Pets Essays

The Taling Goldfish

After a tiring day at school I headed home. I had so much homework to do. On my way I saw a pet shop and smiled. I decided to go in for a toy for my cat. I walked past the adorable rabbits. Then I saw it. It was exotic looking fish with golden scales and red fins. I just had to get it. There was a girl standing beside me and she told me ‘It’s a gorgeous fish isn’t…

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The Petsmart Case

There are so many environmental factors affects the pet industry, these factors includes rise in the pet population, the popularity of premium and super premium brands, increasing sales through mass merchandisers and the vigorous export market.             The rise in the pet population industry can be attributed to the rise in numbers of breeders.  The popularity of premium and super premium brands can be attributed to the influence of  mass media.  The increase in sales through mass merchandisers can be…

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Why do So Many People Keep Pets_

Why do so many people keep pets? People have pets for various reasons. Some people keep pets because of their physical attractiveness, some for their playfulness or other unique personalities and characteristics, while others keep pets for companionship. While the majority of pet owners enjoy the attachment and fun their pet bring into their lives, few paid close attention to the other benefits. Pets can help their owners relieve stress and loneliness. When you just got home from a long…

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Benefits of Pets

1. Decreases stress In a 2002 study at State University of New York at Buffalo, researchers found that when conducting a stressful task, people experienced less stress when their pets were with them than when a spouse, family member or close friend was nearby. Promises Treatment Centers, which specializes in addiction, not only recommends its patients consider getting a pet, but even allows pets in its rehabilitation facilities, according to Dr. David Sack, CEO of Promises. “One of Promises’ core…

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Pitbulls Are not Born Aggresive

People tend to believe that the Pit Bull is bred to be aggressive. In fact, in many parts of the world there are breed-specific legislations (BSL) that ban certain breeds of dogs all together and Pit Bulls are one of the most commonly banned breeds due to perceived aggressiveness. Surprisingly, there is no easy evidence that Pit Bulls are any more naturally aggressive toward humans than any other breed (West).A 20-year study conducted by the Center for Disease Control and…

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Cats Are Better Then Dogs

All of my childhood, I grew up with dogs.” A dog is man’s best friend.” That common saying may contain some truth, but dogs are not the only animal friend companionship people enjoy. For many people including myself a cat is their best friend. It wasn’t until I got my first cat that I realized how much better of a pet they are then dogs. Despite what dog lovers may believe, cats make excellent house pets as they are good…

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Cocker Spaniel

Cocker Spaniels are dogs belonging to two breeds of the spaniel dog type: the American Cocker Spaniel and the English Cocker Spaniel, both of which are commonly called simply Cocker Spaniel in their countries of origin. In the early 20th century, Cocker Spaniels also included small hunting Spaniels. Cocker Spaniels were originally bred as hunting dogs in the United Kingdom, with the term cocker deriving from their use to hunt the Eurasian Woodcock. When the breed was brought to the…

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How to Care for a Dog

•Dog-Naming Tips Naming your pooch is a joyful task, but one you’ll want to put some thought into ahead of time. Both you and your dog will have to live with the name you choose for your entire time together. There are many ways to come up with appropriate dog names, including appearance, heritage, special characteristics, and behavior. We cover them all in this section. We will also tell you about some dog names and dog-naming mistakes you will definitely…

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Pugs Breed

I. Introduction There is no other breed like the Pug. Not only does he look distinctive, but he has a character like no other. His furrowed brow may make him appear perpetually worried, but beneath the wrinkles lies a happy-go-lucky dog with a clown-like personality. Ask Pug owners to describe their dogs, and the same words crop up time and again: ‘loving’, ‘intelligent’, ‘alert’, and ‘inquisitive. However, one word appears more than any other – ‘fun’! This is a dog…

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About the First Day of School

As the arctic cold rain drops sprinkled diagonally with my loose, flowing auburn hair, I splashed across the street to the bus stop. Although it was showery and very damp, I was happy about my upcoming day, the clouds were fluffy and dark grey, and there was a wonderful scent in the air, which perfumed of the spring morning. Just as I strode across the street, the mustard tinted bus, filled with immature, junior high students pulled up beside me….

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Keeping Pets

Nowadays, more and more people would like to keep a dog or cat or some other kinds of pets. While this does involve some expense in terms of good and medical treatment, there are still many advantages to keeping a pet. First of all, pets are good companions. This is especially important for people who live alone and for older people who seldom go out. Some pets can help protect the house from thieves while some pets, like dogs and…

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Compare and Contrast Dogs Vs Cats

Have you ever looked at many animals and saw one and knew that was the one you wanted? That happened to me and my family when we decided to adopt a dog from Douglas Dog Orphans. We went to the orphanage and looked around; there were lots of dogs, all kinds but a special one, named Tucker. His profile said he was a 3 or 4 years old American Bulldog, Lab mix. It said that he was a good dog…

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Report on Companion Animal Welfare_ the Use of E Collars

The use of electronic dog collars of any type is becoming more popular worldwide according to BritishDog.net, a seller. According to Britishdog in 1998; 300,000 remote training collars, 600,000+ containment systems and 600,000 bark collars were sold worldwide. General consensus through sources such as the Daily Mail newspaper, Association of Pet Behaviour Councillors (APBC) and Britishdog.net believe that this is due to their affordability along with owners finding them safe, effective and a ‘quick fix’ to unwanted behaviours. However, the…

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The Best Pet to Have

A pet is a domesticated animal kept as a companion. Basically it is seen in a form of a dog, cat, bird, fish, rabbit, hamster, and etc. There are many choices of the said creature, the question is “What is the best pet to have?” Every person wishes to have a pet. A pet that could be a playmate, a companion and a friend. A pet where comfort could be found, easy to care and easy to feed. All pets…

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Why Cats Are Bad Pets

In ancient Egypt, they held cats up high for poise and grace; they even had a goddess cat, named Bast (Bastet). When Egyptians lost their cat, they would mourn as if they lost a family member. To kill a cat, even accidentally, was an automatic death sentence. Cats were believed to be guardians of the gates of hell, and to prevent demons, ghouls, and spirits from escaping, and prevent them from entering homes of humans. So why people find this…

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