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Argentina, the New Doggie Heaven


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- 2386 days ago - globalpost.com
With new disposable income, dog lovers in Latin America pamper their pets



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Jill Vickerman (416)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 4:44 am
Thanks Cal.
 

Carol H (229)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 4:52 am
noted, thanks Cal
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 6:22 am
How funny, thanks for the article.
 

Molly S (0)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 6:50 am
Interesting
 

Carmen S (611)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 6:56 am
noted, thanks Cal
 

Katie R (38)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 7:35 am
The decree also provides for free sterilization surgeries to encourage Argentines to have their pets spayed and neutered. But many Argentines are uncomfortable with the practice, and only 14 percent of owners said they had neutered their pets in the study by Millward Brown.

THESE NUMBERS are horrible!!! It's the same in the USA, people feel "uncomfortable" spaying and neutering....really?? How about you go watch while they euthanize a healthy unwanted animal....talk about uncomfortable!! I just got a copy of my local Animal Shelters rates. They killed 2,780 kittens in one year... KITTENS. This is just one "shelter" ...the total they killed was 10,088. Imagine when you multiply times each shelter, each county....ugh...when will this ugliness end!??
 

Holly Lawrence (430)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 2:10 pm
Noted..thank YOU!
 

Kari Knabe (14)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 2:29 pm
Thanks!
 

Kate Kenner (215)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 3:28 pm
While I think it is great that dogs are so pampered Walking with 15-20 other dogs on leashes does not sound pleasant. Maybe I just don't like crowds but they don't get to stop or sniff, they have to hustled along with many other dogs. That does not sound like much fun for them.
 

michelle t (41)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 3:40 pm
Argentina most definately must lift their rates of spay and neuter as 14% is dreadful.Dogs and cats being euthanized is disgraceful and this is frequently the outcome of selfish peoples failure to desex thier pets.
 

Marliese B (69)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 4:15 pm
Thank you. Noted!
 

janet f (29)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 5:22 pm
Seems like they're becoming more like Americans and adopting our ways of treating our pets. It's not unusual to see dog walkers in NYC walking more than 10 dogs at a time. We also have doggy daycare and pet spas with waiting lists. It's always a good sign when people treat their pets well.
 

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Wednesday December 14, 2011, 3:09 am
THANKS FOR THE GREAT NEWS
 

Ruth C (87)
Wednesday December 14, 2011, 7:18 am
So many animals die every year because there are not enough homes for them, very sad.

Spay and neuter please!!
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Wednesday December 14, 2011, 10:25 pm
Noted.
 

Dianne D (490)
Tuesday December 27, 2011, 10:53 pm
All nations should honor and respect their animals and treasure them. They are gifts and not to be eaten, used for entertainment or for research.
 
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