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Some French bulldogs have trouble breathing. Golden retrievers can suffer from vision problems. And some pugs have weak hind legs.
Michael Brandow, commentator on dog issues and author of A Matter of Breeding: A Biting History of Pedigree Dogs and How the Quest for Status Has Harmed Man's Best Friend, discusses the growing dangers behind today's obsession with purebred dogs.
It's an honor to be part of Hugh Dorigo's important new documentary on the root causes of animal homelessness.
Guests also include: Temple Grandin, Mark Derr, Marc Bekoff, James Serpell, and other leaders in their fields.
My essay on political correctness and censorship:
Yes, this does have to do with dogs as well.
Quillette, a new platform for free thought and controversial ideas, has been raising eyebrows and getting press. Stunning endorsements from Steven Pinker, David Brooks (NYT), Michael Shermer (Scientific American), and Richard Dawkins who writes: "Quillette, superb online magazine, stands up for the oppressed minority who value clarity, logic, and objective truth."
First radio show for the new book:
Word of Mouth
New Hampshire Public Radio
(Scroll down the page for my segment.)
A real honor to read at Labyrinth Books, Princeton's campus bookstore, on February 28th. Great discussion and nice people.
This wonderful "Wall of Dogness" was created to mark their first dog-book event.