Breeding Essays

Dog Breeding and Society

Dogs are known to be man’s best friend. Cliche as it may sound like, dogs have proven continually over the centuries since they were first domesticated, just how helpful they can be in human lives. From being mere allies on the hunting grounds during the Neolithic period to adored and prized pets of families, dogs have been trained to take on more and more roles in human society. The domestication and subsequent breeding of dogs began with their ancestors the…

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The World’s Most Misunderstood Breed of Dogs

When many people see a pit bull or the breed is mentioned they instantly stereotype them as being aggressive and monstrous beasts, this however is not the case as all! Pit bulls have been breed over the years as fighting dogs. The owners have raised them to be extremely violent and attack other dogs by treating them harshly and training them to do so at a young age. However, over the years people have wrongfully stereotyped pit bulls because their…

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The Controversal Breed of Dog _the Pit Bull_

The American Staffordshire Terrier (also known as Pit Bull) is believed to be a man-eating beast. But is this breed all it’s made out to be? The Pit Bull started in the Unites States; it has been developed since the early 1800’s as a result of crosses between the bulldogs of that time and game terriers. Although the early ancestors of this breed came from England, the development of the American Staffordshire Terrier is the story of a truly American…

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Two Fishes

The goldband snapper is a saltwater fish with distribution throughout the Into-Pacific region; it is found in Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand, as well as Japan, Vietnam and other Asian countries (Queensland Government document, 1997-2000). This fish lives along hard-bottomed habitats that are anywhere from 80 to 150 meters deep. The Australian government is currently attempting to further understand the breeding patterns and life cycles of these fish so that it might better help to stop the exploitation of…

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