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It’s Here: Fur-Free Season!

It’s Here: Fur-Free Season!

With winter quickly approaching, you’ll soon be swapping the clothes in your closet for warmer options – if you haven’t done so already. You may have indulged in the Black Friday madness – that one day of retail frenzy chock-full of huge discounts and promos […]

Giving Thanks to Animals

Giving Thanks to Animals

Sunrise Sanctuary | Photo by Alma Images It is officially November which means its World Vegan Month! What’s World Vegan Month? you may be asking. Since 1994, World Vegan Month has kicked off on November 1st, also known as World Vegan Day, which is an […]

Catch-and-Release Fishing Does Not Hurt Fish

Catch-and-Release Fishing Does Not Hurt Fish

“It’s okay … it’s only catch-and-release,” he responds. “Do you go fishing in your own pet fish tank,” I ask. “No way,” he says, “I don’t want to hurt my own pet.” A child can understand that fishing hurts fish, but it only matters if […]

Dairy Cows Are Happy

Dairy Cows Are Happy

Cows living on dairy farms are happy, healthy animals. They frolic in fields of rolling hills and spend their days grazing in green pastures. They’re mammals – just like us – so when they give birth to live young, they willingly, happily lactate for the sole […]

Animals Deserve Better

Animals Deserve Better

Two things I want you to remember: Over 820,800 lives each year. All of those lives are not protected under federal law so the cruelty they endure is legal. I graduated from OSU in 2016. During my time there, I worked closely with university staff […]

The Cruelest Show on Earth

The Cruelest Show on Earth

Beaten mercilessly with steel rods and electric-shock prods. Whipped and shackled in chains. Deprivation of all things natural. Limited access to food, water, and medical care. The screaming and the blood day after day, the punishment is endless. Welcome to hell on earth for animals […]

Vanderpump, Bravo, and Yulin

Vanderpump, Bravo, and Yulin

September 14, 2016. Women’s restroom in the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. I was crying. My mascara was already a botched job since I had applied it at 3:30 AM in a rush to get to the airport on time for the first flight out to D.C. […]

Empty Oceans by 2050?

Empty Oceans by 2050?

Humans have wiped out half of the ocean’s fish since 1970  For every 1 pound of fish caught, up to 5 pounds of marine animals are caught and thrown away as “BYCATCH” Almost 4 lbs of wild fish are killed for a single 6 oz […]

Animal Abuser Turns Pro Player

Animal Abuser Turns Pro Player

Ishmael Zamora. Remember that name. We may see it in a future headline in connection with homicide or rape. In August 2016, a video surfaced showing Zamora brutally kicking and beating his dog mercilessly with a belt. A wideout for Baylor at the time, Zamora was […]