Protect Pets, Protect Families: Time for Legal Change | Mandy MacLeod | TEDxUAlberta
| Contributor(s):: Mandy MacLeod
Mandy MacLeod explores the largely unrecognized issue of the effect of domestic violence on family pets. Born in Kitchener, Ontario, Mandy studied drama and theatre performance in Calgary before attending law school at the University of Alberta. There she met her (now) husband, and the love of...
Call to Action for Animals: Damian Marroquin at TEDxCarverMilitaryAcademy
| Contributor(s):: Damian Marroquin
Damian wants the world have more empathy towards animals that are violently abused. Damian gives a heartfelt talk about how he learned of the abuse many animals suffers and what he plans to do about it. 16-year-old Damian Marroquin loves music, art, and spending time playing or listening to...
'The One Dog Who Saved Thousands of Lives': Erika Abrams at TEDxIIMUdaipur
| Contributor(s):: Erika Abrams
Opening a veterinary hospital, shelter, and sanctuary for abused, injured,and neglected animals wasn't a lifelong dream, but Animal Aid Unlimited has become Erika's life pursuit and passion.
Animals, Humans: We're All Connected: Wayne Pacelle at TEDxFruitvale
| Contributor(s):: Wayne Pacelle
How did we go from animal husbandry, where farmers cared for their animals, to "meat science"? From a relationship with living beings, to treating them like a commodity? Those who abuse animals are likely to abuse other people, and that includes farmworkers. About Wayne Pacelle,...