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The Racism of Low Expectations (and Its Deadly Consequences for Animals)

Norman Lear — who is white — was once asked what made him think he…

Follow the (Lack of) Money

A Review of Underdogs Earlier this month, over the course of six Facebook posts, we…

A Review: The Lives and Deaths of Shelter Animals

In The Lives and Deaths of Shelter Animals — a new book by Professor Katja…

A Dog’s-Eye View of the 2020 Election

For those who have been with me on this decades-long journey of saving animals, you…

Michigan just announced it is a No Kill state. It isn’t.

Delaware announced they were the first No Kill state in the country. Now Michigan is…

Delaware is NOT Yet a No Kill State

Then Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signing a modified version of the No Kill Advocacy Center’s…

157 Million Reasons to Go No Kill

A new study out of the University of Denver offers 157 million reasons for a…

The Ugly Racist Underpinnings of Pit Bull Laws

Although dogs pay the ultimate price, the discrimination in breed specific legislation is often aimed…

I Stand on the Side of Love

Photo taken by my son at a candlelight vigil in San Francisco in honor of…

A Defense of No Kill in Both Word & Deed

A social, friendly kitten rescued off the street by a rescuer (and her dog) after…