Category Archives: Animal Welfare

Animal Antibiotics and the Dangers They Impose (by Lindsay Petersen)

Some may think the medical profession industry is the top user of antibiotics in the United States but they would be wrong. Surprisingly, the major user of antibiotics is the meat and poultry industry. According to http://www.consumerreports.org, “some 80 percent

Animal Antibiotics and the Dangers They Impose (by Lindsay Petersen)

Some may think the medical profession industry is the top user of antibiotics in the United States but they would be wrong. Surprisingly, the major user of antibiotics is the meat and poultry industry. According to http://www.consumerreports.org, “some 80 percent

Euthanasia in Animal Shelters (by Janie Atwood)

Introduction Thank you for taking the time to read my essay and showing your interest in animal welfare. I chose this theme because I have always had a love for animals and believe they need to be treated with love

Euthanasia in Animal Shelters (by Janie Atwood)

Introduction Thank you for taking the time to read my essay and showing your interest in animal welfare. I chose this theme because I have always had a love for animals and believe they need to be treated with love

Adopt, Don’t Shop: The Unfortunate Truth of Purchasing Pets from a Store(by Angela Lara)

Becoming More Informed: A Proposal Nationwide, there has been a huge issue with the overpopulation of homeless pets that lead to overcrowding in animal shelters. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, or ASPCA, there

Adopt, Don’t Shop: The Unfortunate Truth of Purchasing Pets from a Store(by Angela Lara)

Becoming More Informed: A Proposal Nationwide, there has been a huge issue with the overpopulation of homeless pets that lead to overcrowding in animal shelters. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, or ASPCA, there

Cat Overpopulation (by Mallory Kuziemski)

Becoming More Informed: A Proposal Kitten season is upon us at last. Kitten season is the time between early spring and early summer in which cats give birth to a litter and shelters are flooded with the little guys. Kitten

Cat Overpopulation (by Mallory Kuziemski)

Becoming More Informed: A Proposal Kitten season is upon us at last. Kitten season is the time between early spring and early summer in which cats give birth to a litter and shelters are flooded with the little guys. Kitten

How can we help control overpopulation of cats and dogs? (by Kaitlyn Lehman)

  The fact is that overpopulation of pets in the United States exists today. Many people think that not spaying or neutering their pets will save them money, but according to the ASPCA “the cost of spaying or neutering a

How can we help control overpopulation of cats and dogs? (by Kaitlyn Lehman)

  The fact is that overpopulation of pets in the United States exists today. Many people think that not spaying or neutering their pets will save them money, but according to the ASPCA “the cost of spaying or neutering a

Give a second chance at life: Think Adoption First! (by Kristen Garrison)

Why is adoption so important? Statistics show that an average of seven million pets that pass through American shelter each year and a large number of those animals are euthanized due to the pets age, color, temperament, breed, or lack

Give a second chance at life: Think Adoption First! (by Kristen Garrison)

Why is adoption so important? Statistics show that an average of seven million pets that pass through American shelter each year and a large number of those animals are euthanized due to the pets age, color, temperament, breed, or lack

Dog Breed Restrictions: Why Do We Continue This? (by Maranda Nicolet)

Background : To give you a brief background on myself, in regards to animals, I have never really worked in a field with animals. I have always had an animal though. I grew up with them. We always had a

Dog Breed Restrictions: Why Do We Continue This? (by Maranda Nicolet)

Background : To give you a brief background on myself, in regards to animals, I have never really worked in a field with animals. I have always had an animal though. I grew up with them. We always had a