Chinese dog meat festival serves up stolen pets and may spread disease. Unlike South Korea, another Asian country where dogs are consumed, China does not have any large-scale dog-breeding farms. A four-year investigation by Animals Asia, an advocacy group, found no evidence of such breeding facilities. "The vast majority of so-called "meat dogs" are in fact stolen companion animals and strays," says the group's 2015 report. Theft of dogs is rife in Beijing and other cities as well as in the countryside. According to news reports, organized gangs often use poison darts to sedate and then steal pets and stray dogs. Studies have linked incidences of rabies in Asia to the trade and consumption of dog meat. People butchering and handling dogs are at risk of being infected. In addition, the meat sold in dog restaurants is not inspected and could pose a risk to those who eat it. In 2008, the World Health Organization warned that consumption of dog meat might have contributed to an outbreak of cholera in Vietnam. -- Also, can a dog suffer more than a pig or chicken? Maybe but it's not clear. by shawn
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shawn Chinese dog meat festival serves up stolen pets and may spread disease. Unlike South Korea, another Asian country where dogs are consumed, China does not have any large-scale dog-breeding farms. A four-year investigation by Animals Asia, an advocacy group, found no evidence of such breeding facilities. "The vast majority of so-called "meat dogs" are in fact stolen companion animals and strays," says the group's 2015 report. Theft of dogs is rife in Beijing and other cities as well as in the countryside. According to news reports, organized gangs often use poison darts to sedate and then steal pets and stray dogs. Studies have linked incidences of rabies in Asia to the trade and consumption of dog meat. People butchering and handling dogs are at risk of being infected. In addition, the meat sold in dog restaurants is not inspected and could pose a risk to those who eat it. In 2008, the World Health Organization warned that consumption of dog meat might have contributed to an outbreak of cholera in Vietnam. -- Also, can a dog suffer more than a pig or chicken? Maybe but it's not clear.
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Pets with (dis)abilities series by Carli Davidson. "I wanted to create a project showcasing differently abled pets, telling their stories in order to show the world that they are happy, thriving companions. They are not sad, they are not in pain, and the owners and animals continue to be of great value to one another." #dogs #dog #corgi #chihuahua #pug #poodle by shawn
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shawn Pets with (dis)abilities series by Carli Davidson. "I wanted to create a project showcasing differently abled pets, telling their stories in order to show the world that they are happy, thriving companions. They are not sad, they are not in pain, and the owners and animals continue to be of great value to one another." #dogs #dog #corgi #chihuahua #pug #poodle
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View the latest petition signatures for Demand Crackdown On Dog Meat In Cambodia! Save The Lives Of Innocent Pets Stolen And Destroyed For Meat! by lena
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lena View the latest petition signatures for Demand Crackdown On Dog Meat In Cambodia! Save The Lives Of Innocent Pets Stolen And Destroyed For Meat!
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Burke Co GA is a big county, no animal shelter for county, lots of strays and people dump dogs at the landfill - if you live in this area please consider adopting and fostering a few people their are working hard to help their animals. SOS-Saving Our Strays Burke Co GA added a new photo to the album: Available Dogs and Cats. 1 hr · Edited · These are our most URGENT angels that are in desperate need of a rescue/furever home. Samson is a pit mix, approx 2-3 years old. He is the "longest residen by willie
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willie Burke Co GA is a big county, no animal shelter for county, lots of strays and people dump dogs at the landfill - if you live in this area please consider adopting and fostering a few people their are working hard to help their animals. SOS-Saving Our Strays Burke Co GA added a new photo to the album: Available Dogs and Cats. 1 hr · Edited · These are our most URGENT angels that are in desperate need of a rescue/furever home. Samson is a pit mix, approx 2-3 years old. He is the "longest residen
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Dog fighting is a cruel and brutal practice. The abuses are so gruesome that even experienced investigators are shocked by what they discover at dog fighting raids. For the sake of human profit, the dogs are trained to kill. To ensure their aggression dogs are beaten, chained and fed gunpowder, illegal drugs and even live animals -- and sometimes they are not fed at all for long periods of time. In the end, dogs that do not win are either killed or left to die horrific and painful deaths. by maribel
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maribel Dog fighting is a cruel and brutal practice. The abuses are so gruesome that even experienced investigators are shocked by what they discover at dog fighting raids. For the sake of human profit, the dogs are trained to kill. To ensure their aggression dogs are beaten, chained and fed gunpowder, illegal drugs and even live animals -- and sometimes they are not fed at all for long periods of time. In the end, dogs that do not win are either killed or left to die horrific and painful deaths.
