar Allan Poe's “The Black Cat”, the narrator presents a story of his past as he believes it happened to him. It is unfortunate however, that the narrator comes off as quite unreliable. Not only does he constantly repeat notions of his sanity, but he often displays extreme and irrational emotions, and presents his story in a pseudo-logical manner that manifests itself in his rambling narration and unexplainable actions....   [tags: Analysis: Read, Evaluate, Agree]

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Ethical Issues on the Treatment of Animals

- Animals have always played an essential role in many aspects of this world. Some people look upon these roles with favoritism, some with disgust. Animals are considered different from humans by some people because of their behavior, mannerisms or actions. Some animals are used as food by humans and other animals, while others are trapped for their furs. Many times people acquire animals for pets, only to neglect or mistreat them. For many years, the ethical treatment of animals has been a very controversial topic for moral discussion, often in reference to an ethical code or rule....   [tags: Pain and Emotions]

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Crisis For Animals in Today's World

- There is arguably a crisis for animals in today’s world; habitats and ecosystems are destroyed, and animals endure some arguably dicey conditions in our industrial agribusiness complex. But what, really, is the wrong we are committing. What is the nature of our relationship with animals. Have we created a tyrannical regime over them, oppressing them and denying them their rights. Or have we simply failed in our duty as beneficiary caretakers of our Earthly companions. Tom Regan would have us believe that, due to their inherent value, animals have rights that preclude our ability to “use them to our own ends”....   [tags: Environment]

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Does the Vet Really Know Best?

- Who would you trust about your new pet, the veterinarian or the hobbyist. With contact to endless amount of information on the internet, I decided find out. On my search to learn the basic care of the “Axolotl”, an aquatic salamander, I came across two distinct websites. Both were centered on the same topic, the proper care of this amphibian. The authors of both websites are front-runners in their internet communities, both professionally and personally. Our authors are Dr. Lianne McLeod, a veterinarian, and John Clare a hobbyist/breeder....   [tags: Animal Research ]

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Does the Veterinarian Know Best?

- Who would you trust about your new pet, the veterinarian or the hobbyist. With contact to the vast amount of info on the internet, I decided to discover that for myself. I will be researching the basic care of the “Axolotl”, an aquatic salamander.. In my exploration, I came across two distinct websites on the same topic concerning amphibians. The authors of both sites are individually deemed front-runners in their field of care. Our authors are Dr. Lianne McLeod, a veterinarian, and John Clare a hobbyist/breeder....   [tags: Animal Research ]

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The Morality of Assisted Suicides

- America is a country that allows its citizens to enjoy an abundance of liberties including the right to make many of their own decisions. The United States military stands guard to protect each member's right to personal freedom guaranteed by the United States Constitution. The United States Government has very little to say when it comes to a person’s choices about their life. Americans make decisions for themselves about pregnancies, jobs, education and marital status. It is surprising that among all of the liberty and freedom, one topic that seems to continue to draw controversy and government intervention is physician-assisted suicides....   [tags: Assisted Suicide]

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Vet Technician vs. Registered Nurse

- Compare and Contrast On Pet Technician vs. Registered Nurse Have you ever been in a position where you where stuck and couldn’t decide between two careers. Whether it was something that you love to do or something that pays well. The answer may seem easy to you but when you start comparing the facts; that’s when it gets hard to choose. For many of us, graduates and people around the world have a difficult time choosing a career that can be a confusing process. A lot of people tend to settle down on a career quickly....   [tags: Career Research ]

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Why We Should Stop Extinction

- The extinction of indigenous animals has been an ongoing problem that has not received the attention it deserves. Biologists have studied the pattern of mass extinction with growing concern. The world’s species are declining at a rate 10,000 times faster than normal according to a census of the world’s species (Dugan). What is causing such a rapid increase in extinction is unknown however there is one thing that is indisputable: human interference is playing a direct role. Poaching is the illegal hunting, killing or capturing of animals....   [tags: biology, zoology, animals]

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Pet Microchips

- Pet Microchips Many families have had the agonizing experience of losing their beloved pets. Lost dogs, puppies, and cats end up in shelters around the country with no way of contacting an owner. State wide license laws are supposed to aide in returning lost dogs to their owners, but in many cases these laws do not end up working. Many individuals do not follow the law close enough, do not have enough money to pay for a license, or dogs lose their collars or tags. Other families tattoo their dogs, but few shelters make the effort to find such a marking....   [tags: Animal Microchip Implant]

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The Mysterious Jack Adlridge

- It was a dark and stormy night. The wind sighed softly through the half open window in the drawing room of Hampsted Mansion, where I happen to reside, with my strange oddities of pets. The inclement weather, as it was wont to do, aroused my musical tendencies. As it was my habit on such occasions to take the trolley down to Mardia Del Kung Fu's opera house, I made my way to the cloak room to fetch my overcoat. The very instant my hand touched the knob, I heard a terrific crash from deep within the old house....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples]

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Embryonic Stem Cells Research

- Embryonic stem cells research is a very conflicting subject in the United States. Some people think that it is morally and religiously incorrect as they are killing a human life at the first stage of life. While some think it is ok because the human life to them starts at the stage of the fetus. In this paper we are going to discuss the total aspect meaning: how the government takes playThe intention of this research paper is to inform about the benefits of animal testing for humankind through the development of medical treatments and the quality of life throughout history....   [tags: Biology, Science Experiment]

