I have been seeing way too many pro-breeding posts and replies lately and it just infuriates me beyond words.
To the people who say things like:
- “Just buy from a reputable breeder!”
- “Adopting isn’t for everyone!”
- “But I want a purebred!”
- “I don’t know what a shelter animal will be like!”
Explain to me how bringing more animals into this world is ever okay when THIS still happens every single day.
Explain to me how a “reputable breeder” makes this any better or makes this happen any less.
Explain to me how your desire for a purebred justifies this.
Explain to me why you think you’re entitled to an animal if you don’t have the patience to work with their negative traits.
Explain to me why you think their lives matter less.
The fact of the matter is, as long as we have way more animals that are abandoned and while shelters are overcrowded and are having to euthanize their animals just to make room, there is no such thing as a “reputable breeder”.
While this is still happening, all breeding is irresponsible. Spay and neuter your animals, and most importantly…