China currently has no Animal Protection Laws in place, though they have a drafted legislation, it has not yet passed into law and therefor is not being enforced country-wide. The 7th Annual Yulin Dog (and Cat) Meat Festival, is swiftly approaching in June. The truth is that we don’t know when the festival actually begins…

Hundreds of thousands of dogs are used and ultimately killed in the most cruel and absurd laboratory testing all over the world. In the U.S. alone, more than 75,000 dogs, including homeless animals from various shelters, are tormented for product-testing every year. In toxicology studies, large doses of a test substance including but not limited…

The animal babes of ISWMP

It was magical. We worked hard to put this night together, our very first fundraiser event, “A Night For Compassion”. With the help of our partners, sponsors and friends, we created an extraordinary evening about compassion and connection. We all came together in the name of animals, heard inspiring guest speakers, indulged in vegan delicacies,…

I Stand With My Pack’s, Peurto Rico Dog rescue mission is something I will never forget, even now as I write this I am struck with the oddest emotions. This place held such beauty, with its sandy beaches, clear blue skies and lush green mountains. But when you took a closer look, the beauty seemed…

Oceans are the lifeblood of planet earth and humankind. They produce more then half of the oxygen in the atmosphere but also absorb the most carbon. Oceans hold 97% of the earths water. The air you breathe, the water you drink, the clothes that keep you warm, etc. all come from or are transported by…

Pangolins are beautiful and gentle animals that have roamed the Earth for 80 million years. They are the only mammal in the world that is completely covered in scales. Pangolins do not have teeth, and they feed on on ants and termites. Due to the unfortunate superstition in Asian cultures that Pangolin flesh, scales, fetuses,…

An Act of Rescue and Love. The overpopulation of stray dogs in the U.S. is so immense that it is impossible to determine an exact estimate. According to the ASPCA: • About 13,600 animal shelters exist in the U.S. • Approximately 7.6 million companion animals enter animal shelters nationwide every year. Of those, approximately 3.9…

We are living in a desperate time. The natural world is being chiseled away by hate and greed. There are those who seek to destroy, and those who seek to preserve. There are many of us who fight for a natural balance with our Earth. We believe it’s possible and completely necessary, as our very…

The production of Conflict Palm Oil is the world’s leading cause of rainforest decimation. 

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