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Banning Breed Specific Legislation

- Racial profiling had existed since biblical times, and is still present in today’s society. Recently in history we had the tragic terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. It did not take long for the fear of anyone from the Middle East to ripple through America. Wearing a turban in public would get people falsely accused of being a violent terrorist. Over and over again people foolishly stereotype and judge individuals based on their race or appearance. One of the most recent victims of profiling is the pit bull....   [tags: Animal Research ]

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Dog Breed Bans

- Pets have been a part of the American life for forever. It comes to no surprise that the most popular pet in the United States is the dog. There are over 68 million dogs owned with a range of 130 dog breeds. Over the past ten years, it has become clear that the rate of dog bites has steadily been rising. There are over 4.7 million reported cases of dog bites each year in the United States alone. State officials have been hounding the dog world for years over this issue. Instead of blaming certain dog breeds for violence, people should instead be looking at the owners themselves (Pet-Owner Liability)....   [tags: pets, german sheperds, violence]

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Tropical Diseases: Onchocerciasis

- Introduction Domain Animalia Kingdom Nematoda Phylum Rhabditea Class Spirurida Order Filariodea Family Onchocercidae Genus Onchocerca Species Volvulus Tropical Diseases are diseases that are found widely spread in tropical and subtropical regions all around the world. The most common disease carriers are mosquitos and flies as they may carry a parasite, bacterium or virus that is infectious to humans and animals. Onchocerciasis, found in Ethiopia, is transmitted by the Simulium blackfly (Figure 2) which is bred in fast flowing streams and rivers....   [tags: mosquitos, flies, african continent]

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Euthanizing Pit Bulls

- The of Euthanizing Pit Bulls Americans have been debating the morality of euthanizing animals for decades, including an impassioned argument about the quickness to kill the Pit Bull breed. Advocates that support euthanization of pit bulls use their aggression and danger to justify the killings. The perception of danger is not based in reality, but rather comes from media exposure. Most pit bulls do not exhibit aggressive behavior and those that do are trained to do so by irresponsible owners....   [tags: Pit Bull, American Pit Bull Terrier]

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Pit Bulls: Are They Really the Monsters They're Made out to Be?

- ... Judy Cohen and John Richardson authors of “Pit Bull Panic” have been researching how pit bulls are portrayed in the media. They are looking at several aspects of the story; Cohen and Richardson are looking at whether pit bulls are more violent toward people than other dog breeds and the issue of dog fighting. If the dog is bred to fight, it is aggressive towards people. Between 1987 and 2000, they looked at 72 stories that the New York Times published on pit bulls. Cohen and Richardson found that 26 of those stories covered attacks on people, and 22 covered legislation restricting ownership, and 9 described owners of pit bulls, that are considered the “dregs of society”....   [tags: banned dog breeds]

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Analysis of Strict Liability Rule in Dog Bite Cases

- Strict liability arises in the animal context when the animal at issue is either a wild animal or a domestic animal with a known vicious propensity. This principle is the origin of the well-known “one bite” rule for dogs. Strict liability, sometimes called absolute liability, is the legal responsibility for damages, or injury, even if the person found strictly liable was not at fault or negligent. Under a rule of strict liability, proof of causation is a necessary condition for liability. The early common law distinguished between wild and domesticated animals for purposes of imposing liability on their owners....   [tags: Case Review ]

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It is Still Killing: The Contunued Prevalence of Malaria

- “It is still killing,” These are the words of Dr. Margaret Chan, the head of the World Health Organization; The wing of the United Nations tasked with directing and coordinating on international health work. - Dr. Chan made this comment during a recent televised trip to the east African country of Ethiopia where there has been an increase in the Malaria infection rate. It is estimated that 300 million people are affected by malaria, and also less than one percent of the 300 million affected people die, there are still an estimated 1.5 million deaths recorded per year....   [tags: infection, parasites, mosquito]

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The Meaning Of Life And Other Lies

- The Meaning of Life & Other Lies No well-minded senior in high school claims to have discovered any indisputable meaning of life. To do so would bring an end to all questions. Mankind has entered and exited hundreds upon thousands of eras throughout human history wondering and creating their own meanings in life. The first section of Viktor Frankl’s “Man’s Search For Meaning” in essence focuses on how only the concentration camp prisoners who felt they had a purpose to their lives, a goal or future to live for, survived....   [tags: Meaning of life, Life, Philosophy of life]

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The Prompt Spread Of The Zika Virus

- What is the Zika virus. According to Donald McNeil, “The Zika virus is a mosquito-transmitted infection related to dengue, yellow fever, and West Nile virus.” The Zika virus originated out of the Zika forest which is located in Uganda (“Zika virus”). This virus is considered to be perilous; however, this pertains mostly to pregnant women. The virus began ascending in 1947 and it is most common in the African and Asian areas (McNeil). However, 2015 is the year the disease began to disperse rapidly to the Western Hemisphere....   [tags: Mosquito, Aedes, Dengue fever, Yellow fever]

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A Veteran Banned From Military Housing

- Doberman Pinschers and German Shepherd dogs mark 100 years with the AKC. Both German Shepherds and Dobermans were the Devil Dogs in WWII (Mahood). Both dog breeds have given years of service to the military. Both dogs have been faithful loyal companions and incredibly intelligent. Both dogs are ranked in the top five for obedience and working intelligence (“Dog intelligence rankings”). Yet, the German Shepherd is currently the military police’s working dog and its veteran companion, the Doberman Pinscher, is currently banned from living in military bases....   [tags: U.S. Military]

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