Feed Your Goddess With Animal Joy: Holiday Stress Reducers and Safety Tips

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“Life is life’s greatest gift. Guard the life of another creature as you would your own because it is your own. On life’s scale of values, the smallest is no less precious to the creature who owns it than the largest.”  ~Lloyd Biggle Jr. Many of us feel extra stress around the holidays, and it’s […]

Things We Can Learn From A Dog

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Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joyride. Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in your face to be pure ecstasy. When loved ones come home, always run to greet them. When it is in your best interest, practice obedience. Let others know when they have invaded your territory. Take […]

Fashion Friday: Cruelty-Free Dresses for Summer 2012

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This season, opt for cozy cotton and synthetic materials when shopping for your summer wardrobe. These dresses, all silk-free and paired with vegan accessories (hello, faux-leather belts and wedges!), are this summer’s fashion staples. Whether you’re headed into the office or meeting a new beau on a date, you’ll find the perfect cruelty-free look right […]

Animal Photos & News of the Week!

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This was certainly a good week for dog news. Friday was World Puppy Day, an event celebrating the magic of puppies and raising awareness for orphaned and abused dogs around the world. In honor of National Puppy Day, check out these video of babies playing with puppies. HuffPost women also offered up 11 breeds of […]

Make a Difference with One Phone Call!

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Earlier this month, authorities removed more than 350 urine-soaked, flea-ridden dogs — many with medical conditions — from an Allegan County mass-breeding operation. This case highlights how inadequate Michigan law is in preventing needless animal suffering at puppy mills. Fortunately, legislation (HB 5230/5231 and SB 891/892) has been introduced to enact standards for how breeding […]

Celebrate Your Strength: Finding Inspiration From Nature

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Spring has arrived, early this year, which we are all very grateful for. With it comes the arrival of babies. I am speaking of the ones we see in the course of our daily suburban lifestyle; birds, ducks, turtles, rabbits, squirrels, chipmunks, deer, foxes, and geese…they all need us to slow down for their safety […]

HBO Show Luck Cancelled!

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Mounting pressure from animal activists, PETA and the American Humane Association has pushed HBO into cancelling the show Luck. It took the death of a third innocent horse, most recently on Tuesday, to push for the production of HBO to finally cancel Luck. All animal rights people are overwhelmed with joy for the horrendous treatment […]

Go On A Pet Friendly Vacation!

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Going on vacation this summer? Maybe you’re going toward the southeastern part of our country, which so many of us do in the summertime. If you live in Washington D.C., this is a one hour no brainer. The village of Flint Hill is one of five villages in a beautiful, tranquil county called Rappahannock, located […]

Animal Joy Sees No Joy in New HBO Series

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Please read the article by DawnWatch and sign the petition. Very few signatures are still in need to get the attention of those in charge at HBO. The new series, Luck, is killing horses just like real barbaric horse racing does. Read below and please sign. Thank you! When I learned that HBO was planning […]

Animal Joy Talks About Love and Dogs

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December 10th, twenty-three years ago, this past December. That was the date I met the man who would eventually become my husband. When we met all those years ago he had just left his wife and three children. He was frustrated, agonizing and wondering if leaving was the right thing to do. In the midst […]