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Anthony Bellotti, founder of the White Coat Waste Project

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Anthony Bellotti — founder of the White Coat Waste Project—describes his formative years, and the role animals played in them, highlighting his pivotal experience as a high school student, when he worked as an intern in an animal experimentation lab, and was horrified by what he witnessed. Read more…

W. Bruce Cameron, bestselling author, most recently of “A Dog’s Way Home”

Author W. Bruce Cameron at home with is dog Tucker. /// ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 12/19/13 - pets.BruceCameron.bh - BRUCE HAZELTON, FOR THE  REGISTER - Thursday, December 19, 2013. Bestselling author W. Bruce Cameron credits his dog Tucker for inspiring his writing. He has now written the bestselling books A Dog's Purpose, A Dog's Journey, and the Dog's of Christmas.

W. Bruce Cameron — the New York Times bestselling author of numerous books, including “A Dog’s Purpose,” made into a feature film starring Dennis Quaid —discusses how he decided to make Breed Specific Legislation, or BSL (in this case, Denver’s ban on pit bulls) a core element of his new novel, “A Dog’s Way Home.” Read more…

Ellie Laks, founder of The Gentle Barn

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Ellie Laks —the founder of The Gentle Barn, a Southern California sanctuary that houses more than 170 animals that have been rescued from abuse, neglect or slaughter—discusses the ideas and impulses that propelled her to create the facility, some of which can be traced back to dreams she had as a self-described stubborn seven-year-old. Read more…

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, author-podcaster-speaker

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Colleen Patrick-Goudreau —a nationally-recognized speaker, author (of seven books) and podcaster whose milieu is espousing the virtues of vegan living—describes her earliest efforts as an advocate, the better part of three decades ago, when even then a driving passion was for communicating. Read more…

Ginger Kathrens, wild-horse advocate, filmmaker, executive director of The Cloud Foundation

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Ginger Kathrens —wild-horse advocate, filmmaker, and executive director of The Cloud Foundation—discusses the mustang, Cloud, who is the focus of three of her films, and the namesake of the Foundation she founded, whose stated mission is dedication “to the preservation of wild horses and burros on public lands, with a special focus on Cloud’s herd in the Pryor Mountains of Montana.” Read more…