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Natural Equals No Harm

Natural Equals No Harm

All-natural. Cage-free. Free-range. Certified organic. These days food packaging can have misleading buzzwords. Most food boxes and packaging make some sort of claim about the product. It’s the company’s opportunity to convince the discerning buyer that their product is somehow healthier, more environmentally conscious, or […]

You’ve Probably Heard of it … Meatless Monday

You’ve Probably Heard of it … Meatless Monday

You’ve probably heard of Meatless Mondays. But what is it? And why abstain from meat once a week? Meatless Monday* is a global campaign that advises cutting meat from the diet each Monday. Did you know know that decreasing meat consumption – even just one day […]

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 […]

I’m NOT Lovin’ It: McDonald’s Chicken Cruelty Problem

I’m NOT Lovin’ It: McDonald’s Chicken Cruelty Problem

Chickens are one of the most common domesticated animals on the planet. At any one time there are around 20 billion chickens in the world. Surprisingly, most people’s only contact with chickens is on their plate or in their Happy Meals. But what are live chickens […]

Vegan, Eco-Friendly Inventions We’re Excited About

Vegan, Eco-Friendly Inventions We’re Excited About

Let’s face it – plastic is an unavoidable evil we encounter (and use) on an everyday basis. Plastic – particularly single-use plastic – has a horrible impact on this Earth and the animals we share this planet with. It’s estimated that 91% of plastic isn’t […]

PRANA Run with Sunrise and Alma

PRANA Run with Sunrise and Alma

THANK YOU to all that joined us last weekend at Sunrise Sanctuary’s Open Barn Day! So many incredible people, so many incredible animals. Thank you, Alma Images, for capturing it all. We had such a great time connecting with other animal lovers and activist. We are […]

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 […]

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 […]

Crisis by Choice

Crisis by Choice

Is it not enough for you to feed on the good pasture, that you must tread down with your feet the rest of your pasture; and to drink of clear water, that you must muddy the rest of the water with your feet? ~Ezekiel 34:18 […]