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Run, Spot, run : the ethics of keeping pets / Jessica Pierce.

Pierce, Jessica, 1965- author. (Author).
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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 636.0832 PIERCE (Text) 33946003090003 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville 636.0832 PIE (Text) 78551000526331 Non-Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780226209890
  • ISBN: 022620989X
  • Physical Description: 264 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [235]-254) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Thinking about Spot Awash with pets -- Neighborhood menagerie -- Who are pets? -- Why pets? -- Tainted love --
Living with Spot Family constellations -- Why not -- Sleeping together -- Stroke it -- Talk talk -- Animal bling -- Butt of the joke -- Planting seeds of empathy -- Pets and our health -- Cat scratch fever -- Pets and their health -- Feeding frenzy -- Who should we feed to our pets? -- Your dog is fat! -- Poop -- Animals bite back -- Pet and planet --
Worrying about Spot Turn me loose -- A boredom epidemic -- Don't you want me? -- Cruelty, abuse, neglect -- A hidden world of hurt -- Quiz: cruel practices -- The strange world of animal hoarding -- The links -- Heavy petting -- Licensed to kill -- Rage against the dying -- Fatal plus -- Eunuchs and virgins -- Breeding bad -- The shelter industry -- Cradle to grave -- A living industry -- Protect the harvest -- Rent-a-pet -- The biggest loser: exotic pets --
Caring for Spot What do pets need? -- Enriching animals' lives -- Which animals should be pets? -- Offering better protection -- Speaking for Spot -- So, is pet keeping ethical?.
Subject: Pets > Moral and ethical aspects.
Animal welfare > Moral and ethical aspects.
Human-animal relationships > Moral and ethical aspects.

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