Episode 1: Should we eat dog?


Welcome to Tooth & Claw, a new summer radio show that takes on some of the thorniest debates about the way we live with animals today. Can factory-farmed meat be ethical meat? Has North American pet culture jumped the shark? And has the time come to let some endangered species go extinct? Host Peter Brown and field correspondent Manusha Janakiram find the urgent and the absurd in the human-animal relationship today.

This week, we look at why we let some species into bed, and others into the oven, asking: Should we eat dogs?

And we'd love to hear what you think. Are you convinced that dog meat should be on the menu? Post your best argument for or against dog eating here. And share your adventures in usual meats...

(Plus, check out our bonus online interviews with food adventurer Stefan Gates here and anthrozoologist Hal Herzog here.)

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