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  • Oct
  • 25

Keep Your Animals Safe and Happy This Halloween

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Each October, Halloween ushers in its own brand of awesomeness in the form of pumpkins,candy, and costumes. Spider webs and creepy decorations set the stage for ghost stories and trick-or-treating. But holiday fun for humans can translate into hazards for companion animals. Halloween is the busiest time of year for the Pet Poison Helpline because companion […]

  • Oct
  • 7

Seeking Common Ground

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photo @ The Guardian

Why is there such a divide between animal rights activists and environmentalists? A divide also persists within both groups—between advocates of animal welfare and animal rights as well as between conservationists and preservationists. In each case, it’s a division between the age-old concept of benign stewardship and the emergent recognition of the right for human […]

  • Sep
  • 28

Age, Arthritis, Animals, and Paul McCartney

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By Ellie Israel I’ve always been an animal lover, but I have not always been an activist. Fourteen years ago, I heard Bill Maher say that he was on the board of PETA, so I decided to look into this organization. When I did, my life changed overnight. I haven’t eaten meat since, and eight years […]

  • Aug
  • 30

Why Is Adopting an Animal Companion Good for Seniors?

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Tabby cat at the VBSPCA

Research has shown that seniors benefit physically and mentally from having an animal companion. Sure, adopting a homeless animal will improve his or her life, but did you know that an animal companion can improve your life, too? And we’re not just talking about rescued animals who have literally returned the favor and rescued their […]

  • Aug
  • 23

Need a Vegan-Friendly Hotel?

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Does staying in hotels and supporting businesses that reflect your food choices and ideals sound good to you? There’s a website for you! VeggieHotels lists hundreds of vegan and vegetarian bed and breakfasts, hotels, and spas in 60 countries, including about 50 U.S. lodgings. Listings range from a one-room cottage in the Swiss Alps to a five-star […]

  • Aug
  • 19

How Much Protein Do I Need?

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If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me, “But where do you get your protein?” I might have enough money to buy a lifetime supply of tofu. It’s easy to get all the proteins that your body needs while also enjoying many of your favorite vegan foods. Ironically, what people often don’t […]

  • Aug
  • 19

Share a Smile for Animals Today!

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Amazon is one of the most widely used sites on the Internet. Chances are that you’ve ordered something from the site before—and with good reason. Amazon has thousands of vegan and cruelty-free products, including food, makeup, cookbooks, clothes, and a huge selection of supplies for your furry family members. Now, with AmazonSmile, there’s an even […]

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