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  1. PAWS Houston

    PAWS Houston is a volunteer driven, 501 (c) 3, non-profit organization that provides for the comprehensive needs of a companion pet of an owner that is elderly, chronically or terminally ill. All programs and services recognize the vital role a companion pet has in the lives and well being of...

  2. Animism, cannibalism, and pet-keeping among the guaja of eastern amazonia

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    | Contributor(s):: Loretta A. Cormier

    Recent work in Amazonian religion, sociality, and ecological adaptation have addressed the interrelationships among animism, cannibalism, and pet-keeping. In this article, I attempt to reconcile these works with the beliefs and behaviors of the Guajá of eastern Amazonia. I argue that the...

  3. Can animals attain membership within a human social/moral group?

    | Contributor(s):: Eli Kanon

    Justice is illustrated by how humans treat others. Human society can no longer be considered just if it continues to treat animals instrumentally, disregarding the moral worth of each individual creature. Emile Durkheim's division of labor theory offers a groundwork for providing animals limited...