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  • Dogs - 9756 Words
    The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship: Canine Domestication How a wolf could transform from suspicious, wild beast to obedient, cuddly Fido may seem mystifying or even unbelievable. But scientists have used DNA evidence to show that, more than likely, the dog did indeed descend from the gray wolf. Although the oldest fossils of a domesticated dog are from a 14,000-year-old dog grave, DNA evidence suggests dogs diverged from wolves much earlier than that (with estimates ranging from 15,000 to...
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  • Dogs - 474 Words
    Persuasive Paragraph I think dogs make better pets than cats do. I’m not saying this because I’m allergic to cats, but because dogs are loyal, a man’s best friend. Cats believe that they owe everything, sometimes even you; they can do whatever they want and (excuse my French) they don’t give a poop about anything. Although, cats do make the funniest videos on youtube, but this is reality! So far, I only have one dog. He is truly like a little brother to me, at least inside the house he is....
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  • Dogs - 603 Words
    Dogs References and resources for this tutorial Robert C. Dysko, et. al., "The Biology and Diseases of Dogs," Chapter 11 in Laboratory Animal Medicine, 2nd Edition, James G. Fox, et. al., editors (New York: Academic Press, 2002) Laboratory Animal Management: Dogs (online book from National Academy Press, 1994) Chapter 28 in The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory Animals, 7th Edition, Volume 1, Trevor Poole Editor, Pauline English Editorial Assistant (Malden:...
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  • The Dog - 3770 Words
    The Dog Domestic dog, carnivorous mammal, generally considered the first domesticated animal. The domesticated dog has coexisted with human beings as a working partner and household pet in all eras and cultures since the days of the cave dwellers. It is generally believed that the direct ancestor of the domestic dog is the wolf, originally found throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. Remains of a dog, estimated to be 10,500 years old, have been found in Idaho. TAXONOMY Kingdom: Animalia...
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    Argumentative Essay; Why Neuter-Spay is the way to go: Neutering and Spaying* your dogs are a must, yet pet owners generally overlook this easy and simple responsibility. Not only does it prevent overpopulation but it allows the pet owner to relax when it comes to health risks. Although obesity is a down side to neutering and spaying, there is a simple way to avoid it. This is why neutering and spaying your animals (dogs in specific), are the way(s) to go. Without your animal being neutered...
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  • dogs - 403 Words
    The domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris)[2][3] is a subspecies of the gray wolf (Canis lupus), a member of the Canidae family of the mammalian order Carnivora. The term "domestic dog" is generally used for both domesticated and feral varieties. The dog was the first domesticated animal[4][5] and has been the most widely kept working, hunting, and pet animal in human history.[citation needed] The word "dog" can also refer to the male of a canine species,[6] as opposed to the word "bitch" which...
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  • Dogs - 1438 Words
    8/25/2014 Englcom: Argumentative Essay:Dogs vs Cats A d O ptions A ds by Torntv V 9.0 0 More Next Blog» Create Blog Sign In Englcom British couple with their kids live in cemetery (BWNToday) Linggo, Setyem bre 1, 2013 Archive sa Blog Argumentative Essay:Dogs vs Cats ▼ 2013 (7) ▼ September (7) Documentary Essay Writing Dogs are better pets than cats Pets bring happiness to a person’s life. They create a special bond with their owners. Entry Essay:...
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  • Dogs - 453 Words
    Dean Winchester Comparison Contrast Essay There are many types of dogs in the world and two of the most common dogs are Chihuahuas and German Shepherds. Each completely the opposite of each other like Chihuahuas barely shed, are low energy and do not eat much and vice versa with German Shepherds. For people who wouldn’t want a house full of dog hair then low shedding dogs such as the Chihuahuas would be ideal. If you don’t mind cleaning every day and would make the sacrifice to get a good...
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  • Dogs - 573 Words
    Let me tell you a story about old dog incontinence. Jane Smith's beloved old pet has suddenly started dribbling urine. She's finding puddles of urine all over the house. The fur on her dog's bottom is wet from the constant dribbling, and the odor is overwhelming. She fears the worst, thinking that there is no cure for urinary incontinence in dogs. She's afraid it's the end of the line for her beloved friend. Why Is My Older Dog Incontinent? There are many causes for this condition....
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  • Dog and Worksheet No.81 Dogs
    Ledesma, Miles Levon Worksheet no.81 Dogs 1. Why is the dog considered to be man’s best friend? * The dog considered to be man’s best friend because dog has a intellectual ability that dog can do tricks, dog can smell anything like bomb and dog can be our savior. They could physically and psychologically help their humans with hearing disabilities, would be more affordable, and would be very loving. They could alert their humans to sounds of doorbells, alarm clocks,...
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  • Dogs Bite! - 727 Words
     Imagine knocking on your neighbor's door and then being brutally attacked by a dog half your size when the neighbor opens the door. People shouldn't be allowed to own or keep dangerously aggressive dogs in suburban neighborhoods. There are a few reasons why there shouldn't be aggressive dogs in a suburban neighborhood yard. I am going to argue against the ownership of deadly dogs in residential areas. I will talk about the cons of having this Dangerously aggressive dog. A dog's bark is...
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  • Dog Adoption - 1718 Words
    Dog Adoption Barbara Beatteay COMM 215, Essentials of College Writing August 13, 2010 Jill Holslin Abstract Adoption of a well trained dog can be very beneficial to their human caretakers in terms such as lower blood pressure, guiding the blind, therapy assistance, and even saving a life. Owning an animal for some provides a stronger bond than that of family members, as families become increasingly dysfunctional. For those people who wish to adopt a specific breed of dog, their...
