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“Do Unto Animals is delightful, entertaining, and hugely important. Tracey’s love for animals has led to a profound understanding of their world, and it becomes clear that the better we know this world, the better their lives will be. And this, in turn, will make our own lives more fulfilling. It is the perfect gift for all who love animals. And for those who should love them better.”
―Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, and UN Messenger of Peace


“With humor and grace, this beautiful and inspiring book helps us to understand and appreciate animals and encourages us to treat them with compassion and respect . . . How we treat other animals is a reflection of who we are, and this wonderful book helps us to be kinder, better people.”
―Gene Baur, co-founder and president, Farm Sanctuary


“This book is a dazzling confluence of art, heart, and animal welfare information. Informative, thought-provoking, and charming, Do Unto Animals is a gentle call to action for animal lovers of all ages that fully embodies Stewart’s vital message: If we all do a little better, a lot of good is possible.”
―Susan Friedman, PhD, Behaviorworks.org


“I love this book. Superbly illustrated, beautifully written, and with a profound message that everyone needs to hear. Do Unto Animals has an entertaining, instructional, and compassionate message about the animals with whom we live and share this planet. From dogs and cats to birds and horses (even earthworms and bees), the story of life and living together is skillfully woven into the finely illustrated tapestry of this missive. With lighthearted humor and heartfelt sincerity, Tracey Stewart tell it the way it is―or rather the way it should be―when it comes to our understanding and interactions with animals. Two paws up (or feet, hooves, or talons)!”
―Dr. Nicholas H. Dodman, director of the Animal Behavior Clinic at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart

5 Secrets to Keep Your Dog Happy: In her new book, "Do Unto Animals" Tracey Stewart provides the tools and how-tos we need to help the animals living in our home, in our backyard, and beyond. We asked the former veterinary technician and animal advocate for her personal tips on making your pup feel his tail-wagging best.

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Huffington Post

Huffington Post

Meatless Monday: Belly Rubs and Beyond — Tracey Stewart and ‘Do Unto Animals.’ “Writing the book and spending lots of time with the animals at Farm Sanctuary inspired me to learn more. Once I learned more, I knew I had to do better.”

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CBS This Morning

CBS This Morning

OCTOBER 22, 2015, 3:13 PM | After "The Daily Show," Stewart and his family traded in their New York City life for one on the farm with four dogs, two pigs, three rabbits, two guinea pigs, one bird and two fish. If you want more proof of their love for animals, his wife Tracey is out with her first book called "Do Unto Animals." Only on "CBS This Morning," Gayle King visited the Stewarts at their farm for their first interview together.

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New York Times Style

New York Times Style

Tracey is featured in the October 10th Fashion and Style section of the New York Times. "WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Levi was lying blissed out in Tracey Stewart’s lap — at least I think he was, since a goat’s face is a bit hard to read. “He’s a little needy,” she said, explaining that he had recently been found sick and abandoned. The moment Ms. Stewart stopped petting him, he bleated deafeningly, leaving his pen to trail after her."

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Fresh Air With Terry Gross

Fresh Air With Terry Gross

NOVEMBER 3, 2015, 2:00 PM | Tracey Stewart and Lisel Ashlock sat down to talk with Terry Gross on NPR's Fresh Air. They discusses their work together on Moomah Cafe and Moomah the Magazine, as well as the inspiration behind their book, Do Unto Animals, for which Lisel created the illustrations. 

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Bark Magazine

Bark Magazine

The fall edition of Bark Magazine features a four page interview with "Tracey Stewart On Doing Good For Animals." From the demonization of the Pit Bull, to the importance of fostering a shelter animal, Tracey discusses the many ways we can avoid hurting our beloved animal friends and the countless number of easy ways we can help them. "If nothing else," Tracey says, "I hope Do Unto Animals inspires people to do just a little more. If we all did a little more, a lot of good could come from it."

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7 x 7

7 x 7

An interview in San Francisco's 7x7 Magazine has been titled: "We Wanna Be Friends With Tracey Stewart, Author of Do Unto Animals." The article writes: "Thought you were the ultimate animal lover? Think again. Tracey Stewart, author of Do Unto Animals, devotes her life to animal activism, rescuing dogs, pigs, bees, and more. Her book, praised by the likes of Jane Goodall and Carol Haggas, is full of humorous personal stories, hands on projects, and realistic advice to help readers better know their animal companions."

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My Sanctuary: Farm Sanctuary Newsletter 2015

My Sanctuary: Farm Sanctuary Newsletter 2015

The fall/winter edition of My Sanctuary, Farm Sanctuary's newsletter, features an interview with Tracey about her new book, Do Unto Animals, as well as an excerpt from the book: The Real Pig Latin: Learn To Speak A Pig's Language, As Modeled By Farm Sanctuary's Ramona. Plus! Tips from Tracey about how to give a care package to a farm animal friend, and a sneak peek at the Do Unto Animals x Farm Sanctuary merchandise collaboration!

