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Michele Raffin, founder of Pandemonium Aviaries


Michele Raffin— founder and CEO of Pandemonium Aviaries, a Northern California conservation organization dedicated to saving birds—recounts how rescuing an injured dove she spotted on the side of the road some 15 years ago launched her on the long, winding road she traveled moving Pandemonium from seat-of-the-pants rescue operation to internationally prominent breeding facility for avian species facing extinction due to the destruction of their natural habitat. Read more…

Ryan Tate, co-founder of VETPAW


Ryan Tate—co-founder and president of Veterans Empowered to Protect African Wildlife (VETPAW), which employs military veterans to combat poaching of elephants and rhinos in African nations—discusses growing up in Tampa in a family that prized animals, and later enlisting in the Marines as a teenager. Read more…

Ed Stewart, co-founder and president of PAWS


Ed Stewart—co-founder and president of the Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)—recalls what prompted he and his late partner, the indefatigable Pat Derby, to launch PAWS, now marking its 30th anniversary. Read more…

Jon Katz, author of “Saving Simon”


Jon Katz—the New York Times bestselling author of 26 books, most recently “Saving Simon: How A Rescue Donkey Taught Me The Meaning Of Compassion”—discusses how he came to place the titular donkey at the center of the new book. Read more…

Myriam Parham, co-founder of Florida Voices For Animals


Myriam Parham—the co-founder and president of Florida Voices For Animals (FVA)—traces the history of the organization, which she formally launched with her mother, Elena Flanagan, in 1989, but was functioning informally some years before that. Read more…