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  • German Shepherd

    Canis lupus familiaris, the domesticated dog, is continuously undergoing artificial selection in order to possess certain physical traits and behaviors. Through this selective breeding, various dog breeds now exist, many of which have been bred to carry out desired functions. For example, the Border Collie has been bred for herding, the Dachshund for hunting, and the Siberian Husky for dog sledding. Another breed, known as the German Shepherd, was originally bred to herd and protect sheep.…

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  • Modern Wolf

    Many things influenced the way that the modern wolf looks, functions, and behaves. Over the years this animal has adapted, evolved, and learned to fit its environment. Wolves are animals similar to what we know today as the domestic dog. They travel in packs, live for six to eight years in the wild, and are currently an endangered species (National Geographic). Natural selection has picked the wolves that live in the wild today based on which are the most fit to their environment, leaving the…

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  • My Dog Lola Analysis

    My Dog, Lola As humans, we have the ability to love. Love is hard to explain, but for my whole life, I have been told that I have so much love to give, especially love towards animals. One animal that I love very much is my dog, Lola. Lola is a pure bred Rottweiler and her story begins with the end of our former dog, Maggie’s story. Maggie was a rescued Rottweiler and when she passed, I, along with my family, wanted another female “Rottie” in the house. Unfortunately, months of searching left us…

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  • Animal Shelter Essay

    adorable puppy to the family? It’s always so exciting when getting a new dog. In Hawaii, you can buy your new furry friend a couple different ways. People can go to pet stores that sell dogs, the animals there are usually pure bred and come from puppy mills. Or you can go to the Humane Society, where there is a large selection of different dogs from different backgrounds that are looking for a safe home . Both have so many cute dogs, but there is so much people don 't know about the truth behind…

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  • Why Do Grizzly Bears Survive

    and older wolves. The alpha female and male are typically leading the pack. "Basic Facts About Gray Wolves." They usually track and hunt prey, choose den sites and establish the pack's territory. Wolves develop strong relationships within the pack. Breeding season occurs once a year in late January through March. Pups are born blind and defenseless. The pack takes care of the puppies until they fully mature. When they reach 10 months that's when they can hunt on their own. Once grown up, young…

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  • Pros Of Euthanizing Animals

    In the article What Happens to Dogs In Shelters by Corinne Reilly, it states “Some shelters euthanize pets where the other animals could watch, which obviously affects them. This can lead to aggression, depression, etc.” When dogs have social problems it becomes harder for them to adopt out which leads to euthanization. Another example is from Three Big Reasons Why Animal Shelters Euthanize Pets by Allison Gray, which states “Animal shelters are breeding grounds for diseases.” the shelters…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Wild Mustangs

    The wild mustangs of the west are thriving due to the massive expanse of land. However, their peaceful lifestyle is being threatened by the United States government. More specifically, a branch known as the Bureau of Land Management has decided that the horse population is increasing rapidly and have taken it upon themselves to round up and sale the wild mustangs through a process they call the “Gathering.” This process typically causes injuries and sometimes death. Many of these incidents are…

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  • Compare And Contrast Essay About Pets

    Adopting vs. Purchasing Pets Walking into the cold, dark, and damp room I was speechless. Seeing all their little faces peering helplessly at me was enough to bring me to tears. I went to the very back of the room and looked into the small metal cage. It contained the tiniest, sickest, orange kitten. I immediately knew I was meant to help him. He had so many complications, I was surprised he had made it as long as he did. The first 48 hours were extremely rough, he needed as much care and…

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  • Essay On Animal Abuse

    Animal abuse is categorized in many different ways. Lots of humans don’t recognize it when it’s right under their nose. The signs that point to animal abuse are very obvious, yet many choose to ignore it. Constantly people are trying to rid the world of animal abuse, yet they themselves don’t speak up when they do see it happening. Animal neglect is seen as an animal’s caretaker failing to provide food, water, shelter, or veterinary care needed for an animal to survive. Animal neglect has been…

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  • Animal Shelter Research Paper

    Animal Adoption Options: Shelter or Store? Philosopher Immanuel Kant said, “We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” The American Pet Products Manufacturers Association estimated that 70-80 million dogs and 74-96 million cats are owned in the United States. People looking to adopt animals have a number of options about how to do this. Adopting a pet from a shelter or rescue center is more advantageous and desirable for the owner and animal than adopting from a store or…

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