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Disposable Animals: Ending the Tragedy of Throwaway Pets

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Ten million healthy dogs and cats are killed in American animal shelters every year. Shelter officials defend this mass killing as necessary to prevent animal suffering and to provide a public service. More animals exist than homes to take them in so a painless death is considered a gift. They call this "euthanasia" or "putting to sleep." Disposable Animals challenges this ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published March 1st 1998 by Camino Bay Books
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UNGH. RIGHT IN THE FEELS.

I read this back when I was in high school while researching animal welfare for a paper. It truly is disgusting how so many people see animals as disposable. This book is like 2 decades old as of my review, but is just as relevant today as it was back then.

This bonk was well-thought out and argued, with the author looking at different perspectives and offering actual solutions and tips. Some of them are rather obvious - spaying and neutering your
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Jul 15, 2010 rated it really liked it
It speaks of how society view and treat animals, how animals are treated as commodity to be used and disposed of at the hands of mankind. A book to re-think the way mankind think about disposing dogs and all animals in our society.
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