Victory! Rabbits to Be Spared in Taiwan © iStock.com/PhotoTalk

Victory! Rabbits to Be Spared in Taiwan

After pressure, the Taiwanese government has promised to end the use of rabbits in classical swine fever vaccine production by as soon as the end of this year.

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Why Should Animals Have Rights?

When it comes to pain, love, joy, loneliness, and fear, a rat is a pig is a dog is a boy.

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Do You Have What It Takes to Be a First Responder—a Mobile Phone?

Join PETA’s First Responders team and help save animals with just one word—or even one letter. All you need is a mobile phone.

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Casey Affleck’s Latest Role? Saving Bears

PETA’s newest robotic animal will tour the country in behalf of bears—and Casey Affleck has something to say about it.

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Mickey Is So Fine, He’ll Blow Your Mind

Mickey is a 5- to 6-month-old black lab puppy rescued by PETA. He is looking for a loving home.

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Justin Bieber Poses With Abused Tiger

We’re calling on Justin and his family never to use animals as selfie props or party entertainment again.

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Are Orcas at SeaWorld Suffering From PTSD?

Even though SeaWorld has stopped breeding orcas, it’s life as usual in the cramped tanks.

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Doctors Horrified by Live-Animal Trauma Training Exercises

Nearly 90,000 people have signed a petition calling on the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons to stop using animals in medical training courses.

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The Great Outdoors? Not for Cats!

Feral and free-roaming cats are tortured and killed in horrific ways, including by being mutilated, shot, and poisoned.

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Melha Shrine Circus Goes Animal-Free, Receives a Big Thank-You From PETA

Further proof that crowds don’t want to see elephants, tigers, and other animals abused for cheap thrills

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PETA Australia Demands Drug Tests for Sheep Shearers

A new PETA Australia ad is exposing the international wool trade for what it really is: a drug-fueled battleground in which sheep are often beaten and killed.

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Feds Order Notorious Exhibitor to Pay $66,000 for Animal Welfare Act Violations

Following a PETA complaint, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a penalty to Lancelot Kollman Ramos for neglecting an elephant and illegally selling animals.

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Victory! Luxury-Hotel Retailer to Stop Stocking Products Made of Fur

The Sullivan Family of Companies has pledged to stop buying products made of fur for its more than 65 gift shops and apparel stores around the country.

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Meet Some of the Animals We Helped in March

Spring is in full bloom, and for many animals, the warmer weather brings more than just the shedding of winter coats.

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PETA Founder Endures Public ‘Torture’ in Protest

In a striking demonstration against animal experiments carried out by the UK government, PETA founder Ingrid Newkirk was strapped to a “torture table” and “gassed.”

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UPDATE: Hollywood Animal Trainer Charged with Five Counts of Cruelty to Animals

After a PETA eyewitness caught a Hollywood animal trainer on video whipping a Siberian tiger named Uno, the trainer has been charged with cruelty to animals.

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The Animal Kingdom Has Lost Its Prince

Prince’s music was trailblazing and provocative—just like his animal advocacy.

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Victory! Indian Soap and Detergent Manufacturers Banned From Testing on Animals © iStock.com/kickers

Victory! Indian Soap and Detergent Manufacturers Banned From Testing on Animals

Compassionate consumers in India will be able to shop in confidence, knowing that soaps and detergents manufactured there will not involve harming animals.

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Lily Tomlin’s Iconic ‘Ernestine’ Answers Phones at SeaWorld

Lily Tomlin’s wonderfully condescending telephone operator, Ernestine, takes complaint calls for SeaWorld—and makes total sense.

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How a Hike Almost Turned Deadly for My Dog

These tiny seed heads can cause big problems for your dog.

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Eat, Drink, and Be Caring at the Spring Adopt-a-Thon

The Spring Adopt-a-Thon and FUNraiser: three little hours that can make a big difference for some of Virginia’s homeless dogs.

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Paul McCartney Names Portland Most Vegan-Friendly City

The most vegan-friendly city in the U.S. earns a special night with a knight.

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UPDATE: D.C. Mom Files Lawsuit Against Circus for Misleading People

UniverSoul Circus loses its motion to dismiss a consumer fraud lawsuit concerning the treatment of elephants, tigers, and other animals used in its shows.