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New York Times Metro

New York Times Metro

Tracey is featured in the October 25 Metro section of the New York Times. "Tracey Stewart is finally getting her sheep. "When I first started dating Jon, I would get bothered by people coming up to us as we were living our lives and wanting to talk to him,” she said of her husband, Jon Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show.” “But he would say to me, ‘Listen, I need you to think of every person who comes up as a baby sheep. One day, each one is going to be one more baby sheep you can have,’ ” she explained recently from Bufflehead Farm, a 12-acre tract of land in Middletown that the Stewarts bought in 2013."

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Modern Farmer

Modern Farmer

DECEMBER 23, 2015 | You’ve no doubt heard that The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart decamped to the country. Turns out, his wife prompted the move. The author of Do Unto Animals, she’s also opening a sanctuary for four-legged friends. "A year ago, I was living life very differently. I feel like I made decisions out of fear—fear of change, fear about leaving the city, fear about writing a book. But it’s through doing all that stuff that I feel really good about myself. Finally, at 48 years old. It took me a while, but I feel like I’m there."

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The Dodo

The Dodo

An excerpt from Do Unto Animals featured on the The Dodo: They Cut Off His Ears, But They Couldn't Break His Spirit. "It was the week before Thanksgiving and my kids and I were volunteering at Animal Haven shelter in New York City when a precious puppy named Christopher Robin was brought in. Days earlier, someone had cut off Christopher Robin's ears with scissors and left him for dead in a garbage can."

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Family Circle Magazine, November 2015

Family Circle Magazine, November 2015

Family Circle's November edition features "Cat-Ese: Learn To Speak A Cat's Language," excerpted from Do Unto Animals by Tracey Stewart, and illustrated by Lisel Ashlock. Subscribers of the magazine will learn to read the body language of a cat and recognize when she is feeling nervous, frightened or relaxed.  "Cats, like dogs, use their ears, tails, mouths and bodies to give us hints about how they're feeling... Let's not sell our kitty friends short; they have so much to say. Give a listen."

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O, The Oprah Magazine

O, The Oprah Magazine

The November 2015 edition of O, The Oprah Magazine features a story titled "No Ordinary Love," with inspiring tales of how human lives have changed for the better thanks to their animal companion. Within the article, Tracey offers "pet project" advice, encouraging people to foster a shelter animal if they are unable to provide a forever home, or to offer their many professional skills to their local shelter if they are unable to bring an animal home at all.

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Best Friends Magazine

Best Friends Magazine

Do Unto Animals was included as a gift idea for the "book lovers on your list" by Best Friends Magazine. "Do yourself a favor. Buy a copy of Do Unto Animals for everyone on your holiday shopping list -- and don't forget to pick one up for yourself."

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Veg News

Veg News

In the November/December edition of VegNews, Tracey lists the 10 things she's grateful for. Number One? Her animal companions. "We have two horses, two pigs, four dogs, three rabbits, two guinea pigs, two fish, and a hamster that provide love, laughter, comfort, and purpose. Every day, these animals remind me just how lucky humans are to be able to share our lives with these noble creatures. I love providing for them and watching them thrive, and in return they are generous with their cuddles and cuteness."

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Bark Post

Bark Post

"Tracey Stewart’s “Do Unto Animals” Is A Must Read For Animal Lovers. Some of my favorite Chapters include, “Dog-ese (Learn to Speak a Dog’s Language, ad Modeled by My Foster Do Mr. Fantastic)”, “Ten Reasons to Adopt an Oldie (but a Goodie)”, “The Perfect Pig Palace”, and of course, “What makes a Goat Unhappy?” But don’t take my word for it, even Jane Goodall is a fan..."

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Parade Magazine

Parade Magazine

"If you’re looking for a well-mannered mutt that still has a lot of love to give, consider taking home an older dog. In honor of Adopt a Senior Pet Month, which encourages the adoption of dogs age 7 or older each November, we’re sharing 10 reasons senior pets make wonderful additions to the family. Tracey Stewart, wife of comedian Jon Stewart and well-known animal lover, shares 10 tips from her new book Do Unto Animals."

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philly.com

philly.com

Tracey talks with her home-state newpaper, philly.com, in an interview titled: Stewarts as stewards. "Spanning genres with a one-of-a-kind mix of info, advice, philosophy and hands-on activities, the book also has some local biography: Stewart talks about growing up in Northeast Philadelphia and encountering her first dead bird while wandering the grounds outside a Bucks County carpet store where her parents were shopping. Generally, though, the author keeps the focus on her subjects - all kinds of animals."

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Dogster

Dogster

Dogster talks to Tracey about Do Unto Animals and her love for all animals. "Tracey Former vet technician, animal advocate, and founder of the help-kids-do-good website Moomah, Tracey Stewart knows a thing or two about what makes a dog’s tail wag. From giving puppy massages to making homemade doggy treats, she has pets eating out of the palm of her hand — literally."

