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    Ed Stewart, co-founder and president of PAWS
    November 19, 2014 No Comments By Duncan
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    Dr. Melanie Butera, veterinarian and adoptive mom to Dillie The Deer
    April 30, 2014 No Comments By Duncan
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    Lily Tomlin, actress, comedian and animal advocate
    April 2, 2014 No Comments By Duncan
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    Richie Moretti, founder of The Turtle Hospital
    January 22, 2014 No Comments By Duncan
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    Cynthia Moss, wildlife researcher and author
    January 1, 2014 2 Comments By Duncan
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    John Lukas, president of The Okapi Conservation Project
    December 18, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
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    Claudine André, bonobo partisan
    October 2, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
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    Fred Willard, comedian, actor, animal guy
    September 18, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
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    Jill Rappaport, “Today Show” reporter
    September 11, 2013 2 Comments By Duncan
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    Gabriela Cowperthwaite, director of “Blackfish”
    July 24, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
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    Dr. Jennifer Conrad, founder of The Paw Project
    June 26, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
  • Tom Kenny, voice of SpongeBob SquarePants & other talking animals
    April 13, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
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    Dr. Temple Grandin, author, professor, expert on autism and animal cognition
    January 23, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
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    Paula Poundstone, Comedian & Cat Fancier Extraordinaire
    September 26, 2012 No Comments By Duncan
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    Jane Velez-Mitchell, TV Journalist, Bestselling Author & Animal Advocate
    September 19, 2012 No Comments By Duncan

pattrice jones, cofounder of VINE Sanctuary

giving aftershock talk at Liberation Ecology conference, 2013

pattrice jones — cofounder of VINE (Veganism Is the Next Evolution) Sanctuary, a 100-acre facility in Vermont that describes itself as an “LGBTQ-run farmed animal sanctuary that has worked to build bridges between the animal advocacy and LGBTQ liberation movements”—discusses the impetus for launching in 2000, with cofounder Miriam Jones, what was then Eastern Shore Sanctuary, initially located in Maryland. Read more…

Dr. Anne Lampru, veteran holistic veterinarian


Dr. Anne Lampru — a Tampa-based holistic veterinarian who has practiced for more than 30 years —discusses the formative stages of her career, including graduating from Auburn University Veterinary School, with an academic emphasis on treating zoo animals and a corresponding professional ambition, which is what first brought her to Tampa. Read more…

Carl Safina, author, scientist, MacArthur Fellow


Dr. Carl Safina — a prize-winning author, scientist and MacArthur Fellow—discusses his new book, “Beyond Words: What Animals Think And Feel,” which in the broadest of strokes, involves three big sections, in which Safina is observing the behavior of elephants at Amboseli National Park, wolves in Yellowstone National Park and killer whales in the Pacific Northwest, alongside top experts who’ve worked in each of those areas for decades. Read more…

Indra Lahiri, founder of Indraloka Animal Sanctuary


Indra Lahiri — founder of Indraloka Animal Sanctuary in Mehoopany, Pennsylvania, one of the few sanctuaries that houses both farm animals and other species—recalls having a close connection with animals as a child, including being that prototypical neighborhood kid who tends to sick or injured animals. Read more…

Mariesa & Chris Hughes, founders of The Mr. Mo Project


Mariesa and Chris Hughes — co-founders of the Mr. Mo Project, which places senior shelter dogs, who are sometimes also ill (and therefore often strong candidates to be euthanized) into ongoing foster homes, underwriting the dogs’ medical and food costs for the foster families—each discuss their long history with rescue dogs, extending back to early childhood. Read more…