It’s a dog, no matter where they are

Many of us know that life in the Australian Outback or on the plains of the African Serengeti is very different from people living in the US or Europe. Keeping that in mind, dogs have different “lifestyles” in the world and with that, here are some interesting differences that might surprise you.

The introduction of dogs as members of the family is a defining characteristic of the current US pork market. Consumers are looking to adjust to this culture when it opens up to more parts of the pet industry. Dogs go on vacation with us. They tied us to our beds. Is it any wonder that Fido holds an important place in thousands of homes across the US? In stark contrast to this, the United States is unique in the fact that we euthanize 2.7 million dogs and cats in homes every year. We love our pets, but we can’t accept the fact that animals are very responsible and many pet owners, ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​in in in the future, give up and release their A dog or cat that just walks away will be caught by an animal power. upper back. Dog vaccinations, over breeding, and lack of sterilization are some of the reasons that continue to cause this alarming number of euthanized animals every year.

North America is fast becoming like its neighbor to the north, with a boom in animal care like many species in the US and thousands of homes with “people who bring dogs” their lives for friends, rather than safety.” This approach focuses on two realities; rising middle class incomes, and a young man leaving marriage and family for a dog. Or as they say there, a “pupanion.” “Chile has more pet dogs per capita than any other country.”

Like the United States, North America has its many differences, including food. For Latin Americans, they can’t find a big box store or a small grocery store so they have no choice but to feed their dogs. As any veterinarian will tell you, having table scraps as a single source of your pet’s diet can lead to health problems.

Head east, “Far East” from America to China. Here is a country where there is no proper treatment for dogs. This is due to the fact that China does not have animal protection laws, ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ and explains the many arguments that surround this country where dogs are concerned. Thankfully, this dangerous situation is changing every day. Animal rights groups abroad and at home in China are spreading the word about humane treatment of dogs with three-quarters of China’s population expressing a desire for improved animal welfare. .

India is one of the most interesting places for dogs. This does not apply to dog owners but to the dogs themselves. Most of the dogs of India are street dogs. Not just a few here and there but millions. They live with people in urban centers around the country. As a result, 36% of the world’s rabies deaths are in India. Fortunately, this number is decreasing due to the existence of the Humane Society International and a program called Capture, Neuter, Vaccinate & Return (CNVR).

The people of India have a lot of patience and love for street pups. Local communities, despite the fear of rabies or being bitten, help these dogs every day by feeding them and taking care of them when possible. They may not be in a home, but they are treated as if they are in one.

Our last stop on this world tour was Saudi Arabia. Here the Islamic tradition considers dogs to be “pure.” As a result, “Saudi nationals dislike and fear animals.” But trends are beginning to change with wealthy families keeping dogs at home, however, they need to be well organized. Saudi Arabia has some interesting laws regarding dogs. All dogs must be classified as working dogs, such as guard dogs or hunting dogs, or they cannot be kept as pets.” Most Saudis love them because the Prophet Muhammad loved cats.

It is clear that we all live in a different and complex world. Some may say they are grateful to be in a place they would rather be somewhere else. The culture of relativism, “the grass is greener”, the better understanding of our world works for others but as the wise dog owner said, “take care of that with this problem it’s like a dog. If you can’t eat and play with it, just find it and go away.”

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