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Ethics of Living with Companion Dogs

The amazing Dr Jessica Pierce presents a one hour lecture on the ethics of living with dogs, and asks us to consider them as captives. As such she teaches how to use sensory based enhancers to improve their quality of life and well-being.

What's included?

  • 1 hour video presentation

Enhance your dogs life

You will learn how to develop ways of enhancing your dogs life by understanding how they experience the sensory world

Become ethically aware

You will also learn the ethical implications of being a pet owner and how to reframe how you live with your dog.
Meet the instructor

Dr Jessica Pierce

Jessica Pierce is a bioethicist and faculty affiliate at the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She is the author of eleven books, including The Last Walk: Reflections on Our Pets at the Ends of Their Lives and Run, Spot, Run: The Ethics of Keeping Pets, and has published essays in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Guardian. She is a regular contributor to Psychology Today ( Her newest book, Unleashing Your Dog: How to Give Your Canine Companion the Best Possible Life, (with Marc Bekoff) was released by New World Library in spring of 2019. Her website is
Patrick Jones - Course author
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