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Mandy Arthurs
Mandy Arthurs

Actually skipmorris17, having them neutered or spayed is not cruel and there is no such rule as allowing them to have at least 1 litter before getting them "fixed", ask a Vet, it's codswollap. What is cruel is seeing the damage and abuse done to these Dogs and Cats by Humans who hurl boiling water at them, set fire to them, beat them till their skulls are smashed with sticks, kick them to death, poison them after enticing them over to food...................the list goes on, shall I? It's...

Actually skipmorris17, having them neutered or spayed is not cruel and there is no such rule as allowing them to have at least 1 litter before getting them "fixed", ask a Vet, it's codswollap. What is cruel is seeing the damage and abuse done to these Dogs and Cats by Humans who hurl boiling water at them, set fire to them, beat them till their skulls are smashed with sticks, kick them to death, poison them after enticing them over to food...................the list goes on, shall I? It's stupid ignorance like your spouting that causes the damage to these Animals. You clearly see yourself as an animal lover so go see a Vet and ask them about your view on neutering and spaying, then go visit the hundreds of KILL SHELTERS around the World and see what allowing irresponsible breeding produces. As for not giving your animals away to just anybody, you only see the attitude of the person as they want you to see it, you can't be sure what their like behind closed doors. Bare that in mind when you hand over a defenceless puppy next time.

Lisa Woollaston
Lisa Woollaston
  • Mandy Arthurs

Very well said!

Maryanne Wolford
Maryanne Wolford
  • Mandy Arthurs

There are so many uninformed ppl in this world, it really amazes me! People on the Internet obviously have acces to the net, google info, read...be informed before you comment ridiculous crap on something you know nothing about!!

Maryanne Wolford
Maryanne Wolford
  • Mandy Arthurs

I couldn't have said it better myself Mandy!

Rachel Ward
Rachel Ward
  • Mandy Arthurs

I agree wholeheartedly with what Mandy said. Good for you for saying what so many of us also feel! God bless you.

Deborah Caswell
Deborah Caswell
  • Mandy Arthurs

Y OU TOOK THE WORDS RIGHT OUT OF MY MOUTH!

Peggy House
Peggy House
  • Mandy Arthurs

I strongly agree with you. Actully it not as healthy for a dog to have puppies and a male dog if you don't breed him and not spay him he will have trouble later.

Julie Green
Julie Green
  • Mandy Arthurs

STRONGLY AGREE!!!

Barbara Wilson
Barbara Wilson
  • Mandy Arthurs

O Lord that hurt me to my heart, how ppl hurt animals..reading these post n looking at that scare dog make me cry my soul out, n no matter what u do to them, they have uncomditional love....ppl what can we do..i am going to get me a cat n dog, don't know whice one i love the most, so i am getting both..

Joan Bueter
Joan Bueter
  • Mandy Arthurs

She doesn't even have to go around the world. She can see it in her own county or town. So many animals and so few homes for them so they die.

Yogayantra Dominique R
Yogayantra Dominique R

There is one solution: neutering all street dogs and cats. This is what happens in a village in France, street animals do not multiply, even diminishes. They do the same in the US, in Thailand, etc. But Cruelty is nOT the solution.

M Janet Faulk
M Janet Faulk
  • Yogayantra Dominique R

That's good that you don't just give them to anybody unless you think you can trust them. But how much research goes into the thinking you can trust them?? Unless you know these people personally that you're trusting and stay in contact with them, you don't know how these dogs are treated or that they're not letting them have more puppies. And you can't very well ask them to get these puppies spayed/ neutered when you don't do it yourself, can't you?? Which adds even more unwanted animals...

That's good that you don't just give them to anybody unless you think you can trust them. But how much research goes into the thinking you can trust them?? Unless you know these people personally that you're trusting and stay in contact with them, you don't know how these dogs are treated or that they're not letting them have more puppies. And you can't very well ask them to get these puppies spayed/ neutered when you don't do it yourself, can't you?? Which adds even more unwanted animals to the already overpopulated world. Also if you didn't have these puppies to give away, and these people really wanted a dog, they would go to the Humane Society and adopt one which in turn would prevent another animal from being euthanized. Think about what your doing. REALLY THINK ABOUT IT, THEN TAKE YOUR DOGS AND GET THEM FIXED.

