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One to change a few, a few to change many, many to change the world



Have you ever wondered what veganism and animal rights is all about? Why don't vegans eat eggs? What's wrong with dairy? Isn't free-range enough? Or maybe you already agree that using other animals is wrong but lack the knowledge about how to switch from animal products to cruelty-free alternatives. 

Our hope is that this site will help empower you to make better choices and equip you with the practical knowledge needed to live in a manner that protects the other beings with whom we share this planet.

All forms of life deserve respect, dignity and compassion.

VKind are based in Northern Ireland. Learn more about us and how you can get involved!



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