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Book Title: Defending the Defenseless: A Guide to Protecting and Advocating for Pets|
The author of the book: Allie Phillips
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 916 KB
Edition: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Date of issue: July 21st 2011
ISBN 13: 9781442202146
Read full description of the books:Do you love cats, dogs and other pets? Do you want to do more to help protect and advocate for these pets, but don't know where to start? Defending the Defenseless is for anyone who wants to join a growing crusade to bring animal protection to its rightful place in a civilized society, to protect animals from harm inflicted by humans, and allow them to live happily in an environment that appreciates their unique qualities. Regardless of career or lifestyle, anyone can become an advocate for pets in a growing movement to defend the defenseless. This book guides readers through the variety of ways they can help companion animals and offers practical tips to get involved, from donating money to volunteering at animal shelters, from opposing animal experimentation to raising children to protect animals. Defending the Defenseless is perfect for anyone who loves animals and is seeking guidance on how to get involved.
Read information about the authorAllie Phillips is an author, attorney and advocate for animals. She has spent most of her career working to better the lives of animals. She has worked as a front line prosecuting attorney; currently is the Director of the National Center for Prosecution of Animal Abuse, which she launched at the National District Attorneys Association; as a lobbyist when she was Vice President of Public Policy for American Humane Association; as an active shelter volunteer; fosterer for homeless cats; as an advocate for better animal shelter practices; book author; and even as an energy healer for abused, neglected and homeless pets.
She works tirelessly to keep animals safe including creating Sheltering Animals & Families Together (SAF-T) which is an international initiative to guide family violence shelters on how to accept families with pets when fleeing violent homes, and co-creating Therapy Animals Supporting Kids which assists criminal justice professionals on how to incorporate therapy animals with abused children.
She has published two books: How Shelter Pets Are Brokered for Experimentation which discloses the secretive world of pound seizure and shelters who give homeless cats and dogs to research, and Defending the Defenseless, the definitive guide to advocating and protecting for our companion animals.
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