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Is Society Going to the Dogs?36:17
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photoSaturday night fights sure have changed. Instead of man vs man, dog vs. dog is now the headline act. Alarming numbers of dog owners are conditioning their pets to fight to the death.

New York Times magazine writer, Shane DuBow, went inside this underground world. He uncovered a culture that breeds violence and dreams; a world where despair and hope collide in frustration, fury, and fear.

Guests:

Shane DuBow, writer, his article "Dog Bites Dog" appeared in Sunday's New York Times magazine

Toby Miller, professor of cultural studies at New York University

This program aired on October 2, 2002.

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