Julie Wilson
Julie Wilson
  • Yogayantra Dominique R

skipmorris, your argument makes no sense. 100's of 1000's of puppies die every year, a horrible death, due to massive overpopulation of dogs WORLDWIDE. They either die of starvation and disease, or they are put to sleep in shelters. That's far more cruel than sterilizing. Don't forget who created the situation in the first place.. people created it. We made domestic dogs for our own ends. Now we ignore the mess we created, which by the way, gets worse every year. PLUS, like Janet says,...

skipmorris, your argument makes no sense. 100's of 1000's of puppies die every year, a horrible death, due to massive overpopulation of dogs WORLDWIDE. They either die of starvation and disease, or they are put to sleep in shelters. That's far more cruel than sterilizing. Don't forget who created the situation in the first place.. people created it. We made domestic dogs for our own ends. Now we ignore the mess we created, which by the way, gets worse every year. PLUS, like Janet says, every puppy somebody like you breeds, means another will die unwanted somewhere. This will never end until people STOP allowing dogs to breed. We do not need another single dog on this planet!!!!

Lacy Sheetz
Lacy Sheetz
  • Yogayantra Dominique R

skipmorris17 Sure, it may be in the animals nature to reproduce, but that doesn't mean we have to allow it. There are too many cats and dogs in this world as it is, why bring more in it and keeping the cycle going?? There are animals that need our help, and instead of helping them, we're more worried about having more and more UNWANTED litters. NO!!

Amanda Patience
Amanda Patience
  • Yogayantra Dominique R

its great skipmorris that you made sure you could trust the people you gave your puppies to but what somebody shows you when seeing them could be lies and you could have no clue how they are getting treated in the end! saying that its unfair to spay and neuter street animals is rediculas i think its needed ins cotland the problem isnt as bad as other places but then loads of people get there animals fixed there is nothing more heartbreaking to me than knowing that there is all these poor...

its great skipmorris that you made sure you could trust the people you gave your puppies to but what somebody shows you when seeing them could be lies and you could have no clue how they are getting treated in the end! saying that its unfair to spay and neuter street animals is rediculas i think its needed ins cotland the problem isnt as bad as other places but then loads of people get there animals fixed there is nothing more heartbreaking to me than knowing that there is all these poor animals stuck with out homes because people didnt get there animals fixed or they want an new puppy or kitten rather than going to there local shelter to see if there is a animal in desprate need of a loving home i know loads of people who go to the shelters before they look anywhere else and they have the most brillent pet in the world because all its needed is love!! i rescude my dog from being put down because no one coould look after her our old cat was a rescue cat we bought our parrot froom friends who were leaving the country and couldnt take him with them and our first ever dog was giving to use by friends from a puppy because there dog had ended up with a litter because a stray dog had got into there garden when she was in season i have never gone looking for a brand new animal because there is plenty out there needing homes already

Betty Gordon
Betty Gordon
  • Yogayantra Dominique R

skipmorris17 do you really CARE what happens to your puppies after you GIVE them away? There is no possible way you or anyone can know what is happening to these pups 24/7! Right here in the U.S. 'humans' are getting "FREE TO GOOD HOME" dogs and cats and using them for target practice... you may say that is HORRIBLE, HEINOUS, etc., etc., etc., but that doesn't help to stop ABUSE of ANIMALS! It is pure CAHCAH that "it is in their nature for dogs to have puppies and cats to have...

skipmorris17 do you really CARE what happens to your puppies after you GIVE them away? There is no possible way you or anyone can know what is happening to these pups 24/7! Right here in the U.S. 'humans' are getting "FREE TO GOOD HOME" dogs and cats and using them for target practice... you may say that is HORRIBLE, HEINOUS, etc., etc., etc., but that doesn't help to stop ABUSE of ANIMALS! It is pure CAHCAH that "it is in their nature for dogs to have puppies and cats to have kittens"... Whoever taught you that needs to spend a year in a Kill Shelter to see the 1000's of dogs & cats that are killed daily because of overpopulation!!!

