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A New Breed of Students - A New Breed of Students The American public school system does not prioritize the moral education of its students. As a result the majority of so-called "well educated society" is ethically challenged and morally desensitized. In Jonathan Kozol's book The Night Is Dark And I am Far From Home, Kozol develops a series of virtual indictments against the American public school system. According to Kozol students emerge both brainwashed and without a sense of purpose. In essence, many students do not understand the full potential of their intellectuality: "public education, for most children, is a twelve-year exercise of ethical emaciation" (Kozol 169)....   [tags: Essays Paper] 1814 words
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Fighting for Life: Dog Fighting is a Brutal Unecessary Contest - ... Dog fights are usually held in abandoned warehouses, vacant garage, commercial or residential basement, secluded park, and even farms or barns. There are three levels of Dog fighting which are professional which is someone who generally travels the country breeding and fighting dogs for profit. There are hobbyists who may have a handful of dogs they breed and follow the rules of a refereed dogfight, but they would normally stay at a local level. The last level of dog fighting would be street fighters who fight all breeds of dogs and don't keep track of their dogs....   [tags: animals abuse]
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Computer Science Info-Age and Ethics - Computer Science Info-Age and Ethics New times bring new crimes. It's a story as old as humanity and as new as the Internet. First come cars, and then car thieves. Telephones are followed by telephone fraud. Now we've got computers . . .. To make home, school, and office life easier, society relies on computers. As a result of this dependency, computer use grows everyday. Along with the growing use of computers comes widespread computer crime. With the Internet becoming increasingly popular, more and more people are becoming computer literate, and networks are becoming more readily accessible....   [tags: Papers] 992 words
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Why Dog Attacks Occur and Who Are the Main Culprits - Have you ever been or seen someone attacked by a dog. Dog attacks are a growing problem in the U.S today, often resulting in the euthanasia of usually non-aggressive dogs. Instead of direct euthanasia, these are the three details we need to focus on; we need more compensation because aggressive behavior displayed by dogs is usually a form of communication not a direct act of violence. Statistics of dog attacks have been running since the 1980’s, keeping tabs on the amount of attacks based upon breeds....   [tags: compensation and euthanasia]
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A Review of Dog Aggression, Causes, Training and Treatments - There are many different dog breeds and they all have different temperaments, which is partly why many dog lovers are sometimes more particular to one breed than to others. Although not all seemingly unique breed behaviors are breed specific, most importantly aggression. By definition aggression can mean a wide range of behaviors that occur for a large number of reasons under many different circumstances. Just about all wild animals are aggressive when guarding their territories, protecting their offspring and themselves....   [tags: bites, non-play bites, breeds, environment]
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The Effects of Rescue Shelters - From a Dog's Perspective - A man walks through the door of the building pulling a reluctant mass attached to a leash; as he nears, it becomes clear that the ‘mass’ is really a dog. The dog is a mixed-breed of some sort, trembling with his tail poised stiffly between his legs and his overgrown claws scrapping against the unfamiliar tile floor as he tries to gain footing on its slippery surface. The man appears unmoved by his dog’s display of disorientation and simply pulls harder on the leash to drag him along grudgingly on the slick surface of the floor....   [tags: Animal Rights]
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Understanding the Effects of Resuce Shelters from a Dog's Perspective - A man walks through the door of the building pulling a reluctant mass attached to a leash; as he nears, it becomes clear that the ‘mass’ is really a dog. The dog is a mixed-breed of some sort, trembling with his tail poised stiffly between his legs and his overgrown claws scrapping against the unfamiliar tile floor as he tries to gain footing on its slippery surface. The man appears unmoved by his dog’s display of disorientation and simply pulls harder on the leash to drag him along grudgingly on the slick surface of the floor....   [tags: Animal Research ]
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The Effects of Resuce Shelters - From a Dog's Perspective - A man walks through the door of the building pulling a reluctant mass attached to a leash; as he nears, it becomes clear that the ‘mass’ is really a dog. The dog is a mixed-breed of some sort, trembling with his tail poised stiffly between his legs and his overgrown claws scrapping against the unfamiliar tile floor as he tries to gain footing on its slippery surface. The man appears unmoved by his dog’s display of disorientation and simply pulls harder on the leash to drag him along grudgingly on the slick surface of the floor....   [tags: Animal Rights]