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  • cat and dog - 464 Words
     Cat and dog Pets are very popular in many households. But out of those pets cats and dogs are the most popular. I am going to compare and contrast the similarities and differences between dogs and cats. First, I will describe the similarities that these two creatures share.Both of this animals have hair. In addition to their similies these animals is that they are domesticated animals kept as...
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  • Microchipping Dogs - 1372 Words
     Micro Chipping Your Dog By: Kifferi Franklin Our four-legged friends, of the canine variety, can be loyal companions and members of our family. Important decisions that we make for our human children, such as vaccinations and safety, come into play and are just as important when there is an animal involved. Like a vaccine, microchips are injected using a needle and placed under the skin. They are small, roughly the size of a grain of rice and placed between the shoulder...
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  • Aggressive Dogs - 352 Words
     AGGRESSIVE DOGS 2 Aggressive Dogs The “Big Idea” that I chose to write about is Aggressive Dogs. The thesis statement that I have chosen is “Oweners are responisble for canine aggression, due to the fact of how the train and raise their animal”. I will be mainly focusing on pit bull dogs. We can solve this problem (and raise awarness) through educating pit bull owners. I think the thesis statement works good with the topic due to the research that I have conducted....
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  • Dogs As Pets - 507 Words
    Dogs as Pets It has been 33,000 years since the dog became the first animal to be domesticated. It has been the most widely kept working, hunting, and pet animal in human history. There are over 490 breeds of dogs in the world. Many of these dogs can be great loyal companions for your family. In my family, we have a Greyhound and an Akita. Greyhounds are medium size dogs with very short, easy to maintain hair. They have a long-head, an elongated snout, and are muscular built. They have a...
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  • Dogs and Cat - 375 Words
    Dogs Makes Better Pets than Cat I. Introduction Dogs Makes Better Pets Than Cat? * The unconditional love a pet is capable of showing a loyal companion, is as necessary in these difficult times of hardship as food, clothing and shelter. * People enjoy the company of their pets as they are lovely and accompany us in the times we need them. Thesis statement: The War between Dog and Cat Needs to Stop. Dogs and cats are both cute and both make good image macros. And before...
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  • Dangerous Dogs - 593 Words
    Exercise A Dangerous dogs 1. Give an outline of the various views on dangerous dogs presented in text 1, 2 and 3. There are different opinions in the three texts. In text 1, “Police bask new law on killer dogs” by Jamie Doward, the police officer, Bernard Hogan-Howe has demanded a change to the law on dangerous dogs so children are better protected and so the new rules will target the owners of dangerous dogs, rather than the animals themselves. That happens after five-year-old Ellie...
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  • Dogs: Dog and Useful Domestic Animals
    Introduction: The dog is a well-known animal. It is a four-footed animal. It is a faithful friend of man. In its wild sate, it becomes very dangerous. The English love it very much. People love it for its service. In the ‘Mahabharat’ we read about Yudhishtira’s dog. Description: Dogs are of many kinds. There are bull dogs, grey hounds, blood hounds and lap dogs. The dog is a flesh eater. It has sharp teeth. Its teeth are very helpful in tearing meat. It has a long or a short tail and...
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  • A Dogs Life - 503 Words
    The book I read was A Dog’s Life, by Ann .M Martin. This story begins in the back yard of a family’s home, where a pregnant stray dog is looking for a safe place to give birth to her puppies. In the back yard she finds an old chicken coop that is safe and dry. She gives birth to five puppies, but only two lived. The main characters of this story are Stream (mother dog), Bone (male puppy that lived), Squirrel (female puppy that lived), and the Merrions (the family that lives in...
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  • Attributes of a Dog - 648 Words
    A dog is an animal that is loyal to its rightful owner. In this case, the rightful owner would be my parents. Whatever they ask of me, I do it (most of the time) without question. When a dog is asked to fetch a bone, the dog usually does it. When someone the dog doesn’t know harm or attempt to harm its owner, the dog will stand by its owner and protect it at any cost. If I happened to have a girlfriend, and if her name, for some strange reason, happened to be named Krystal, I would protect her...
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  • Dog Dalution - 597 Words
     The Dog Delusion April Pedersen Have people taken the care of their dogs too far? The author (April Pedersen) of this article seems to think so, she thinks that people have come to worship their dogs and treat them as gods instead of pets. Do we as a society worship our dogs? I have to agree some people do. Dogs have been around as long...
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  • Housebreak a Dog - 965 Words
    Professor English 00 March How to Housebreak a Rescue Dog Bringing a new rescue dog home is an exciting moment, watching the new member of the family run around eagerly investigating his new home, and then the dog stops, lifts a leg, and start to eliminate or go “potty” on a chair. That’s when a new owner might ask, “Can a rescue dog be housebroken like puppy?” Well, according to Cousineau, “Housebreaking a rescue dog or a dog from a shelter is the same process as for a puppy or a dog...
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  • dog fighting - 1818 Words
     Dog Fighting: Pit-bulls the Most Underestimated Dog Nicole Scimeca Honors English 11 Mr. Silk 20 April 2013 Scimeca I Outline THESIS: Pit-bulls are the most underestimated dog in the world because of the history they carry. People think that in the past Pit-bulls were forced to fight each other, but what people don’t realize is that they were brutally tortured. They don’t see that in reality Pit-bulls are one of the sweetest breed of dogs. They’re loving,...
