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By Michael Brandow

 A provocative examine the “cult of pedigree” and an unique social background of purebred dogs
In this illuminating and interesting social background, social critic Michael Brandow probes the “cult of pedigree” and strains the industrial upward push of the purebred puppy. Combining patron reviews with sharp observation, A topic of Breeding finds the sordid background of the puppy and indicates how our brand-name pets—from Labs to French bulldogs and every little thing in between—pay the cost with devastatingly terrible health and wellbeing.

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