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  • Oct
  • 21

Animals Are Wondrous: Chimpanzees

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Chimpanzees are more closely related to humans than they are to gorillas. Chimpanzees and humans share the same blood types and have at least 95 percent genetic similarity. These highly intelligent animals have long childhoods, cooperate with and learn from each other, make and use tools, and participate in cultural and social activities such as dancing in …

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  • Sep
  • 30

Why Is Adopting an Animal Companion Good for Seniors?

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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 adopters. According to Alan Beck, director …

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  • Sep
  • 22

Did You Know That Going Vegan Could Reduce Your Risk of Cancer?

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A new study from the U.K. says extra pounds and obesity increase a person’s risk of cancer.

“You are what you eat” has never been truer. Researchers in the U.K. have found that people who are overweight or obese have a greater risk of developing the most common types of cancer. A seven-year study of 5 million people concluded that carrying extra …

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  • Sep
  • 10

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 better reason …

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  • Sep
  • 2

One Dog Narrowly Escapes Death in a Laboratory

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This summer marked the 12th anniversary of the death of my 15-year-old dog, Rogan. A beautiful cocker spaniel mix with flowing strawberry-blond tresses, Rogan was this close to being sold to a laboratory when a PETA investigator purchased him at a Missouri dog auction, along with five other lucky dogs.

 

 

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  • Aug
  • 27

Ooh La La—Vegan Splendor in France

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Vegans who are worried that the land of fromage and foie gras won’t provide them with a warm welcome should fret no more. All-vegan French inns such as the Auberge Bouyssour give the compassionate traveler the chance to enjoy the splendor of the French countryside and world-famous French cuisine.

The inn, a charming family-run establishment nestled in green hills …

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  • Aug
  • 27

Famous Reasons to Properly Plan Your Estate

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As a Philanthropic Specialist, I enjoy assisting members who are leaving a legacy for animals through an estate gift to PETA. Although everyone’s estate differs, it is in everyone’s best interest to spend time considering and documenting a plan. Below, I have put together a few famous examples that illustrate why even with the best intentions, improperly planned …

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