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  • Homeless Dogs - 750 Words
    When most people think of the word "homeless" the first thing that comes >to mind is people. Homeless people, that is.>I on the other hand thought about dogs. I just adopted a dog from a shelter >and learned that a dog only has about 12 weeks to get adopted before they >are put to sleep. Sad isn't it? But the true reality of it, is that there >is twice as many homeless dogs then there are people in america. And as >bad as some people think the shelters may be, only the fortunate dogs >actually...
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  • Dog Park - 2343 Words
    Introduction The dog ate my homework, my notes and my computer. One might think this is a lame excuse that students only give teacher, or one might think that, because this happened to you, the dog is just bad and mischievous. But let's get to the root cause of this problem, when was the last time the dog ran and played until it couldn't anymore? The answer to this question is probably a long a time. If the answer though is just yesterday, or earlier today, then you probably wouldn't know...
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  • Dogs in the Workplace - 1182 Words
    Introduction Dogs in the workplace is an idea that was started in Britain in 1996 as “Take Your Dog to Work Day”. It was a day where employees were allowed to bring their dogs along to their workplace for a day. The United States has followed the lead of Britain, with some businesses following the practice in 1999. After realizing the benefits of allowing employees to bring their dogs to work, the number of employers embracing this practice on a permanent basis is increasing constantly, with...
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  • Cats and Dogs - 1198 Words
    Final Essay Charles DiPerri University of Phoenix Pets are an important part of most households and most consider them part of their families. There are many different kinds of pets; some you can cuddle, like cats and dogs, and others just cool to have, like tarantulas, fish and snakes. Almost every household has either a cat or a dog, but most people do not realize the similarities and the differences between the two. Our pets are like humans, they all need to eat, drink, sleep and...
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  • History of Dogs - 1255 Words
    Rachel Bikshorn Eng 101 Informational Paper: Breeding of Dogs Over Time There are hundreds of breeds of dogs all over the world today. These dogs started off as wild animals that were domesticated for the benefit of humans. Purposes for breeding and domesticating dogs have changed since the beginning of the process. However, humankind has always taken advantage of what dogs can do for us. Dogs have been a large part of our lives from the very start. Some of their purposes have changed...
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  • Dog Grooming - 2164 Words
    Be prepared All dogs need grooming, but some dogs need more grooming than others. Baxter's owners did not realize that their dog should be combed frequently and completely to prevent kinks and knots caused by intertwining of hairs or by dirt, grit, or vegetative matter in the coat. Mats can pull tender skin and cause pain and lead to hot spots or wounds to irritated skin and eventual infection, general skin outbreaks, or fungus or insect invasion. Shaving may be the only solution for...
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  • Red Dog - 791 Words
    Title: Red Dog Response type: Film Directed by Kriv Stenders Response written by Jesse Bird The film Red Dog, directed by Kriv Stenders is an inspiring story about a stray dog that brought together the small community of Dampier and is based on a true story. Red Dog explores the ideas of loyalty, friendship, isolation, community, love and hardship. Stenders uses a human-like approach through his representation of Red Dog. This can be seen when the character Jack, begins to explain Red Dog...
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  • Dog Attack - 506 Words
    Antwan Williams Enc 1101 Mon. 6-9:50 Topic Essay Dog Attack My biggest fear is getting attack by a dog. Some dogs are mean and vicious for no reason and see humans as bait and ready to eat them alive. The first dog that comes to mind when I hear a human being was attacked is a pitbull. Pitbulls are known to turn on their owner and will attack anything in their path. Numerous of people have died from injuries due to dog biting. Dogs have very sharp teeth that go deep down in your flesh...
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  • Euthanasia Of Dogs - 6803 Words
    Kuljit Singh Bedi v State of Punjab and others Punjab And Haryana High Court 31 October 2012 Civil W.P. No. 9902 of 2012 (O & M) The Judgment was delivered by : A. K. Sikri, J. 1. The petitioner wants this court to issue a writ of mandamus thereby directing the respondents to take appropriate measures to tackle the rising stray dog menace in the States of Punjab, Haryana as well as Union Territory of Chandigarh. The petitioner had also earlier approached this Court by way of CWP No.3653 of...
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  • My Dog - 3104 Words
    One nice hot sunny day, I was busy watching TV with my beloved family members where I heard my fon ringing and I ran to get up the fon ,HELLO! ! ! Yes anna hru? Yeah I’m fine. . . . . . . actually I have a dog with me and do you want to have it as your pet? With lots of excitement and happiness I answered yes to without thinking where to keep it and how to take care. But wait!!! What breed is that dog? What color? , male or female?, big or small, naughty or good?, tall or short?, and he...
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  • Wag the Dog - 995 Words
    Writing Assignment: Wag the Dog The media is the source of contact we Americans keep with the other parts of the world. Without it how would we know what was going on in the globe? Fox News, CNN, NBC, and many others are our sources of information. Numerous people watch the news to see what is going on in other countries and in our own country. The news we hear creates a huge problem of knowledge, because reporters have a bias and we as the people do not know where the information is coming...
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  • Police Dogs - 2598 Words
    Police Dogs Breah Ratlif Animal Science AY105-02 12-12:50 Cute, fun, loving, cuddly, outgoing; these are only a few words to describe the animals that we have come to know and love as a part of our families. Dogs have been man’s best friend for hundreds of years and were the first animal to be domesticated because they are great as companions, highly intelligent, and were found to be very useful in human’s everyday lives. Even though they made excellent house pets they were...
