Reading and Other Resources

Books: Ethics

By and About Peter Singer, who specializes in applied ethics and approaches ethical issues from a secular, preference utilitarian perspective. Not all animal” liberationist”s share his views.

  • Animal Liberation: A New Ethics for our Treatment of Animals, New York Review/Random House, New York, 1975; Cape, London, 1976; Avon, New York, 1977; Paladin, London, 1977; Thorsons, London, 1983. Harper Perennial Modern Classics, New York, 2009.
  • Animal Rights and Human Obligations: An Anthology (co-editor with Thomas Regan), Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 1976. 2nd revised edition, Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 1989
  • Animal Factories (co-author with James Mason), Crown, New York, 1980
  • Save the Animals! (Australian edition, co-author with Barbara Dover and Ingrid Newkirk), Collins Angus & Robertson, North Ryde, NSW, 1991
  • The Great Ape Project: Equality Beyond Humanity (co-editor with Paola Cavalieri), Fourth Estate, London, 1993; hardback, St Martin’s Press, New York, 1994; paperback, St Martin’s Press, New York, 1995
  • How Are We to Live? Ethics in an Age of Self-interest, Text Publishing, Melbourne, 1993; Mandarin, London, 1995; Prometheus, Buffalo, NY, 1995; Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997
  • In Defense of Animals. The Second Wave (ed.), Blackwell, Oxford, 2005
  • The Way We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter, Rodale, New York, 2006 (co-author with Jim Mason); Text, Melbourne; Random House, London. Audio version: Playaway. ISBN 157954889XX
  • The Future of Animal Farming: Renewing the Ancient Contract(with Marian Stamp Dawkins, and Roland Bonney) 2008. New York: Wiley-Blackwell.The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty. New York: Random House 2009. (see also
  • Schaler, Jeffrey A. (Editor.). 2009. Peter Singer Under Fire: The Moral Iconoclast Faces His Critics. Chicago: Open Court Publishers.

The Healing Power of Pets by Dr. Marty Becker (author of Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul)


  • Reiki for Dogs, Using Spiritual Energy to Heal and Vitalize Man’s Best Friend by Kathleen Prasad
  • Animal Reiki: Using Energy to Heal the Animals in Your Life by Elizabeth Fulton, Kathleen Prasad
  • Reiki, A Comprehensive Guide by Pamela Miles

Books: General

  • Animals in Spirit by Penelope Smith
  • Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin
  • The Healing Power of Pets by Dr. Marty Becker
  • Bach Flower Remedies for Animals by Helen Graham and Gregory Vlamis
  • Animal Powers Meditation Kit by Monte Farber and Amy Zerner






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