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The Effects of Resuce Shelters - From a Dog's Perspective - A man walks through the door of the building pulling a reluctant mass attached to a leash; as he nears, it becomes clear that the ‘mass’ is really a dog. The dog is a mixed-breed of some sort, trembling with his tail poised stiffly between his legs and his overgrown claws scrapping against the unfamiliar tile floor as he tries to gain footing on its slippery surface. The man appears unmoved by his dog’s display of disorientation and simply pulls harder on the leash to drag him along grudgingly on the slick surface of the floor....   [tags: Animal Rights]
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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel - To start things off, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniels had a lot of speculation about their actual origins. Many people think the Cavaliers are descendants of the Spaniel Gentle dogs, which were called that because women often used them as comforters on long trips since they are so gentle. The Cavaliers are toy spaniels, meaning their nose is shorter than the average dog. The cousins of the Cavalier include the Springer and the Cocker Spaniel. Many royals love this type of dog, and during the Victorian Era, the breed got really popular....   [tags: dog breeds]
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Puppymills Vs Shelters - Year after year people buy puppies from big breeders. Have you ever wondered where that puppy grew up. What kind of conditions the puppy lived in. Most puppies that someone would buy from a pet store are raised in puppy mills. Puppy mills are well-known for their “inhumane conditions” and the endless breeding of “unhealthy and genetically defective” dogs only for income. People should adopt rather than buy from a pet store or breeder. By adopting from a shelter, one could give a dog a second chance at a happy life....   [tags: Puppymills Breed Misery]
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A Man's Best Friend Doesn't Necessarily Have to Be a Dog - A Man's Best Friend For many of us, the animals in our lives are our faithful pals who make us laugh, that keep us company and love us no matter what. But a man’s best friend doesn’t necessarily have to be a dog; I believe that any animal can be considered to be a man’s best friend. Unfortunately, there are still many animals without a home, living on the streets and waiting to be part of a family .Most animals on the streets often suffer from hunger, illness, tumors, skin infections and open sores....   [tags: diversity in pets]
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Understanding the Effects of Rescue Shelters from a Dog's Perspective - Traditionally, humans acquired canines to serve functional purposes (Marston & Bennett, 2003). We have been able to document a relationship between humans and dogs as far back as twelve thousand years. As our ancestors began to become less nomadic, they settled down and started forming small communities where they learned to grow crops and raise livestock (Horowitz, 2009). These settled communities were sufficiently stable and it wasn’t long before wild animals began noticing that they produced a large amount of waste....   [tags: Animal Research ]
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Stop Puppy Mills! Adopt a Dog From a Shelter - Did you know that puppies in newspaper ads, flea markets, on the internet and in pet stores are often victims of puppy mills. Puppy mills are inhuman ways for breeding dogs, the owners of these "factories" care very little about the dog’s health and care more about the money they will make by selling them. Dogs are produced in large numbers and most dogs live in tight, crammed cages. The female breeding dogs are forced to have litters as many times possible, regardless of the health hazards to themselves....   [tags: Anti Puppy Mill Essays]
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Childhood Memories of Time Spent With My Dog - It was one life-changing experience, and I would never forget it. Everything fun begun from the first time we met, the year of our friendship building up, until something fairly poignant happened. It was a tragedy, and all I could think of was how much his heart was aching. I wanted him to know that he was a trustworthy, unique, caring, intelligent, and a loyal companion. However, he never got to know in time. The day we met started from when I got home from school. I decided to go biking in my compound, since it was a peaceful, and breezy day....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience] 808 words
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The Dog - The Dog Domestic dog, carnivorous mammal, generally considered the first domesticated animal. The domesticated dog has coexisted with human beings as a working partner and household pet in all eras and cultures since the days of the cave dwellers. It is generally believed that the direct ancestor of the domestic dog is the wolf, originally found throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. Remains of a dog, estimated to be 10,500 years old, have been found in Idaho. TAXONOMY Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Canidae Genus: Canis Species: Canis familiaris ECOLOGY & HABITAT Little is known about wild dogs of the past but that they are carnivore...   [tags: essays research papers] 3720 words
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A Dog's Legacy - A Dog’s Legacy On the morning of September 11, 2001, terrorists hijacked planes and crashed them into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and plane that was taken over in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. We have all heard about the heroic acts of the police department and firefighters however, many are unaware that highly skilled search and rescue dogs played a major role in rescue operations. These dogs risked their lives and brought closure to thousands of families whose loved ones perished in the attack....   [tags: spetember 11, terrorist attacks]
