Highlights

Highlights

The ugly truth about dog food testing

The ugly truth about dog food testing

When most people imagine testing for dog and cat food, they picture animals excitedly waiting for kibble to fill their bowls, tongues out and tails…
rē•envisioning a World Without Animal Testing - Beagle Freedom Project is making this possible

rē•envisioning a World Without Animal Testing - Beagle Freedom Project is making this possible

National Animal Rights Awareness Week is June 13-19, an ideal time to broaden notions of wellness to include animal welfare. Beyond dietary considerations like shopping…
Nominate A Local Animal Hero: Rick and Dawn Morris

Nominate A Local Animal Hero: Rick and Dawn Morris

Clear the Shelters: Pawsitively Good Awards is recognizing Rick and Dawn Morris, who help rescue animals from testing labs, for going above and beyond to…
Investigation into Mount Vernon animal testing lab shines light on nationwide reality, push for research adoption legislation

Investigation into Mount Vernon animal testing lab shines light on nationwide reality, push for research adoption legislation

Last week, 44News reported on the Humane Society of the United States’ undercover investigation into Mount Vernon, Indiana animal testing lab Inotiv claiming dozens of…
Helped Beeps Get Back on Her Feet

Helped Beeps Get Back on Her Feet

In their 37 years together, Robert and his wife, Karin, have always enjoyed the comfort and companionship of dogs. “Our first was Calvin; he was…
Kat Novak with her beagle Vito

Kat Novak with her beagle Vito

Catonsville resident Katherine Novak got her pet beagle from a rescue program called Beagle Freedom Project. They rescue beagles who would otherwise be sentenced to…
Beagle Freedom Project: Saving dogs from becoming lab rats

Beagle Freedom Project: Saving dogs from becoming lab rats

Cosmetics, cleaning supplies, baby products, mouthwash, deodorant, shampoo, medical devices, and medicine … the list goes on and on of everyday items you probably have…
New California law will free ‘blood slave’ donor dogs

New California law will free ‘blood slave’ donor dogs

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill that will usher in major changes in how life-saving animal blood is collected in California and eventually free “blood…
Caged dogs used to be sole source of canine blood supply in California. That’s about to change

Caged dogs used to be sole source of canine blood supply in California. That’s about to change

SACRAMENTO — California will phase out the controversial use of blood from caged dogs in pet hospitals under a bill signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom…
Bill that would eliminate ‘blood slave’ donor dogs in California on way to governor’s desk

Bill that would eliminate ‘blood slave’ donor dogs in California on way to governor’s desk

The days of captive “blood slave” donor dogs may soon be over, forcing major change in how life-saving animal blood is collected in California —…
Bill that would eliminate ‘blood slave’ donor dogs in California on way to governor’s desk – San Bernardino Sun

Bill that would eliminate ‘blood slave’ donor dogs in California on way to governor’s desk – San Bernardino Sun

The era of captive “blood slave” donor dogs is about to end and can force major changes in the way life-saving animals collect blood in…
My beagle Hammy was used in a research lab for his first four years of life. I’m so lucky to be his therapy human.

My beagle Hammy was used in a research lab for his first four years of life. I’m so lucky to be his therapy human.

My partner, James, recently surprised me with an illustration from a local artist titled “Hammy the Superdog.” The picture shows my beagle, Hamilton, standing on…