Episode Four in Series 8: The World of Animal Welfare and Sheltering Transcript
Have you ever considered the power of storytelling in animal advocacy? We chat with Arin Greenwood, a passionate advocate for animal welfare and a riveting storyteller. In this conversation we explore Arin's experiences in animal welfare journalism, the strategies she employs to engage the community, and uncover the potential of her work to challenge restrictive pet laws.
Arin unravels her favorite dog books, and we discuss about the importance of animals in our lives. Learn about the human-animal relationship through her eyes, and understand how accessible strategies (like nose-boops!) can connect animal shelters with their communities. Arin's passion for animals shines through her work, and her insights provide a refreshing perspective on animal advocacy.
Guest: Arin Greenwood is an animal writer and former lawyer living in St. Petersburg, Florida. Arin was animal welfare editor for The Huffington Post. Her stories about cats, dogs, and other critters have been published in the Dodo, Today.com, the Washington Post, the American Bar Association Journal, Creative Loafing, Slate, and other publications. Arin now works in animal nonprofits. including Her novel Your Robot Dog Will Die was published by Soho Teen in 2018, and has been optioned by Centerboro Productions.
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