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Catster

Catster

Catster talks to Tracey about Do Unto Animals and what it takes to make a cat purr. "I could have never gotten away with all I’ve gotten away with if Jon wasn’t a huge animal lover. Finding out that he loved animals like he did certainly made him even more attractive to me, but it also posed a potential problem for me initially. When I met him, he had cats and I am very allergic. I formulated that if his cats didn’t like me, then there was a chance he wouldn’t either … I mean, that would have been reasonable. There were some hilarious and bloody mishaps that ensued in me trying to ingratiate myself to his cat, Stanley."

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Veg News

Veg News

9 Things We Didn't Know About Animals: From learning to communicate with dogs to understanding the changing color of a turkey, author Tracey Stewart shares nine things you may not know about animals in her new book.

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All Animals Magazine

All Animals Magazine

All Animals Magazine, a bi-monthly magazine by The Humane Society Of The United States, features an interview with Tracey in the November/December 2015 edition. "I was learning so much about animals and started to think about how I could make something really beautiful and fun that people would enjoy sitting down to read," Tracey explains when asked what inspired her to write her book, Do Unto Animals. "When I met with the book publisher and rambled off my ideas, she said, 'Your life in and of itself is remarkable, what you have been doing for kids. So we formed the book around that idea, of interspersing my own story and the beautiful and impactful experiences we’ve had as a family."

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Huffington Post

Huffington Post

An excerpt from Do Unto Animals featured on the Huffington Post: I Had Some Competition When I First Met My Husband, Jon Stewart. "In the fall of 1995, I met the man of my dreams. The only problem was, he had a cat. To protect this cat's identity, let's call him Stanley."

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Dog Talk Radio

Dog Talk Radio

OCTOBER 24, 2015 | Tracey Stewart talks with pet wellness advocate Tracie Hotchner about her first book Do Unto Animals: A Friendly Guide To How Animals Live, And How We Can Make Their Lives Better and how awareness of the value of all creatures makes the world a nicer place to live in. "I noticed that when I was giving sanctuary to other people or other animals, all of my general anxiety went away because I could focus on something that was real, and I could feel like I was doing something and that made me feel like I had some control over what would usually make me sad. So as I learned how to help and to do something I was less sad and also started feeling really full and fulfilled."

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KFOG In The Morning

KFOG In The Morning

OCTOBER 13, 2:15 | Tracey Stewart talks to Irish Greg and No Name about how she and her husband Jon have started an animal farm/sanctuary in New Jersey and about how she has written a book about animals and how to improve their lives by the way we interact with them. 

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Shelf Awareness

Shelf Awareness

In October's "Fiction Addiction" edition of Shelf Awareness, Tracey reminisces on her next favorite day (after her marraige and the birth of her kids) which was spent with Miss Eyebrows, the downed cow. "Everyone has those transformative moments. For some it's discovering Crossfit, for others it's finding religion. For me, it was cows. Coming face to face with a cow that needed my help busted open my heart." 

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Rodale Wellness

Rodale Wellness

Rodale Wellness sat down with Tracey to discuss Do Unto Animals and its message. "I really love animals, and I really love people," Tracey explains. "I want both animals and people to benefit from the book. For people, I hope that I can remind them about the joy that animals can bring into their lives. Our lives are so busy that we all can overlook the beauty, tenderness, and inspiration animals can offer us. For animals, I hope I can inspire us all to do better for them. Ultimately, I want people to see that thinking about animals' lives brings abundance and happiness into our own lives."

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Family Circle Magazine, October 2015

Family Circle Magazine, October 2015

Family Circle's October edition features "Dog-Ese: Learn To Speak A Dog's Language," excerpted from Do Unto Animals by Tracey Stewart, and illustrated by Lisel Ashlock. Subscribers of the magazine will learn to read the body language of a dog and recognize when he is feeling nervous, friendly or playful.  "Canines and humans have been cohabiting for many years, and the former deserve most of the credit for the love affair... We owe it to our canine companions to learn a little of their language."

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Booklist Online

Booklist Online

Carol Haggas of Booklist Online calls Do Unto Animals an "invaluable, approachable resource for animal-loving teens," explaining that "Stewart has a heart as big as all outdoors... Stewart’s zeal for animal welfare is infectious and sincere, and her desire to create a kinder world for animals and humans is earnest and essential."

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The Bookend Family

The Bookend Family

A review by Stacy Palm of the Bookend Family gave Do Unto Animals 5 out of 5 stars! "...Truthfully your life will be better for having read this book. The joy it brought to me is no little thing... If this book is not on the New York Times Bestselling List the moment it is released, there is something wrong with the world."

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Rodale Wellness

Rodale Wellness

The DIY bee hotel from Do Unto Animals was featured on Rodale Wellness in a piece about the stuggles bees face when looking for accomodations in an urban environment. "Finding out a safe place to crash is becoming increasingly difficult for solitary bees, especially in urban areas. Bee hotels offer these important pollinators a variety of rooms in which to lay their eggs. 'As the bee population continues to decline, encouraging all bee types is crucial,' says Stewart."

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