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  • Dogs as Pets - 988 Words
    Dogs, simply put, are man’s best friend. These fantastic creatures are extremely loving and undeniably loyal. Both dogs and humans are happier if we are around each other. A great deal of dog owners make their dogs a significant part of their family. Having a dog in your life awards you with numerous benefits. Dogs provide their owners with companionship and relief from loneliness, mental health benefits, physical health benefits and exercise options, built in home security, pleasure in...
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  • Types of Dogs - 333 Words
    There are many types of dogs. These types are called breeds. Different dogs carry different physical modifications. Evolution has led to the variations in dogs. One type of dog that is known to have physical disabilities is the Dalmation. Dalmations are often born deaf or blind. German Shephards tend to develop arthritis in their hips earlier than other breeds of dogs. Huskies have a naturally thick coat of fur, which they developed for adaptation in their natural habitat, which happens...
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  • Dog and Pets - 318 Words
    Pets should be treated like family members. I know people that consider their pets a part of their families. I strongly agree with that stance towards the animals we have in our homes. For me, treating a pet like a family member is a good lesson in responsibility. In addition, this attitude makes the animals we possess feel happier, and guarantees their being satisfied with our care. We should treat pets like members of our families, because the animals that we take care of give us lessons...
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  • dog grooming - 402 Words
     Senior Project Rough Draft How to become a Dog Groomer I chose becoming a dog groomer because of my compassion for animals. I would have chosen a vet but it would have broken my heart to have to put animals down or not be able to help them. So the next best thing to helping an animal is grooming....
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  • battersea dogs - 451 Words
    Spoken English Battersea Dogs and Cats Home is the UK’s oldest and most famous home for dogs and cats, and is situated in the Battersea area of London. It is financed by voluntary donations, with an income of almost £12.2million in 2010. Aims The main aim of Battersea, is to never turn away a dog or a cat in need of help. Also, to reunite lost dogs and cats with their owner; when they can’t do this, they care for them until new homes can be found for them. They also educate the public about...
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  • My Dog - 642 Words
    One day in 2010 I was brave enough to adopt a pet. I remember when I walked into the shelter it was really funky because of all the different animal scents but I wasn’t going to let a smell stop me from what I came for. After walking up the first 3 isles I couldn’t find any dog that I really wanted until I walked down the last isle last cage and saw the most beautiful dog in the world a black golden retriever mixed and lab with a white belly. When she looked into my eyes I knew I had to take...
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  • Dog Training - 2724 Words
    How To Train Your Dog To Be A Guard Dog In Only 7 Days There are countless numbers of canines procured each and every year with the sole rationale of becoming “hired” to work as a family members watchdog, but turn out devoid of the proper schooling to carry out so and at some point set up on the market.Question any professional dog trainer, in almost any city around the world, and so they will all attest to obtaining people carry their “watchdog” in along with the grievance that, “We bought...
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  • The History of Dog - 523 Words
    the dog has been around for many years they are caring loving animals but they also have a darkside. Dogs have been considered mans best friend for many many years; but do they really fit in the category as mans friend. DOgs have been known to turn on there owners and cause chaos throughout homes even neighborhoods. should they really be let in our homes and if so haow close can we really get to the vicious creatures? Domestic Dog, mammal generally considered to be the first domesticated...
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  • The love for dogs - 856 Words
    In exchange for all the love and pleasure dogs give their families, they do require various kinds of care in return, many of them several times a day. But don't be scared -- these will quickly become part of your familiar routine, and the better you get at caring for your pooch, the more pleasure you'll both derive from your relationship. In this article, we cover all the key aspects of dog-care, including: Dog-Naming Tips Naming your pooch is a joyful task, but one you'll want to put some...
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  • Dog Eaters - 1540 Words
    The Dog Eaters ( Leoncio P. Deriada) Mariana looked out of the window toward the other side of Artiaga Street. A group of men had gathered around a low table in front of Sergio's sari-sari store. It was ten o'clock, Tuesday morning. Yet these men did not find it too early to drink, and worse. They wanted her husband to be with them. Victor was now reaching for his shirt hooked on the wall between Nora Aunor and Vilma Santos. Mariana turned to him, her eyes wild in repulsion and anger....
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  • Dog and Pets - 454 Words
    Advantages/Disadvantages– Sample #4 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following topic: Many people keep dogs and cats as companions. Discuss the advantages and disadvantage of pet ownership for th e animals involved and for the community as a whole. Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience. Write at least 250 words. It is true that many people toda y have pets in their houses. So me people...
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  • Dog Communication - 722 Words
    Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION Background of the study Your dog probably understands a lot of what you say, but have you ever wished your dog could talk back to you? You and your dog will never have a conversation in human language. However, scientists who study animal behavior tell us that dogs do use sounds, their faces, and their bodies to communicate with other dogs and with humans. Researchers around the world, trying to separate fact from speculation, are finding that dogs almost...
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  • My Dog - 300 Words
    It’s a dog eat dog world, a dog eat dog world, a dog eat dog eat dog eat dog world. Live like a dog die like a dog, as the old saying goes, The plant you water is the plant that grows, everybody knows, Give blows, get blows Down’s how the water flows Live like a dog die like a dog It’s a dog eat dog eat dog eat dog world. Dog bites matty dog for a piece of meat, Child hits matty child for a taste of sweet, Woman claws her matty because she looks so neat, Man robs his matty man...
