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Adopting v.s Shopping

My Prezi for my persuasive speech over adopting pets and not buy from breeders or pet stores.

Abby Shireman

on 25 July 2013

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Don't Shop but, Adopt !
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Shelter or Rescue over Breeder
Shelter/Rescue : Giving 1 a second chance at a happy life,"Mutts", More grateful towards owner, Most likely basic trained, Health Check-up, Personality
ASPCA - American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Donating / Adopting / Volunteering
25 cats / 7 dogs
12 owner surredered
25 since 2013
60 adoptions of those 27 were urgant

Breeder/ Puppy Mill : More $, Genetics, Backyard Breeders, Will need housebroken/trained/ other puppy items, Don't know what to expect
Fulton County Adoption and Education Center: 25 pets since 2013 began
BY: Abby Shireman
Rescue / Shelter:
Leave with a "Good Feeling"

Less expensive

Most likely housed trained

Size/appearance of pet will be obvious

"Puppy chewing stage" will have passed

Already have been spayed or neutered, saving you that expense

Tiny LuLu
Successful Adoption Story
How you can Help
Fulton County Education Center
Where to go
Local Animal Shelter
APA Sources
10 Of The Most Life-Affirming Dog Rescue Stories Ever. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.buzzfeed.com/summeranne/10-of-the-most-life-affirming-dog-rescue-stories-e
Advantages Of Dog Adoption (n.d.). Dog Adoption vs Breeders The Good and Bad of Both. Retrieved from http://www.dog-adoption-and-training-guide.com/adoption-vs-breeders.html
ASPCA (2013). Report Animal Cruelty | ASPCA. Retrieved July from http://www.aspca.org/fight-cruelty/report-animal-cruelty
PetFinder (n.d.). Facts About Animal Sheltering - Petfinder. Retrieved July from http://www.petfinder.com/pro/for-shelters/facts-about-animal-sheltering/
VCA Animal Hospitals (n.d.). Why owners should consider adoption instead of dog breeding | VCA Animal Hospitals. Retrieved from http://www.vcahospitals.com/main/news/pet-news/why-owners-should-consider-adoption-instead-of-dog-breeding/416
WTHITV (n.d.). A dog with a special talent | WTHITV.com Clay County, Indiana. Retrieved July from http://www.wthitv.com/dpp/news/local/a-dog-with-a-special-talent#.UeqnatKfgoM
World Wide: 5-10 Million each year
Need for Adoption
Border Collie - Chica
Excessive dog breeding plays
a major role in this
5 fractures to the leg / pelvis / tail
9 Reasons to Adopt
You're helping out the shelter
They deserve a 2nd chance
Have all kinds of dogs
Dogs help you to exercise
You'll make a new friend
They're so darn cute
You'll save money
You'll save that dogs life
How could you say "NO" to this face?
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