Rescue Me: Animal Adoption Dos And Dons: Article Analysis

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Barley, Lisa. “Rescue Me: Animal Adoption Dos and Don’ts.” Vegetarian Times, Dec. 2014, pp. 48+. General OneFile, db20.linccweb.org/ps/retrieve.do?tabID=T003&resultListType=RESULT_LIST&searchResultsType=SingleTab&searchType=BasicSearchForm¤tPosition=1&docId=GALE%7CA391308694&docType=Article&sort=Relevance&contentSegment=&prodId=AONE&contentSet=GALE%7CA391308694&searchId=R1&userGroupName=lincclin_phcc&inPS=true. Accessed 19 Sept. 2017. The author of this article, Lisa Barley, begins by saying how rewarding it is to share one’s home with a pet and its many positive benefits. Barley then goes and explains the do’s and don’ts of what people should consider before getting a pet. She details deeply to future pet owners the considerations they …show more content…
Like Lisa Barley’s article, the article makes it clear for readers that even though animals are beneficial, they are also a huge responsibility to consider. Then the article specifically tells readers to consider adopting once they are ready for a pet. The author argues that there are millions of pets killed by shelters across the United States each year, making it roughly the human population of Kentucky. Having then the attention of readers with this fact, it then leads to its next point. Adopting animals does not mean that adoptees will only have to settle for mangy pets. The article makes it clear for readers that shelters do indeed, have purebreds and supports it with a Humane Society …show more content…
“Mutual Benefits to a Pet Project.” Geelong Advertiser, Oct. 2014, p. 19. LexisNexis Academic, db20.linccweb.org/hottopics/lnacademic/?verb=sr&csi=270575. Accessed 19 Sept. 2017. This article by Eliza Sum informs of an actual shelter, GAWS, and provides first-hand information regarding its values and expectations. Sum quotes most of the information from GAWS’s acting chief executive, Mia Shaw. In her comments, Shaw says that there are big positives for a person’s mental and physical wellbeing in adopting a pet. Throughout her comments, she seems happy and thankful that adopting is becoming popular. Shaw mentions that people should adopt rescue animals instead of buying a pet that is only being sold for profit. The chief executive also lets the audience know that adopting is way more affordable than buying since many pet expenses are already covered in the adoption fee. Then lastly, Shaw covers a little information regarding the costs of adopting at GAWS and the stories of its many adoptable

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