Spaying And Neutering: Article Analysis

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Teamwork during online college classes was a brand-new experience for me. While this is my seventh online class to take since starting college in January. The other six classes I have taken all contained discussions, where I was only obligated to have simple conversations. To be held accountable and need input from others was a very stressful situation for me. I was concerned about offending my classmates by criticizing their work and not completing the assignment in enough time for them to edit their own paper. I was even more worried about submitting my paper for others to judge and concerned everyone would not participate. I did learn from this assignment and enjoyed some aspects of this experience.
Five students were in my group and of those 5 only 3 of us actively participated the first was Rita Portz. Rita’s paper was “Guantanamo Bay: Keep America Safe,” and was a very interesting, fact filled essay. I was incredibly impressed with the
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While I am an animal lover and am already pro spaying and neutering. I found several interesting thoughts I had never realized while reading her paper. There is a staggering number of homeless animals being euthanized yearly and was shocked at her percentages on pure bred animals in shelters. She discussed the health issues that can be prevented by spaying and neutering, such as pyometra and various cancers. Jamie also covered issues concerning animals hunting for others in heat, aggressive behaviors of those wondering, and the dominant behavior traits of some animals. She addressed some myths about the con aspect of spaying and neutering such as weight gain and the expense. I think she did a good job of providing evidence against those myths for anyone who is undecided. I had one concern with her paper and that was the lack of cited work. She provided many numbers and percentages but I had no idea if those were

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