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Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Pumpkin Spice Latte

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Vegans want to enjoy pumpkin spice lattes, too! The drink’s demand is clearly apparent given the recent petition to Starbucks asking for a dairy-free option, so I figured this would be a good time to share my own recipe for pumpkin spice syrup. This recipe packs in more pumpkin than most vegan […]

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Better Than Bouquets: Wedding Uses Puppies Instead Of Flowers

(PUPPIES/DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) When most couples tie the knot, flowers play a big role. But Kathryn and Brad Ziemer took a less traditional route, and instead used rescue puppies for their professional photos to promote dog adoption. The couple are big supporters of Second-hand Hounds in Eden Prairie, which is an organization that rescues dogs […]

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NYC inches closer to banning the use of wild animals for entertainment purposes.

Is NYC Next To Ban Wild Animals In Circuses?

(CIRCUS ANIMALS/ANIMAL NEWS) New York City is one step closer to banning wild animals in circuses. The new proposal has been gaining momentum, and now even Mayor Bill de Blasio is voicing his support of the measure. Heavily backed by NYCLASS–the same animal rights group that’s worked for years to ban horse-drawn carriages in Central […]

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Howl-oween Costume Ideas With Maymo The Dog

(DOGS/PETS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) In this adorable video clip, Maymo the dog and his twin pal dress up for Halloween! Watch these masters of disguise transform into monkeys, penguins, pandas, and some of our favorite Star Wars characters like Chewbacca, Yoda, and even BB8! — Global Animal

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A dog wears a marijuana sticker at the ''Smokey Bears Picnic'', a pro-marijuana gathering in Portsmouth on the South coast of England. The gathering was to raise awareness for the decriminalisation of marijuana in the UK. Photo Credit: Sion Touhig via Getty Images

Pets On Pot: Does Medical Marijuana Help Or Hurt Pets?

(PET HEALTH/PETS) The legalization of marijuana has been a controversial topic for several years now. While many can attest to the healing properties of medical marijuana, others believe it is too dangerous to use as it lacks FDA-approval. But with medical marijuana now legal in 23 states, many are beginning to ask whether it’s safe […]

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A new ad released by the Humane Society Legislative Fund warns that a Donald Trump presidency “would be a threat to animals everywhere.” Photo Credit: Humane Society Legislative Fund

Humane Society: “Trump Presidency Would Be A Threat To Animals Everywhere”

(ANIMAL WELFARE/ANIMAL POLITICS) Eliciting the most one-sided assortment of newspaper endorsements in history, the 2016 presidential election has been a particularly polarizing one. Editors of major news publications are breaking decades-long party loyalties by endorsing Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. And while some traditionally Republican-sided papers have switched teams in this election–perhaps even for the first […]

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