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Underdogs : pets, people, and poverty

Author: Arnold Arluke; Andrew N Rowan
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2020]
Series: Animal voices : animal worlds
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Underdogs looks into the rapidly growing initiative to provide veterinary care to underserved communities in such places as North Carolina and Costa Rica and how those living in or near poverty respond to these forms of care. For many years, the primary focus of the humane community in the United States was to control animal overpopulation and alleviate the stray dog problem by euthanizing or sterilizing dogs and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: e-books
Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Arluke; Andrew N Rowan
ISBN: 0820358223 0820358231 9780820358222 9780820358239 9780820358246 082035824X
OCLC Number: 1226490481
Description: 1 ressource en ligne.
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INTRODUCTION Pets, Poverty, and theProblem of Access to Veterinary Care --
San Rafael, Costa Rica --
ONE Liminal Pets and Their People Living With Street Animals in Traditional Costa Rican Culture --
TWO Who Speaks for the Underserved? Cooperation and Conflict Among Welfare and Veterinary Groups --
THREE Sterilization as an Agent of Social Change Changing How Communities Think About Pets --
West Charlotte, North Carolina --
FOURUnderdogs and Their People Living With Pets in Racially Concentrated Poverty FIVE The "Costs" of Care Nonfinancial Barriers to Using Free or Low-cost Veterinary Services --
SIX "Perfect Is the Enemy of Good" Thinking Differently About Low-income Pet Owners --
SEVEN Forms of Veterinary Capital The Unintended Consequences of Increased Access --
CONCLUSION Increasing Access to Veterinary Care Problems, Partnerships, and Paradoxes --
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Series Title: Animal voices : animal worlds
Responsibility: Arnold Arluke, Andrew Rowan.

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Looks into the rapidly growing initiative to provide veterinary care to underserved communities in North Carolina and Costa Rica and how those living in or near poverty respond to these forms of care.

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