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Aussie (dog) - The Australian Shepherd started out as a working dog. Today for the most part it still is, but they have entered a different type of work besides herding. The versatility of the Aussie is remarkable. Today's Aussie is an active and intelligent companion who requires stimulation and activity. There are very few breeds of dogs capable of performing as many different jobs as the Australian Shepherd. The breed's easy trainability, intelligence, common sense and problem solving abilities, combined with a medium sized build, easy to care for coat, strong will to work and incredible loyalty make for a great working and playing companion....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Overview of the Tenessee Walking Horse - Index "Number 278 Your Honor!!!” This is what I hear as I ride my horse, Ranger, along the perimeter of the huge ring that holds all my fears, worries, hopes, dreams, and accomplishments. As the announcer yells into the loud speaker “Riders the judges say ride on at a Running Walk!” I pick up speed flying past my competition, so many World Champions and World Grand Champions on one fair ground, it can be over whelming at times. As the riders sit in the ring patiently anticipating the results all I can think is how lucky I am to be part of such an amazing breed of horse, and to feel blessed that the Tennessee Walking Horse Association was so great....   [tags: Breed, Abuse] 2222 words
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Isolation In The Dance and the Railroad and The Strong Breed - Isolation In The Dance and the Railroad and The Strong Breed An overall theme of isolation permeates through both Wole Soyinka’s The Strong Breed and David Henry Hwang’s The Dance and the Railroad. Every character in these two plays suffers from some form of isolation from the rest of their society. Although Hwang’s Lone and Soyinka’s Girl are isolated for markedly different reasons and take opposite roads in their character growth, they share many similarities including often mirroring their society and some of their treatment of other characters....   [tags: essays papers]
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Legislation Against Pit Bulls Should Not Be Enacted - What words come to mind when one hears the words “pit bull?” How about aggressive, violent, or dangerous. In many cases, this isn’t actually true. Because of the negative media attention for attacks on humans and other dogs that pit bull breeds receive, many Americans place a stigma on pit bulls, tagging them as dangerous and vicious. This stigma typically applies to all pit bulls, not just the ones that are actually dangerous. To remedy the issue of dangerous dogs attacking other beings, the legislative act known as breed-specific legislation is being debated throughout the United States....   [tags: Breed-Specific Laws]
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Reader Response Essay - On The Strong Breed - Reader Response Essay - On The Strong Breed Reading Wole Soyinka’s Strong Breed, I get to wondering about disclosure and ritual, disclosure between characters and to audiences, rituals of drama and religion. As I read the play, I see ample signs that both Sunma and Eman know about the curse-binding ritual that is to take place before midnight. I see signs of Sunma’s more specific knowledge in her shunning of Ifada from the start of the play. She declares, “Get away, idiot” (853). From the start Sunma is agitated and hopes that she and Eman might get away for “only two days” (857), as long as the two of them might “watch the new year together--in some other place” (856)....   [tags: Reader Response Essays] 703 words
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Love in Anton Chekhov’s The Lady with the Dog - People in the world today have problems staying faithful to their loved ones. In the story, Gomov, who was married, cheated on his wife with many women. He also felt that men were an superior to woman: “He had begun to betray her with other women long ago, betrayed her frequently, and probably for that reason nearly always spoke ill of woman, and when they were discussed in his presence he would maintain that they were an inferior race”(81). He felt bitter towards women, and he would always talk bad about them by calling them names around his wife and others: “It seemed to him that his experience was bitter enough to give him the right to call them any name he liked”(81)....   [tags: The Lady With the Pet Dog] 443 words
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Legislation against Pit Bulls and Owners in Sioux City, Iowa - If you’re a pit bull owner in Sioux City, Iowa, you are faced with certain ordinances that make it more difficult to own and keep your dog. This is Sioux City’s attempt to keep its citizens’ safe and prevent the abuse and harm of the pitbull. The city is trying to promote safety and animal advocacy. This ordinance is not effective because it punishes the animal and not the owner; it also does not take into account the animals individual personality. Legislators should create laws that consider all dogs based on their individual behavior and hold owner accountable for their animals....   [tags: bsl, breed specific legislation, pit bulls, laws, ]
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Akc Dog Breeds - We humans classify everything that we have come to know in this world, from elements to all God’s creatures. Man likes to know he has control and the classification and selective processes man takes are all for control. Even mans’ best friend has been narrowed down into groups which man created. In each group are dogs that have been breed for a specific use to help man do a job faster, easier, and more efficiently. “Every breed is assigned to one of seven groups, based on the uses for which the breeds were originally developed” (AKC.org)....   [tags: essays research papers] 694 words
