7 Vegan Chicken Recipes to Celebrate National Chicken Month

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Every year, the poultry industry calls September “National Chicken Month” in hopes to boost slumping sales at the end of grilling season. Here at TryVeg we’re totally on board with a month honoring chickens, but we do things a little bit differently. Instead of glorifying cruelty to animals that is devastating to our environment and our health, we’re choosing to … Read More

Rescued Calf and His Human Friend are Inseparable

Stop what you’re doing and get ready to witness an adorable friendship that knows no species: Mike (the cow) and Dan (the human) are an inseparable duo. Dan McKernan, founder of Chelsea, Michigan’s Barn Sanctuary, met Mike when a local farmer surrendered the eight-week-old calf due to medical issues. Mike was taken in by the sanctuary crew with an array … Read More

6 Easy Ways to Choose Compassion in 2018

A new year means you’ve got 365 new, fun chances to help make the difference you want to make in the world! When it comes to living a more compassionate lifestyle, 2018 is the perfect time to start making some easy changes that can help make life better for all animals. And we’re here to help! Here are some fantastic ways … Read More

10 Easy Ways to Spread the Vegan Love This Holiday Season

Time is ticking, the holidays are in full swing — and you’ve only got a limited window left to soak up the seasonal spirit and spread the love. After all, isn’t that what this time of year is all about? So, if you wanna spread compassion and cheer for ALL, we have some ideas for ways to introduce people to … Read More

These Rescued Goats Will Make You Melt

Goats are incredibly awesome animals. These intelligent creatures are playful, quirky, and tons of fun. Let’s just say they’re cool “kids.” And despite being subjected to horrible abuse for meat, dairy, and even cashmere — these special animals are just as intelligent as dogs — and just as able to form strong emotional friendships with human beings. So for your viewing pleasure, and … Read More

Consider These Fascinating Facts About Turkeys!

Turkeys are smart, sensitive, and curious birds. They’re simply full of personality and feathered swagger! Sadly, nearly 300 million turkeys are slaughtered each year  — around 46 million for Thanksgiving alone. But you can stand up for turkeys and all animals when you sit down to your holiday meal, simply by leaving them off your table. Consider these amazing facts: Turkeys know each … Read More

4 Sanctuaries You Should Visit This Fall

Fall is a quintessentially popular season for a reason. It’s peak time for pumpkin spice lattes (dairy-free of course!), vegan leather boots — and eye-popping foliage everywhere you look. Honestly, is there anything more beautiful than miles of maples? But if you live in a climate that bears more green than orange, red, and yellow— autumn is the perfect time to pay a … Read More

5 Reasons Why Plant-Based is the Future of Milk!

Got milk? Millions of Americans don’t, now that they’re increasingly turning away from cow’s milk in favor of the many delicious varieties and flavors of plant-based nut milks. This large-scale shift in demand has led to serious losses for the dairy industry in recent years. According to Mintel, sales dropped seven percent in 2015 and are expected to sink another 11 … Read More

4 Cows You’ll Want to Cuddle Right Now

Cows are the cutest. If you’ve never looked into the big, brown, long-lashed eyes of a bovine beauty, you’re missing out. Snuggling with a rescued cow is a must-add to your bucket list! These animals are gentle giants — social, sensitive, and just as loving and affectionate as the beloved dogs and cats with whom many of us share our homes. Tragically, millions … Read More

How Compassionate Students Rescued Buddy the Sheep

For children, compassion is innate. They see animals as friends not food, and understand that animals are worthy of love and respect. And thanks to the compassion of some very special children, Buddy the sheep was saved from senseless slaughter and is living the good life at Kindred Spirits Sanctuary in Ocala, Florida. The adorable sheep was raised by children as … Read More

This Mother’s Day, Be Kind to All Moms

On Mother’s Day, we celebrate all of the moms and mother figures in our lives who inspire and love us every day. But many other mothers are forgotten on this special day, billions of suffering. For farm animal moms, there’s not much to celebrate. They face violence, abuse, and a lifetime of suffering. Cow, pig, and chicken mothers are the foundation … Read More

3 Rescued Cows Who’ll Make You Swear Off Steak

Cows are incredible creatures. One look into their long-lashed eyes, and it’s love at first sight for most people who meet them. And cute looks aren’t their only asset. Cows are social and intelligent. They form close friendships, choose who they prefer to spend time with, and even hold grudges! They’re smart, and enjoy solving problems. Cows are doting mothers, and … Read More

6 Sanctuaries Where You’ll Fall in Love with Farm Animals

Many people have not had the chance to meet a farm animal face to face. It’s possible to go your whole life without meeting a pig or a cow or a chicken! That can make it hard for us to relate to them as we would other animals. But getting to know these animals can forever alter your outlook on eating them; it can … Read More

A New Life for Grieving Calf Who Wouldn’t Leave Her Mom’s Side

Meet Eliza Moo Little. This doe-eyed, dark-haired girl is the newest resident at Kindred Spirits Sanctuary in northern Florida. Eliza is safe, happy, and adored these days, but her beginnings weren’t so bright. The young calf was found all alone in the woods, alongside her dead mother. Logan Vindett, the director of Kindred Spirits, was contacted after a man saw Eliza trying to nurse from the body of … Read More

5 Reasons Fish Are Smarter Than You Think

When it comes to animals who people consider warm and fuzzy, fish are typically overlooked. Given their cold-blooded biology and underwater residence, it can be more difficult to relate to them than their mammalian counterparts. And because they look, act, and live very differently from animals we’re used to interacting with, we often assume fish can’t feel pain (they don’t scream, … Read More