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Pets: is it ethical to keep them?

[Matrix Gazette editor’s note: Recently, we’ve noticed a spate of articles against the practice of having pets. At first, we thought it was a fluke. But recently these articles and essays are popping up in academic journals. This is one of them.]

By Corey Lee Wrenn, Lecturer of Sociology, University of Kent, UK

“The institution of pet-keeping is fundamentally unjust as it involves the manipulation of animals’ bodies, behaviors and emotional lives. For centuries, companion animal’s bodies (particularly dogs, horses and rabbits) have been shaped to suit human fashions and fancies.”

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