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Tag: Rescue

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 […]

How to help in a time of environmental crisis and destruction

How to help in a time of environmental crisis and destruction

Hurricane Florence (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Hurricanes. Floods. Forest fires. When tragedy strikes and impacts millions of animals and people, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, full of mixed emotions from wanting to help to feeling helpless. I personally wear my heart on my sleeve. […]

Finally, RESCUE-wear for Kids

Finally, RESCUE-wear for Kids

Starting kids off right with Binkagirl’s new “Rescue” tees for children! In the casual, everyday apparel line, the message to kids is right on target in our books. “Binka is actually named for my dog, Binka,” owner Jessica O’Doski says. “She was adopted from a high-kill […]

A Brand’s Mission to Preserve Wildlife

A Brand’s Mission to Preserve Wildlife

Brands with a Mission. The emerging trend in retail that is only on the rise. Companies are now – more than ever – cultivating a stronger social conscience and recognizing their responsibility to BE THE CHANGE (you want to see in the world). “It’s been so […]

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. […]

Design for Animal Welfare

Design for Animal Welfare

Lightning and Oliver. Littermates from East Valley Animal Shelter in Van Nuys, CA, Renee – founder of Threads for Love – says Lightning (the one with the all-white chin) was named after his crooked tail that is in the shape of a lightning bolt. “While we were looking […]

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 […]