Farewell to Henry Horse

Henry horse, age 24, passed away June 14, 2022 at Franklin Hill Farm in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, where he spent the last 16 months with me and my other rescued horses, Charlie and Caroline. Henry’s life story inspired Greg’s commitment to racehorse rescue during his final years — and then inspired me to carry on that…

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Why are people so cruel to their dogs?

A Dog’ Life: Why are so many people so cruel to their dogs? This is the first question Gene Weingarten tackles in this week’s issue of The Washington Post Magazine. The second implied question is: Who is working to end this cruelty? And the answer is: PETA’s Community Animal Project, the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund’s…

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“The Horse Racing Crisis” Podcast

This week, I had the opportunity to speak in episode 65 of the Animal Advocates of South Central Pennsylvania Be Kind podcast about cruelty in the horse racing industry, and what we can all do to end it. I also shared the stories of my three PETA rescue horses, how I got started advocating for…

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PETA Prime Feature: The Winner Is…

I am proud to share today’s PETA Prime feature about Sheila Choi, the 2021 6th annual Gregory J. Reiter Animal Rescue Award recipient, on the PETA website and YouTube page.   “Being an animal activist can be hard,” says Sheila. “Our best efforts can feel wasted, because the suffering of animals is constant, intense, and…

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PETA’s 6th Annual Greg Award to Sheila Choi

This month, I was proud to (virtually) present PETA’s 6th annual Gregory J. Reiter Animal Rescue Award to Sheila Choi. Sheila is founder and CEO of The Fuzzy Pet Foundation, working in Southern California since 2005 to fix animal homelessness at its source. Her organization has provided more than 6,000 free spay and neuter surgeries to date, and…

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