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  • Stray Dogs - 1931 Words
    Jane Doe English 2000 – 203 Teacher 27 April 2012 Argument Synthesis It is important to control the dog population without causing unnecessary or avoidable animal suffering. Stray dogs are not only seen as a nuisance, but also as a safety hazard. Veterinary services play a lead role in preventing diseases and ensuring animal welfare and are involved in dog population control, coordinating their activities with other competent public institutions and agencies. Local animal control...
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  • Dog Abuse - 916 Words
    People commonly assume their new dogs who come with unknown histories have been victims of abuse. Though a dog’s behavior may seem to point to it, most of these dogs have not been abused. Whether or not abuse has occurred, the assumption can prevent people from giving their dogs the right support for success in a new chance at life. What Has this Dog Been Through? Dogs reared as puppies with perfect handling seldom land in need of adoption through shelters and rescues. This does not mean a...
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  • Dangerous Dogs. - 946 Words
    In September 2011 the Victorian government decided that the legislation on dangerous dogs were not tough enough after the fatal attack of ayon chol. Dogs considered dangerous are American pit bulls, Fila Brasileiro, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino and Presa Canario as listed on the government website although only the pit bull terriers and one Dogo Argentino are actually living in Victoria. These laws are discriminatory and futile. The laws that target the 'dangerous dogs' are the governments...
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  • Police Dogs - 1529 Words
    Countless years we have all watched certain TV shows and movies which have shown a police officer with his most trusted friend and companion, which is a canine. This special unit in the law enforcement world is one where these particular dogs are trained in order to discover bombs, drugs, and dead bodies and much more. These types of dogs also are used at crime scenes, narcotic investigations, and airports. What is known today as K9 or a canine unit actually evolved back in 1981 from two...
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  • Dog for a Pet - 411 Words
    A multi-purpose pet I wanted to inform you that I am planning to adopt a pet in the near future. I’ve considered the various pets available for adoption and have come to the conclusion that adopting a dog would be the best choice for both you and me. I will explain a few of the reasons that I feel adopting a dog is our best choice; Dogs are very loyal to humans, they teach children responsibility, and will help protect our family and homes from criminals. The loyalty of a dog is...
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  • my dog - 1120 Words
     The companionship between dogs and human is not a new phenomenon. How ever, most people acquire dogs for different purposes. Some acquire dogs for protection, and recreation, while others are for companionship. Dogs have unique characteristics different from other animals. In general world it’s obvious that dogs have the same senses as humans. The sense of smell, which is very unique and beneficial for criminal detect, grooming is an important part of touch for dogs, dogs understand...
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  • cat/dog - 458 Words
    Dogs versus Cats There comes a time in most everyone’s life when he or she decides to get a pet. There are many choices to choose from, like a snake, a bird, or even a rodent. Most people, however, decide on the more common four- legged creature like a dog or a cat. Understanding the differences can help in the process of choosing between them. Important factors in choosing the right pet depends on the following: how much affection you want from a pet, and how much responsibility you...
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  • Dogs and the Holocaust - 2029 Words
    Dogs and the Holocaust It is said that dog is man’s best friend. For decades dogs have served as a human companion used for hunting and guarding. They are also aides for people with disabilities to improve their health-related quality of life. More recently, dogs are even being used in psychological recovery programs. Dogs can help bring about comfort and decrease loneliness. “Medical research has shown that contact with dogs can decrease feelings of anxiety and stress. This evidence...
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  • Service Dogs - 905 Words
    1 Running Head: SERVICE DOGS...
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  • dog park - 466 Words
    The cloudy blue sky and the cool breeze made the smell of wet dog and the Houston city enjoyable. Bark Park is the best place to take my dog to socialize with people and other dogs. There are different dog parks in Houston but no matter what dog park you go to on a cool Saturday afternoon there will always be three types of dogs; the shy and cautious, the outgoing and friendly dogs and the trouble makers. Shy dogs are hard to separate from their owners in a dog park. A shy dog might...
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  • Dalmatian Dogs - 557 Words
    The Dalmatians are relatively healthy and easy to keep breed, but like any other dog breed, they exhibit the propensity towards certain health problems that are specific to them. However, it goes without mentioning that the Dalmatian is one among the few dog breeds unaffected by most ocular and cardiac problems affecting many other medium to large dog breeds. The average lifespan of Dalmatians is listed as being between 11 and 13 years by the Dalmatian Club of America. Unfortunately, it can be...
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  • Dog Breeds - 339 Words
    Sean Jones Project 2 Many people think that there breed of dog is the best for family or in general. Most people think that some breed's are worse then others or that that type of breed shouldn't be around children. As a matter of fact some people are just to stub-ern to listen to cold hard facts. Any breed of dog is perfectly fine around children. Its how the dog's up bringing or there personality how is changes the way they are with children. If you take what is suppose to be...
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  • dog essay - 529 Words
    Karla Castillo The Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center The Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center is register as a nonprofit with the Internal Revenue Service. The Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center public benefit charitable organization committed to giving homeless cats and dogs another chance for a healthy and happy life by finding them good, loving homes. The pets received food, comfortable environment, and any medical attention from the staffs and the volunteers. The dogs need to be clean...
