World Dog Alliance: From ‘Ping-Pong Diplomacy’ to ‘Dog and Cat Diplomacy’ — The Icebreaker Between China and the United States

The World Dog Alliance (WDA), an international animal welfare organization dedicated to promoting an explicit ban on dog and cat meat, is campaigning for a ground-breaking “Dog and Cat Diplomacy” between China and the United States, following the example of “Ping-Pong Diplomacy” in the 1970s. “Ping-Pong Diplomacy” refers to the exchange of table tennis players … Read more

Maddie’s Fund Expands DEI Initiatives, Partners With Baltimore Non-Profit to Create Community-Run Workforce Development Programs in Georgia

Maddie’s Fund is supporting Baltimore-based non-profit Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity, (CARE), as they design and implement a workforce development pilot program, in Atlanta, Georgia. The “CARE Center” model is emblematic of what Stanford Social Innovation Review, (October 2020) refers to as a “Proximate Leaders” model. Maddie’s Fund financial support will provide Proximate Leaders … Read more

Local Authors Pen Captivating Book Spotlighting Colorado’s Wild Animal Sanctuary as It Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

Less than an hour north of Denver roam more than 500 large carnivores – including over 200 bears, 70 African lions, and 70 tigers. Now living at The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg, Colorado, these wild animals and the stories of their rescue, often from heartbreaking conditions, are the focal point of the newly released and groundbreaking … Read more