Recipe of the Month – Pinto Bean & Quinoa for Adult Dogs

Pinto Beans & Quinoa August 31, 2022 This recipes is a model for using legumes and grains together. You want to use 3 cups of cooked legumes (or more) to every 1 cup of cooked grain or the protein content is often too low. Protein 21.5 % Fat 6.75 % Calories 1165 cal Recipe Yeild […]

Vegedog to supplement home-prepared meals.

Your Dog is Not a Wolf

An increasing number of vets link the rising cancer rate and rate of degenerative diseases (kidney and liver disease, arthritis, neurological conditions, heart disease, etc.) to the chemicals and toxins found in meat-based, commercial foods.

Cat Supplements: The Updated Formula Explained

The appearance of the cat supplements you know and love has changed but there is a good explanation! Please read on to find out why. Cat formula updates for Vegecat™, Vegecat phi™, and Vegekit™ took place during our Fall 2017 production run. These formula improvements account for revisions made by the AAFCO in their 2015-2016 […]

Gratitude and Thanksgiving

Meditation Dog

“Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.” —Henri Frederic Amiel   Most of us are familiar with the law of attraction, what we put out into the Universe comes back to us in our lives. If we focus on […]

Quick and Easy Homemade Dog Food Recipe

If you’re looking for a quick and easy homemade dog food recipe using a few simple ingredients, please click here. Cooking for your dog can be fun and economical, not to mention more healthy because you’re making food from scratch that you have control over. Start with small portions and see how your dog does; […]

A New Life for 31 Piggies

We are so very grateful to the New Life Animal Sanctuary and Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary for recently taking in 31 Gottingens mini-pigs who were released from a lab in the San Francisco Bay Area. These little piggies lived their entire lives in sterile cages, enduring experimentation, and never saw the light of day. Now […]

The Vegepet Family

James Peden

An extremely important member of the Compassion Circle and Vegepet™ family needs our help. James Peden, the formulator and original founder of Vegepet™, is dealing with an urgent health condition. James introduced animal lovers to a cruelty-free way of feeding their animals with Vegepet™ in 1986. He has dedicated his life to spreading compassion and […]

You Can Help Free a Real Live Shamu!

Time sensitive announcement! We have recently been made aware of the heartbreaking plight of a Killer Whale (they are actually large Dolphins) named Lolita, whose close family unit was torn apart in 1970, when hunters caught several of them, killed several others, and traumatized them all. As their mother grieved loudly and miserably, a number […]

Circles of Compassion

Kim Sheridan, founder of Compassion Circle, has an essay in the wonderful, newly released book Circles of Compassion: Essays Connecting Issues of Justice. The book is edited by Dr. Will Tuttle, author of The World Peace Peace Diet. With 30 insightful and inspiring essays by internationally recognized vegan authors and activists, Circles of Compassion illuminates the […]

The Life in the Afterlife Conference

Life in the Afterlife Conference September 25-27, 2015 Scottsdale, AZ Embassy Suites Hotel Kim Sheridan, founder of Compassion Circle and author of Animals and the Afterlife: True Stories of Our Best Friends’ Journey Beyond Death, will be a presenter at the Life in the Afterlife Conference in 2015. The conference will be hosted by the […]

Connect Soul to Soul Interview

September 16th at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET, Kim will be interviewed by Jill Jackson on Connect Soul to Soul, presented as part of Shay Parker’s Best of the Best! The show will air on W4WN. We’re looking forward to it!

Healing with the Rainbow Rays Interview

August 25th, 2014 @ 9 pm ET/6 pm PT Kim Sheridan, founder of Compassion Circle and author of Animals and the Afterlife, will speak to Alijandra of Healing with the Rainbow Rays on USC Radio. Kim and Alijandra expect to cover a lot of ground in their 90 minute interview. Please joint them at:

Hamster Home Wanted

If you are in southern California, and looking for a hamster, we might know just the one for you! This below story was shared with us by a fellow animal lover and rescuer. Geraldine and her siblings need good forever homes. Please contact us via the contact page if you are interested. Thank you, Ashley […]

Attention Cat Lovers!

Here is an important Post from Nancy Jo Heart of Miami, Florida: “I have always enjoyed the company of two cats but since moving to Miami I have been a lighthouse of pregnant female cats. In the 5 years since I have lived here I have adopted and fixed 5 females, finding home for some of […]

“Floyd” Needs Someone to Love

“Floyd” is thought to be 1-1/2 years old. He is male, being neutered today, and his shots are current. This sweet guy loves giving kisses and affection, and is quite content being scratched on the neck. He is a good passenger in the car and understands being asked to clam down when he gets excited […]

Wonderful News for Luki!

