Paul Shapiro’s career as an animal welfare advocate grew from a love of the dogs he had growing up and video footage he saw showing the abysmal living conditions of U.S. farm animals. “I would never want for my dog to be treated like that,” he said. “Why would I not feel similar horror to any animal being treated like that? Just because I have a personal connection to my dogs doesn’t mean that they are more deserving of being free from pain and suffering than pigs or chickens.”Today, Shapiro ...

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