Entries by Peggy Hoyt

Laurie Hood- Alaqua Animal Refuge

A recognized leader in animal care, protection, and advocacy, Laurie Hood is the founder of Alaqua Animal Refuge, the Southeast’s premier, no-kill animal refuge and sanctuary for domestic and wild animals located in Northwest Florida. A true visionary and passionate animal lover since childhood, Laurie has made a lifelong commitment to improve animals’ lives as she continues to journey into bold, unchartered […]

Marc Peralta- Best Friends Animal Society

As the Chief Program Officer, Marc Peralta brings together Best Friends’ programs and aligns all things related to Best Friends direct care work outside of the Sanctuary along with developing the knowledge and capabilities of individuals and partner organizations involved in lifesaving in order to empower them to achieve no-kill in their own backyard. These […]

Scott Fine- Joey’s Legacy

Scott Fine, the Founder of Joey’s Legacy, a 501c3 organization whose mandate is public education on companion animal advocacy. Joey’s Legacy, with its team of veterinarians and animal law attorneys, investigates cases of alleged veterinary malpractice and negligence and, when appropriate, pursues justice for pet parents all over the world. The organization was founded in […]


Phoenix Landing Foundation

Phoenix Landing is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) parrot welfare organization. They serve states from Maryland to Northeast Florida through their adoption program. The Phoenix Landing Foundation has a multi-purpose mission that includes providing educational activities; facilitating adoption for parrots; helping veterinary students; sponsoring research and conservation for wild parrots; advocating standards of care for birds; building […]

Dr. Rob Silver & Joni Kamlet- Real Mushrooms

All My Children Wear Fur Coats is pleased to introduce Dr. Rob Silver and Joni Kamlet with Real Mushrooms. Dr. Robert Silver graduated in 1982 from Colorado State’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He established one of the first integrative vet clinics in the USA in Boulder, CO in 1993. Since then, Dr. Silver has become […]

Katherine Ellison- Bright Planet Pet

Katherine Ellison, founder of Bright Planet Pet took her sales experience from the Pet Food Industry and turned it into Bright Planet Pet which makes 100% plant-based, vegan dog treats, that taste and smell just like meat! Bright Planet Pet was founded on the principle that dogs and their people deserve a truly sustainable dog treat […]

Chris Olinger- The Gwen Fund

The Gwen Fund provides financial aid for veterinary care with priority given to emergency, palliative, and after death care. The Gwen Fund was inspired by a very special chocolate lab, Gwen. President of The Gwen Fund, Chris Olinger, had the pleasure of having Gwen as his sidekick for 15 years! In September of 2020 Gwen […]

Dr. Karen Griffin- The Dog Rehoming Project

All My Children Wear Fur Coats is pleased to introduce Dr. Karen Griffin. She is the Founder and Executive Director of The Dog Rehoming Project. Karen Griffin, PhD is a research scientist in the field of shelter dogs and dog rehoming. She earned her doctorate in animal sciences at the University of Lincoln in Lincolnshire, […]

Drew Whited- Waggin Water

Imagine being able to provide your pet with necessary vitamins, nutrients and more with just a bowl of water. With Waggin Water you can do just that! All My Children Wear Fur Coats is pleased to present Drew Whited. He is the Founder and CEO of  Waggin Water where water is reimagined for your pet. […]