Animals and Animal Rights

Animals and Animal Rights from the kindness experts at Doing Good Together™

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Like our service projects, this list is continuously evolving. If you don't see your favorite books or websites, we welcome your suggestions in the comment section below.

Preschool and Early Elementary

Late Elementary and Young Adult

Adult Resources

Beloved Dog by Maira Kalman
Renowned artist Maira Kalman brings us the perfect combination for gorgeous illustrations and heart-opening text as a tribute to the dogs she's loved, known, and even dogs she's admired in literature.

Funds to the Rescue: 101 Fundraising Ideas for Humane and Animal Rescue Groups by Susan C. Daffron
Get creative with your fundraising ideas in order to raise money for animal organizations.

The Humane Economy: How Innovators and Enlightened Consumers are Transforming the Lives of Animals by Wayne Pacelle
Incredibly readable and remarkably uplifting, Pacelle's book walks us through the many ways we are working to become a more ethical, humane society - and how you can participate!

Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It’s So Hard to Think Straight About Animals by Hal Herzog 
Herzog urges reader to examine how our societal surroundings dictate our attitude towards specific animals, and why they are viewed so differently around the world.

Farm Sanctuary
Educational materials on humane education and the cruelty of factory farming. Website includes an adopt-a-farm-animal program and lesson plans on “Cultivating Compassion.”

Pet Finder
Find a pet to adopt or look for volunteer opportunities at your local shelter.

Snuggles Project
Provide comfort to shelter animals by volunteering to make security blankets called “Snuggles.” Website includes simple patterns as well as a directory of participating shelters.

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