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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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  • Sep
  • 2

Keep Animals Safe From Fall Poison Dangers

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About this time every year, there’s a tree on my mom’s street that sprouts a large, orangey mushroom at its base. This is a “chicken of the woods “ mushroom that, you guessed it, tastes just like chicken. Rinsed, sliced into chunks, and sautéed, it’s the perfect cruelty-free addition to pasta sauce and stir-fries.

However, not all mushrooms are as kitchen-ready …

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  • Aug
  • 29

Animals Who Dream of Having the Day Off

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While most of us are grilling veggie dogs in the park or sipping drinks by the pool today, working animals won’t have it so easy: Horses pulling horse-drawn carriages today will tromp on hard pavement all day long in the intense heat. They will breathe exhaust fumes and will not have adequate food or water. Tonight, they will be crammed …

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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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  • Aug
  • 25

Animals Are Wondrous: Rats

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Portrayed as one of the protagonist’s worst fears in George Orwell’s 1984 and used in epithets such as “rat fink,” rats get a bad rap in our society.

Many people don’t know that rats are highly social animals with individual personalities. They become attached to each other, love their own families, and easily bond with their human guardians. …

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  • Aug
  • 21

Do Something: How One Phone Call Can Save Lives

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My mom lives in a residential area filled with families and activity. She enjoys sitting in her sunny front window and watching the comings and goings in the neighborhood. One day recently, she called me to say that the mail carrier had delivered roosters to the apartments across the street. They were in boxes and were crowing like …

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