Blog Entries Tagged as holidays

  • Dec
  • 15

It’s Secret Santa–PETA-style!

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Tired of swapping anonymous gifts with random coworkers or family members every holiday?

Now there’s an easy way to be a Secret Santa for those who will be truly grateful for your gift—the many dogs, cats, rabbits, and other animals who need PETA’s vital work to save them from cruelty and abuse.

PETA’s Secret Santa program is a festive way to help animals and …

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  • Dec
  • 24

A Humane Holiday Hymn

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The following article was written by Karen Porreca and Heather Moore.

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was suffering, not even a mouse.

The stockings were stuffed with cruelty-free snacks and animal-friendly presents were piled up in stacks.

The kids dressed in PJs, tucked …

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  • Dec
  • 18

There’s no call for cruelty in Christmas

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Kicking off the holiday shopping season with “Red Thursday,” stores are doing whatever it takes to draw in customers. But while shoppers have a choice about standing in long lines and facing ugly crowds, animals used in holiday promotions face a bleak Christmas season.

Santa belongs at the mall. Reindeer do not. Yet some stores have been contracting to …

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  • Dec
  • 24

Make Your 2013 Resolutions Animal-Friendly

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Out with the old and in with the new! New Year’s resolutions are all about the chance to start over and do things differently. You have an opportunity to make this year count for animals by dedicating one of your resolutions to helping them. Pick one or all of these resolutions and you’ll be on the right …

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  • Dec
  • 19

Smart Santas Don’t Give Animals as Gifts

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Nothing’s more fun than surprising someone with just the right holiday gift. But when the gift is an animal, the story doesn’t always have a happy ending.

I’ve been a volunteer at my local animal shelter for almost nine years. I always read the little cards on the front of each cage to see why a dog …

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  • Dec
  • 4

Things Meat-Eaters Say and What to Say Back

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes I think that if I have to sit through another family holiday meal during which my opinionated uncle gives me a hard time about not eating meat, I’m going to be really tempted to pull his chair out from under him as I walk by.

But as appealing as the …

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  • Nov
  • 5

Vegan Wine Pairings for Fall

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If the thought of finding the right wine to serve with your next vegan meal seems like a daunting task, don’t worry: Vegan Sommelier is here to help.

The boutique wine company promises not to “drown you in pages and pages of wine listings and text.” Instead, Vegan Sommelier offers “specially selected vegan wines, often in limited edition and …

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