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Not that I don’t like dogs but keeping them actually harms our living world.
Did you know (or care to know?) that a dog uses about as many resources as an SUV? Having just come back from the States I noticed that SUVs are everywhere so obviously no-one much cares about the resource use of an SUV, I know.
All the time we were there the temperatures oscillated between 44 – 46C with a peak at 54C in Death Valley…
About 1/4 of trees were dead in Yosemite, lake Mead very low etc etc.
Dogs are also in direct competition for resources with the other animals (and the Human one incidentally) for scarce resources…
I can understand that people who are graceful enough towards this planet and its inhabitant not to have children would have another form of companionship but having both is excessive.
Now please feel free to rage before you think this through, sadly it seems very much how things are done these days. Or maybe once the heat is over you can agree with me?
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