I want to thank those of you who thought good thoughts for Luki, and those of you who had a hand in his placement. Luki moved in with his new Colorado family over the weekend! He is now has a loving family, kids to play with, a yard, other animals to bond with, and he […]

Luki is Looking for His Forever Home

Luki Has Come A Long Way Looking For His Forever Home…Is It Your Home? After being rescued from the streets of Brazil, Luki’s companion discovered that he has ehrlichia titers, or antibodies that indicate exposure to a tick-borne disease. He did not test positive for the actual disease Ehrlichia. This discovery was upon entering the […]

Old Cocker Spaniel Needs Home

We’re calling her Lady. She was found wandering the streets with no tags, so no one knows all the details of her background. I’m not actually the one who found her; I saw her at the pound when I was picking up rats for the Rat Refuge. I don’t currently have the set-up for dogs. […]

Veganpalooza Recap

Veganpalooza turned out to be a magnificent event! There was so much amazing information about compassionate, healthful living. If you missed it, there’s a special recap today (Tuesday, July 17th) at 6 pm Pacific time. For more info, click here: Veganpalooza!


Veganpalooza is an amazing online conference taking place July 11-15, 2012. Our founder, Kim Sheridan, is one of the featured presenters at this amazing event. Learn from the experts about the many advantages (body, mind, and spirit) of a truly compassionate (vegan) diet. Don’t miss it! For more info, click here:Veganpalooza!

Darra Needs A New Loving Home

Darra is a much loved pug, but her owner is in a very difficult situation and is unable to care for her right now. Darra and Marianne need a San Diego area angel to come to the rescue! Marianne had this to say about Darra and her future: Darra is a 1.5 yr old sweet […]

What’s Up? Needs Your Vote!

Kim Sheridan’s first documentary film, What’s Up?, is playing in an online contest for the month of April. In the film, a small film crew looks up at the sky and contemplates what’s really going on with our environment. There is nothing more compassionate, with respect to humans or animals, than saving our planet! To […]

2 Dogs Need Foster Homes

Two more dogs need foster homes… one in San Diego that needs to go into a long term foster and lots of love. She is a German Shepard mix and needs to be placed in a positive home. She is about 2 or 3 yr. old German Shepard mix. 60 lbs. Very scared and gets […]

Happily Ever After

Update: The dog mentioned earlier found a home – in fact, two dogs did – so all is well. Yea!  🙂

Dog Needs Home TODAY or Else…

This just in… We just got word of a dog in North San Diego – a 10-year-old female shepherd mix – who will be euthanized if someone doesn’t adopt her by the end of the day today. We didn’t get any more details than that, but here’s the contact info if anyone can offer a […]

Creative Arts Film Festival

For all interested in Kim Sheridan’s films… “Good versus Evil” (a short film by Kim Sheridan with a message of compassion) is screening, along with Kim’s two other films with an eco-friendly message, in an online film festival for the month of December. Courtesy of… The Creative Arts Film Festival Online worldwide! December 2011 Festival […]

Sweet Cats Urgently Need Home(s)

Attention Cat Lovers, Animal Rescuers, and Rescue Railroaders Everywhere… Here is an important Post from Nancy Jo Heart of Miami, Florida: “I have always enjoyed the company of two cats but since moving to Miami I have been a lighthouse of pregnant female cats. In the 5 years since I have lived here I have adopted […]

Radio Interview Today

Founder Kim Sheridan will be a guest on Eldon Taylor’s show today at 11 a.m. on Hay House Radio regarding Animals and the Afterlife.

Film Festivals

Several of founder Kim Sheridan’s films are playing at film festivals throughout the U.S., Canada, New Zealand, and Africa. For more information and the latest schedule, please visit

Indie Gathering Film Festival

For those of you in or near Cleveland, Ohio…  “Good versus Evil” (a short film by Kim Sheridan with a message of compassion), along with two of Kim’s other films with an eco-friendly message, will be playing at the following: Indie Gathering International Film Festival Cleveland, Ohio, USA Saturday, August 27, 2011 Plight of the […]

Columbia Gorge Film Festival

For those of you in or near Vancouver, Washington…  “Good versus Evil” (a short film by Kim Sheridan with an animal-friendly message), along with two of Kim’s other films with an eco-friendly message, will be playing at the following: Columbia Gorge International Film Festival Vancouver, Washington, USA August 10-14, 2011 Plight of the Earth Fairy: […]

Film Festival

For those of you in the Indianapolis area…  “Good versus Evil” (a short film by Kim Sheridan with an animal-friendly message) will be playing at the following: Gen Con Indy 2011 Film Festival Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Saturday, August 6, 2011, 4PM, Capitol II, Westin Hotel More screenings will be announced as the dates approach. […]

Animal Rights Conference

Kim Sheridan is a speaker at the 2011 Animal Rights Conference in Los Angeles, California, July 21-25, 2011. She will be signing books at the Compassion Circle table. For more information, please visit

What You Can Do to Help Animals

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