Daphne from Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary

Highlights from Animal Rights National Conference 2017 in Alexandria VA

Clifton Roberts was the Presidential candidate for the Humane Party.

Allison Argo was the producer and director of "The Last Pig" movie.

Sea Shepherd staff

Robert Couto of Animal Recovery Mission

Nathan Runkle of Mercy for Animals

Nathan Runkel's new book comes out Sept. 12, 2017.

Catskill Animal Sanctaury was one of many animal sanctuaries represented at the conference.

Oxford Handbags makes handbags, wallets and dog collars made from cork.
Boating enthusiasts love her bags because... cork floats!

Doshi makes products with the look and feel of leather.
They use a special form of polyurethane.

Jane Velez-Mitchell is a tireless advocate for animals.

Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) works to help enact legislation to protect animals.

There were three big rooms like this filled with tables representing organizations and vendors.

At any given moment, there were about four speakers or panel discussions going.