Rahul Gokhale
Rahul Gokhale
  • Yogayantra Dominique R

perhaps we need less people on the planet? come to think abt it, what right do we have to preach dogs about their breeding habits when as supposedly rational beings we dont leash our own breeding habits?

DonaldandJenny Sack
DonaldandJenny Sack
  • Yogayantra Dominique R

Seems like a good idea.

Diana Walsh
Diana Walsh
  • Yogayantra Dominique R

The shelters in any area I have lived, and I have lived in Florida, WV, Virginia and now Kentucky all REQUIRE the person adopting the dog or cat, to have them neutered. I know many think it is cruel, but I do not believe that animal truly knows they are missing having pup or kittens - its not like a person, who wants a baby. animals breed because they can, and nature made them this way in order to keep their species alive. I LOVE animals, all dogs and cats - but I also know over population,...

The shelters in any area I have lived, and I have lived in Florida, WV, Virginia and now Kentucky all REQUIRE the person adopting the dog or cat, to have them neutered. I know many think it is cruel, but I do not believe that animal truly knows they are missing having pup or kittens - its not like a person, who wants a baby. animals breed because they can, and nature made them this way in order to keep their species alive. I LOVE animals, all dogs and cats - but I also know over population, and animals that owners are not responsible for, breed and the pups are either given away, or taken to a shelter, or even worse - they are killed right as they are born..

Elke Rigg
Elke Rigg
  • Yogayantra Dominique R

I agree what has been said above

Nancy Walsh
Nancy Walsh

Despicable.

Susan Bott
Susan Bott
  • Nancy Walsh

Sick.

Michael Lee Robins
Michael Lee Robins

If there are too many humans on the planet then why do no we all go get "fixed." I know there is a big problem with unwanted, discarded dogs, just like there is humans...but something does not feel right about sterilizing a species out of existence.I mean if every one concurred and fixed all the dogs would that spell the eminent end to the domestic dog.I have lived with dogs my whole life.seen many litters of mongrel puppies in the last 50 years as my parents lived with dogs as well we never...

If there are too many humans on the planet then why do no we all go get "fixed." I know there is a big problem with unwanted, discarded dogs, just like there is humans...but something does not feel right about sterilizing a species out of existence.I mean if every one concurred and fixed all the dogs would that spell the eminent end to the domestic dog.I have lived with dogs my whole life.seen many litters of mongrel puppies in the last 50 years as my parents lived with dogs as well we never had trouble placing puppies to good homes.It takes a little time and effort but there are still many humans that want to take care of and raise dogs its a conundrum for me...to decide for the dogs.I would say it is more crucial for humans to get fixed then the dogs but I am still hung up about the verdict..the jury is still out on this topic...I think there is a lot of money floating around and maybe a better protocol then the humane society needs to be arranged to further adoptive efforts.Not entirely comfortable with forced sterilization.

Linda Vermillion
Linda Vermillion
  • Michael Lee Robins

I don't think anyone wants to "sterilize a species out of existence." Pet owners should be required to spay and neuter their pets by law. If you want to breed your pet then you should have to apply for a permit from your county and your premises should be checked out. Any litter from your pet should then have to be spayed or neutered and you should not be allowed to breed that animal more than once. If you don't think pet overpopulation is a problem please educate yourself. Go the your...

I don't think anyone wants to "sterilize a species out of existence." Pet owners should be required to spay and neuter their pets by law. If you want to breed your pet then you should have to apply for a permit from your county and your premises should be checked out. Any litter from your pet should then have to be spayed or neutered and you should not be allowed to breed that animal more than once. If you don't think pet overpopulation is a problem please educate yourself. Go the your nearest shelter or SPCA or Humane Society and ask them for the figures on euthanasia on healthy, young, adoptable pets that there is NO ROOM for or no adoptors for so they are killed. After you've researched that ask yourself if you'd still like to see people breed their pets.

Layla Mitoulas Orleans
Layla Mitoulas Orleans

Save A life, spay n neutered. all 6 of mine are.. n they were abandoned n drug houses..

