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The Dog Essay Examples

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How to bathe your dog, what you should be carfeul about
Today my mom and I bathed our new dog. We had a hard time trying to get him to stay still but we did. So let me tell you how we accomplished this task. To get started on washing our dog. We need to get these items: dog tick/flea soap (available at the local store), a rag, a pale, some gloves, and a common garden hose. T...
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An Analysis of the Great Swiss Mountain Dog Species
Great Swiss Mountain Dog
Dogs
I. The Great Swiss Mountain Dog A breed descended from the great Molloser that accompanied Hannibal across the Alps when he invaded Rome.
Swissys were used by Swiss farmers to haul carts to market and as drivers to drive their cattle. Many Swissys still retain these working abilities today. Th...
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The Origin and History of the Hot Dog
History of the Hot Dog Sausage is one of the oldest forms of processed food, having been mentioned in Homer's Odyssey as far back as the 9th Century B.C. Fraunken-au-main, Germany, is traditionally credited with orginating the frankfurter. However, this claim is disputed by those who believe that the popular sausage-known...
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An Analysis of the Reasons and Responsibilities of Getting a Dog
The decision to get a dog is not something to be taken lightly. An adorable puppy can tug at our heartstrings but, in the end, will require a significant investment of your time and money for a significant number of years. Socializing and training a new puppy is time consuming and, occasionally, frustrating. It can increase...
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How to Prevent Incidents of Dog Bite at Home and in Community
Dogs chomp on more than four million people a year. Don¡¦t be one of them. Dog bites on the rise Megan Boger of La Belle, Pa., returned from shopping with her mother and ran into the yard to greet the family pet, a part-cocker mutt named Blaze. Seconds later, her mom, Elena Boger, heard a snap and then shrieks from thre...
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Summary on Pit Bulls
A international current event that concerns me is the myths about Pit
Bulls. Pit Bulls, a term often used to group different breeds (i.e.
American Pit Bull Terrier (APBT), American Staffordshire Terrier, and
Staffordshire Bull Terrier), is a breed that was rated as a number one
family dog in the beginning of the 20th centu...
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A Comparison in Owning a Fish and a Dog
I had a goldfish for a year. It died. My dad flushed it down the toilet. I had a dog for two days. It whined. My mom gave it away. My mourning periods for both (death of fish, loss of dog) were of considerable length. Yet, if I have the chance, I still want a fish. Or if not, a dog. Fish are small and easy to care for. Dog...
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Characteristics of the American Pit Bull Terrier
The American Pit Bull Terrier. The American Pit Bull Terrier may well be a vanishing breed. Today, this loyal, courageous breed is facing a hostile media, an unforgiving court system, and potentially, its own death (Palika 4). Liz Palika also states that fighting traits have made the breed a favorite among people who enco...
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A Personal Experience of Getting a Dog
On Wednesday, June 18, 2003, I had finalized the decision to put my incapacitated dog to rest. It became a reality. I clearly remember the warm, breezy day that occurred two weeks ago. As I sat in the freshly cutgrass of my front yard, I paid no attention to the sounds of the birds that were singing or the leaves that were...
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Dogs Are Still Man's Best Friend
People across the world keep dogs as pets. These dogs are usually a big part of their owners lives and often grow up to truly be, "man's best friend,". What, then, can be done for a dog with behavior problems? Through recent research it has been establis hed that dogs, like many humans, do suffer from mental disor...
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