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Rusty Girl

Rusty Girl

This time she had gone too far.  As I walked into our home I was greeted by a growling canine.  For a brief moment I thought I had entered the wrong home.  But then a familiar voice said “that is Rusty our new foster dog.” For several years my wife had been fostering senior dogs. […]

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Carnival Carnivores

Carnival Carnivores

As the sun sets in the western sky, the brightly colored lights of the carnival midway come up. Over the laughs and screams of the children on the Ferris wheel and the sound of the carousel in the distance, a voice can be heard. “Step right up, folks! Step right up!” The crowd gathers around […]

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Factory Farming and World Hunger in Developing Countries

Factory Farming and World Hunger in Developing Countries

Access to food is a basic right. At the 1996 World Food Summit, leaders from almost 200 countries reaffirmed “the fundamental right of everyone to be free from hunger” and “the right of everyone to have access to safe and nutritious food.” Yet today over 700 million people in developing countries are seriously undernourished. 12 […]

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Surviving the Holidays

Surviving the Holidays

By Gabrielle Allen. Perhaps you love the holiday season as much as I do. You delight in those decadent aromas of cookies baking in the oven; you take detours so you won’t miss the colorful garlands lighting up every street, tree and window in your neighborhood. You watch every holiday special and, yep, even hearing […]

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Vegan Food For Thought

Vegan Food For Thought

“Vegans eat what?” What don’t we eat, I ask? At Animal Place, we always look forward to our staff and volunteer potlucks so we can sample savory plant-based cuisine from all over the world. Eating food that is hearty, healthy and delicious is important when working at a sanctuary/shelter, or raising funds on its behalf. […]

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Cruelty Free Friday

Cruelty Free Friday

On Friday morning, November 29, 2013, the day some call “Black Friday” or the biggest shopping day of the year, I too will set my alarm, slip into my black combat boots and a warm jacket, and head out to Denver’s prestigious shopping district, Cherry Creek.  That’s where I’ll pick up my signs, find a […]

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