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This brutal "Festival" involves what some call savouring the "delights" of dog meat hotpot, lychees, and strong liquor -- which will increase the abduction of strays and pets and also increase the torturous & inhumane prisons of dog meat farms - places where man's best friends are raised for such purposes -- thousands of dogs will suffer, be butchered, beaten to death, skinned alive and eaten. by marta
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marta This brutal "Festival" involves what some call savouring the "delights" of dog meat hotpot, lychees, and strong liquor -- which will increase the abduction of strays and pets and also increase the torturous & inhumane prisons of dog meat farms - places where man's best friends are raised for such purposes -- thousands of dogs will suffer, be butchered, beaten to death, skinned alive and eaten.
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NEW PETITION 2016 ***Thousands of dogs are crowded together and denied proper food, water and veterinary care as, bewildered and terrified, they wait to die. Thousands of dogs, many of them stolen pets, are captured and transported over long distances under horrific conditions to Yulin, a city in China’s Guangxi Autonomous... by carmen
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carmen NEW PETITION 2016 ***Thousands of dogs are crowded together and denied proper food, water and veterinary care as, bewildered and terrified, they wait to die. Thousands of dogs, many of them stolen pets, are captured and transported over long distances under horrific conditions to Yulin, a city in China’s Guangxi Autonomous...
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Anytime you buy a dog online or in a pet store, you are supporting puppy mills- kennels that often have 800+ dogs that are neglected.  The people who run puppy mills or large breeding operations often are not charged with animal cruelty or neglect. by That Long Hair Girl
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That Long Hair Girl Anytime you buy a dog online or in a pet store, you are supporting puppy mills- kennels that often have 800+ dogs that are neglected. The people who run puppy mills or large breeding operations often are not charged with animal cruelty or neglect.
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Just about all dogs owners alloww their dogs to eat human foods. But is that okay? Several foods that are harmless and healthy for humans might be hazardous for dogs, resulting in serious health issues. However, a good amount of human foods could be given to dogs not having providing health benefits. The subsequent graphic shows you foods and their potential risk to trigger health complications in dogs. #Infographics by Sheila Armstrong 2tob9
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Sheila Armstrong 2tob9 Just about all dogs owners alloww their dogs to eat human foods. But is that okay? Several foods that are harmless and healthy for humans might be hazardous for dogs, resulting in serious health issues. However, a good amount of human foods could be given to dogs not having providing health benefits. The subsequent graphic shows you foods and their potential risk to trigger health complications in dogs. #Infographics
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November - adopt a senior pet Month !  Today's the day.  i JUST KNOW IT!  Someone who loves old dogs will come TAKE ME HOME.  Will it be YOU or GOD?  Adopting a senior dog is one of the most rewarding events ever.  Older animals are more mellow, have snuggles down pat, don't require the work puppies take and best of all, they have learned how to love with all their hearts and devotion is boundless.  ADOPT A NOVEMBER SENIOR DOG - AND FALL IN LOVE by angelsMB
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angelsMB November - adopt a senior pet Month ! Today's the day. i JUST KNOW IT! Someone who loves old dogs will come TAKE ME HOME. Will it be YOU or GOD? Adopting a senior dog is one of the most rewarding events ever. Older animals are more mellow, have snuggles down pat, don't require the work puppies take and best of all, they have learned how to love with all their hearts and devotion is boundless. ADOPT A NOVEMBER SENIOR DOG - AND FALL IN LOVE
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22 Dogs That Have Clearly Had A Ruff Day cute animals dogs adorable dog puppy animal pets funny animals funny pets funny dogs by estelle
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estelle 22 Dogs That Have Clearly Had A Ruff Day cute animals dogs adorable dog puppy animal pets funny animals funny pets funny dogs
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22 Dogs That Have Clearly Had A Ruff Day cute animals dogs adorable dog puppy animal pets funny animals funny pets funny dogs by estelle
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estelle 22 Dogs That Have Clearly Had A Ruff Day cute animals dogs adorable dog puppy animal pets funny animals funny pets funny dogs
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I love watching #fireworks for the 4th, but for #pets it can be a really scary day. One of our dogs is very scared of fireworks. He shakes and tries to hide, and if we are not home, he tries to escape and take off. I have a thunder shirt for him which helps somewhat, but I also use this essential oil blend to help keep him calm. YES! Some essential oils are beneficial to our pets as well. CALM DOGGIE RECIPE: for a 15-50 pound dog (15ml spray bottle): 10 drops Lavender 5 drops Cedarwood 2 d... by annmarie
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annmarie I love watching #fireworks for the 4th, but for #pets it can be a really scary day. One of our dogs is very scared of fireworks. He shakes and tries to hide, and if we are not home, he tries to escape and take off. I have a thunder shirt for him which helps somewhat, but I also use this essential oil blend to help keep him calm. YES! Some essential oils are beneficial to our pets as well. CALM DOGGIE RECIPE: for a 15-50 pound dog (15ml spray bottle): 10 drops Lavender 5 drops Cedarwood 2 d...
