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Prezi Dog Template
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Unsafe and inhumane conditions
Unknown health conditions
Animals should be adopted because of the low shelter turn out rates and inhumane treatment of mill-bred pets. Why should you choose to adopt? 1. Shelter overpopulation/reduces amount of strays
Too many animals being turned down by shelters or euthanized because of lack of space
3 to 4 million dogs and cats are killed every year because shelters are too full and there aren't enough adoptive homes
Stray animals are a danger to themselves and the world around them
Homeless animals outnumber homeless people 5 to 1. Do Something Foundation. 11 facts about animal homelessness. Retrieved from http://www.dosomething.org/tipsandtools/11-facts-about-animal-homelessness 2. No regulation with breeders/ inhumane businesses
•Inhumane practices by backyard breeders (tail docking, weaning too soon)
Removed from mothers at seven weeks.
Packed in unsanitary crates 10+ at a time for sale to pet shops.
Many will be infected by contagious viruses, respiratory conditions, parasites, and other conditions caused by neglect and stress. 3. Saves the lives of animals that would have died on their own or in kill shelters
•Too many animals are going in and not enough are going out Friends of Animals. (n.d.). Puppy mills, pet shops, and akc basic facts. Retrieved from http://www.friendsofanimals.org/programs/spay-neuter/puppy-mills-pet-shops-the-akc-basic-facts.html 5 million cats and dogs are killed in shelters each year. One about every six and one half seconds Over 56% of dogs and puppies entering shelters are killed Bill Foundation. The cold hard facts on pet overpopulation. Retrieved from http://www.billfoundation.org/html/cold_hard_facts.html What can you do? 1. Adopt animals from local shelters or give your support to them
Supplies such as food and bedding
Volunteer your time (walking, playing)
Adopt animals into your family
Advertise local shelters Why should you do anything at all? 1. Shelter overpopulation
2. Unregulated/inhumane breeding practices
3. Save lives of animals that would have died on their own
Shelter animals are seen as 'dirty'
Puppies have a higher chance of being adopted
Older dogs are often left to the hands of the shelter until they "expire" “A dog is not a thing. A thing is replaceable. A dog is not. A thing is disposable. A dog is not. A thing doesn’t have a heart. A dog’s heart is bigger than any “thing” you can ever own.”
― Elizabeth Parker, Paw Prints in the Sand Parker, E. (2012). Pawprints in the sand. Createspace Independent Publishing Platform.