Published: 9/14/2021 4:11:19 PM
I submit to you another viewpoint on using animals as entertainment at any fair or event. I will especially address this year’s Franklin County Fair to make a relevant point. Any one of us who knows animals: dogs, cats. chickens, pigs, cows, knows intrinsically that these are sentient beings with feelings and emotions.
I am speaking for the voiceless who cannot speak for themselves. The use of horses and oxen in pulling events and pigs in the racing event is, though a traditional way that agricultural fairs do events, no less an inhumane, frightening, terrorizing thing to do. There is no regard to any of these animals suffering broken bones, pulled muscles etc and we all know how