Articles written by: Jay Schwager

Jay Schwager

A writer that's always unsure what to write about herself. Journalist and film producer.

Justice for Small Dogs Allegedly Forced to Live in Filthy Barn

Nearly 30 dogs were found living in a filthy barn without adequate shelter. Demand that the people responsible are punished.

Punish Children Accused of Burning Squirrel to Death

A squirrel was allegedly hit with a large rock and hung from a tree before two teen boys set it on fire. Demand justice now.

Justice for Dog Allegedly Killed by Groomer

A dog groomer is accused of kicking a dog to death. Demand that she is banned from owning or caring for animals.

Applaud Colgate-Palmolive’s Efforts to Move Away from Animal Testing

Colgate-Palmolive recently hosted a major conference on cruelty-free alternatives for animal testing. The company is also involved in lobbying for regulatory change all over the world, including trying to get China to drop its mandatory animal testing laws. Praise their work, which is refreshing to see from a major corporation.

Punish Woman Accused of Cornering and Kicking Dog

A dog was allegedly cornered in an elevator and repeatedly stomped on and kicked. Demand justice for this innocent animal.

Praise Humane Population Control for Stray Dogs

A new trap-neuter-release program will help humanely control stray dog populations in India, reducing hunger, disease, and harmful encounters with humans. Applaud this move, which will set an example for other places dealing with similar issues.

Justice for Puppy Allegedly Burned With Hot Oil and Denied Veterinary Care

A puppy was reportedly burned with hot oil and allowed to suffer for four days before being taken to a veterinarian. Demand that the people responsible are charged with neglect.

Success: Dairy Farm Abusers to be Jailed

Three men who kicked, punched, and beat cows have been sentenced to jail. Applaud this move, which sends a message that animal abuse on farms will not be tolerated.

Success: Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus to End

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, which has become notorious for the ill-treatment of captive animals, will finally be ending. Praise this decision, which will end the suffering of hundreds of animals.

Success: Vet Accused of Shooting Cat With Bow and Arrow has License Suspended

A veterinarian accused of shooting a cat through the head with a bow and arrow, killing it, has had her veterinary license suspended for one year. Applaud the licensing board for treating this cruelty seriously.

Success: Egg Industry to Phase Out Mass Killings of Male Chicks

A major egg production cooperative has vowed to stop the culling of male chicks, a cruel practice in which the young animals are ground up, gassed, or suffocated. Praise this move, which will set a precedent for egg producers all over the world.

Success: Soda Sales Drop Significantly Thanks to Tax

Sales of sweetened drinks in Mexico have fallen by 12 percent after a 20 percent tax was added. Praise the successful initiative for encouraging citizens to make healthier choices.

Success: Canada Opens Borders to 25,000 Syrian Refugees

Canada will accept another 25,000 Syrian refugees for relocation from major host countries Lebanon, Turkey, and Jordan. Praise the move, which will target those in the greatest need of medical care or financial and social aid.

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