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Taxi Full of Stolen Dogs Intercepted in Vietnam

by Melissa Flower

  Families with dog and cat companions throughout Vietnam have to remain vigilant at all times. Thieves, usually on motorbike, are known to be operating throughout the country poisoning, electrocuting and stealing both stray and companion dogs and cats to sell for the dog and cat meat trade. Most recently, a group of such thieves […]

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California Residents: Take Action!

by Nadia Schilling

  California Residents: Take a Powerful Action for Farmed Animals & Kids! The 10 largest Unified School Districts in California control the daily school lunches for over 1.2 MILLION children. Encouraging schools to increase their veg lunch options is a powerful form of advocacy which can prevent animal suffering, improve children’s health, and it is […]

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See Bikol and Gabby today!

by Karin Cereghino

In Defense of Animals – Africa’s Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue saved its first orphaned babies, Bikol and Gabby, in December 1999 and January 2000, respectively. Prior to that time, we had only rescued adults, who had also been orphaned by the illegal ape meat trade, then sold into captivity and inhumanely caged or chained for decades. […]

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Factory Farms Have Polluted Wisconsin Drinking Water!

by Ingrid Taylor

  Thousands of residents in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin are facing a drinking water crisis. Nestled on the shore of Lake Michigan, this county holds the largest number of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs – also known as factory farms) in the state. According to Catherine Long of the World Socialist website, there are 15 farms […]

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Petition Dog Dragging Sentencing

by Doll Stanley

$1000 Fine for Dragging Dog Behind Pickup is NOT Enough! Let the Judge Know We Want Real Justice We’ve heard, and seen the brutal treatment Champ, the dog, received at the hands of his so-called “guardian,” filmed as he was dragged by the neck, resisting and crying, until the truck stopped and witnesses intervened. Within […]

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Give Thanks for Humane Dog Control in India!

by Haley Anderson

  India is home to millions of street dogs. It is almost impossible to get an accurate count, but the World Health Organization has estimated the number at approximately 25 million. That’s a lot of dogs. Attempting to manage the number and health of so many dogs is a large undertaking. Add various human-dog conflicts […]

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Love Your Food!

by Nadia Schilling

Love Your Food! Food plays a big part in our cultural traditions, special occasions and events, while sharing meals with family and friends can be a pleasure. Preparing, eating, and enjoying delicious and wholesome foods can bring even deeper satisfaction. When it comes to food, we really are spoiled with the sheer abundance of choices […]

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Are You a Miracle Worker?

by Lisa Levinson

Can you change the world with the organs in your body? Rachel Augusta says so! Rachel Augusta runs The Gutsy Grackle, an energetic emergency room for all animals (humans included) where she practices Healing Touch for animals and humans alike. Rachel explains the science behind being a ‘miracle worker,’ and how to find your inner […]