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Dogs in the leisure experience / Neil Carr (University of Otago).

Carr, Neil, 1972- (author.). C.A.B. International, (issuing body.).
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Subject: Dogs > Social aspects.
Working dogs.
Dog owners.
Human-animal relationships.
Pets and Companion Animals.
Sport Animals, (New March 2000)
Animal Nutrition (General)
Animal Welfare.
Meat Produce.
Social Psychology and Social Anthropology, (New March 2000)
Sport and Recreational Activities, (New March 2000)

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 171 pages) : illustrations (some color), charts
  • Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Working dogs -- Sport dogs -- Leisured dogs as leisure objects -- Providing for the leisured dog and dog as leisure object -- The boarding kennel and dog day-care centre : dog holidays -- Dog as cuisine -- Dog cuisine -- Conclusions.
Abstract: This book explores the social and cultural constructions and debates of what are dogs and what is leisure. It looks at how working dogs play a significant role in leisure experiences, and considers the differing roles and changing acceptance of dogs' involvement in sport. Within the setting of the animal welfare and sentience debates, it examines the leisure needs of dogs and their owners. The chapters cover: working dogs; sport dogs; leisured dogs and dogs as leisure objects; providing for the leisured dog and dog as leisure object; boarding kennels and dog day-care centres; dogs as cuisine; and dog cuisine. The book has nine chapters and a subject index.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also available in print format.
Source of Description Note: Title from PDF title page (viewed March 9, 2015).
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