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Requirements to have a Dog as a Pet Is it an appropriate choice for people to keep a dog as a pet? Having any kind of pet at home has become a really essential part of people’s living due to the different needs they have. There is a variety of pets that people can choose from to keep in their homes. Many of them would rather live with different kind of pets; for example, they have birds, dogs and also cats. Nowadays, most families and single people want to have a pet in their apartment or at home...

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process done usually in a group or individual setting. d. Animals such as horses, dolphins, cats, guinea pigs, birds, dogs and many others are used for AAA and AAT. e. National Pet Owners Survey performed in 2007-2008 (which was sponsored by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association) shows that pets found in 71.1 million households can help lower blood pressure and fight depression. (Barker, 2008) f. Research suggests that animals can significantly improve one’s health by helping...

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Favorite Pet

Humans have made pets of animals for thousands of years. From something as common as a cat to something as exotic as a lion, history has shown that humans have kept such animals as pets. However, there is one animal that stands out above the rest. Time after time, dogs have proven themselves to be loyal, protective and loving companions. This is why they make the best pet to adopt. The first reason why dogs make the best pets to adopt is because of their loyalty to their owner. They have...

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Pets for the Elderly

Pets for the Elderly Most people in the English language have heard the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” While that very well may, or may not, be true—what about pets? Wouldn’t it be better if that Granny Smith were a Husky puppy? If that Delicious Red were a fluffy, gray kitten who purrs in your lap? Don’t misunderstand me, I’m not condoning eating the family pet, but instead supporting the idea that owning an animal can help your, and your family’s health. In 1999, people who...

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Beneficial Pets

life? Then get pets! I must admit it is hard to believe that domesticated animals can promote mental and physical health, but many studies have shown that they can. On the other hand, you must find a pet that is compatible with you or with your life style. <br><br>Maintaining good mental health is crucial for living a "normal" life. Many psychiatrists have found that patients with anger management problems can be calmer with a pet around the house. Sometimes, just the feel of a pet in the house can...

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Adopt a Pet

Persuasive Speech Self-Evaluation My topic for my Persuasive Speech was on, “Why should you adopt a pet?” In class, when we were in groups looking over our classmates outlines, my topic was on seatbelt safety law. I thought that topic wasn’t strong enough to have an argument with. Somehow, in my group we were talking about pets that we have adopted. Then, I thought why not a speech on why you should adopt a pet. I myself have adopted a dog and volunteered at the SPCA about a year ago so I thought it would...

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Keeping Pets

The disadvantages of keeping prairie dogs as pets far outweigh the advantages. But the cuteness factor of these unique creatures keep the pet trade moving along with more and more people wanting prairie dogs as pets. Before you take on one of these animals into your care, you should weigh all of the factors of ownership so there will be no surprises once the prairie dog is in your home. Advantages Without a doubt, the cuteness and uniqueness factors of the prairie dog are what interest people...

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The Value of Pets

There are many pills, medicines, and potions out there that claim to have a calming and therapeutic effect, but what are the side effects? There are many different kinds of pets such as, cats, dogs, fish, and horses, but they all share a physical and mental therapeutic value. Fish are one kind of pets that have a calming effect. Your emotions about colors lead to a reflex action in your vascular system, with changes in blood pressure and pulse rhythm occurring to "color psychology and color...

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My Pets

Pets are wonderful. It is great to feed them and pet them. I also have beautiful pets. My pet dog’s name is Muthu. He is from the German shepherd family. Some people think that this kind of dogs is very fierce and hard to manage. But Muthu is very nice and loving. He always follows his master’s orders. At night we let him free and he guards our house. He doesn’t like to sit simply in his kennel, bored. So, in the evening my Dadichan takes him for a walk. He wags his...

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No Class Pets!

Imagine that you are a soft and adorable guinea pig that was born in a pet store from your captured parents. There, shoppers are banging on the cage window, trying to wake you up and see you running on your hamster wheel, and are screaming “Look! Cute piggy!” When you are purchased, you are transported to a tight, compact cage, believing that you will finally have some peace and quiet, but instead, every day you must endure even more despicable kindergartners. Now, when you were busy imagining that...

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