Companion Animal Ethics

Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Aug 25, 2015
Product Number: EB00623989
Released: Oct 06, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118376720
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Companion Animal Ethics explores the important ethical questions and problems that arise as a result of humans keeping animals as companions. -The first comprehensive book dedicated to ethical and welfare concerns surrounding companion animals -Scholarly but still written in an accessible and engaging style -Considers the idea of animal companionship and why it should matter ethically -Explores problems associated with animals sharing human lifestyles and homes, such as obesity, behavior issues, selective breeding, over-treatment, abandonment, euthanasia and environmental impacts -Offers insights into practical ways of improving ethical standards relating to animal companions

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