My dream for animals is that they will be treated with dignity and respect. “My Dream For Animals” was created because billions of animals throughout the world today are deprived of these basic needs. We, as humans, are meant to coexist with other living beings with whom we share the planet. It is upon us not to exploit them. Their treatment and welfare are in our hands.
Phibbs is a passionate advocate for animal rights. He has photographed hundreds of abandoned animals for the Humane Society of New York, in portraits that create an immediate emotional connection to the dogs and other animals. Phibbs also serves on the Board of Directors of the Humane Society and received one of the Humane Society of New York Humane Medals 2015.
Steve Wise of The Nonhuman Rights Project
Steven M. Wise is founder and president of the Nonhuman Rights Project. He has practiced animal protection law for 30 years throughout the US and is the author of four books.
Pennebaker Hegedus Films/HBO. A First Run Features Release
Sasa Pesic runs a dog shelter in Serbia and has approximately 700 dogs in his care. He opened it in 2009 after finding four abandoned pups on the streets of his hometown of, Niš, Serbia. The stray dog problem is serious in his area, and at that time, dog-catchers would kill any dog found on the streets.