All posts tagged Best Friends Animal Society

Arin Greenwood & Lee Greenwood, sibling animal welfare advocates

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Arin Greenwood and Lee Greenwood—siblings who are both lawyers, skillful writers, and engaged in promoting animal welfare, from different platforms—recount growing up in a house that was, unsurprisingly, brimming with animals (though Arin notes a difficult six-year stretch, start when she was 6, when the family went dog-less). Read more…

Darcy Dennett, director of “The Champions”

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Darcy Dennett—the director of “The Champions,” a documentary chiefly about the pit bulls rescued from Michael Vick’s dog-fighting ring—outlines her professional experience that served as a prelude to this, her feature film debut. Read more…

Francis Battista, Best Friends Co-Founder And NKLA Leader

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Francis Battista—a co-founder of Best Friends Animal Society, who helped form a coalition of 70 L.A. organizations in 2012, working with Los Angeles Animal Services, launching NKLA, or No-Kill Los Angeles—discusses the history of the city’s shelter landscape. Read more…

Kevin Nealon, comedian-actor-animal advocate

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Kevin Nealon–the comedian, actor and longtime animal advocate who stars as pot-loving accountant Doug Wilson in the Showtime series “Weeds,” and earlier in his career, enjoyed nearly a decade stint on “Saturday Night Live”–discusses starting to shoot the eighth and what may be the final season of “Weeds,” Read more…

Michael Mountain, previously the president and co-founder of Best Friends Animal Society

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Michael Mountain, previously the president (he was also a co-founder) of Best Friends Animal Society, discusses his new venture as co-founder and editor-in-chief of Zoe, a newly-launched online news magazine. Read more…