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PETA Pranks Trump Brothers and Other Hunters

PETA has been pranking hunters, including the Trump brothers, for months, and none of them has a clue that they’re in our crosshairs.

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Victory! Pet Store Manager Convicted of Cruelty Following PETA Sting

A 2014 PETA investigation that revealed that workers at a pet store bashed animals to death has led to a manager’s conviction.

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Order ‘PETA’s Vegan College Cookbook’ Now!

If you have no stove, no oven, and no time, this is the cookbook of your dreams.

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UNIQLO Receives PETA’s Innovator for Animals Award

UNIQLO offers the latest styles in compassionate vegan materials.

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Life on the Road Almost Killed Ricky

Ricky Gervais’ character David Brent may yearn for life on the road, but roaming the streets was nearly fatal for this cat named in the PETA supporter’s honor.

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Who’s Smarter Than PetSmart? Courtney Stodden … and Almost Everyone Else

Courtney Stodden tells PetSmart that it’s PetStupid.

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PETA in Action

  • PETA's an Owl's Pal
    PETA's an Owl's Pal
    We ensured that this owl, who'd been hit by a car and was found languishing on the roadside, was rushed to a wildlife rehabber, where she is being treated for a broken wing.
  • Topless Model Wears Björk-Inspired Dress to Protest Ostrich Slaughter
    Topless Model Wears Björk-Inspired Dress to Protest Ostrich Slaughter
    Following the release of PETA's shocking exposé, a model posed for PETA U.K. with an "ostrich corpse" outside Hermès' flagship London store to protest the brand's cruel use of exotic skins.
  • Leela Hops Into a 'Forever Home'
    Leela Hops Into a 'Forever Home'
    Leela, a bunny who was rescued by PETA from Holmes Farms, a massive animal mill in Pennsylvania, has found her "forever home" with a PETA staffer.
  • Starving Seabird Saved
    Starving Seabird Saved
    When we were alerted to this disoriented, starving murre, we made sure that he was rushed to a reputable rehabber who specializes in working with this type of bird . The murre is now getting the rest, nutrition, and TLC that he so desperately needs.
  • 'Seal' Burns Money to Protest Commercial Seal Slaughter
    'Seal' Burns Money to Protest Commercial Seal Slaughter
    PETA supporters, accompanied by a friendly "seal," set fire to fake money in Canada's capital to protest the commercial seal slaughter, which wastes millions in Canadian tax dollars annually.
  • Squirrel Saved From Shepherd's Hook
    Squirrel Saved From Shepherd's Hook
    When no one else was willing to help, a PETA staffer rushed out to free this desperate squirrel who had been caught by the head in a shepherd's hook for hours.
  • 'Nurse Jackie' Star Speaks Up for Monkeys
    'Nurse Jackie' Star Speaks Up for Monkeys
    On behalf of PETA, actor Edie Falco wrote to a Florida official urging the state to shut down warehouses that sell monkeys to labs that are potential breeding grounds for the Zika virus. (© StarMaxInc.com)
  • PETA Rescues Turtle Run Over in the Road
    PETA Rescues Turtle Run Over in the Road
    When a PETA staffer found this yellow-bellied slider, who had been run over by a car, she braved traffic and scooped the injured animal up. We transferred him to a wildlife hospital, where he's being rehabilitated.
  • Bear Finally Free of Cage
    Bear Finally Free of Cage
    PETA rescued Fifi from a defunct roadside zoo in Pennsylvania, where she lived in a cramped, barren enclosure for more than three decades. She now roams the soft earth in a vast naturalistic habitat at The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado.
  • Fallen Cow Saved
    Fallen Cow Saved
    With the help of people in the area, Animal Rahat—a PETA-supported Indian animal-relief organization—rescued this cow, who had fallen into a newly constructed septic tank and become stuck.
  • PETA Stands Up for Pigs
    PETA Stands Up for Pigs
    PETA members told the secretary of the Air Force to end cruel trauma training on animals outside a conference where she was delivering a keynote address.
  • Dogs Rescued From Raided 'Rescue'
    Dogs Rescued From Raided 'Rescue'
    Upon hearing of a sham "rescue" where 30 dogs were kept in poor conditions and suffering in various states of neglect, we alerted authorities, and all the animals were surrendered and moved to safety.
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