Category Archives: Animals

One Last Kiss

I wasn’t ready to rescue a dog but I learned of a puppy in need of a home so I decided to visit him on a whim. A miniature white Schnauzer, he was only two months old and just a … Continue reading

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10 Difficult Questions Every Animal Advocate Should Ask Themselves

As animal advocates, we try to inspire others to show compassion for all animals. We may also serve animals well if we reflect on our own decisions since there is always more we can do. I hope these questions cause … Continue reading

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Kirschner’s Korner to Provide Financial Support to Non-Profit Animal Rescue Organizations

THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR APPLICATIONS. ORGANIZATIONS RECEIVING FINANCIAL SUPPORT WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT KIRSCHNERSKORNER.COM. In order to raise money to support animal advocacy organizations, for the past six months, I’ve been designing, creating, and … Continue reading

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How to Stop Sucking at Life

Artist Liu Qiang’s thought-provoking masterpiece illustrates people’s disturbing addiction to cows’ milk and the anguish it causes these good-natured animals. Contrast Qiang’s troubling statue with this photo of raw almonds, also known as one of the world’s healthiest foods. Almonds … Continue reading

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What’s Right for a Mouse?

When we talk to people about showing compassion for animals, sometimes they reply, “Yes, when I see a spider in my house, I let him outside.” That’s commendable but many of these same people think nothing of killing other animals … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Miley Cyrus

October 5, 2013 Dear Miley, I’ve never seen Hannah Montana or your VMA performance but I have read about your efforts to save animals. Thank you for recently tweeting your fans to sign a petition to ban horse-drawn carriages in … Continue reading

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A Companion’s Goodbye

This poem is dedicated to every person and animal who have ever shared an unbreakable and unforgettable bond. I hope it brings you comfort and lifts your spirits. This poem is also dedicated to my first dog Marshmallow, a Bedlington Terrier. She came … Continue reading

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The Problem with Veganism

Not Cruelty-Free It will serve the animal protection movement well if people who eat plant-based food and abstain from buying products made of animals or tested on animals and refuse to pay to see animals exploited concede that our lifestyle … Continue reading

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Chef Andres Leaves Students Hungry for the Truth

August 27, 2013 Dear Editor: As an alumni of The George Washington University who only eats plant-based food and advocates for people to allow animals to live freely, I read your cover story “Food for Thought” in the Summer 2013 edition … Continue reading

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Will You Do More For Les?

It’s the final day of our fundraiser to save the lives of animals at the South Florida Wildlife Center. Thanks to the generosity of our global community of compassion, we’ve raised more than $5,000 — a powerful reply to Squirrel Slam. … Continue reading

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