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    Bond Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them

    ISBN-10: 0062017861
    ISBN-13: 9780062017864
    Author(s): Wayne Pacelle
    Description: #x1C;A monumental achievement. Majestic in sweep and beautifully written.#x1D; -Jeffrey Masson, New York Times bestselling author of When Elephants Weep #x1C;For everyone who cares about animals, The Bond is not to be missed.#x1D; -Peter Singer,  More...
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    Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
    Binding: Paperback
    Pages: 656
    Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
    Weight: 1.540
    Language: English

    #x1C;A monumental achievement. Majestic in sweep and beautifully written.#x1D; -Jeffrey Masson, New York Times bestselling author of When Elephants Weep #x1C;For everyone who cares about animals, The Bond is not to be missed.#x1D; -Peter Singer, author of Animal Liberation The president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, the world's largest animal protection organization, Wayne Pacelle brings us The Bond, a heartfelt, eye-opening exploration of the special bond between animals and humans. With the poignant insight of Animals Make Us Human and the shocking reality of Fast Food Nation-filled with history, valuable insights, and fascinating stories of the author's experience in the field-The Bond is an important investigation into all the ways we can repair our broken bond with the animal kingdom and a thrilling chronicle of one man's extraordinary contribution to that effort.

    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
    �Garbaging for 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

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