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Jessica Pierce - Run, Spot, Run: The Ethics of Keeping Pets - 9780226209890 - V9780226209890
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Run, Spot, Run: The Ethics of Keeping Pets

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Description for Run, Spot, Run: The Ethics of Keeping Pets Hardcover. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: JFFZ; JFM; WNG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 155 x 30. Weight in Grams: 544.
A life shared with pets brings many emotions. We feel love for our companions, certainly, and happiness at the thought that we re providing them with a safe, healthy life. But there s another emotion, less often acknowledged, that can be nearly as powerful: guilt. When we see our cats gazing wistfully out the window, or watch a goldfish swim lazy circles in a bowl, we can t help but wonder: are we doing the right thing, keeping these independent beings locked up, subject to our control? Is keeping pets actually good for the pets themselves? That ... Read more

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About Jessica Pierce
Jessica Pierce is a bioethicist, the author of The Last Walk, and coauthor of Wild Justice.

Reviews for Run, Spot, Run: The Ethics of Keeping Pets
A timely critique of America's pet animal industry.
Times Literary Supplement In Run, Spot, Run, Jessica Pierce has produced a timely examination of pet keeping today that challenges our rationalizations and justifications for keeping nonhuman animals of all persuasions for our amusement under conditions that, even at their best, are inadequate and at their worst inhumane. A pet ... Read more

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