One Fish, Two Fish, Whatever You Do, Don’t Buy a New Fish

What does PETA President Ingrid Newkirk think of Dr. Seuss’ new book? The answer might surprise you.

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PETA Petitions OSHA to Bar Direct Contact With Elephants © iStock.com/graemes

PETA Petitions OSHA to Bar Direct Contact With Elephants

High rates of human fatalities, injuries and elephant abuse have been cited.

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Why Animal Rights? ©iStock.com/Roberto A Sanchez

Why Should Animals Have Rights?

Whether it’s based on race, gender, sexual orientation, or species, prejudice is morally unacceptable. If you wouldn’t eat a dog, why eat a pig?

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Biggest Gathering of People on the Planet Sees Animal Rights Message

Here’s how PETA India is reaching 30 million people all at once.

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Can You Make These Rescued Cats’ Dreams Come True?

These cats lived through a nightmare—abandoned, starving, and sick. Now, they need someone to give them the life they’ve dreamed about.

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The Top 10 Vegetarian-Friendly Major League Ballparks

PETA has scoured the country and ranked the Top 10 Vegetarian-Friendly Major League Ballparks. Did your hometown team make the list?

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‘Lettuce Ladies’ Entice Congress to Cut the Pork—From Their Diets Leigh Vogel

‘Lettuce Ladies’ Entice Congress to Cut the Pork—From Their Diets

PETA’s “Lettuce Ladies” are helping our elected officials trim the fat.

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As Peter Dinklage Faces Pixels, He Wants You to Face Your Food ©StarMaxInc.com

As Peter Dinklage Faces Pixels, He Wants You to Face Your Food

Peter Dinklage fights video game character aliens in his new movie, Pixels, and wants you to confront what's on your plate.

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Enter for a Chance to Win a $400 Virkin Bag!

Attention, fashionistas: Ditch the cruel Hermès Birkin bag and get this beauty instead! We’re giving away a @FreedomOfAnimals #VirkinBag on Instagram.

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Tilikum’s Timehop: How Much Has Changed Since 1983?

Just how much has the world changed in the 32 years that Tilikum has been in captivity? For an orca imprisoned at SeaWorld, it hasn’t changed at all.

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Animal Adoption Message Added to Dr. Seuss Book FreeImages.com/veebee

Animal Adoption Message Added to Dr. Seuss Book

The Dr. Seuss book, What Pet Should I Get?, now includes an animal adoption message.

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Alicia Silverstone Since ‘Clueless': Compassionate Champion for Animals ©StarMaxInc.com

Far From 'Clueless,' Alicia Silverstone Is a Champion for Kindness

Twenty years ago, actor Alicia Silverstone charmed audiences in "Clueless," and since then, she has used her celebrity to help animals at every turn.

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PETA in Action

  • sparrow spirited to safety
    sparrow spirited to safety
    After we were notified of an injured fledgling sparrow, we arranged to have the animal transported to a nearby wildlife clinic.
  • Baby crocodile freed from net
    Baby crocodile freed from net
    When a baby crocodile became entangled in a fishing net, Animal Rahat alerted a wildlife warden who gently cut the net from her body. She was soon released into the river Krishna, her natural habitat.
  • PETA Gives Back
    PETA Gives Back
    PETA donated $11,000 worth of vegan pâté to the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore.
  • Bunny rescued from roadside
    Bunny rescued from roadside
    When a PETA staffer found this baby bunny huddled on the side of the road, he sprang into action and took the rabbit to a local wildlife rehabilitation center.
  • Pig wrestling canceled
    Pig wrestling canceled
    After a compassionate person notified PETA of a Midwest fair's plans for "pig wrestling," we jumped into action and the cruel event was canceled.
  • THANK HEAVENS FOR KINDNESS
    THANK HEAVENS FOR KINDNESS
    When a kind postal worker responded to a little boy who had lost his dog, assuring him that his dog was in "doggy heaven," PETA reached out with a big thank-you— and a box of vegan cupcakes!
  • Coco's Stunning Transformation
    Coco's Stunning Transformation
    When Coco's guardians surrendered her to PETA, she was riddled with parasites and about half her ideal weight. All that changed after Virginia Beach SPCA and PETA helped her find a "forever" family.
  • Rabbit Rescued From Dinner Table
    Rabbit Rescued From Dinner Table
    What could have been Nigel’s last day on Earth turned into the luckiest day of his life when a PETA staffer rescued him just in the nick of time from a cruel person who was planning to feed him to a snake.
  • Swallows saved from glue traps
    Swallows saved from glue traps
    When an office complex illegally set out glue traps to catch swallows, PETA alerted environmental officials and saw to it that the traps were immediately removed.
  • Justice for Justice
    Justice for Justice
    PETA fieldworkers rescued Justice after his collar became embedded in his neck. He was rushed to an emergency veterinary clinic for treatment and is now blossoming in a foster home.
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