I could never do that. I still remember years ago when they had this show on TLC with page lewis, and Tie Carpenter and all those guys, and they would do home switchovers-and I remember in one of the episodes, they took the owner's dog and without her consent(he passed away during the episode), they stuffed him!
that particular episode was mortifying.
It really bothers me. I don't find it natural to do that to animals(or anything that had a life at one point or another). If it floats your boat, then I've always been someone to call out to do what makes you happy, but man-definitely not a practice for me.