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The American Pit Bull Terrier Community - American Pit Bull Terrier, with a firm muscular body prepared to attack at any moment; jaws of steel that have a death grip, and a bark just as intimidating as their appearance would make anyone terrified of this breed. With the media so fixated on the Pit Bull breed, these dogs have been given a reputation of being aggressive and vicious. They are never reported on the respectable acts they do. The consequence of the media’s excessive enthusiasm, and numerous reported dog bites, have some states sense they are a danger to the community and have banned the breed....   [tags: American Pit Bull Terrier, Dogs, Breed]
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How To Take Care of A Dog - ... Toys are things the dog can play with. The toys also help him/her to not chew on the furniture or shoes. Big dog bones work better. However, that is just the beginning. The owner has to find the best local veterinarian clinic to take their anmial to. In order for the vet to see the dog, they have to make an appointment. When they go to the vet, the animals owner has to fill out paperwork for the dog. The animal will need a full physical, lab testing, vaccines, and heartworm prevention. The physical is to see if the dog has any conditions that needs attention....   [tags: animal, food, toys] 683 words
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What is really in Dog Food - ... “According to a report by The Examiner, veterinarians have reported bacterial infections, liver and kidney failure and high toxins in pets that have been brought in related to Beneful dog food illnesses,” states the article What’s Really in Pet Food. Pedigree is another dog food brand that also caused many deaths of dogs, but has yet to be taken off the market as well. “Rapid tooth decay, loose and discolored stools, severe vomiting, seizures, major gastrointestinal upset, and death are among the many complaints posted by Pedigree customers with regards to the health of their pets after eating Pedigree dog food.” There have been many tragic stories reported, but yet no one does anything...   [tags: food for thought]
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The Benefits of Homemade Dog Food - In recent times, there have been far too many recalls regarding store bought dog food. People do not realize what they are actually feeding their beloved pet. Unhealthy store bought dog food, and the negative effects they bring about, can result in owners switching over to homemade dog food. Most people want what is the best for their cuddly best friend. There are many reasons why homemade dog food is a better choice than store bought, such as homemade dog food being healthier, it has a multitude of differing tastes, one has the ability to monitor exactly what their pet consumes, and it's also financially cheaper, which most anyone can get behind....   [tags: pets, nutrition, ingredients] 747 words
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A Cat, a Dog and a Snake - ... William is a Black Racer snake with cold eyes that have the color of dead night. Well, let’s see how this fight totals up. This fight between Cat, and Dog was not going to end. Their rivalry was growing immensely ever since they met. They were willing to wreck the whole entire house just to fight one another. The curtains were so torn up that they could have been used as a replacement for sewing material. Well when Dog tried to bite Cat he ended up biting one of the male human's brand new shoes that still had the crunched up balls of paper inside them however, dog didn’t mind though, he did love the taste of the brand new dark, leathery, shoes and the brand new smell either....   [tags: Plan, Trio] 776 words
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The Process of Becomng a Service Dog - ... With service dogs, it is much more. They constantly need different supplies, depending on what they will help with, and the trainers must be compensated for driving them to different public areas to work on a regular basis for up to two years. When a service dog has fully learned how to assist an owner they are paired together based on needs of skills and personality. An owner must pass a screening and an interview to prove they are in fairly good health with an acceptable home. After they are matched the owner has to stay on the training site for several weeks, learning how to groom and control them properly....   [tags: pets helping people with disabilities] 731 words
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The Importance of Purebred Dogs by Babette Haggerty - Take a moment and picture a dog in your head. What do you see. You may see many different things depending on your own personal encounters with the species. There are many types of dogs out there. Some small, some large, long-haired or short-haired. There are many variances in what a dog can look like. One thing that does not change, or should not change, is the importance for every dog in this world to be given love and affection, no matter its characteristics. This is what leads me to believe that the obsession with producing and owning purebreds needs to come to a halt....   [tags: article analysis, dog breeds]
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How To Train Your Dog - Training your dog is the most important part of canine companionship. A happy dog is one who has structure and boundaries. Dogs are pack animals, and as such, they need guidance in the behavior that you expect from them. If you don't follow through in this leadership role, then the dog will naturally feel as if it is his place to do so. A dog that understands that you are the leader will naturally be easier to train. Establish Leadership You want your dog to understand that you are the person to look to when they question what is right or wrong....   [tags: Instructional Essay, Process Essay, How To Essay] 908 words
