Essays Tagged: "Dog"

Book report on "White Fang" by Jack London"

"White Fang" starts out with 2 men and a group of 6 sled dogs traveling across the Arctic with a dead man in a coffin. This group was followed by a pack of f ... a coffin. This group was followed by a pack of famished wolves. Each night a female half wolf half dog would seduce a dog away and allow the pack to kill him. This killing of the dogs lasted until th ... educe a dog away and allow the pack to kill him. This killing of the dogs lasted until there were 3 dogs remaining. One man tried to save a 4th dog that was being killed by the wolves and ended up get ...

(2 pages) 80 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Of mIce and Men, by John Steinbeck:Identifying Loneliness

me more than others.Candy, the ranch's farm hand, is an old man who has nobody in the world but his dog. Since Candy cannot go out to work in the fields, he is left behind to clan and take care of thi ... work in the fields, he is left behind to clan and take care of things. He is most grateful for his dog being there. But not everyone feels that way. Candy's dog is old and smells, and the other men o ...

(1 pages) 62 1 3.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

"The Black Labrador Retriever" by Josh Abney

ifteen century. The Labrador retriever originated on the cold reaches of newfound. This small water dog worked for the fisherman. The fishing boats could not come close to shore and it was the dog's t ... d laying about your house or yard. They tend to be quite patient with children and wonderful family dogs. They are not guard dogs. They may bark protectively, but will generally not act more aggressiv ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"Animal Lover".

All through their first date, there was no mention of dogs. Not once did she say, "I like dogs" or "I love dogs" or even "I have a dog." So naturally, dog ... anine.His breath caught and he tried to control the tremor in his voice. "Oh," he said. "You have a dog?"How could she have hidden this from him?Of course, he knew, there was no way she could have rea ... te ended with an awkward goodbye on the cramped sidewalk in front of her apartment, gripping greasy doggy bags. They stood, flanked by rotting trashcans, shaking hands half-heartedly as he tried to mu ...

(17 pages) 75 1 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Descriptive Essay about a pitbull attacking basketball players at the basketball court 2 paragraph essay

The Broken Leash: Descriptive EssayDo you know a vicious dog in your neighborhood? Isn't he always tied up? What happens when he gets off the leash? Everyone ... gets off the leash? Everyone in his or her life one time or another has seen a neighbor's ferocious dog off the leash wandering. This is a story about that dog. Do you not run like every "dog expert" ... about that dog. Do you not run like every "dog expert" tells you and react to the movements of the dog or do you take your chances in the footrace for your life?It's another day at the basketball cou ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Tourette Syndroms . Its about the affects, treatment and diffrent types

made that noise- that they are doing it to make you more nervous than you already are, right? That dog is out to bite you, right? He wants to tear you apart for his own enjoyment, right? "Why did tha ...

(6 pages) 88 0 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck : How does the killing of candy's dog relate to the killing of Lennie? What were the similarities between them? What was the reason for killing?

The killing of Candy's dog was related to when George killed Lennie in several ways. First of all, both the dog and Lennie ... h the dog and Lennie were weak, and killed as soon as they became useless to the society. Also, the dog was Candy's friend, and Lennie was George's friend. In both cases, Slim viewed the deaths as mer ... George felt lonely after the death of their companions. The difference was that Carlson killed the dog for selfish reasons, while George killed Lennie out of mercy. This was how the killing of the do ...

(7 pages) 49 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Animal antics

At times my dog, Dixie, which is a 12-year-old boxer, will act just like a Child. She simply does not realize th ... which is a 12-year-old boxer, will act just like a Child. She simply does not realize that she is a dog. The reason for this is that she has been very spoiled during her life time. We cannot blame her ... o crawl up in your lap and be rocked and held at any given time. She does not realize she is just a dog. If she gets intotrouble, my wife will tell her that she is a dog. Dixie will then hold her head ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Flaw

DavidPeriod #210/24/03ShakespeareFLAWED "O I see that nose of yours, but not that dog I shall throw it to" (Act 4, Scene 2), is the line Othello mutters under his breath after hearin ... me the ocular proof. Or by the worth of mine eternal soul, thou hadst been better have been born a dog. Then answer my worked wrath." (Act III, Scene 3) Othello, at this point in time, has no reason ...

(6 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Book Report on a book by Dean Koontz called Midnight

Sam and Tessa protect her.Harry: Harry got injured in the war so he's in a wheelchair and he has a dog named Moose whose the BEST in the whole story I think!!! He helps Same and Tessa and Chrissie.~Q ... image of what this "convert" looks like.2. His close association with Moose had convinced him that dogs were gifted with a sense of humor. (page 78) I like this passage because I love dogs and I agre ...