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Binturongs, which are sometimes known as bearcats (though not a bear or a cat) are members of the family Viverridae, which also includes civets and genets. They are primarily frugivores (fruit eaters), but have been known to eat a wide variety of foods including small animals. Binturongs have a long prehensile tail that can be used during climbing or to provide extra grip and balance whilst sleeping in trees. Perhaps one of the most striking features of the binturong species is their scent, which has been described by some as being akin to popcorn. This species is found in forests throughout South-East Asia. by mry3
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mry3 Binturongs, which are sometimes known as bearcats (though not a bear or a cat) are members of the family Viverridae, which also includes civets and genets. They are primarily frugivores (fruit eaters), but have been known to eat a wide variety of foods including small animals. Binturongs have a long prehensile tail that can be used during climbing or to provide extra grip and balance whilst sleeping in trees. Perhaps one of the most striking features of the binturong species is their scent, which has been described by some as being akin to popcorn. This species is found in forests throughout South-East Asia.
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Dogs of the world, unite! #Animals Pets by Keunsup Shin
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Keunsup Shin Dogs of the world, unite! #Animals Pets
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Over 95% of the cruelty to animals in the United States occurs at the hands of the meat, dairy, and egg industries which confine, mutilate, and slaughter over 8 billion land animals each year. Mercy For Animals. Despite the fact that these are the most abused animals in the United States, they actually have the fewest number of advocates. That is why it is so important that we stand up and become a voice for the most defenseless. by adela
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adela Over 95% of the cruelty to animals in the United States occurs at the hands of the meat, dairy, and egg industries which confine, mutilate, and slaughter over 8 billion land animals each year. Mercy For Animals. Despite the fact that these are the most abused animals in the United States, they actually have the fewest number of advocates. That is why it is so important that we stand up and become a voice for the most defenseless.
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This woman is roasting this puppy ALIVE over an open fire in a bucket.  Such atrocities happen every day in some Asian countries.  Although illegal  in most places, laws against dog torture and killing are NOT enforced.  Torture, it is believed, brings out the flavor of the meat and increases a man's sexual prowess!!!!!!!!!  Please educate yourself and sign petitions, donate, and do anything you can to help these innocent animals. by marta
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marta This woman is roasting this puppy ALIVE over an open fire in a bucket. Such atrocities happen every day in some Asian countries. Although illegal in most places, laws against dog torture and killing are NOT enforced. Torture, it is believed, brings out the flavor of the meat and increases a man's sexual prowess!!!!!!!!! Please educate yourself and sign petitions, donate, and do anything you can to help these innocent animals.
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Friends of Animals is a non-profit, international animal advocacy organization, incorporated in the state of New York since 1957. Friends of Animals works to cultivate a respectful view of nonhuman animals, free-living and domestic. Our goal is to free animals from cruelty and institutionalized exploitation around the world. by shawn
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shawn Friends of Animals is a non-profit, international animal advocacy organization, incorporated in the state of New York since 1957. Friends of Animals works to cultivate a respectful view of nonhuman animals, free-living and domestic. Our goal is to free animals from cruelty and institutionalized exploitation around the world.
