What You Don’t Know Hurts Them

International Respect for Chickens Month, National Duckling Month, and National Egg Month were all wrapped up into the spectacular month of May! To celebrate these worthy individuals, let’s take a closer look at the world of chickens and ducks: The Chicken Industry Chickens make up approximately 98% of land animals raised for food with around… Read more »

Compassion Continues

The past year has changed so many things, but one thing remains as true today as it has ever been: Too many animals are needlessly suffering and dying. I don’t want to dwell on the devastating statistics about the numbers of animals killed every second. You can do a quick Google search and find more… Read more »

Companion Animals

Why Are You Vegan?

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I get a lot of questions as a vegan. I really appreciate this opportunity to help inform people. That being said, I understand that this might be overwhelming for some vegans. What do I say, and how do I say it without offending someone? Because of… Read more »

Shark Fin Soup, A Barbaric Practice

We regularly, and rightfully, hear about the plights of common farm animals abused in factory farming practices, be it pigs, ducks, or cows. Less frequently do we hear about the suffering of aquatic animals harmed in the foreign and domestic seafood trade, especially the devastating impacts on the environment and the creatures it slaughters. In… Read more »

Veganism and “Flourishing”

We all must keep moving forward. Of course, by nature we all seem to need hope in order to keep moving forward so how do we get there when there seems to be no hope? Or when it is just too much of a luxury? I know I can’t do it without finding a better way of approach than my pendulum swing between extremes.