Testimony: Their owners "really love these animals but they're loving them to death," says Tim Harrison, director of Outreach For Animals, a rescue operation in Dayton, Ohio. (Guarino, 2011, Oct 20) 5. Document: To meet the demands of those who keep exotic animals as pets, dealers often have to take the animals from their native lands. This disrupts the ecosystems from which they are stolen, and can disrupt the ecosystems to which they are taken if they escape
I’m here to set the record straight and show you it’s not the breed it’s the way they are raised. So the question is who should own this loyal breed, what rules need to be followed, and steps that should be taken to show that this breed can be rehabilitated. Let’s start with a little background information on the breed we call a “Pit Bull” also called the American Staffordshire terrier. The breed is originally used for baiting dogs in England. Back then they had the utmost respect from people and a lot of people in England owned a Staffordshire terrier.
In the United States, Puppy Mills is a growing epidemic. Dog breeders have blurred the lines between selling a puppy for profit and treating an animal as one would treat a discarded piece of paper. My home state is Delaware and the first state that comes to my mind is Pennsylvania in regards to puppy mills. This state is doing a poor job enforcing an anti-puppy law designed to protect buyers and ensure breeders maintain humane practices. The United States is not the only country trying to protect animals; The United Kingdom and Australia are front runners as well.
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