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ARZone Podcast 54: Dr. Andrew Knight Returns - Vegan Cats, Dogs & Endurance Athletes!

Episode 54: ARZone welcomes back special guest Dr. Andrew Knight.

Andrew speaks with ARZone about his work making schools of veterinary medicine aware of methods and procedures that respect the lives of other animals, he answers some questions regarding the health and diets of cats and dogs, and he tells about the incredible vegan endurance events he's participated in. Audio podcast, approx 59 minutes.

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Dr. Knight is the author of the book The Costs and Benefits of Animal Experiments which examines the practice of medical testing on other animals. Andrew is an Australian born bioethicist, living in London, who is now a European Veterinary specialist in welfare science, ethics and law. He first spoke with ARZone in a podcast published in July 2012. At that time, Andrew spoke about his pending lecture tour of Peru and his eagerly anticipated world’s first ever vegan ultramarathon in Wales, which sounds like it was more like a survival adventure!


Please click on the following links to learn more about Andrew's work:


ARZone's previous podcast interview with Dr. Knight is here.


To learn more about the benefits of vegan living for cats, dogs and other animals, please visit


The book: The Costs and Benefits of Animal Experiments:


Andrew's informational websites on animal experimentation ( and humane teaching methods (


Animals Count: a British political party for people and animals:

The Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics:

Animal Consultants International:

The Extreme Vegan Sporting Association:

The first vegan ultra-marathon (not run by, but in accordance with the aims and ethos of the Extreme Vegan Sporting Assoc):


For more information about Dr. Knight's publications or to inquire about the possibility of arranging for a presentation by Dr. Knight, please visit the website:


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