By Michael Brandow
In this illuminating and exciting social background, social critic Michael Brandow probes the “cult of pedigree” and lines the economic upward push of the purebred puppy. Combining shopper reviews with sharp statement, A subject of Breeding unearths the sordid heritage of the puppy and indicates how our brand-name pets—from Labs to French bulldogs and every thing in between—pay the associated fee with devastatingly bad health.
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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