The summer travel season is in full swing. Leaving your animal companion safe and comfortable at home while you travel doesn’t have to (and shouldn’t) mean checking your loved one into a kennel, cattery, or veterinarian’s office, where animals often become stressed, frightened, ill, or even hurt or lost. Ideally, “safe at home” means finding the right …
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Summer is just around the corner, and if you’re like me, you’re already making vacation plans and a list of what to pack. Wherever our travels take us, if we’re getting there by air, one “item” that never belongs on our list is our animal companions.
An analysis by a San Francisco–area TV station found that 302 animals died , …
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Vegan hotels are popping up all over the world. Here’s a guide to help you plan your next dream vacation.
This article was originally posted on PETA.org
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Tired of the cold weather? Then head to sunny Sarasota, where I live. Sit on the white-sand beaches, stroll through the tropical botanical gardens, picnic in beautiful bayside parks, and eat great-tasting vegan food at some of the best restaurants on the West Coast—of Florida, that is. Not only is Sarasota relatively warm in the winter months, …
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Do spicy curry, lemon rice, and dosas make your mouth water? How about hummus, falafel, and gourmet Arabic flatbreads? From Vancouver to Glasgow, delicious vegetarian food can be found in any city around the world. Recently, CNN posted an article on the world’s 10 best vegetarian cities .
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When I moved to Sarasota, Florida, about six years ago, I figured that I was getting a jump on retirement. In addition to being warm and sunny, the area offers a variety of vegan-friendly restaurants and plenty of fun and relaxing activities for people of all ages.
Although Sarasota is practically paradise and therefore a popular retirement and …
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So you don’t live on the Upper East Side. Perhaps you live in small-town America. Instead of skyscrapers and specialty restaurants on every corner, you have lush green fields and a Piggly Wiggly. But just because you can’t choose between gallery openings every weekend, that doesn’t mean that you can’t still eat like city folk. Here is …
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