Nathan Winograd

Nathan J. Winograd
"The voice of America’s displaced pets and the conscience of the animal sheltering industry." - The Bark
Created 19 Apr 2021
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  • This Week in Animal Protection
    31 Dec 2021 • 8 min read • 16 0
    Out of the shadows and into the sun. Dogs identified as “pit bulls” are welcome again in Parsons, KS. The City Council overturned the former ban. Banning dogs based on how they look is immoral. It is ...
  • Michael Vick is rewriting his sadistic history
    28 Dec 2021 • 1 min read • 12 6
    Frodo, surrounded by loved ones, before his death this week. Frodo, “The last surviving pit bull rescued from Michael Vick’s massive dogfighting operation has died.” “When I got Frodo, the world was a...
  • Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: Animal Sheltering in the United States
    22 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 7 0
    Listen above to “A House of Cards Divided: The fight for the heart and soul of America’s animal shelters,” part two of “Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: Animal Sheltering in the United States,” a podca...
  • This Week in Animal Protection
    18 Dec 2021 • 7 min read • 13 0
    The long-held belief that the most common reason dogs enter shelters is because they have “behavior problems” is false. A new study finds that surrenders often say more about the people doing the surr...
  • Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: Animal Sheltering in the United States
    10 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 7 0
    Listen above to “Regarding Henry: The birth and betrayal of the humane movement in America,” part one of “Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: Animal Sheltering in the United States,” a podcast series. I r...
  • Consider the Cockroach
    07 Dec 2021 • 1 min read • 6 7
    Humans tend to believe that our fellow earthlings are worthy of compassion if we think they’re cute or beautiful. Puppies and kittens push all the right buttons. Even some insects, like butterflies an...
  • No more monkey business
    03 Dec 2021 • 1 min read • 2 1
    In the conversation above, we talk about how the global hunger for coconuts is fueling the abuse of primates forced to harvest coconuts in three of the top coconut growing countries: Indonesia, Thaila...
  • From the cradle to the grave
    01 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 4 0
    In 2000, at the time that San Francisco was the safest urban community for homeless pets in the United States, the Board of Directors for The San Francisco SPCA was considering whether to spend $20 mi...
  • This Week in Animal Protection
    20 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 7 0
    In “Death by a Thousand Cuts,” we discuss how compromises in the pursuit of money lead to corruption and how organizations that start out with great promise and make a fortune challenging the status q...
  • Inside the PETA Kill Room
    17 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 6 0
    In this podcast, we interview Heather Harper-Troje, a former PETA fieldworker. At the behest of PETA founder Ingrid Newkirk, it was her job “to get as many animals as possible” by promising people tha...
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