The Animals Among Us

  When we announced last month that Ashland Creek Press was planning to publish an anthology devoted to short stories about how the lives of animals and humans intersect, we had no idea what kind of response we would get. I’m happy to say that the response has been amazing. The quality and quantity of stories …

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How to spot animal abuse — and how to help

The Ashland Daily Tidings published a feature today with some important information on how to know whether an animal is in need of help, and how to get that help. Animal cruelty is illegal in every state, and it’s a felony in forty-six. And it’s well documented, of course, that people who abuse animals also …

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Get your ReadVeg stickers

We printed up a whole bunch of ReadVeg stickers to help support Portland’s Northwest VegFest. While there’s a lot of wonderful and important nonfiction about animals, the environment, and other reasons to be veg, we especially love discovering great fiction that tackles these issues, and we decided that these stickers are a great way to …

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An anniversary celebration at Equamore horse sanctuary

John and I were privileged to spend another afternoon at the Equamore horse sanctuary, for a very special event: the one-year anniversary of Sara and her “person,” Equamore board vice-president Ruth Kennedy. Being a “person” to Sara means walking, grooming, and visiting her — as well as proffering treats (Sara and Ruth share an apple at the …

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