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Quote of the Day: Dr. Melanie Joy Talks Carnism with Our Hen House

Our Hen House interviews Dr. Melanie Joy for their latest podcast. Continue reading


Animals and the Law: New York’s “Traveling Wild and Exotic Animal Protection Act”

Learn about the proposed bill in New York, which would ban exotic or wild animals to be used in traveling circuses or shows. Continue reading

Thursday News Grab Bag!

A collection of some articles I found this week: animal law; food production; vegan activism in China; environment, and of course dogs! Continue reading

Video of the Day — Steven M. Wise on Colbert Report

“Tommy wants out because he’s a chimpanzee. No chimpanzee wants to be kept like that!” The Colbert ReportGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Colbert Report on Facebook Steven M. Wise, founder and president of the amazing Nonhuman Rights Project, appeared on The Colbert Report last week. EDIT: The video doesn’t seem to want to … Continue reading

Video of the Day: Chimps Go to Movie Theatre, Watch “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”

Video of the Day: Chimps attend screening of “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.” Continue reading

Today in Speciesism – DUMBO Goats Used in “Art,” Spared From Slaughter

Today in Speciesism: Goats used in Brooklyn art installation spared from slaughter because they were found to be "endearing." Continue reading

“Animals Matter”: Chapter 2, “Animals in a Human World”

Summer Book Series: Blogging Animals Matter by Marc Bekoff, chapter by chapter. This week's blog is about Chapter 2: Animals in a Human World. Continue reading

Monday News Grab Bag!

A collection of various news articles concerning animal law, the environment, health, and more, collected from around the web. Continue reading

Summer Book Series: Thoughts & Response to “Animals Matter” by Marc Bekoff

An overview and response to the Introduction of Marc Mekoff’s book, “Animals Matter.” Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Chicken Killers Claim to “Operate on a Higher Vibration”

A yoga studio and healing center in New Hampshire recently killed chickens for a slaughter demonstration. Yes, you read that right — the owners of Be Well Studios  and a natural market organized, promoted, and defended the slaughtering of chickens. (I wonder if Be Well Studios teach ahimsa?) Almost 4,000 people signed a petition … Continue reading