By Michael Brandow
A provocative examine the "cult of pedigree" and an pleasing social historical past of purebred dogs
In this illuminating and enjoyable social historical past, social critic Michael Brandow probes the "cult of pedigree" and strains the economic upward thrust of the purebred puppy. Combining client reviews with sharp statement, A topic of Breeding finds the sordid historical past of the puppy and indicates how our brand-name pets—from Labs to French bulldogs and every little thing in between—pay the associated fee with devastatingly negative health and wellbeing.
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A Matter of Breeding: A Biting History of Pedigree Dogs and How the Quest for Status Has Harmed Man's Best Friend by Michael Brandow