Tag: Nonhuman Interest

Geese Rescued by Parks Department Worker

January 10, 2014
Although rescuing animals is always a team effort, ALDF would like to focus on the actions of one animal hero, who kayaked onto a frozen lake to save two geese, putting himself at risk to save their lives.

On the Ground for Elephants in Kenya

January 7, 2014
In December, I traveled to Kenya to attend the first National Judicial Dialogue on Wildlife and Environmental Crimes.

In Memoriam: Dr. Mel Richardson

January 6, 2014
It is with a heavy heart that we say goodbye to a dear friend of the animals and of ALDF. Dr. Mel Richardson, affectionately known as Dr. Mel to his friends and colleagues, passed away on January 2 at the age of 63.

Merry Christmas at Muttville

December 25, 2013
During the dark days of winter, it is more important than ever to help homeless animals. Muttville, a senior dog rescue in the San Francisco Bay Area, is one of those organizations who do just that: their staff and volunteers provide warmth, love, and shelter for thousands of needy animals.

Nash: the Rescue of a Slaughter-Horse

December 24, 2013
I have always been an animal lover, and the issue of horse slaughter is at the forefront of my volunteer work.

Wacky Animal Laws of 2013

December 20, 2013
Some laws just leave our animal law experts scratching their heads. Here are some of 2013’s wackiest laws involving animals. Did you know?

The Girl Who Loved Animals

December 7, 2013
For nearly one year, The Girl Who Loved Animals captures the life of Kitty’s dedication and passion for animal advocacy.

Support ALDF by Sharing for Giving Tuesday

December 3, 2013
ALDF is excited to participate in a new type of fundraiser this year, which allows people to support our lifesaving work without spending any money, just a little time.

Welcome Vaughn Maurice!

November 19, 2013
We are excited to welcome Vaughn Maurice as our new Director of Development.

Looking Back at the 2013 Animal Law Conference

November 14, 2013
This October, the Animal Legal Defense Fund co-hosted the 21st Animal Law Conference at Stanford University in collaboration with the Center for Animal Law Studies. We are excited to share some of the highlights from this one-of-a-kind, all-vegan, pro-animal event.

Tell the World Why You Signed the Animal Bill of Rights

November 6, 2013
Grab a piece of paper and a marker (right now!) and write down why you signed the Animal Bill of Rights. Then, hold it up in front of you and take a picture.

Welcome Lora Dunn

October 18, 2013
The Animal Legal Defense Fund has added yet another invaluable animal hero to its staff!

My Pet Chicken

September 16, 2013
When I was a child, my pet chicken lived to be 17. Today's chickens live a short and brutal life, a far cry from the 17 years of being loved and cared for that my pet chicken had.

Welcome Jessica Blome!

September 13, 2013
Join us in welcoming Iowa-native Jessica Blome to our California office as our newest legal champion of animals.

Getting Wise about Animals: the Power of Playing

July 31, 2013
As adults, many of us long for the carefree days of childhood play. But what about nonhuman animals, do they play too? Do they have fun?

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