All posts tagged Cruelty

Dr. Nancy Bell & Dr. Kenneth Shapiro, Experts in AniCare

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Dr. Kenneth Shapiro–cofounder and executive director of the Animals and Society Institute and director of the Institute’s AniCare program (a psychological assessment and treatment approach for juveniles and adults who abuse animals), and Dr. Nancy Bell, a psychologist, teacher and writer who has trained mental health professionals in the AniCare approach–discuss the Institute’s history and mission. Read more…

Marisa Miller Wolfson, writer-director of the documentary “Vegucated”

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Marisa Miller Wolfson–the writer-director of “Vegucated,” the award-winning documentary tracking three dyed-in-the-wool meat and cheese eating New Yorkers who accept a challenge to go vegan for six weeks (WMNF presented the film’s Tampa Bay area premiere)—discusses her pre-“Vegucated” life, including her formative years devoted to animals and later years as an animal activist and vegan advocate. Read more…

Bill Smith- puppy mill expert

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Bill Smith–the founder of Main Line Animal Rescue in Pennsylvania and a nationally-respected expert on puppy mills, who’s been featured on “Oprah,” profiled in People, and who received the ASPCA’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007–discusses the history of puppy mills; Read more…

Alison Gianotto–a nationally-recognized expert on animal abuse and founder of Pet-Abuse.com

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Alison Gianotto–a nationally-recognized expert on animal abuse and founder of Pet-Abuse.com, a sprawling web site and online resource that provides information on virtually all facets of animal abuse and cruelty (from an “Animal Abuse Crime Database,” featuring more than 11,000 cases, to a section devoted to how “regular people” can prevent animal abuse)– Read more…

Brenda Carey, attorney and Executive Director of The Bureau Of Humane Law Enforcement

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Brenda Carey, an attorney and Executive Director of The Bureau Of Humane Law Enforcement–a relatively new, California-based, non-governmental, non-profit organization “devoted to defending all animals to the full extent of the law” Read more…