11 Total Quotes

Stephanie Shain Quotes

It's one of the states we hear about most often. We need better laws, better enforcement, and a more educated public.
Stephanie Shain
#Educated

We applaud films that present the bond between dogs and their people. The downside is that people become so enamored by the character portrayed on screen that they want that dog in their home. They assume the breed is great without examining if it is the right match for their lifestyles.
Stephanie Shain
#Dogs

It's a matter of handling that animal's needs, exercise (and) mental stimulation. If they're a dog that chews a lot, you need to provide them with appropriate things to chew.
Stephanie Shain
#Exercise

We see it with almost every movie that comes out that features a certain type of animal. People see the movie and see wonderful dogs do great things, and really having a strong bond with their people, and it looks perfect. It's a relationship with a pet that anybody would want.
Stephanie Shain
#People

They see the dogs do funny and interesting things, and the impression is when they get this animal home it will do funny and interesting things in their own home. But these dogs are highly trained, and it might have taken 50 takes to get the dog to do that.
Stephanie Shain
#Dogs

Exercise is key. If you can't fill that need, everything else falls apart.
Stephanie Shain
#Exercise

People need to stop and think. Let the magic of the movie wear off a little before you buy a dog.
Stephanie Shain
#Magic

People are willing to put up with some difficulties with a new puppy, but after a few months of keeping an animal they weren't really prepared for, they can't or won't keep these dogs, which end up in shelters.
Stephanie Shain
#People

A university campus is a community just as any other. If the community has a problem with free roaming cats, they have a responsibility to deal with it over the long term.
Stephanie Shain
#Cats

Despite their cuddly appearance, rabbits are fragile creatures who require special care. Too often people buy a rabbit thinking you can put them in a cage and they'll be a great pet, which is completely wrong. Baby bunnies require significant time socializing with people every day outside their cage in order to bond with and enjoy being handled by people.
Stephanie Shain
#Appearance

The breed becomes the latest 'thing' to have, and people snatch them up like they are a trendy new purse or style of coat.
Stephanie Shain
#People