You Can Save the Animals: 251 Ways to Stop Thoughtless Cruelty

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Prima, 1999 - Nature - 262 pages
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Every day, in labs, food factories, and industries around the world, animals by the millions are subjected to inhumane cruelty. The good news is that you can do something to help stop it. This inspiring book shows you how.
In "You Can Save the Animals, Ingrid Newkirk, cofounder and president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), gives you hundreds of simple acts of kindness that can help stop animal abuse "today. You will be amazed at how much of a difference you alone can make in the lives of the most innocent among us.
Inside, you'll learn how to:
-Buy from companies that don't test on animals or use animal ingredients
-Switch to clothing and cosmetics made without cruelty
-Change public opinion
-Eat healthfully and compassionately
-Put pressure on industry and government leaders
-Avoid films in which animals were harmed
-Adopt animals from a local pound or shelter instead of supporting pet stores
-Make safe travel arrangements
-And much, much more!

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Ingrid Newkirk (Norfolk, VA) is the world-famous dog lover and founder/president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the largest animal rights organization in the world. A master of publicity, she has appeared on "Today, Oprah, Nightline, Crossfire, 20/20, " on radio, and in print. A deputy sheriff in Maryland for nearly thirty years, she is also the author of several books and articles on the social implications of our treatment of animals. In 2008, HBO released a documentary of her life titled "I Am an Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA."

Jane Ratcliffe (Ann Arbor, MI) is a novelist and freelance writer. She has her MFA from Columbia University and currently teaches creative writing.

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