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The Dhole!   The perfect blend between a fox and a wolf!!  Also called the "Indian Wild Dog" these canids are native to South and Southeast Asia.  They live in clans and behave much like African Wild Dogs (both of which are less territorial than Wolves). by paige
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paige The Dhole! The perfect blend between a fox and a wolf!! Also called the "Indian Wild Dog" these canids are native to South and Southeast Asia. They live in clans and behave much like African Wild Dogs (both of which are less territorial than Wolves).
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Top 10 Most Expensive Pets (highest total amount in veterinary claims over the course of a year). Rottweiler and Bernese Mountain top Dogs - Siamese and Bengal are top Cats.  Does not mean these aren't dogs and cats you want but does support knowing the breed types, traits and personalities before you commit to avoid abandonment at shelters (or worse) later on. by carmen
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carmen Top 10 Most Expensive Pets (highest total amount in veterinary claims over the course of a year). Rottweiler and Bernese Mountain top Dogs - Siamese and Bengal are top Cats. Does not mean these aren't dogs and cats you want but does support knowing the breed types, traits and personalities before you commit to avoid abandonment at shelters (or worse) later on.
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Not All of the Heroes of 9/11 Were Human Dogsof911   This pisses me off a little... It is the humans that took those dogs out again and again, hurt and dehydrated.  The dogs went because they were asked... it is the people that are there to protect the dogs.  Dogs should have been on rotation so this would not have happeded. by MistyLane
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MistyLane Not All of the Heroes of 9/11 Were Human Dogsof911 This pisses me off a little... It is the humans that took those dogs out again and again, hurt and dehydrated. The dogs went because they were asked... it is the people that are there to protect the dogs. Dogs should have been on rotation so this would not have happeded.
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Someone asked Anne Morrow Lindberg how she endured living alone. She answered, "oh, I'm not alone. I have a Scottish Terrier." They are closest to a human being of all dogs." #dogs #pets #ScottishTerriers Facebook.com/sodoggonefunny by kay
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kay Someone asked Anne Morrow Lindberg how she endured living alone. She answered, "oh, I'm not alone. I have a Scottish Terrier." They are closest to a human being of all dogs." #dogs #pets #ScottishTerriers Facebook.com/sodoggonefunny
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Agarwood or oodh (Aquilaria Malaccensis) - dark resinous heartwood that forms in Aquilaria & Gyrinops trees (native to southeast Asia) Infected with a type of mold, the tree produces a dark aromatic resin in response to the attack, which results in a very dense, dark, resin embedded heartwood. The resin embedded wood is commonly called gaharu, jinko, aloeswood, agarwood, or oud (not to be confused with 'Bakhoor') & for its distinctive fragrance, & is used for incense and perfumes. by paige
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paige Agarwood or oodh (Aquilaria Malaccensis) - dark resinous heartwood that forms in Aquilaria & Gyrinops trees (native to southeast Asia) Infected with a type of mold, the tree produces a dark aromatic resin in response to the attack, which results in a very dense, dark, resin embedded heartwood. The resin embedded wood is commonly called gaharu, jinko, aloeswood, agarwood, or oud (not to be confused with 'Bakhoor') & for its distinctive fragrance, & is used for incense and perfumes.
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A research group in russia spent the last 20-30 years breeding foxes to remove the wild genes and make purely domestic foxes. To fund their continuing research, they are selling these foxes as house pets. by Salmonizm
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Salmonizm A research group in russia spent the last 20-30 years breeding foxes to remove the wild genes and make purely domestic foxes. To fund their continuing research, they are selling these foxes as house pets.
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Previous pinner said: I'm loving the fact that I've changed a few peoples opinions about rats with my photos of Bug. Rats are such lovely animals, they're so misunderstood. I have had three rats all in all, and each one has been totally different. Bug thinks she's human, I'm sure of it. She acts like a baby and I treat her like mine. In my opinion, they're just as good pets as cats and dogs. by KathyDragon
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KathyDragon Previous pinner said: I'm loving the fact that I've changed a few peoples opinions about rats with my photos of Bug. Rats are such lovely animals, they're so misunderstood. I have had three rats all in all, and each one has been totally different. Bug thinks she's human, I'm sure of it. She acts like a baby and I treat her like mine. In my opinion, they're just as good pets as cats and dogs.