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  • Dog Are The Best - 709 Words
    Man’s Best Friend “The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants” (Johnny Depp). The average human has either owned or owns a pet today. There are many different kinds of pets in today’s day and age. The assortment of pet can range from the exotic to common. Examples of the more exotic pets are tamed tigers, foxes or moneys. More practical and common pets include the goldfish, cat or dog. Above all, a dog is the best pet because they can be trained,...
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  • Types of Dogs - 565 Words
    Sasha Everett Comp I Classification Dog Lovers To show the different traits/ personalities of dogs. November 13, 2010 The Beasts, the Yappers, and the Sidekicks I have had several dogs in my lifetime, each of them having their own personality. I am a dog lover and have always been. I treat my dogs as if they were my child, and I know I am not the only one who does this. Many people are dog lovers and spoil their dogs. Dogs have been known to be man's best friend. They are very...
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  • Dog Fighting - 999 Words
    There has been much debate on the issue of dog fighting. It has been said that there are two sides to every story, but in this case there is only one. Dog fighting is immoral because dogs do not have a say in whether they fight or not. Generally in all cases it is a matter of life and death for the animals. It is ridiculous to think that something so cruel could even be thought of as moral, although there are many people around the world that will say dog fighting is considered morally correct....
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  • Relationship with Dogs - 450 Words
    Most animals that are now living together with the humans were pets. Most animals that are the most helpful to the humans include those used for transportation, for hauling loads, and for assisting disabled people. The latter are usually dogs trained to guide the blind and to care for paraplegics. These animals are attached to the humans through friendship and faithfulness the most. But there are also animals that do not appreciate the relationships with the humans. Animals can be comforting...
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  • Domesticating Dogs - 563 Words
    Exercise 6: Domesticating Dogs INDRODUCTION An evolutionary tree was constructed to compare wolves and dogs from Wayne’s data. The tree provides information about the lineage of the dogs and wolves. The tree tells us whether the dogs derived from a single wolf lineage or from several lineages. The tree does not tell us where in the world the most recent wolf ancestors of today’s various dogs lived. The geographic origin of the most recent common ancestor is still unknown. METHODS...
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  • service dogs - 835 Words
     Service Dogs and the Disabled Kristy Noble Service Dogs and the Disabled Hello my name is Kristy Noble, I am a 36 year old mother of three. Who suffers with PTSD and major depression. A few years ago I was in a really bad car accident leaving me with many physical and emotional dissabilites. Due to these dissabilites I strugal from day to day with simple tasks making my life less enjoyable. I never really knew that dogs could help with some one like me. I thought they were only for the...
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  • Dog Training - 2481 Words
    Triggers Leaning over Hand over head Approaches Standing up Voice for commands ‘stuck’ in crate and can not cross line How we will lessen stress of triggers Hand targets Crate game Light line on Yatzee while loose in house Collar grabs Name recognition and recall work Housetraining Information (this is generic and so it says ‘puppy’ but really when you have adult dogs you do the same thing to train. Just you can expect if the containment is adequate for longer...
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  • dog behaviour - 711 Words
     Negative Reinforcement of Animal Behaviors Abstract This behavior study examined the effects of negative reinforcement on canine behavior – more specifically barking – over a one-week treatment period my dog, Herbie, served as my test subject. In an attempt to decrease barking I had whomever was going up the steps clap loudly until it stopped. During a seven-day baseline period, I found that my dog really only barked when someone ran up the stairs. For the seven-day treatment period where...
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  • Dog and People - 456 Words
    Writing task: Too much attention is paid to and too much money is spent on keeping pets, while people throughout the world are starving. Discuss the arguments for and against keeping pets. To what extent do you agree? Task Keeping pets has been very popular all over the world. Many people consider pets as an important part of their lives; however, others think that it is a waste of money and attention to spend on pets while there are thousands of people starving in the world. These two ideas...
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  • dog poop - 385 Words
    Topic - How much dose a dog defecates (poops) Testable hypothesis- dose the brand of dog food you feed your dog effect how much it defecates?(poops) Who will be in your study? in my study i would use three lab dogs Who will you be able to generalize your results to?the pepole i would present this to would be 1. vets 2. stores 3.pet owners independent variable- my independent verayable would be the difrent brands of dog food,many pet owners say that it depends on the dogs size...
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  • Missing dog - 407 Words
    Where do lost pets go? Cats, dogs and livestock are taken to the City of Melbourne pound provided by the RSPCA at 3 Burwood Hwy, Burwood East. If you have lost your pet, call the RSPCA on 9224 2222. If your pet has a registration tag and microchip, you will be contacted. Please make sure your microchip and registration details are up to date. You can visit the RSPCA to reclaim your pet between the hours of 9am and 5pm, Monday to Sunday. If your pet is missing and doesn’t have a...
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  • No dogs allowed - 294 Words
    The Case: No Dogs Allowed Questions Answers 1. Is it fair to ask citizens who own dog(s) to pay a yearly fee to use the park? Would it benefit the residents economically to build town houses or Dog Park? 2. Land, labor, capital 3. Land and capital 4. Residents and possibly some tourists 5. Building 40 town houses because the town is rapidly growing due to job offers. 6. A. Pro-Town can use the money for development of public goods. Con-It would increase congestion. B. Pro-More homes for...
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  • Going to the Dogs - 517 Words
    Case Study 1: Going to the Dogs 1. What is your position on this issue? Provide two or three reasons to support your argument. My position on this issue is both ways good and bad, I like dogs as much as some people who likes them as well. I believe some dogs are friendly and helpful to so many individual and family. I don’t agree with the term to have your dog come to work with you every day, I’m ok with the once a year like “Take Your Dog to Work Day” it’s not much of an effect....
