Peter Singer & Vegetarian Dogs (was Re: The Heiress and the Anarchists)

kelley oudies at
Fri Mar 3 13:24:59 PST 2000

kewl. can we just rename this thread "doggy-style"?

>Vegetarianism can be a rational choice for humans for health and/or
>ecological reasons. However, trying to convert dogs who are omnivores to
>vegetarianism just because owners think that vegetarianism is good in
>itself appears to me to be religious. I wouldn't go so far as to say that
>it is a form of cruelty to dogs (since dogs probably don't suffer much from
>vegetarianism imposed on them by owners), but I'd have to say that it might
>be thought of as a form of alienation (alienating dogs from their
>historically constructed doggy-dogness). : )

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