Tag: companion

"I certainly believe that we have a moral obligation to care for the dogs, cats, and other nonhumans whose existence we have caused or facilitated as part of the institution of 'pet' ownership. But I maintain that we ought to abolish the institution and stop causing or facilitating the existence of more 'companion' animals." - Gary Francione Professor, Rutgers School of Law

Gary Francione: We Must Abolish the Terrible Institution of… Pet Ownership

“I certainly believe that we have a moral obligation to care for the dogs, cats, and other nonhumans whose existence we have caused or facilitated as part of the institution of ‘pet’ ownership. But I maintain that we ought to abolish the institution and stop causing or facilitating the existence of more ‘companion’ animals.”- Gary Francione, Professor, Rutgers School of Law… Read more →

"In a perfect world, animals would be free to live their lives to the fullest … it is also important to stop manufacturing 'pets,' thereby perpetuating a class of animals forced to rely on humans to survive." - PETA Companion Animals: Pets or Prisoners

PETA: Is Your Dog Your Pet or Your Prisoner?

“In a perfect world, animals would be free to live their lives to the fullest … it is also important to stop manufacturing ‘pets,’ thereby perpetuating a class of animals forced to rely on humans to survive.”  – PETA, Companion Animals: Pets or Prisoners (Base Photo: Creative Commons user KH) Quote Source: http://www.naiaonline.org/naia-library/articles/quotes-from-the-leaders-of-the-animal-rights-movement/#sthash.aA6zwuBI.dpbs Read more →