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Three Mile Island Meltdown

- The Three Mile Island disaster occurred on March 28, 1979. The nuclear plant, in the small community of Middleton, PA, experienced a partial meltdown in the Unit 2 reactor. Many factors contributed to the meltdown. Human error, mechanical failure, and communication breakdowns all contributed, as well as, exacerbated the disaster. Over the course of approximately one week, many theories, projections, announcements and media speculation led to widespread public fear and mistrust. Many experts considered the disaster at Three Mile Island to be the worst disaster in privately owned nuclear energy history within the United States....   [tags: Ecology Nuclear]

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The First Shopping Mall

- When Victor Gruen, the man credited with designing the first shopping mall in the early 1950s, designed plans for new shopping malls to be created, he typically specified land that was to be included and used for community and civic purposes. That may come to a surprise to many people; as the majority of shopping malls today rarely include such luxuries. Land adjacent to shopping malls is usually prime real estate, and to increase their revenue malls often sell off the farthest areas of their parking lots; typically for chain restaurants to be built....   [tags: Victor Gruen, Stores, Design]

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Joy of Killing Animals

- It is a beautiful, crisp spring morning, and there is not a cloud in the sky. Tommy, an avid hunter, decides to take advantage of the weather and go hunting. Quietly, he finds a spot in the woods and settles. He takes in the scenery. Hunting has become one of his favorite activities on the weekends; he doesn’t eat any of the animals he kills, but he enjoys the thrilling feeling that runs down his spine as he takes down a big buck. Suddenly, Tommy hears a rustling in the leaves. A sudden noise has alerted his senses, and he spots a squirrel scurrying up a tree....   [tags: Illegal Hunting, Animal Abuse]

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Lennie's Passion for Soft Objects in Of Mice and Men

- Lennie's Passion for Soft Objects in Of Mice and Men Works Cited Missing Definition of the word trace: follow, hint, and mark out. In this essay I will trace in detail soft things that Lennie pets in the novel, showing that the petting grows more serious as the novel goes on. In the novel Lennie pets mice, he dreams about petting rabbits, destroys someone's dress in Weed, hurts Curly's hand, kills a pup, and kills Curley's wife....   [tags: Papers]

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Beatrix Potter: Not Just an Author of Children's Stories

- Beatrix Potter: Not Just an Author of Children's Stories Helen Beatrix Potter was born at No 2, Bolton Gardens, South Kensington, Middlesex (now in Greater London), England on July 28, 1866. She was the only daughter of a well-to-do London family, and her parents were heirs to a cotton fortune [4]. Her family was a typical Victorian family, living in a large house with several servants. Beatrix's younger brother, Bertram, was born when she was six years old, and the children were schooled at home by a governess until Bertram was old enough to attend school....   [tags: Biography Essays]

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Urban Legend of the Goatman of Beltsville, Maryland

- Goatman of Beltsville, Maryland The storyteller told the story of the Goatman from Beltsville story to me. On a summer night in 2005, she and her friend were driving back from a mall. Her friend took a shortcut home to Beltsville, Maryland by way of Callington Road Bridge. While on this shortcut home, her friend stopped the car on the side of road and turned off the headlights. She proceeded to tell the interviewee the story of the Goatman, emphasizing its truthfulness the entire time. After she heard the story, the interviewee never drove across Callington Road Bridge again....   [tags: Urban Legends Ghost Stories]

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He Who is Attaked by Animals

- He Who is Attaked by Animals When I was in grade school, my family lived seven miles outside of Lincolnton, Georgia, about fifty miles north of Augusta. It wasn't really a farm because technically farms produced something; all our farm produced was trouble. We owned probably some of the most vicious animals in Lincoln County. This tended to keep the flow of friends to our house down to a minimum. Many of our friends had been bitten, kicked, cut, and bruised at the very least. These attacks could cause physical and emotional trauma at worst, and the publicity surely didn't encourage other friends to visit....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Autobiographical Essay]

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ICT Role inj Running a Business

- ICT Role inj Running a Business This report will focus and show how St Georges use ICT as a hole and how the separate departments use it and what would be done without ICT. St Georges is an established vet with a long history. St Georges was first established by Major Frank Chambers in around 1920, and, as common with older veterinary clinics, the site where St Georges is located was originally a blacksmiths. Because in those days pets were rare, most of the work was carried out wit horses and farm animals, and as machinery took the place of the work horses did, most of the work was carried out with farm animals....   [tags: Papers]

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The Horrors of Animal Euthanasia

- The Horrors of Animal Euthanasia     Due to the domestication of cats and dogs their populations have skyrocketed. This is due in part to the lack of pet owners acting in a responsible manner. These responsibilities include the spaying and neutering of  pets. These numbers of homeless animals in communities have caused humane societies to euthanize too many animals. This, I feel is a violation to animal rights and is a cruel way for these animals to have to leave this world. I disagree with the activists who believe that the way to keep animal populations down is to euthanize these poor animals....   [tags: Euthanasia Physician Assisted Suicide]

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