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You Can (And Should!) Have Zoom Meetings With Rescued Farm Animals

You Can (And Should!) Have Zoom Meetings With Rescued Farm Animals

Animal lovers working from home due to the coronavirus virus—rejoice! You can now partake in Zoom meetings with rescued farm animals.  California-based non-profit animal sanctuary Sweet Farm launched an initiative last month that allows companies...
Ricky Gervais: ‘Pandemics Come From Eating Things You F*cking Shouldn’t'

This Vegan Beer Supports Farm Animals Thanks to Ricky Gervais

Vancouver-based beer company Parallel 49 launched a fundraiser to support Esther the Wonder Pig thanks to comedian and actor Ricky Gervais. The company says it will donate a portion of the proceeds of its Ruby...
The FDA Will Now Send Retired Lab Animals to Sanctuaries

The FDA Will Now Send Retired Lab Animals to Sanctuaries

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will allow the adoption and transfer of healthy, retired lab animals to sanctuaries. The policy change follows campaigning from the White Coat Waste Project (WCW) and over 1.2...

This Former Cattle Rancher Now Runs a Vegan Animal Sanctuary

Third-generation Canadian farmer Mike Lanigan stopped sending animals to slaughter three years ago and turned his land into a vegan sanctuary. Located in Ontario, Farmhouse Garden Animal Home looks after many farm animals, on the...
Jon Stewart Demonstrates the Right Way to Eat 'Nooch'

Jon Stewart Demonstrates the Right Way to Eat ‘Nooch’

In a new Instagram video, Jon Stewart has demonstrated the correct way to eat "nooch" aka nutritional yeast -- enthusiastically and in large quantities. The lighthearted clip shared by The Daily Squeal shows Stewart tucking...

Discovery Channel Launches Vegan Series on Sanctuaries and Rescues

(Updated March 15, 2020) | A new series on Discovery's Animal Planet shows viewers what life is like for farm animals saved from slaughter and abuse. Chelsea, Michigan-based animal rescue Barn Sanctuary feature in "Saved...
Morgan Freeman Is Running a 124-Acre Sanctuary for Bees

Morgan Freeman Is Running a 124-Acre Sanctuary for Bees

Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman has converted his 124-acre Mississippi ranch into a bee sanctuary to combat the insects' dwindling population. The 81-year-old actor revealed in a 2014 interview on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy...
Vegan Celeb Steve-O to Open Animal Sanctuary

Vegan Celeb Steve-O to Open Animal Sanctuary

Longtime animal rights activist and vegan "Jackass" star Steve-O says he's opening an animal sanctuary. In an Instagram post, the star appears in a hospital bed in Denver where he received skin grafts in 2017,...
Adopt a Rescued Farm Animal and Support This Vegan Farm Sanctuary

How to Adopt a Rescued Farm Animal (No Barn Required)

Farm Sanctuary, the nation’s largest farm animal protection organization, comes from humble beginnings. It was founded in 1986 by activist and author Gene Baur who was motivated to take action after investigating factory farms,...
Esther the 'Wonder Pig' Beat Cancer With Help From Thousands of Fans and a Few Vegan Cupcakes

Pig Beats Cancer With Help From 1,000s of Fans (and a Few Vegan Cupcakes)

There are vegan Instagram celebrities -- and then, there's Esther. The not-so-micro pig adopted by Canadian couple Derek Walter and Steve Jenkins grew to over 600 pounds. Not only did Esther force Walter and Jenkins...
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Animal Place Sanctuary Offers Nonprofits $1,000 for Making Their Events Vegan

California-based animal sanctuary Animal Place is offering $1,000 grants to nonprofit organizations that host vegan events. The grant offers a one-time reimbursement of food costs to organizations that wish to hold their first public vegan...
Colin Kaepernick-Inspired Vegan Ads Arrive in NYC Subway Stations

Colin Kaepernick-Inspired Vegan Ads Arrive in NYC Subway Stations

New York-based Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary has launched a dairy industry awareness campaign, starting with posters in a New York City subway station that feature "Colin Kowpernick" -- a rescued dairy calf named after...
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Jon Stewart Helps Farm Sanctuary Rescue Goats From Brooklyn Subway Tracks

Two goats who many speculate to have escaped from a local Brooklyn slaughterhouse were given a new sanctuary home by Farm Sanctuary with the help of former "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart and...
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Conservation Organization ‘Sea Life Trust’ to Open World’s First Beluga Whale Sanctuary

The world's first-ever beluga whale sanctuary is set to open in Iceland next year. The open water sanctuary will soon be home to two 12-year-old beluga whales named "Little White," and "Little Grey," who will...
Vegan 'The Walking Dead' Star Befriends Rescued Animals at a Farm Sanctuary

Vegan ‘The Walking Dead’ Star Befriends Rescued Animals at a Farm Sanctuary

Animal activist and actor Christian Serratos, best known for her role portraying Rosita Espinosa in the hit horror TV show The Walking Dead, recently paid a visit to the residents of The Gentle Barn Los...

Kindred Spirits Care Farm Transforms High School Butchery Into a Farm Sanctuary

Kindred Spirits Care Farm is on a mission to promote farm animal welfare and sustainable agriculture one community garden at a time. The Los Angeles-based non-profit integrates with established high school farms to modernize...

Record-Breaking Plant-Based Marathoner Fiona Oakes Stars in New Vegan Video Series

The Vegan Society just released a teaser video to promote their exclusive interview with Fiona Oaks, a vegan record-breaking marathon runner. The video is part of the organization’s new digital event series, The Vegan...
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Animal Sanctuary Secures Permanent Home for Over 200 Animals

New Jersey's Freedom Farm Animal Rescue has secured a new permanent location for its animals. Due to support from a Go Fund Me campaign and Peace 4 Animals, the animal rescue has obtained forty-three acres of farmland in...
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Esther the Wonder Pig’s Vegan Cruise Benefits Animal Sanctuary

Beloved spokesswine for the animal rescue movement, Esther the Wonder Pig, invites animal lovers to take a vacation - and support rescued farm animals in the process. The second annual vegan-friendly Esther Cruise will set sail...

‘Go Vegan’ Billboard Campaign Arrives in Times Square

A major billboard campaign launched throughout New York City this week by the Catskill Animal Sanctuary, includes a giant billboard in the heart of Times Square, encouraging people to go vegan this holiday season...
This LA Producer’s Speech on Animal Sanctuaries Will Give You All the Feels

This LA Director’s Speech About Animals Will Give You All the Feels

In a heartwarming speech at a recent fundraiser for the Loveland Sanctuary in Orange County, Asher Brown, founder of LA's Pollution Studios, urged his audience to open their minds to a life without animal products....