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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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Lt Colonel Peter Sanders, DSO (23 October 1911 – 19 September 2003), who lost an arm policing the Indian-Afghan frontier in 1939 before winning a DSO at the Battle of Imphal in 1944 while commanding Gurkha infantry in several hard-fought battles.
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