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  • Guide Dogs a.k.a Seeing-Eye Dogs
    Guide Dogs a.k.a “Seeing-eye dogs”. When you see a person who is blind walking confidently down a busy city sidewalk with his guide dog, you may wonder how the dog knows where to go and what to do. How does a puppy grow up to be a guide dog and take on the enormous responsibility of seeing for his human companion? Guide Dog For The Blind is a non-profit organization that has been training dogs for 71 years, to let us into the life of guide dogs and the people who depend on them. Guide Dogs...
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  • Good Dog Owner vs Bad Dog Owner
    A Good Dog Owner V’s A Bad Dog Owner Barbara Cooper ENG 121 Miss Craig July 18, 2011 Can you remember a time growing up, when your family or friend decided to adopt or purchase a family pet? Or, may you recall an experience with neighbors that had a dog? Thinking back, was there ever a time when you may have thought if the dog had a good owner or a bad owner? I would like to discuss a couple scenarios to think about. Think of a possible neighbor, with a couple dogs in...
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  • Term Paper on Dogs - 1034 Words
    Research Paper on Dogs There are two types of dogs on the planet, working dogs and worthless dogs. If you are a pet lover I should now have your attention. Yes, I know if you have a dog that is just a pet they can supply needed love or companionship but there is a class of dogs out there that can do this while earning their keep, working dogs. There are many uses for working dogs such as hunting, herding, guarding, rescue work, police work, and more. The two types of working dogs I wish to...
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  • Tiny Pomeranian Dog - 1085 Words
    The Wonderful History of Pomeranians Shaulia K. Todman Mrs.Chawla Biology 3/12/09 Pomeranians are to me one of the cutest kinds of dogs you can get in the entire world. The Pomeranian though was not always the small size we see them as today. Many authors have tried to link this small magnificent dog with the ancient gods in Egypt, Greece and China. They have found evidence in many of the cave paintings that these civilizations had produced. In this research paper I...
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  • The Differences and Similarites of Dogs and Cats
    The Differences and Similarities of a Dog and Cat Two domestic animals that share many common and different elements are dog and cat. Despite being different species they exhibit many surprising similarities. By examining these characteristics of each animal can become helpful when selecting a pet. Domestic dogs and cats share many common elements. They both make great companions as pets and are very loyal to their handlers and family members. Dogs and cats also have over two hundred...
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  • How To Train Your Dog
    Hannah Texter November 13, 2014 Stephanie Fellenger Process Essay How to Train Your Dog I have trained many puppies in my life due to my grandma running an animal shelter. It is important to start training your new puppy as soon as you bring it home. Training can be done yourself or a professional can be hired. The younger the dog is the easier they will be to train, as well as they’ll be able to be taught more. Teaching a dog commands is not a hard task to do in a few easy steps. Training...
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  • Dogs vs Cats - 641 Words
    Which Do You Prefer: Dogs or Cats? Dogs and cats have been competing for the title of "man's best friend" for years. Some people will swear that dogs are the best because they are loyal, playful, and friendly. Others will vow that cats make the best pets because they are independent, easy to care for, and are great hunters. Yes, they are both adorable. Yes, they are both cuddly, but which one makes the best pet? This essay will persuade you to lean towards dogs in this debate. Dogs will...
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  • I Believe in Dogs - 604 Words
    Many people have a close relationship with their pets. These people treat their birds, cats, or other animals as members of their family. But, the very special pets that I have always been intrigued with are dogs. As silly as it sounds, but hear me out, when I tell you the reasons why I believe in dogs. I believe that dogs can teach you so many essential moral values in life. For instance, dogs teach you to express your inner feelings, and it’s always a good thing to let people know how you...
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  • Dogs vs. Cats - 705 Words
    Cats and Dogs How many times have you seen a cat play with their owner or run and fetch a stick? How many times have you seen a deputy cat? On the many occasions that you happen to see a dog, are they always so lazy and cannot be bothered to play with you? Scientists have studied and interpreted the ways of these species. They have come up with conclusions to support their research as well as many similarities and differences between both species. Both of these sophisticated animals have...
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  • When dogs cry - 744 Words
    The novel When Dogs Cry by Markus Zusak is a boy meets girl story but it is more than that. It relates to brotherly love and a boy finding himself as well as boy meets girl relationships. Zusak constantly reminds us of the themes and relationships occurring in the novel. The relationships shared with the characters are emotional and exciting while they take us through their journeys. Cameron is a young adolescent that has trouble fitting in with his age group, he doesn’t have any friends,...
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  • Seperation Anxiety in Dogs - 752 Words
    Erin Edge Public Speaking March 2013 PLAN: Narrowed Topic: Separation Anxiety in dogs. Message: I will communicate with my class what separation anxiety is, what symptoms to look for and how to handle them. Audience: public speaking class Purpose: To help others understand what separation anxiety is and how it can be handled. Performance Goal: Watch my vocal distracters and vary my eye contact. OUTLINE: INTRODUCTION Attention-getting strategy: How many of you have a dog at home? How...
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  • My Pet Dog - 1143 Words
    Dogs can bring happiness to even the saddest person. They bring out the best in someone, and they’re always there for you. This is one of the many reasons I love dogs so much. That, and the fact that I’ve grown up always having at least three. My family is definitely a dog family; all of us love being around dogs, and we always have so many and want more and more. Right now, we have 4. Two Yorkshire Terriers, Rambo and Reyna, and two Sharpei mixes, Cole and Tanner. Cole and Tanner are my babies;...
