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Who loves us, whether we’re on top of the world or down in the dumps, rolling in the dough or barely scraping by? Our animal companions, of course! They’re our best friends, and we owe it to them to make sure that their lives are as happy and comfortable as they can possibly be.
But caring for our best friends isn’t as simple as just filling their food bowls and taking them to the veterinarian when they’re sick. Bringing an animal companion into our lives is a big responsibility—one that means making a lifetime commitment (which could be 15 years or more, depending on the animal) to provide them with exercise, training, grooming, food, veterinary care, and, of course, plenty of love and attention.
This site will help you do just that, with everything you need to know about being a great guardian to your furry, feathered, and finned friends. From housetraining Fido to nontoxic flea control, from spaying and neutering to saving kitty’s claws and your couch, you’ve found your reliable source for animal-care advice.
Show MoreAnimal welfare is a fairly recent, yet troubling argument in society. This subject is a strong argument on a variety of opinions. Animal welfare has become a major issue and has grown internationally. The human concern and the safety and rights of animals is the meaning of the concept of animal welfare. Through decades of animal welfare, people fight to prevent the action of animal cruelty and bring help towards animal rights. Towards animal welfare comes the aspect of animal cruelty. Animal cruelty is a fairly recent subject that has affected society. Animal cruelty has now shown comparisons through human abused households. The concern is recent because as society changes humans attitudes change which now affects towards animals. Animal…show more content…
In contrast, in parts of China and Korea, people raise dogs for human consumption. Despite animals’ ability to use significant symbols, humans create and enforce these symbolic boundaries (Cherry 458).
Countries, societies, and cultures differ from America. Since most countries do not have intense regulations, the way households and society runs, is the way animals will be treated and affected by. Animal welfare is affected by many different types of abuse. The most common abuse and cruelty toward animals is how they are treated in households. For common types of animal abuse can be split into kinds of sub-groups, neglect and malicious intent. A major type that is affecting the world today is factory farming. In studies people believe that factory farming and concentration camps are similar (464). These are slaughtering and confinement of farm animals. Another common abuse is through Laboratory, where many use animals for intense testing that will torture the animals. Animal abuse affects endangered species, and their decreasing amount. With the use of hunting, many capture and kill animals for their liking, and for profit. In Guidelines of American Society of Monologist for the use of wild animals in research states, “mammal capture devices are designed either to hold the animal unharmed