On Parade

On Parade

The Hidden World of Animals in Entertainment

Book - 2010
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The author gives readers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the backstage lives of animals in the entertainment industry. He examines troublesome issues, including animal training practices, their living conditions, and their lives after the curtain comes down.
Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, c2010
ISBN: 9781554551439
1554551439
Branch Call Number: 636.088 LAIDLAW
Characteristics: 55 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. ; 27 cm

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VaughanPLDaniela Jul 10, 2012

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spesh100 Jan 01, 2012

Animals and profit generally mean exploitation and this book illustrates that with numerous true-life examples. This will make you think twice about paying for entertainment involving animals.

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Jul 17, 2011

Great information from a Canadian author. Full of stunning pictures, this book makes the case why animals trapped or bred for entertainment is wrong, whether it is the circus, TV, zoos, rodeos, photo sessions, marine parks, racing, or bloodsports. Great examples of where improvements have been made in animal protection. It is a new book, and even since it was published, bullfighting has been banned in Spain. A good read for young and not-so young readers, especially those who care about animals in entertainment. We need a book like this that focuses on farm animals, too. This book even talks about the falconer that raised owls for the Harry Potter movies, who was convicted on 17 charges of cruelty in 2009.

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