A meaty matter. Pet diet and the vegetarian’s dilemma

@article{Rothgerber2013AMM,
  title={A meaty matter. Pet diet and the vegetarian’s dilemma},
  author={Hank Rothgerber},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={2013},
  volume={68},
  pages={76-82}
}
The present research examined pet ownership, current pet diet, and guilt associated with pet diet among a fairly large sample of non-meat-eaters (n=515). It specifically focused on the conflict that pits feeding one's pet an animal-based diet that may be perceived as best promoting their well-being with concerns over animal welfare and environmental degradation threatened by such diets, here labeled the vegetarian's dilemma. Questionnaire responses indicated that ethically motivated meat… Expand

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