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The mission of Advancing the Interests of Animals is to improve the lives of animals and to encourage increased compassion and respect for all living beings. We act directly with focused campaigns to help animals, and through a variety of educational activities and informational efforts.

Our vision is to be an effective, passionate and nationally respected advocate for all animals.


Perros y Gatos Felices y Seguros (Happy and Safe Dogs and Cats)

AIA’s multi-media project promoting responsible guardianship of companion animals in Spanish is LIVE!

Advancing the Interests of Animals (AIA) has officially launched an educational campaign aimed at predominantly Spanish speaking communities in the Coachella Valley. Happy and Safe Dogs and Cats (Perros y Gatos Felices y Seguros) provides much-needed information about responsible guardianship …


International Homeless Animals Day Coachella Valley, California, USA 2014

Hosted by Advancing the Interests of Animals

This year, we decided to continue the tradition of having our event indoors due to the extreme summer temperatures in the desert. Approximately 75 attendees were treated to three inspiring talks. Lori emphasized the harm that is caused by deliberate breeding, especially of dogs, and argued that as long as euthanasia is occurring due to…


Animals Today adds three more stations to line-up!

The Animals Today team is pleased to announce that three additional stations have picked up the show!

Animals Today continues to grow! These three stations join recently added stations in Atlanta, Palm Springs and San Francisco / San Jose.

Thanks for your continued support of Animals Today.

Animals Today with Dr. Lori Kirshner - Your home for serious talk about animals. Sundays, …


Advancing the Interests of Animals is now an Online Retail Partner with Dog Park Publishing!

The folks at Dog Park Publishing are going to give us 10% of your purchase through our affiliate site, so check out their high-quality holiday gifts, handmade art, calendars, and more than 900 made-in-the-U.S.A. products - especially for large dogs and tough chewers.

They also offer jewelry, clothes and decorative items for dog lovers, along with dog clothes, accessories, and natural treats.