Ethics Moment: To Fido with Love

January 3, 2012

As a nation of pet lovers, are we as faithful to our animal companions as they are to us? For some, their dedication runs thicker than blood.  A national survey last year found that a handful of pet owners would actually pick the pet over a spouse if an ultimatum was made.

Loyola University Chicago professor Al Gini breaks down the results of a new survey about the prominence of our pets in our own lives and in the future of our nation.  

Al Gini is a professor of business ethics and chair of the department of management at Loyola University Chicago. He is also the co-founder and associate editor of Business Ethics Quarterly, and the author of several books, including My Job, My Self and Seeking the Truth of Things: Confessions of a (catholic) Philosopher.