Tags: animals

Seafood’s Dark Secret: Killing Turtles, Whales & Other Marine Animals

The air conditioning of the small office was a welcome respite from the suffocating humidity the July day I visited the Turtle Hospital in the Florida Keys. Arriving a few minutes after the hourly tour started, I took a seat at the back of the room as Meghan, our tour guide, explained that 80 percent…

A Chicken Named Iann: Factory Farm to Freedom

Driving through the Eastern Shore of Maryland one sunny morning this summer, I passed truck after truck packed full of chickens bound for slaughter. It broke my heart seeing hundreds of chickens crammed into cages, frightened and terrified on the way to the end of their lives. While I’d been well aware of the abuse these…

10 Animal Friendly Summer Activities

Summer is nearly here, and along with it comes lots of time for activities and fun! Outings this season provide a great opportunity to connect with the animals that inspire our compassionate lifestyle. Try one or more of these ideas for creating compassionate and enriching animal experiences this summer. Visit An Animal Sanctuary There are…

Halloween is a perfect opportunity to spread awareness about some of the spookiest things happening to animals behind closed doors. We’ve come up with eight animal rights Halloween costumes which are sure to spark wide-eyed conversations. Take a peek!  1. De-Clawed Kitty 2. Rabbit With A Lucky Human’s Foot Keychain 3. Chained Backyard Dog  4. Mulesed Lamb (Just…