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    The Designer, The Mutt, and The Purebred Are designer breeds just pricy mutts with creative labels, or are they specifically bred dogs with scientific data to back up their design? According to Garry Garner, president of the American Canine Kennel Club, "With a mutt -- there is no documented background, whereas with designer dogs, we have pedigrees as parents. We know exactly what the mix is” (ABC News). Another debate is the health of mixed breeds and purebreds. Some believe purebreds are naturally unhealthy, while others believe mixed breeds have more health risks. Furthermore, new tests have brought clues to the surface of the first breeds of dogs, dating back to 15,000 years ago. Finally, the study of pooches and their health complications,…

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    Purebred Dogs Essay

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    popular companion animals in the country, are used as research subjects in laboratories . Researcher’s say thousands of dogs are used for “research, testing, teaching, or experimentation” in the U.S. every year by research facilities, including hospitals, schools, diagnostic laboratories, and private firms in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Each year the American Kennel Club has more than a million purebred dogs of 150 breeds and varieties of dogs. The United Kennel Club…

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    You see many people paying hefty sums of money for pure breed puppies , when you could actually get better puppy by simply adopting one locally.Pure breeds may have looks and fame , but they come at a cost to not only but to them as well. Mixed breeds are the better choice companion wise for they are less susceptible to inherited diseases and/or malformations, also mixed breeds are more healthy and proven to be more intelligent For example, most mixed breeds pups are less likely to inherit…

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    large scale breeding operations that do not maintain humane conditions and often put the idea of profit before the welfare of the animal. These dogs therefore are actually more likely to develop long-term illnesses that aren’t as easily treatable, as well as psychological conditions that result from their inhumane conditions. Another opposition someone may have against my argument is that you can’t find purebred animals at shelters or rescues. While the majority of cats and dogs that end up in…

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    Puppy Mill Case Study

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    I would encourage them to go for a mixed breed dog instead of a purebred since so many problems come from breeding these dogs. Additionally, in the future I would adopt from a shelter to ensure that I am contributing to the decrease of unwanted dogs (we have a Paillon-Pomeranian mutt that we got from the shelter and he is the best dog in the world. Additionally, my parents got my first dog from an rescue agency and she lived to be 20 with no problems other than old age when we had to put her…

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    Origin Of Dogs

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    Pugs and corgis, dachshunds and bulldogs, German shepherds and Jack Russell terriers. The popularity of dogs in America is as strong as it has ever been, and for many people looking to acquire a new companion, these purebred breeds are already widespread and only growing in popularity as time passes. Through years of selective breeding, dogs have been bred for specific purposes, but in a world where the practical use of dogs has passed out of mainstream, these adaptions are no longer…

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    Should Pitbulls Be Banned

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    English IV Mrs. Sites 7 May, 2016 Pit Bulls Are Not Dangerous and Should Be Aloud as Pets There is a worldwide debate on whether or not pit bulls should have a law banning them, but the facts go to show that pit bulls are extremely loyal, protective, and well behaved household pets that are good with children and other animals. In the United States today there are approximately five million registered pit bulls (Pit Bulls: Dog Breed Discrimination). However, most people do not know that pit…

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    After a 37 year drought, American Pharaoh Had won the elusive Triple Crown. The age of this champion, only 3 years old, that is below the proven age of a horse reaching full maturity. The age limit for the prestigious race should be raised from 3 to 4-6 years of age. This low age of raced can cause behavioral problems, shortened career, and it goes against the scientifically proven age of a fully developed horse. The horses being started and raced at a young age creates major behavioral…

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    Inbreeding in captive populations of animals also occurs, and is generally done intentionally for various reasons. Animals can become inbred as a result of selective breeding for desirable traits. Animals in captivity face different selection pressures in comparison to those in the wild, as they are provided with optimal environmental conditions and have the natural ability to choose a mate removed. Breeding solely within a single captive population of animals eliminates the addition of…

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    Tervuren Research Paper

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    The Belgian Tervuren is always happy to see his owner. He's a muscular dog and he can be a bit overly protective or aggressive. The Tervuren is an elegant looking breed with plenty of royal features. It's easy to distinguish between the male and female herder. He's solid, intelligent and no less courageous. If that's not enough, he's devoted and has show dog potential starting with his or her proud pose. The way the Belgian Tervuren hold his head shows great character. In fact, there are…

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