COK Honors Recipients with Compassionate Community Awards

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Compassion Over Killing’s life-saving work for animals is made possible thanks to the generosity of our donors, the dedication of our incredible volunteers, and the support from companies that  share our values. On December 15, at COK’s holiday celebration, we were thrilled to present our Compassionate Community awards to two very special and deserving recipients, in honor of all they …

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World Environment Day: How You Can Protect the Earth

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June 5 annually marks the United Nations’ World Environment Day, an effort to bring attention to environmental issues and inspire people to act locally to protect the planet. This year’s important theme is plastic pollution, which was chosen by the 2018 host country, India. Our excessive one-use consumption of plastic is harming our planet and those who inhabit it. Plastic …

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June is Pride Month: Celebrate Compassion & Equality for All

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June first marks the beginning of Pride month: a commemoration of the Stonewall Riots that some consider to be the spark that lit the fire of gay liberation. This month we celebrate our fellow activists working towards a more compassionate world. Remember: the first Pride was a protest! Many LGBTQ people and activists (like Jane Velez-Mitchell, Joshua Katcher, pattrice jones, …

VIDEO: Meet Smart & Social Turkeys

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Did you know that turkeys recognize each over by voice? These remarkable birds are curious, social, and playful. Yet, approximately 46 million of them will be killed for Thanksgiving alone. Watch our new video below to learn a few fun facts about turkeys, and why we should give them something to be thankful for by leaving them off our holiday …

Fun Ways to Support Compassion This Holiday Season

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‘Tis the season to share compassion for all! There are so many fun and simple ways that, while doing your holiday shopping for family and friends, you can also support Compassion Over Killing’s life-saving work for animals. Here are ways you can help us help animals this holiday season:   COK’s e-store is totes the perfect place to find gifts …

Celebrate Compassion: Easy Vegan Thanksgiving Feast

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This Thanksgiving, let’s give turkeys something to be thankful for – compassionate cooking! Sadly, around 45 million turkeys will be slaughtered for Thanksgiving alone. During this time of gratitude, we can all help these smart and social birds by leaving them off our holiday tables. Thankfully, there are so many delicious plant-based options available for your compassionate celebration! Here are our …

Happy Vegan Holidays: Celebrate Compassion with This Menu!

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Wondering how you can stay true to a plant-based diet this Thanksgiving and through holiday party season? Don’t worry, with so many delicious vegan foods available, there are more simple ways than ever to celebrate with compassion! We have your list of vegan food hacks for the holidays, so search no further. All your pre-vegan friends and family will want …

All Treats, No Tricks: Your Guide to Vegan Halloween Candies!

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Halloween is creeping up on us quickly… it’s just 5 days away! If you’re looking for tasty treats that are sweet to animals, have no fear. We have your guide to the ultimate vegan Halloween candies to give out to trick-or-treaters (or enjoy for yourself). Read on, because we even have a special Smarties giveaway and a video packed with …