By Wayne Pacelle

ISBN-10: 0062389661

ISBN-13: 9780062389664

A significant new exploration of the economics of animal exploitation and a pragmatic roadmap for the way we will use to advertise the welfare of all dwelling creatures, from the popular animal-rights recommend Wayne Pacelle, President/CEO of the Humane Society of the us and ny occasions bestselling writer of The Bond.

In the mid-nineteenth century, New Bedford, Massachusetts was once the whaling capital of the area. A half-gallon of sperm oil expense nearly $1,400 in modern day cash, and whale populations have been hunted to close extinction for revenue. yet with the arrival of fossil fuels, the whaling collapsed, and at the present time, the world round New Bedford is as a substitute often called the most effective areas on this planet for whale watching.

This transformation is emblematic of a brand new type of fiscal revolution, person who has the ability to remodel the way forward for animal welfare. within the Humane economic climate, Wayne Pacelle, President/CEO of the Human Society of the United...

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The humane economy is not some abstraction or far-off concept, partly because animals are all around us. So many of the changes afoot will touch your life and that of the people you know. Indeed, you are—or will be—driving many of these changes, whether it involves the food you eat, the pets you keep, the household products you buy, or the films or wildlife you watch. If we seize the opportunities now available to us—whether as first adopters or those who join the parade of progress—we can help shape the market and accelerate transformational changes for animals throughout the global economy.

Com, your next step is the face-to-snout encounter, allowing you to get the feel of a wet nose or hear a welcome meow. com has made possible more than twenty-two million pet adoptions—twice the number of dogs and cats adopted out through PetSmart and Petco. The site now even has adoption information for rabbits, parrots, reptiles, and all the other creatures large and small that shelters and rescues now welcome. It’s now becoming broadly disruptive to the other sectors of the pet trade, which have their own ghastly mills for birds, rabbits, hamsters, and other animals.

She was cared for and taken in instead of discarded and forgotten. The goal of everyone involved is to replicate this outcome over and over, so that shelters don’t face the horrible task of killing healthy animals for lack of space or money. So many good and resourceful people today are striving to achieve that goal. They’re running high-volume spay-and-neuter clinics, lobbying to secure public funding for sterilization and bans on pet stores selling puppy mill dogs, and transporting animals from high-kill areas to high-adoption regions.

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