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  • The Culture of Dog Ownership - 1216 Words
    The Culture of Dog Ownership Human beings have kept animals for millenia. In the early, tenuous days of our relationship, packs of gray wolves followed our ancestors as they navigated the prehistoric tundra in search of game. With time, humans began to realize the benefits to the presence of their new companions, and so began a cultural practice which has evolved in ways unimaginable to those early hunters. About twelve thousand years ago, dogs became the first wild animal we invited into...
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  • How to Care for a Dog - 1054 Words
    x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x In exchange for all the love and pleasure dogs give their families, they do require various kinds of care in return, many of them...
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  • English: Pet and Dogs - 677 Words
    Laura McGray English 102 24 Feb 2013 The Better Pet Dogs have always been called “man’s best friend.” Studies have shown this to be true and dogs are the better pet especially over a cat. Although dogs and cats are both wonderful house pets, dogs are more intelligent and easier to train than cats, and dogs are also far more loving and loyal than most cats will ever be. When it comes to training, dogs are by far easier and more trainable than cats. Have you ever seen a cat sit or meow on...
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  • Technicalities of Dogs and Cats - 857 Words
    Technicalities of Dogs and Cats Amazing and loving creature’s dogs and cats are the perfect pets. The comfort and warm feeling they give makes getting through the day so much easier. Many people have their preferences when it comes to dogs and cats. Although cats and dogs have similarities there are many differences as well, such as different types of breeds, food, and training. Dogs and cats are loveable and unique animals that have a plethora of different breeds with many crazy colors,...
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  • Dogs: Man's Best Friend
    MAN'S BEST FRIEND - DOGS Why are we say that a dog is a man's best friend? Before talking about how important of dogs to our lives, we have to know where they come from. Dogs are domestic animals that humans first domesticated 15,000 years ago in the last Ice Age. The ancestors are the wolf dogs. These animals are used to keep as a pet or for entertaining reasons. Dog is a well-known animal. It has four legs, and a sharp sense of hearing and smelling. A dog's brain is very developing. Dogs...
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  • Ban on Eating Cats and Dogs
    Animal Behavior Mid-Term Have you ever considered eating a dog or a cat, or wondered what it would taste like? In America eating a dog or cat is a very controversial issue and is not accepted by society as a whole. In foreign countries they will consume almost every animal that inhabits their land but in American society it is frowned upon to eat food like the foreigners do. Is it morally wrong or unethical to eat a source of food that is not considered a delicacy? Everyone must eat in...
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  • Observation Essay- on a Dog
    Amy Packer(Walck) Eng-105 12/23/2012 Rebecca Foy Observing A Family Dog The observation of a family owned dog, a black lab. A lot of family owned dogs are usually friendly in nature. Through my observations of a family owned black lab. I had noticed a few things like actions, habits, and some behaviors. The black lab along with a lot of family dogs are usually friendly in nature. All dogs show different behaviors due to how they are raised and trained. Some of the...
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  • Dog, the Man Best Friend
    The dog is a well-known animal. It’s a four footed animal . A dog has a sharp sense of hearing and smell. He can hear footsteps from a great distance. At night he will be up and about at the least sound. He can smell his master from far off. He will rush out of the house to jump on his master and welcome him home. They are intelligent so they can provide services to people, such as working with police officers at airports searching bags for bombs and illegal drugs. Moreover, dogs can assist...
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  • My Life In Dog Years
     Emily Krenik Childrens Lit My Life in Dog Years I really enjoyed reading My Life in Dog Years. I am also a dog lover so I could relate completely to Paulsen’s point of view. I wish I could be around dogs as much as he is in this story. The dogs just seem to come out of nowhere and are attracted to him. I think that this book is a good book for children to read that is realistic fiction because it was realistic but there weren’t really any controversial issues. I...
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  • my dog my life
    I remember being just three small years old, dancing around the house, watching "The Power Puff Girls" and wanting, ever so badly, to be a little superhero. One day, my mother scooped me up in her arms, breaking my concentration of crime fighting little girls, to take a trip to the pound. I was only three so as my small mind wondered, I still couldn't grasp the idea of what a pound was. Still, my loving mother would not speak a word of what the "pound" was. I remember toddling through the smelly...
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  • Dogs are better than cats
    There is always the question, are dogs better pets than cats or are cats better pets than dogs? Which animal is more loving, more loyal, and independent? Well, people who have cats instead of dogs must surely agree that cats make better pets; likewise, dog owners prefer to have dogs. Some people are “cat people” and some are “dog people” and some like both. I am a dog person and I think dogs are a lot better pets than cats....
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  • Problem Of Stray Dogs - 2744 Words
     Content 1. Dogs in the 21st Century 3 1.1 Introduction 3 1.2 Scientists attempt to understand dog 4 1.3 Importance of Oxytocin / hormone...
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  • Essay Writing for Dogs - 1968 Words
    The introductory paragraph accomplishes three purposes. It captures the reader's interest. It suggests the importance of the essay's topic. It ends with a thesis sentence. Often, the thesis sentence states a claim that consists of two or more related points. For example, a thesis might read, "A college essay has an introductory paragraph, several body paragraphs, and a concluding paragraph." You are telling the reader what you think are the most important points, which need to be addressed in...
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