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Fiesta San Antonio 2014 medal "Spay/Neuter Pets" featuring Viola, a rescued senior dog. Medals are $8 and can be purchased at the link. All proceeds go to support the mission of The Cannoli Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving cats and dogs in the King William and Lavaca neighborhoods. by pamela
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pamela Fiesta San Antonio 2014 medal "Spay/Neuter Pets" featuring Viola, a rescued senior dog. Medals are $8 and can be purchased at the link. All proceeds go to support the mission of The Cannoli Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving cats and dogs in the King William and Lavaca neighborhoods.
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Arabian Sand Cat also known as the Sand Dune Cats are the only desert dwellers of the wild cat family. They are prolific diggers, and their claws are not very sharp for lack of places to sharpen them in the desert. It doesn't matter how small OR cute they are, they do NOT make good pets....they are wild animals. You cannot take a wild animal and domesticate it. by willie
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willie Arabian Sand Cat also known as the Sand Dune Cats are the only desert dwellers of the wild cat family. They are prolific diggers, and their claws are not very sharp for lack of places to sharpen them in the desert. It doesn't matter how small OR cute they are, they do NOT make good pets....they are wild animals. You cannot take a wild animal and domesticate it.
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This is a gas chamber used to kill (not euthanize) dogs and cats. Yes, they still use them in some shelters in Canada.  .GAS CHAMBER- PAINFUL DEATH!!!    The gas chamber is a most unconscionable and horrible way to carry out euthanasia. The victim(s) are put in an aluminum box and gasses are released to serve the function of killing the animals. They are fully aware of every excruciating breath until their last, and this process can take several of those agonizing moments. by hattie
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hattie This is a gas chamber used to kill (not euthanize) dogs and cats. Yes, they still use them in some shelters in Canada. .GAS CHAMBER- PAINFUL DEATH!!! The gas chamber is a most unconscionable and horrible way to carry out euthanasia. The victim(s) are put in an aluminum box and gasses are released to serve the function of killing the animals. They are fully aware of every excruciating breath until their last, and this process can take several of those agonizing moments.
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Pit bulls’ surprising past: Nanny dogs  Try to quickly summon an image of good-with-small-children dog, and chances are you'll picture something adorably Benji-shaggy. Or maybe a sweetie-pie golden retriever, or a loveball of a lab. It's not likely, at least not in today's perception of the breed, that an American pit bull terrier leaps to mind.    But not so long ago, pit bulls were brought in as "nanny dogs," the trusted caretaker pups to by waxhaw
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waxhaw Pit bulls’ surprising past: Nanny dogs Try to quickly summon an image of good-with-small-children dog, and chances are you'll picture something adorably Benji-shaggy. Or maybe a sweetie-pie golden retriever, or a loveball of a lab. It's not likely, at least not in today's perception of the breed, that an American pit bull terrier leaps to mind. But not so long ago, pit bulls were brought in as "nanny dogs," the trusted caretaker pups to
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Spay/neuter your pets!  Over 4/5 millions pets are euthanized every year b/c there are not enough homes for them..  Shame on the people who keep breeding their animals intentionally or accidentally..... GET your pets fixed!!!! by rosa
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rosa Spay/neuter your pets! Over 4/5 millions pets are euthanized every year b/c there are not enough homes for them.. Shame on the people who keep breeding their animals intentionally or accidentally..... GET your pets fixed!!!!
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This blog discusses in detail on the topic of butchering a chicken and how to do it correctly. In both having a self-reliant homestead and Agricultural Education butchering is something we have to do to supply food for others. A reading strategy I would use with this would be having a class discussion. This is a controversial topic and has to be handled correctly. The educator needs to be a part of the discussion. by etta
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etta This blog discusses in detail on the topic of butchering a chicken and how to do it correctly. In both having a self-reliant homestead and Agricultural Education butchering is something we have to do to supply food for others. A reading strategy I would use with this would be having a class discussion. This is a controversial topic and has to be handled correctly. The educator needs to be a part of the discussion.
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