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Do Not Neglect Your Pets
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Do Not Neglect Your Pets

We as pet owners need to take responsibility for the animals we get. We get them to enjoy and to relax us after a long day at work. Do we really want to forget about them in their need of time. I don't think so.

In a study of over 1,000 case of animal cruelty, about 70 percent of the cases involved neglected pets. Folks, that is hard to understand. That is seven out of every ten people say the heck with their pets. Why in the hell would you want a pet if you are going to treat your pet that way.

It included dogs and cats in cages that were to small, dogs tied up for long periods of time and sick pets left to fend for their self. The survey also included rabbits that were left alone for days outside their owners house.

The SPCA did an investigation and talked to the pets owner about their pet situations. They were given advice on how to take care of their pets. Even with the advice, less then 30 percent of the owners made improvements.

Some of the lame excuses that were given why their pets were the way they are is, their pets are used to the way they are living or I do not have time to deal with them. How would they like it if their pet were to say to them, go hunting without me, I don't feel like going, or give me away to a good family that will care about me.

It comes down to that the pet owner does not care about the pet like they used to. The do not take the any appropriate measures and the responsibility in caring for a pet. They want the pet for the kids, but after a while the fun is gone and so is the caring. At that time, it is time to give the pet away to someone that can care for it the right way.

There are many ways to take care of your pet and have fun doing it. It is like watching your kids grow up. The new things they learn over time. The tricks you teach your pet, the loyalty your pet gives you and how much more relaxed you feel after a bad day. Try it, you will like it. There are speciality pet products out there for you to use if you need to. Read the pet food label and give them the right food.

Getting a pet is one of the best things you can do for you and your family.The best thing you can do for your pet is to take care of them the way you take care of your self. After all, they are a part of your family.


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Cena  

Pets are part of family. Great article!

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  about 5 years ago
AnnMarie  

It's appalling how callous people can be about their pets. They shouldn't have pets if they are not committed to loving them. If you love them, you will treat them well. Some people who get pets for all the wrong reasons don't really care about them to start with and they don't realize that the animal is sentient, has feelings, and is dependent on them and will be for years. They are not a toy to be tossed when you get bored with them. Then again, look how people treat people in this world. Man's inhumanity to man or any creature is one of my biggest pet peeves....pardon the pun! :)

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  about 6 years ago

You are right AnnMarie. Things sure have changed in the last 10 to 20 years for the worse. Why can'y people just get along.

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  about 6 years ago

Good article Daniel, yes mistreating or neglecting your pet is the same as mistreating or neglecting your child.

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  about 6 years ago

Thank you Sherry

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  about 6 years ago

Great article Daniel, you hit the nail on the head. We as dog owners need to treat dogs as a family. Thank you

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  about 6 years ago

Thank you William. It is to bad that people treat their pets so bad.

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  about 6 years ago

Good article, Daniel. I do not understand why people who neglect and mistreat animals went out and got the animal in the first place. But a lot do. Laws need to be made that would really punish these people.

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  about 6 years ago

Thank you Georgia. It is hard to understand some people nowdays and why they do the things they do.

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  about 6 years ago
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