Ann Arbor : The University of Michigan Press, 
xiii, 347 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
What is breed rescue? The overwhelming predominance of women in the world of dog rescue: the state of Michigan as a representative case study enhanced by relevant interview data from rescuers elsewhere The topography of breed specific dog registrations from 1960 to 2009: an important contextual framework for rescue The history of golden retriever rescue as a case study of breed specific rescue Regionalism in the breed rescue world Rescue groups and external relationships Communication, networking, and sustenance The golden labrador retriever comparison The unique case of greyhound rescue Changing discourse of compassion within breed specific rescue in the United States: "good" breeds versus "bad" breeds: the case of pit bulls Appendixes: A. Data from our survey of Michigan rescues B. Breed specific canine rescue survey C. Interview questionnaire D. Interview subjects.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
K3620 .M37 2014
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