Advocacy and Activism

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Advocacy and Activism
Why Deaf Dogs Rock – Interview with founder Christina Lee

‘Oh, that one, he’s not going to be adopted anytime soon, he’s deaf’. This is what a worker at one of the rescues where I have volunteered said, when I asked her why a particular dog wasn’t being shown to the public. ‘Nobody wants to deal with a deaf dog, they all want ‘perfect dogs’. […]

forAnima.com, an eco- and animal-friendly, vegan online marketplace

Would you like to experience an all-new vegan shopping experience? Do you want to buy or sell animal-friendly products? We found something you might find very interesting… forAnima.com is the place to join. This brand new concept is an animal-friendly community marketplace where animal-friendly brands can create their own stores, decide how they wish to […]

Interview with ‘Pinups for Pitbulls’ – Advocacy and Artwork

Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe, Diana Dors, Rita Hayworth… once posted in the lockers of G.I.s during World War II, today Pin Up Girls are taking new directions and themes. One of these exciting new directions comes from an organization I discovered a while ago. It’s Deirdre “Little Darling” Franklin’s organization, Pinups for Pitbulls, Inc.,  founded in 2005. I stumbled upon […]

Get involved in animal welfare! – Interview with Debby from Generation Wags

Debby Hartten has created a platform to educate and inform the public about opportunities in animal welfare and rescue: Generation Wags. I met Debby through PackPeople and I liked her unique ideas of getting people engaged in pet rescue. Debby is a dedicated animal lover, and the founder of several programs supporting animal rescue, including […]

Protect Greyhounds – End Dog Racing! Interview with Christine from GREY2K USA

We have 2 beautiful brindle Greyhounds in our building and every time I meet them I catch myself staring at these majestic-looking gentle dogs. I know that one of them is a veteran female race dog and I just love her; the other one is our neighbor’s dog on the same floor. Tall and slim, with deep […]

New documentary: Street Dogs of South Central – Interview with filmmakers [Audio]

Are you aware of the stray dog problem in Los Angeles? No? Well, approximately 30,000 dogs live on the streets of L.A. – some surrendered by their irresponsible owners, some dumped on the street, others never had a home. It’s an ongoing challenge for animal welfare groups, rescues and animal control services to reduce the number […]

What Shelter Revolution means – Interview with Thomas Cole [Audio]

Every time I’ve visited or volunteered at one of my favorite shelters/rescues, I leave feeling sorry for the dogs, sitting in their cold concrete runs behind steel bars. Looking at you, waiting to be taken out for a walk or to be patted. Dogs and cats kept in cages, barking and whining to get your […]

How to win strong laws that animals desperately need – Interview with Julie from NIFAA [Audio]

Education is key! We’ve recognized how many people are involved in animal rights and joining campaigns for the betterment of animal welfare, and are grateful to have spoken with The National Institute for Animal Advocacy, a project of the Connecticut Council for Humane Education, Inc. NIFAA was launched in 2002 by Julie E. Lewin to fill critical voids in the animal […]

Rescuing Dogs from Lab Research – Interview with Beagle Freedom Project's Gary Smith

Beagle Freedom Project began in December 2010 when Shannon Keith received information that beagles used for  lab research were to be given a chance at freedom. Now, Beagle Freedom Project functions as a mission of Animal Rescue, Media & Education (ARME, also founded by Shannon Keith), rescuing and finding homes for lab research beagles, an […]

New Facebook Fan Pages: Dog Adoption, Cat Adoption and @Lost_Pets

This week we created 3 more Fan Pages on Facebook to give Dog Adoption, Cat Adoption and Lost Pets a higher chance to be seen by our community of animal lovers and people who care about animal welfare. Why Dog Adoption? I started to visit local L.A. shelters a couple months ago to help give […]