All posts tagged breed specific legislation

Arin Greenwood, ALDF Senior Writer, ex-animal journalist, author of animal-oriented novels

Arin Greenwood is a “Talking Animals” favorite and a friend of the show. She’s also currently Senior Writer at the Animal Legal Defense Fund, formerly animal journalist extraordinaire—she was the animal welfare editor at The Huffington Post, and a regular contributor to The Washington Post, The Today Show website, and The Dodo, among others. Read more…

Greg Murray, photographer and pit bull advocate

Greg Murray—an animal photographer and rescue/pit bull advocate director, whose new book is “Pit Bull Heroes: 49 Underdogs with Resilience and Heart”—recalls his earliest experiences with dogs, growing up as a tyke with one named Muffet. Read more…

W. Bruce Cameron, bestselling author, most recently of “A Dog’s Way Home”

W. Bruce Cameron — the New York Times bestselling author of numerous books, including “A Dog’s Purpose,” made into a feature film starring Dennis Quaid —discusses how he decided to make Breed Specific Legislation, or BSL (in this case, Denver’s ban on pit bulls) a core element of his new novel, “A Dog’s Way Home.” Read more…

Tom Junod, Esquire writer and author of “The State Of The American Dog”

Tom Junod—two-time National Magazine Award-winning journalist and Esquire writer-at-large—discusses the impetus for writing “The State Of The American Dog,” his extended examination of the plight and perception of the pit bull that appears in the August issue of Esquire. Read more…