Join the National Museum of Animals and Society in June for a gala event

This is an event we wish we could attend — a fundraising gala for The National Museum of Animals and Society. The event will be honoring Moby and actress Tracey Bregman, two vocal animal rights activists. The museum is in the process of moving into a larger location, which is scheduled to open in the fall. If you’re in …

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Among Animals 2: We’re a third of the way there…

I want to first thank everyone who has submitted so far to our second edition of the Among Animals anthology. We’re continually impressed by the quality of the stories we’ve received. It’s especially gratifying to hear from those writers who “get” what it is we’re trying to achieve with this collection. That said, we’re still …

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A Q&A with Strays author Jennifer Caloyeras

A Q&A with Strays author Jennifer Caloyeras Q: How did you come up with the idea for this book? A: I had been working as the dog columnist for the Los Feliz Ledger for about seven years. Over the course of my research, I wrote a column about K-9 connection, a program that pairs at-risk …

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Animal rescue groups focusing on all animals

I loved this article in the Chicago Tribune, “Animal welfare groups may be losing their appetite for meat,” which is about rescue organizations that realize serving meat at events goes against their mission: protecting animals. Many organizations already get it; some are still learning. Organizations that rescue farm animals, of course, don’t put pork on …

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