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Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s Farrah Smith Takes Advancement Program to the Wolf-Dog Hybrids

The plight of some of the world’s most magnificent marine mammals, and the largest animals on Earth, has not been more recognized or better publicized than in the last five years with the television broadcast premier of Animal Planet’s Whale Wars. The award-winning docudrama follows Captain Paul Watson and the activities and operations of the…

Real Housewife Joanna Krupa is the Real Deal When it Comes to Animal Activism

Renowned celebrity animal activists, the Barbi Twins tell me she is the “it” girl. I don’t know what that means, but I wanted to find out more about the Polish-born actress/model’s life off the runway and off the screen, including the Big Screen. After all, Joanna Krupa is one of the biggest celebrity animal activists…

Award-Winning Animal Activist—Actress Charlotte Ross—Campaigns for Great Apes

Twice Emmy-nominated actress, singer and fitness guru Charlotte Ross has starred in over 12 Prime Time television series. She is most known for her regular starring roles on Daytime and Prime Time shows like Days of Our Lives and NYPD Blue and Glee. On the Big Screen, Charlotte has starred along side Nicholas Cage and…

A Conversation w/ Project Save Our Surf’s Co-Founder—Actress & Surfer Tanna Frederick

Born and raised in Iowa—true thespian—Tanna Frederick—relocated to Hollywood after graduating as the valedictorian of her class at the University of Iowa. She did so double majoring in theater and political science! I think that the scholastic achievement was, at the very least, a hint that the actress had ambitious aspirations in life. Tanna arrived…

A Conversation with Simone Reyes on Rescuing Disabled Companion Animals

This month, while working on my black cat book, I’ve been reminded of “Homer” the blind black cat. If you recall, “Homer” was the inspiration behind the New York Times Best Selling book Homer’s Odyssey. October is a rough month for black cats, in part because of cat lore and their historic association with witchcraft…

Ken Wahl Moved by Guardians of Rescue—Helping Veterans & Animals Alike

It may just be coincidental that the wisdom imparted by actor Ken Wahl, who once played the Wise Guy on the hit TV show by the same name is always direct, profound and timely, but for veterans of war and animal lovers alike, his precious wisdom and endorsement is much appreciated. Ken supports Guardians of…

Iconic Bollywood Actor Amitabh Bachchan Praised for Saving the Life of an Asian Elephant Near Mumbai

The CEO and staff of more than 200 employees, including veterinarians, wildlife biologists and animal care takers working at several rescue facilities operated by Wildlife SOS, the largest animal rescue and conservation organization in South Asia, have praised acclaimed Bollywood actor Mr. Amitabh Bachchan for bringing worldwide attention to the plight of Bijlee the elephant.…

Lorenzo Lamas—-from the Renegade to the Animal Crusader

A note from Contributing Editor Dr. Jordan Schaul: The celebrities that most interest the Barbi Twins and myself for our exclusive interviews with high profile, and visible crusaders with intent of helping both human and animal kind are those that don’t take themselves quite so seriously. They are the ones that show gratitude for their…

The Wiseguy “Gets” Animals: Interview with Ken Wahl

Contributing Editor Dr. Jordan Schaul and legendary celebrity animal activists the Barbi Twins interview Ken Wahl—the Wiseguy. Ken Wahl is an award winning actor, writer, and director most known for winning a Golden Globe for the series Wiseguy. Wahl has starred in many movies, including, THE WANDERERS, PURPLE HEARTS, FORT APACHE THE BRONX with Paul Newman,  JINXED…

Actor Eric Roberts Talks Animal Rescue from Russian Brown Bears to Backyard Bees

Contributing Editor Dr. Jordan Schaul and legendary celebrity animal advocates the Barbi Twins interview actor Eric Roberts about his animal rescue work and his family’s love for the animal kingdom. Eric Roberts is a Golden Globe and Academy Award nominated actor, vegan animal activist and environmentalist. He began his career in 1977 playing the original…

Richard Pryor’s Legacy Lives On—Advocating on Behalf of Laboratory Animals

Contributing Editor Dr. Jordan Schaul and legendary celebrity animal activists—the Barbi Twins—interview Jennifer Lee Pryor, wife of the late Richard Pryor about his legacy as a crusader for the voiceless members of the animal kingdom. Jennifer Lee Pryor was twice married to Richard Pryor—one the most influential comedians of the 20th century.  Richard was an…

No Funny Business in Animal Rescue: Interview with Comedian Elayne Boosler

Contributing Editor Dr. Jordan Schaul and legendary animal activists—the Barbi Twins—interview funny lady Elayne Boosler about her more serious interest in animal rescue.  Elayne Boosler initially began rescue work with Boxer Rescue of Los Angeles in the Mid 90′s. She eventually joined the organization’s Board of Directors. More recently, Elayne founded her own animal rescue…

The Brady Bunch to the Rescue: Interview with Animal Advocate—Susan Olsen (Cindy Brady)

Contributing Editor Dr. Jordan Schaul, once again, invited the legendary animal rescuers, the Barbi Twins, to interview another celebrity animal advocate and rescuer.  Here is an interview with Susan Olsen who played Cindy Brady on the Brady Bunch. Barbi Twins: We noticed on the Brady Bunch that Cindy Brady, as a young girl, wanted to…

‘Housewife’ Joanna Krupa has Cat Fight with Sandy for Hurricane Pets

Hurricane Sandy interrupted my regular Q & A blog where celebrity animal activists, the Barbi Twins, interview their celebrity friends, which was going to be Joanna Krupa, the ‘hot’ Miami housewife. Instead, Joanna contacted the Barbi Twins since she was stuck in NY because of Hurricane Sandy, and asked how she could help hands-on with Hurricane Sandy’s…

Interview with Alison Eastwood & Billy McNamara of Nat Geo Wild’s ‘Animal Intervention’

Contributing Editor Dr. Jordan Schaul and the legendary Barbi Twins interview actors/producers Billy McNamara and Alison Eastwood about their new show—Animal Intervention—a featured program on Nat Geo Wild. Playing opposite the likes of Sigourney Weaver and Gabriel Byrne, William “Billy” McNamara is credited with 65 TV and film appearances.  The celebrated actor was formerly trained…