P&P Live!: Mark Cushing – Pet Nation: The Love Affair That Changed America

Upcoming Event
Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 8:00pm

Mark Cushing's Pet Nation is an inside look at the forces behind how our pets become treasured members of the family.

Since 1998, the pet population in the U.S. has almost doubled--about two-thirds of the country now owns a pet. As founder of the Animal Policy Group, Cushing provides an inside look at the rise of Pet Nation, tracking the myriad ways pets are acquired (a "Canine Freedom Train" runs south to north), reporting on pet rights legislation (and the unseen problems that come with elevating their status), pet healthcare (revealing the truth and myths about large scale breeders), and discovering that despite what many organizations would have us believe, there is a shortage of dogs.

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Politics and Prose Live!
Washington, DC 20008
Non Fiction
Pet Nation: The Love Affair That Changed America Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593083864
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Avery - September 8th, 2020

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