Layla Mitoulas Orleans
Layla Mitoulas Orleans
  • Layla Mitoulas Orleans

no hun, wasnt talkn bout Taco,, just my cats...n yes very much loved... U read to much into it but its all good.. he was under age n wasnt potty trained n couldnt eat or drink from a dish.. he was fed n drank from hands... n bcuz of u im very blessed to have him... So thank u

De Gaule Ann
De Gaule Ann

Une attention particuliere a devenir plus humains....Sauvons les chiens et les cahts....et ceux qui ont beson de votre aide.

Jakouloff Suzel
Jakouloff Suzel
  • De Gaule Ann

mais n'ayons pas peur d'être plus clairs et moins polis..a tous ces CONS qui abandonnent leur chiens, qui leur font subir un martyre, pourquoi prenez vous des animaux? la vie étant bien faite, la nature se rebelle quand il faut.

Mark Stephens
Mark Stephens

Just an aside thought: PETA annually kills 90% of the animals in their shelters. The Humane Society kilss about 40% or more ( they don't like to talk numbers). here's a thought. Round up all strays ( think of the new jobs created) and ship the cats to China, and the dogs to Vietnam. I know some will think it a joke, but in those countries, cats and dogs are food, and in some cases, considered delicacies. And, just like in the USA, there are hungry people in those countries.

Yodana Kali-Ma
Yodana Kali-Ma
  • Mark Stephens

Wow! Talk about thinking outside the box! Mark, yours is an extremely controversial option but when you think about what happens in reality Stateside every single day in most major cities where strays, abandoned or even lost pets wind up in cages for days, weeks or months, poked (rabies shots), catching shelter flu and prodded (evaluations), scared to half to death and most definitely losing their poor, sweet minds only to end up being gassed to death as a group of a dozen or more animals,...

Wow! Talk about thinking outside the box! Mark, yours is an extremely controversial option but when you think about what happens in reality Stateside every single day in most major cities where strays, abandoned or even lost pets wind up in cages for days, weeks or months, poked (rabies shots), catching shelter flu and prodded (evaluations), scared to half to death and most definitely losing their poor, sweet minds only to end up being gassed to death as a group of a dozen or more animals, big and small all thrown together for the last super terrified moments of their lives... in the light of all that, your option seems almost humane!! Not to mention jobs created (for humans) and helping to vanquish hunger in Asia (wherever they eat dogs & cats). Continuing that thought; no longer jobless, more people in the US could afford to adopt shelter animals or keep the ones they have instead of dumping them in shelters and in Asia, with hunger less of a problem, they can consider changing eating habits and banning eating of animals that make better pets than food. The next generation of working and well-fed humans and few remaining neutered cats and dogs all live happily ever after... Sadly, most humans are still too stupid to do what is best for everyone in the short and long-term which is why we are in this situation in the first place, things won't get better and the poor animals will continue to pay with their lives!! :-(

Angela Gill
Angela Gill

crulety isnt problem, nautering all street dogs, and dogsand cats from shelters, and also vetting the people before the dog or cat gets handed over x

Michele Ellis
Michele Ellis

I am out of work right now. I was raised with many loving family animals and my children were as well. We all have had loving animal members in our homes and lives. I am a single person who loves animals and would love to take care of another dog but can't afford the adoption fee at this time.( I don't need the carrier, pooper scooper, food, or any other item that is well overpriced. I would pay for all shots and give very good care of my new family member. I have had a few Humane Societies...

I am out of work right now. I was raised with many loving family animals and my children were as well. We all have had loving animal members in our homes and lives. I am a single person who loves animals and would love to take care of another dog but can't afford the adoption fee at this time.( I don't need the carrier, pooper scooper, food, or any other item that is well overpriced. I would pay for all shots and give very good care of my new family member. I have had a few Humane Societies choose euthanization than take payments. I am heart broken. I agree it is hard to trust people who adopt the dogs, when they have money to spend and then turn around and torture and breed in unhealthy conditions. I will have to wait until I have money to save a loving animal. I pray for all who do have beautiful animals and hope they treat, love and take care of them.

Cynthia Neufeld
Cynthia Neufeld

Let's take of the same problem in America first. We are already streetched too thin. We have to take care of our own problems and set an example for others to follow.

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