Bond Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them

ISBN-10: 006196980X
ISBN-13: 9780061969805
Edition: 2011
Author(s): Wayne Pacelle
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Copyright Year: 2011
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date: 4/3/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.704

Preface
Introduction: Sanctuary
A Special Bond
The Ties that Bond
The Biochemistry of the Bond
Pet Keeping Through the Ages
Domesticated Animals: "Bonded to the House"
Animal Sacrifice: "The Perfect Gift"
Animal Welfare and the "Great Republic of the Future"
Self-Evident Truths
The Mismeasure of Animals
Thinking and Feeling: Shared Capacities
Denying Animal Intelligence
Signs of Change
Lifesaving Dolphins and Dogs, Altruistic Elephants, and Other Remarkable Animals
The Emotional Lives of Animals
The Betrayal of the Bond
A Message From Hallmark: Exposing Factory Farming
The Slaughterhouse Next Door: Inside a California Meat Plant
The Hypocrisy of "Happy Cows"
Endless Denials: The Challenge of Reform
"The New Agriculture": The Ways of Industrial Farming
"Meat Science": Turkeys Who Can't Walk, Pigs Who Can't Move, and Other Victims of Agribusiness
Stirring the Silent Majority
A Culture of Cruelty: Animal Fighting in America
Bad Newz on Moonlight Road: Dogfighting Comes Out of the Shadows
Michael Vick and the Contradiction of Cruelty
Blood Sport Through the Ages
"The Feathered Warrior"
"I Won't Disappoint You"
For the Love of Pets
Katrina and the Human-Animal Bond
The Animals in Our Lives
In the Name of Mercy: Animal Shelters and the Problem of Euthanasia
Factory Farms for Dogs: The Tragedy of Puppy Mills
The AKC and "the Maintenance of Purity"
Nothing Fancy: The Costs of Reckless Breeding
The Cull of the Wild
Unfaithful Stewards: Betraying Yellowstone's Bison
Killing and Longing: The Lessons of TR
The Era of Rational Slaughter
"Let's Kill them All": The Attack on Alaska's Wolves
"Garbagingfor Bears": Commercial Hunting and Contemptible Conduct
The Face of Innocence and the Shame of Canada
Building a Humane World
Cruelty and its Defenders
The Moral Scale and Humane Living
Rhetorical Camouflage: Debating Opponents of Animal Protection
Collateral Damage and the NRA
"The Agro-Industrial Complex": Harvesting Subsidies
"The Rising Plague" and the Veterinary Oath
The Humane Economy
"Creative Destruction" and Living Capital
Wild Neighbors
Chemistry and Compassion
Twenty-First-Century Science
Innovation and the Spark of Life
Appendix: Fifty Ways to Help Animals
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index

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