Polluting pets - dogs harm more than SUV's

By stealth

Man's best friend could be one of the environment's worst enemies, according to a new study which says the carbon pawprint of a pet dog is more than double that of a gas-guzzling sports utility vehicle.

But the revelation in the book "Time to Eat the Dog: The Real Guide to Sustainable Living" by New Zealanders Robert and Brenda Vale has angered pet owners who feel they are being singled out as troublemakers.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20091220/sc_afp/lifestyleclimatewarminganima...

By stealth• 12 years 8 months ago.
stealth

Who is bashing dogs anyway. Cats are also claimed to do the same.

The recommendation is to have rabbits/hens as pets provided you eat them later on

By Stone Cold• 12 years 8 months ago.
Stone Cold

Ooooops medula. You are close in terminology. Really its the mati pucuk kind of thing

By Lion_King• 12 years 8 months ago.
Lion_King

How about men polluting the environment? in terms of carbon emission from how many SUV's.....

By medulla• 12 years 8 months ago.
medulla

you make me search SC...well,enjoy eating dog meats to enhance more your adrenalin by your beliefs...

"never ever give up"

By Stone Cold• 12 years 8 months ago.
Stone Cold

OK alumnar. I like the picture of your cat, not dog.

By Alumnar• 12 years 8 months ago.
Alumnar

... this is taking bashing to the limits! A DOG bashing THREAD??? Spirits must be running really low!

Thanks for the laugh :)

By Stone Cold• 12 years 8 months ago.
Stone Cold

There's no reference and website in the native jungle medulla...LOL. These are all tradition kind of thing which are practiced in some remote villages deep in the rain forest jungle. I must admit that I have eaten virtually everything that walks and crawl.

By medulla• 12 years 8 months ago.
medulla

SC could you give me a prove by any reference or website that dogs meat have medicinal value,cause am confuse to what i heard...

"never ever give up"

By Stone Cold• 12 years 8 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
Stone Cold

Black dogs are known to make good dishes in some asian countries. The meat have medicinal value and is similar to crocodile meat.

By Ice Maiden• 12 years 8 months ago.
Ice Maiden

Humans leave a bigger carbon footprint than dogs. Do we get rid of our species?

There are therapeutic benefits to having animals as pets & I love dogs.

By anonymous• 12 years 8 months ago.
anonymous

now we can take a breather

By Mandilulur• 12 years 8 months ago.
Mandilulur

OMG, a dog-bashing thread!

Mandi

By marycatherine• 12 years 8 months ago.
marycatherine

And how about children? If you use disposable diapers, feed them cereal and milk for their formative years, buy them clothing and school supplies for 18 years (minimum) what does that all cost the environment.

The lesson here is to not buy the SUV. Pets have been scientifically proven to extend and enhance peoples' lives, their waste is biodegradable, and we can feed them (as well as our children) environmentally equable food.

This is a very narrowly focused report - get rid of disposable diapers and wash your own - goodness knows parents have done so for hundreds (if not thousands) of years before this. And take a walk sometimes, rather than jumping in the car.

Signature line > "You can't fix stupid"

By anonymous• 12 years 8 months ago.
anonymous

Just read about it at yahoo!

V sad to know,

i fancy dogs a lot.

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