Category: Animals & Environment

Consumer Poll: 82% of Adults Think Cows’ Milk Should List Source on Carton

Consumer Poll: 82% of Adults Think Cows’ Milk Should List Source on Carton

Should all “milk” labels be required to list the source? According to a new nationwide poll released today by Zogby Analytics, 82% of adults believe that if almond milk and soy milk labels are required to disclose the source of the milk, cows’ milk should also be required to list the source. This finding comes at an auspicious time: The […]

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Care2 Petition Demands Pebble Beach Golf Links Remove Golf Balls Polluting Ocean

Care2 Petition Demands Pebble Beach Golf Links Remove Golf Balls Polluting Ocean

A new Care2 petition is demanding The Pebble Beach Company, the parent company of Pebble Beach Golf Links, remove golf balls polluting surrounding Carmel Bay. The Care2 petition has been signed by more than 11,000 people. VIEW THE CARE2 PETITION HERE: www.care2.com/PebbleBeach The Care2 petition was started after news that a then 16-year-old diver, Alex Weber, spotted the golf ball […]

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Single-Use Plastic: The Ever Growing Footprint on the Environment

Single-Use Plastic: The Ever Growing Footprint on the Environment

It’s cheap to manufacture plastic, but because we make so much of it, for so many uses, it has become a high-profile environmental issue – even the biggest brand names are doing their part to reduce their reliance on single-use plastic. There are more than 5 trillion pieces of plastic in our oceans An estimated 8.5 billion plastic straws are […]

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If Your New Year’s Resolution is to Help Rescued Llamas, You’re in Luck

If Your New Year’s Resolution is to Help Rescued Llamas, You’re in Luck

Stuart Wilde, guide and owner of Wild Earth Llama Adventures, is better known as the “llama guy” to locals and visitors around Taos, New Mexico. His llama trekking adventures are both unique and educational and have earned him a spot on TripAdvisor’s Top Ten Tours in America, with more than 500 5-star guest reviews on travel sites. However, llamas aren’t […]

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Interview with Lindsay Rubin, VP of Vegan Dog Food Brand v-dog

Interview with Lindsay Rubin, VP of Vegan Dog Food Brand v-dog

V-dog is an international dog food brand based in San Francisco, and they are the first and only all-vegan (plant-based) dog food brand in the United States. Here we talk to Lindsay Rubin, VP of v-dog, about the benefits of a vegan diet for your beloved pet. What are the ways a vegan diet can benefit a dog? After evolving […]

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Vegan Sanctuary Welcomes Retired FDA Research Monkeys

Vegan Sanctuary Welcomes Retired FDA Research Monkeys

On the morning of Wednesday, November 14, Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary (JFPS) welcomed 26 squirrel monkeys to the 50 acre monkey sanctuary in Gainesville, FL, These monkeys had formerly been used in a terminated nicotine research study conducted by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). They were transported to JFPS for retirement, where they will live in “Almost Wild” […]

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The Plant Based Dog Food Revolution: With 50 Recipes

The Plant Based Dog Food Revolution: With 50 Recipes

Plant-based dog food is the latest revolution in caring for our tail-wagging friends. Eating organic, quality food has become a major priority in promoting healthy lifestyles of many humans, which begs the question, why don’t we apply this same practice to feeding our dogs? Commercial dog food is full of additives, fillers, and other processed ingredients which can have negative […]

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The One and Only Jane Velez-Mitchell

The One and Only Jane Velez-Mitchell

Elysabeth Alfano interviews the fab Jane Velez Mitchell, founder of the #JaneUnChained News Network.  With a career in journalism spanning decades, in 2014 Jane focused her energies on covering animal rights issues on her newsfeed style website JaneUnChained.com and her FB Channel, Jane Velez Michell.  As a longtime vegan and voice for animals, just as she was on her CNN […]

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Give Your Pet the Gift of Identity with Embark Dog DNA Test

Give Your Pet the Gift of Identity with Embark Dog DNA Test

The Embark dog DNA test enables you to learn about your dog’s breed, ancestry, health, and more with a simple cheek swab. The company offers the most accurate results by using 20 times more genetic information than any other test available. Embark Veterinary, Inc. launched in 2015 with a mission of ending preventable diseases in dogs. Pet owners can potentially […]

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Gene Baur: What About Adopting a Turkey Instead of Eating One?

Gene Baur: What About Adopting a Turkey Instead of Eating One?

I like to think of Gene Baur, Co-Founder and President of the Farm Sanctuary in New York State and the Los Angeles area, as the original.  While he isn’t the first animal activist, who else has funded their sanctuary by selling veggie dogs out of the back of their VW van at Grateful Dead concerts?  Classic! Gene is more than […]

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