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The Resource Run, Spot, run : the ethics of keeping pets, Jessica Pierce

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

Label
Run, Spot, run : the ethics of keeping pets
Title
Run, Spot, run
Title remainder
the ethics of keeping pets
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Pierce
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Through a mix of personal stories, philosophical reflections and scientifically informed analyses of animal behavior and natural history, a bioethicist takes readers on a mindful exploration of the ethics and experiences of pet ownership, and asks if we are doing the right thing, keeping these independent beings locked up, subject to our control, "--NoveList
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pierce, Jessica
Dewey number
636.08/32
Index
index present
LC call number
SF411.5
LC item number
.P54 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pets
  • Animal welfare
  • Human-animal relationships
Label
Run, Spot, run : the ethics of keeping pets, Jessica Pierce
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 me ; 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?
Control code
1667378
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9780226209890
Lccn
2015038627
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1667378
  • (OCoLC)920017454
Label
Run, Spot, run : the ethics of keeping pets, Jessica Pierce
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 me ; 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?
Control code
1667378
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9780226209890
Lccn
2015038627
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1667378
  • (OCoLC)920017454

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