Animal rights resources

Everything you ever wanted to know about animal rights, veganism, and plant-based diets already exists. So this page will be the place where I’ll add links to books, websites and organizations that I like and support and that you might find interesting and helpful too.

Animal rights and education groups

Northwest Animal Rights Network (NARN)
Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM)
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
Vegan Outreach
Compassion Over Killing (COK)
Mercy for Animals
In Defense of Animals

Animal rescue and advocacy groups

Animal Alliance of Canada
Esther the Wonder Pig
Farm Sanctuary
Fur Bearer Defenders
Pasado’s Safe Haven
Performing Animal welfare Society
Pigs Peace Sanctuary
Precious Life Sanctuary
New Moon Goat Rescue
The Elephant Sanctuary
The Gentle Barn
The Pig Preserve
United Poultry Concerns (UPC)
Vine Sanctuary
Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary

Reading list

  • Animal Liberation, Peter Singer
  • Becoming Vegan, Brenda Davis
  • Diet for a New America, John Robbins
  • Free The Animals, Ingrid Newkirk
  • How it all Vegan, Tanya Barnard and Sarah Kramer
  • Mind if I order the Cheeseburger?, Sherry Kolb
  • Rattling the Cage, Steven M. Wise
  • That’s Why we Don’t Eat Animals (kids book), Ruby Roth
  • The China Study, Dr. Colin Campbell
  • The Food Revolution, John Robbins
  • The Lucky Ones, Jenny Brown
  • The Sexual Politics of Meat, Carol J. Adams
  • V is for Vegan (kids book), Ruby Roth
  • Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows, Melanie Joy


  • Blackfish
  • Cowspiracy
  • Earthlings
  • Eating
  • Forks Over Knives
  • Ghosts in Our Machine
  • Live and Let Live
  • Peaceable Kingdom
  • Sharkwater
  • The Cove
  • Vegucated

4 thoughts on “Animal rights resources

  1. Hey Jean! I’m vacationing in Washington this summer and am so glad that you’ve got some vegan restaurants listed here. I’ll be in Seattle and Port Townsend, so if you’ve got any more idea of where I should go – please let me know!

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