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Katherine Heigl’s Animal Charity

Katherine Heigl starts companion animal charity in memory of her brother.

Katherine Heigl has donated $1 million to a new project called Compassion Revolution that helps companion animals. Compassion Revolution is supported by animal-protection organizations such as Cesar Millan’s Millan Foundation, as well as Heigl’s own charity, the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation (JDHF). JDHF was founded by Heigl and her mother in memory of their late brother and son, Jason, who was killed in 1986. The organization’s mission is to “eliminate needless suffering inflicted on animals by human cruelty, indifference, and ignorance,” and it does so through programs such as free spaying and neutering, transport of shelter dogs, and an internal rescue group.

Major Zoo to Close After 140 Years, Release 2,500 Animals

Buenos Aires mayor announced the groundbreaking move after calling animal captivity “degrading.”
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Obama Signs Groundbreaking Animal Testing Law

President passes unprecedented amendment drafted by vegan senator Cory Booker.
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Yard House Adds “The Vegan Burger” to Menu

All-vegan option added amongst Gardein-rich veg-friendly menu.
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New York Moves to Ban Elephants Used in Entertainment

State’s Senate votes unanimously in favor of an elephant protection act that would create unprecedented standards for elephant welfare.
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Jamba Juice Opens Vegan-Friendly Eatery

Pasadena, CA will be home to a revamped Jamba Juice serving vegan-friendly food and drinks in a café setting.
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