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  • May
  • 17

What PETA Means to Me

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My late husband, Greg, and I began supporting animal advocacy organizations in the 1990s, shortly after we married, and initially PETA was one of many on our list. But as we learned more about the issues and the work that PETA does, it became clear to us that PETA does more to help more animals […]

  • Apr
  • 27

Why This Classically Trained Pastry Chef Went Raw

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Today, Vikki Sgro-Konopka is a raw vegan who whips up delectable French desserts from unlikely sounding ingredients, but it took a health crisis to get her to change her lifestyle. Vikki grew up as part of a big Italian family in Philadelphia. Food was everywhere, all the time, and holiday dinner tables overflowed with dairy-laden […]

  • Apr
  • 13

I Found Out There’s More Than One Way to Support PETA

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For a number of years, my wife, Judy, and I have been making financial contributions to support PETA’s work. But this past September, we discovered new and very enjoyable ways to help PETA save animals. First, we purchased tickets to attend PETA’s 35th anniversary gala celebration, held at the famous Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. […]

  • Apr
  • 12

Why You Should Never, Ever Use Rat Poison

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Recently, I returned home from a horrible day at our veterinarian’s office, where we were forced to end the life of our 13-year-old dog, Sophie. After four days of subtle but worsening gastrointestinal symptoms, she succumbed to what we now believe was poisoning from ingestion of rat poison. We aren’t sure whether she ate the […]

  • Mar
  • 31

The Philippines: Home to PETA Asia and Vegan Cuisine Galore

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PETA Asia‘s campaigns office is located in Manila, the Philippines. Having an office here—rather than in cities like Tokyo or Singapore, which have a higher cost of living—allows us to save valuable funds for animals. Our work locally is saving lives, changing hearts and minds, and ensuring that animal-welfare issues are a priority in the […]

  • Mar
  • 24

What’s Wrong With Pig Island? Here’s What a Compassionate Traveler Learned

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World of Vegan founder Michelle Taylor Cehn and her husband booked a honeymoon trip to the Bahamas to swim with pigs on Pig Island. As someone who has long admired these smart, sensitive animals, Michelle was excited to see happy pigs living freely on a beautiful island paradise. However, her heart sank upon their arrival […]

  • Mar
  • 22

Gardening Series, Part Three: Where Can I Find Native Plants for My Garden?

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Where do we begin if we want to grow a creature-friendly garden? What are some resources at our disposal? I collect seeds from my garden and the gardens of like-minded gardeners. A great resource for me is the Prairie Moon Nursery, which you can find online. It sells only native seeds and plants, which takes […]

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