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Turning Your Dog into a Watchdog - ... Instead, they must be positive protectors and loving family companions. 2. Train valuable pack leadership. Since the owner of a pet dog, you've got to be the total "pack leader" who firm and smooth manner. Pet dogs certainly understand themselves being the "pack" and be aware of the presence of a single leader. In accordance with dog expert Cesar Millan, a dog which will encounter an absence of certain direction will try to visualize the authority position. Your dog of which is seen by itself as the pack leader of an individual loved ones can certainly show tricky, disobedient, principal and intense conducts....   [tags: training, leadership, exercise] 661 words
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For the Love of My Dog, Lilly - ... She was scared of everyone and everything. It was heart breaking to see that this dog that I brought home to love was afraid of me. I remember going to school and telling people how I got a dog and how much I loved her already. After telling people how much I loved my dog I would go home each night after a long day at school and cry for hours because my dog wouldn’t want to be near me. She would constantly cry and I would just yell at her, asking why she couldn’t just love me. I knew she had no answer but I tried all I could do to make her love and care for me the same way that I loved and cared for her....   [tags: personal narrative] 1220 words
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How to Wash Your Dog - How to Wash Your Dog Bathing your dog is sometimes hard especially if you have a big dog that doesn’t like water. Generally it is sufficient to wash your dog is once a week. If you wash it to often your dog will start to lose hair. If you want to wash your dog in a bowl, bathtub, or special container you will need to let the dog go in it self otherwise, if you just pick it up and drop it in it may get a shock which might twist your dog’s stomach which will cause vomiting. If your dog doesn’t like water the best way to put it in is by using a gentle, soothing voice and calm manner....   [tags: How To Paper] 680 words
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A Talking Dog: A Short Story - This is a story of Max, who went to sleep an ordinary boy and woke up with an unordinary ability. The ability to with his dog Comet. He first realized this when his dog came in that morning and started barking. Instead of hearing barks, he heard "come on and wake up you lazy bum it's time for school" At first he couldn't believe what had just happened. After wiping his eyes and making sure he wasn't dreaming, he said to his dog Comet "it's Saturday, I'm sleeping in." Comet responded with "In that case get up you lazy bum and play outside with me" Max thought this was the coolest thing ever....   [tags: Bark, Communication] 624 words
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Pit bulls and Their Supposedly Agressive Behavior - The Pitbull used to be one of the most popular family dogs. I myself own a Pitbull. They are some of the most mis-treated breeds of dog. This is because of their supposedly aggressive behavior. But research has proven that no one breed of dog is more aggressive than any other. So why is there such a stereotype that Pitbulls are mean and aggressive. Every breed of dog was bred for a reason. Whether this was for rabbit hunting, or herding livestock, there was always a purpose for their birth. Every dog has different physical characteristics, as well as behavior....   [tags: stereotype, breeds, dog figthting]
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The Importance of a Dog's Weight - The Importance of a Dog’s Weight Dogs, also known as canines, can be traced back to the beginning of mankind. The word ‘canine’ is derived from the Latin word ‘canis’. Dogs have evolved from wolves and have become man’s best friend. Although dogs have changed very little over time, studies and researchers have proved that maintaining a dog’s health is more difficult now than in the centuries before. One of the most important health factors for a dog is its weight. Being overweight causes many threats to the life of a dog and there are many underlying reasons why a dog might be overweight....   [tags: veterinarian, cushing’s syndrome]
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Dog Behavior: Should Dogs Be Blame for ther Agressive Behavior? - All living organisms on Earth is created through genetics. Our traits, or genes, composes who we are. In our genetic makeup there are traits that hold certain qualities that are different from others. Genes determine our height, skin color, and presumably defines a bit of our personality. This genetic variety makes it easier for us to understand ourselves better and at the same time our indifference from others. When humans are conceived , we have no control of the genes that we will inherit. However, in the case of animals such as the pit bull, the ease of manufacturing a dog to our desire is shocking....   [tags: Blame, Mauling, Genetics] 1192 words