(3 pages) 39 1 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book report of The Call Of The Wild, by Jack London

The Call of the Wild, by Jack London, is a story about Buck, a four- year old dog that is part Shepherd and part St. Bernard. More importantly, it is a naturalistic tale about th ... intelligence with the size and strength of his father, Buck became the undisputed leader of all the dogs on the estate. Throughout the novel, Buck proves that he is fit and can endure the and the law ... s of men were going there. This Gold Rush in the Yukon and Alaska prompted the need for big, strong dogs who will be able to pull sleds over icy trails. Buck is exactly what the explorers want So far ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book report: "The Mystery at the Dog Show."

to live with their grandfather.One day, a daughter of their grandfather's friend who has a champion dog, Sunny, invited them to a dog show at Greenfield. When they went to the dog show, the Boxcar Chi ... m to a dog show at Greenfield. When they went to the dog show, the Boxcar Children met all kinds of dogs, from a spotted Dalmation to a big, hairy sheepdog. After the first day of the dog show, some s ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Animal Adoption Should Have More Reqirements

pooped and peed on the carpet. This irritated the mother of the family so much that she smacked the dog with a newspaper then picked it up by its tail and whirled it around in the air. As a result of ... consent to random house checks to confirm that the animals are being treated humanely.I see certain dogs where I live that don't leave the spot where they are tied up for any reason at all. The animal ...

(2 pages) 36 2 4.6 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Analysis of "Development and Validation of a Questionnaire for Measuring Behavior and Temperament Traits in Pet Dogs"

lations.IntroductionBehavioral problems are among the most common reasons for the euthanasia of pet dogs in the United States and Europe. Of all dogs placed in animal shelters by their owners, 17 to 2 ... nimal shelters by their owners, 17 to 25% were given up because of problematic behavior. Many other dogs suffer from less severe but still undesirable behavioral disorders. It is thought that this iss ...

(6 pages) 79 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Approach Paper on Jack London's "White Fang"

"White Fang" begins with two men and a group of six sled dogs traveling across the Arctic with carrying a deceased man in a coffin. Little to their knowledge ... r knowledge, they were followed by a pack of famished wolves. Every night, a female "half-wolf-half-dog" would seduce one of the pack's dogs away and allow the pack to kill him. This killing of the do ... f the pack's dogs away and allow the pack to kill him. This killing of the dogs lasted until only 3 dogs were remaining. One of the men in the camp tried to save a 4th dog from being killed by the wol ...

(4 pages) 30 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Theme Of Loneliness

character that is lonely is Candy. Candy is an old man who is missing his right hand. Candy owns a dog. The other men on the ranch cannot stand the smell or sight of Candy's dog. "God awmighty that d ... or sight of Candy's dog. "God awmighty that dog stinks." "Got no teeth." Candy is forced to let his dog be killed by Carlson. Nobody came on Candy's side and tell Carlson not to kill Candy's dog. Anot ...

(2 pages) 328 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Animals Lovers

w his or her affection for the animal he or she cares for. In ancient Egypt people treated cats and dogs as if they were gods. They would build sculpture and huge statues to idolize and worship them. ... se toys and things for their pets is because it makes them feel good. Some people love to see their dogs in all kinds of outfits. While others get the best toys for their cats and birds. For these peo ...

(2 pages) 3018 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Stranger

es not tell his girlfriend he loves her, and does not tell his neighbor that he should not beat his dog. To most of us it may seem pretty common to cry at a funeral or to tell a significant other that ... ty common to cry at a funeral or to tell a significant other that we love them or to say "Does that dog really deserve to be yelled at like that", but Meursault has a different way of thinking. This s ...

(6 pages) 11 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Courage

nough to go on big roller coasters.When I was little, I use to be afraid of this horrible mean gray dog. I heard stories about this horrible mean dog; I heard that he killed a smaller dog. The sad par ... ories about this horrible mean dog; I heard that he killed a smaller dog. The sad part was that the dog just lives one house down from my house.One time my older sister Amy was walking home from a fri ...

(2 pages) 273 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Abstract This study attempted to replicate the work of Ivan

n the early 1900's. Pavlov was conducting experiments to determine how saliva affected digestion in dogs. His experiment was based upon placing meat powder into a dog's mouth, and seeing how much it w ... r into a dog's mouth, and seeing how much it would salivate, and what effect this would have on the dog's digestive system. Initially, the dogs started salivating only upon tasting or seeing the food, ...

(4 pages) 1268 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology