What is Animal Law?

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*This column was originally published by VegNews. Welcome to the first installment of the monthly legal column from Animal Outlook, a non-profit animal advocacy organization based in Washington, DC. If you’re an advocate or an animal lover of any kind, you’ve probably looked at animal suffering and asked yourself: how is this legal? Or, you may have wondered more generally: …

5 Ways to Help Animals Today

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Have you ever seen evidence of animal cruelty and felt compelled to do something to help? Sadly, the suffering that farmed animals experience every single day is extreme and widespread, but there are ways we can help. By taking action, we can raise the voices of those who so often go unheard. Keep reading to learn five ways you can …

Meet The Vegan Superhero Animal Man

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 Animal Man is a vegetarian-turned-vegan superhero from DC Comics, who first appeared in Strange Adventures #180 in 1965. Bernhard “Buddy” Baker was a normal, everyday punk rocker before he discovered a downed alien spaceship, was bathed in radiation, and became able to mimic the abilities of animals. Like the strength of a bear or the healing ability of an …

How Avatar Shows a World Without Animal-Ag Driven Deforestation

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It’s been more than a decade since we last got a cinematic look at the lush, vibrant planet of Pandora. On that planet live the Na’vi, 10-foot-tall blue, humanoid creatures with weird appendages hidden in their hair that can connect to other living things, like plugging a USB into them. This process, called tsaheylu, lets the Na’vi ride on animals …

Do All The Animals in Zootopia Really Live in Harmony?

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There’s a new Zootopia series for Disney Plus. If you haven’t watched the 2016 movie starring Ginnifer Goodwin and Jason Bateman, Zootopia takes place in a society resembling ours but built by non-human mammals. They have everything you’d expect in a society, like cars, phones, and Shakira.  An interesting thing about the city of Zootopia is that carnivorous animals and …

Why We Should Avoid Eating Turkey For Thanksgiving

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Eating turkeys has become an imperative part of Thanksgiving in the United States. According to the National Turkey Federation, about 46 million turkeys are consumed each Thanksgiving. Eighty eight percent of Americans surveyed by The National Turkey Federation claim to eat turkey. Turkey may or may not have been served at the first recorded Thanksgiving that was held in 1621. …

Vegan Potions

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Happy Halloween season. The Hocus Pocus franchise has risen from the grave with the new Hocus Pocus 2, which premieres nearly 30 years after the original. The first Hocus Pocus was about a trio of witch sisters, Winifred, Sarah, and Mary Sanderson, who were from Salem in the 1600s but are resurrected in the present day, meaning 1993, the year …

Vegan Add-Ins For Your Dog’s Food

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With the rise in popularity of raw pet diets, it can be difficult to know what to feed as a pet guardian. Dogs especially have complicated nutritional needs that are met through foods in multiple different sustenance groups. If you’re looking for vegan options to add to your dog’s food rotation, we have a list of choices below. These are …

It’s Time To Cut the Cheese….From Your Diet!

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Calling all vegetarians who consume dairy products: it’s time to cut out the cheese and other dairy!  Here’s why and how: Milk production causes animals to suffer immensely. Here’s how: Like all mammals, in order to produce milk, cows need to give birth to calves. Out of all the calves that are born, about 65% of them are considered by …