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COL Prescott’s Command in the Battle of Breed’s Hill - The award-winning novel by Stephen Ambrose, Band of Brothers: Easy Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest, discusses one of the greatest examples of mission command in the form of 1st Lieutenant Richard Winters and his role in the Brecourt Manor Assault. This battle is a textbook example of how to fight against a superior enemy force that outnumbered the unit by four times as much. Facing overwhelming odds with just 16 paratroopers against over 60 German Soldiers, 1LT Winters nevertheless prevails and succeeds in achieving his objective while minimizing casualties to just three Soldiers lost....   [tags: Band of Brothers, Stephen Ambrose]
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Reasons to Adopt a Dog - The purpose of this paper is to clearly illuminate all of the key reasons why I plan to adopt a dog and why I feel that dogs make the perfect pets over other popular and unusual pet choices. Furthermore I intend to express the diverse and unique roles that canines occupy in human history from tail wagging, comforting family companions to fellow warriors, and partners in arms, serving alongside their human handlers in military conflicts throughout history all around the world. Essentially, I believe that dogs make the best people companions from among the animal world because they are almost always very loyal, helpful, happy and potentially highly obedient and will protect their owners brave...   [tags: Canines Over Other Pets] 1384 words
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Increasing Animal Adoptions at Shelters - It was a hard day for me. My dog of almost 7 years had to be put down, and it was the first pet I had ever lost. My dad wasn’t too keen on me getting a new puppy. We started looking at other dogs and my dad found one that he thought we should get. My parents decided to take me on a surprise trip to the animal shelter to get a better look at the dogs that we wanted to adopt. As we entered the dog room, barks started to echo around us and excited dogs jumped up on their kennels to make sure we saw them....   [tags: increase dog adoptions]
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A New Trick for an Old Dog - “You can’t teach an old dog, new tricks.” It’s a quote most of us know, and have even used at some point in our lives. The meaning, basically, is that once one has become set in a certain way of doing something, or in this case, not doing something, you can’t change them and teach them a new way. Often that shows to be true, but is that true for the slackers we know and love in life. Can they be taught something new and indeed change their ways. I say yes. They can. After reading several literary works on slackers from the grasshopper in “The Ant and the Grasshopper, to the father-to-be slacker in the movie, Knocked Up, I have come to realize that slackers, like them or hate them, can be tau...   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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The Lady with a Dog Literary Analysis - Throughout the short story of “Lady with a Dog” many characters drastically change. Personally, I believe that the person that shows the heavier amount of change is Gurov. Of course, both Gurov and Anna change, but Gurov takes things to a different level considering his past. Gurov is at the age of forty, he has a daughter at the age of twelve and also two other sons. By this time in most adults’ life they grow up. A man of this age most of the time is working on his career or focusing on his family....   [tags: anton chejov, characters change, gurov] 590 words
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My Input on Dog Walking - ... I had learned a really important lesson that day, and that lesson was that any job anyone has taken some seriousness out of that person in order for that job to be done right sometimes. This job has a lot of responsibility that needs to go into it, as well as the seriousness it takes in order to be a dog walker. I have learned from this job that I need to be alert while walking the dogs, I need to be able to clean up any messes or damages that the dogs might do, but most importantly I have learned that no matter what happens in this job, I need to take ownership, and responsibility to whatever may happen, because while I’m walking these dogs they are my responsibility, and my problem....   [tags: personal relfections] 751 words
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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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Industrialized Dog Breeding - Puppy mills. Hearing that term should make a person furious. Puppy mills are dog breeding operations where profit is placed above animal welfare. Puppy mills represent a serious concern, not only for the dogs, but for future generations as well. The United States government must eliminate puppy mills by having mill owners be incarcerated instead of just fined, allowing more searches of certified breeders, and have congress pass a nationwide law. Background Information Within the background of the American dog breeding society lies a dark secret....   [tags: breeding operations, puppy mills]
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Adultery in The Lady with The Pet Dog and The Storm - Infidelity is depicted as an extremely negative thing in the United States, and is often blamed for trust issues, psychologically damaging the spouse and their children, tearing apart marriages and families and more. People who commit adultery are often shamed and told how wrong what they did is and what a terrible person they are for doing it. According to the Journal of Martial and Family by the Associated Press, however, 41% of “marriages where one or both spouses admit to infidelity, either physical or emotional.” Clearly, while infidelity is generally viewed negative by society, many people either decide that it is not as negative as it is portrayed, or do not care and do it anyway....   [tags: infidelity, tearing apart marriage, trust]
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