Calves Dragged and Face-Branded for Leather Car Interiors

A PETA video exposé features investigative footage of cows and bulls being branded on the face, electroshocked, and beaten at the largest leather processor in the world.

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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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Urge Maryland Water Utility to Halt Bowhunts!

Please urge the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission to scrap bowhunting in favor of humane controls!

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5 Ways PETA Asia Became an Animal Rights Groundbreaker in China

Circuses have been raided, and millions of people online can’t look away. PETA Asia is on fire.

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Animals Eaten Alive in Shocking String of Online Videos

As if eating dead animals weren’t disturbing enough, a horrific trend of eating LIVE animals has recently surfaced.

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Cyber Monday Sale Extended Through December 3

PETA's cyber sale is in progress. For holiday shopping made easy, check out the roundup of our favorite cruelty-free gift ideas.

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Big-Cat Exploiter Is a Big Loser on the Vegas Strip

Big-cat exploiter Dirk Arthur’s days in Vegas have come to an end.

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New Bipartisan Law Equates Poaching With Drug and Weapon Trafficking

With the Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking Act, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Ed Royce (R-CA) aims to save wildlife.

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When You Find Out Where Cashmere Comes From, You’ll Never Wear It Again

Here are 12 reasons why the “coat” of a cashmere goat should never be used for clothing.

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The Dessert You Didn’t Know You Needed: The Vegan Piecaken

Watch this video to learn how to make a vegan “piecaken.” Pie … in a cake … layered, frosted, and ready to eat, using easy-to-find ingredients.

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Vegan Car Interiors Put Compassion in the Fast Lane

With these vegan-friendly vehicles, you’ll never again have to sit on a dead animal’s skin.

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Abducted From Her Family: Corky’s Story Will Break Your Heart

Today, Corky is locked inside one of SeaWorld’s tiny tanks, swimming in endless circles.

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Boom! The EPA Just Saved Thousands of Animals’ Lives

With the stroke of a pen, a new Environmental Protection Agency policy has the potential to prevent more than 2,500 animals from being killed in barbaric pesticide tests every …

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Crowd Screams in Terror as Lion Circus Act Turns Deadly

The lion has been pulled from performing, but it’s unclear what will happen to him next.

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The Collaboration That Took Vegan Fashion to the Next Level

These gorgeous vegan ballet flats should be on everyone’s holiday short list.

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From Skillets to Burgers, It’s Easy to Eat Vegan at Denny’s

Need a late-night diner food fix? It’s never been easier to eat vegan at Denny’s.

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Take a Stand Against UGG in These Cute Cruelty-Free Boots

Kindness is cool, so try some of these cruelty-free boots to keep your feet toasty this winter.

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My Week With Animal Rahat

PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman travels halfway around the globe to help the superheroes who are changing the way that India treats working animals.

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Missouri Primate Foundation Is a Foul End for Chimpanzees

Missouri Primate Foundation is the filthy home of a woman named Connie Braun Casey. Sixteen chimpanzees are kept in cages and in an addition built onto her home.

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VIDEO: More Than 100 Pigs Rescued From Hoarding Hell—See Them Now!

More than 100 rescued pigs have been enjoying life at a Florida sanctuary following a PETA investigation of a hoarding facility. Watch the video.

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These Tiny Antibodies Could Save Horses From a World of Hurt

Believe it or not, most antitoxins are still being made the same way they were 100 years ago—from horse blood. But a new method could change that.

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This Blogger Just Won PETA’s ‘Cruelty-Free Home of the Year’ Contest

This home is free of down, wool, leather, and other animal-derived materials. Take a look!

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Something to Give Thanks for: Facility That Bred Dogs for Labs Closes

Massive beagle-breeding facility in Italy throws in the towel.

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Buy Once, Keep Forever: These Vegan Fashion Essentials Are Worth Every Penny

Invest in these gorgeous designer vegan fashion items, and you’ll never need to buy more—but you might want them in every color.

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People Are Outraged Over This Japanese Ice Rink of 5,000 Frozen Fish

As one online commenter said, this exhibit is an “insult to life.”

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‘Bull’ Charges GM Headquarters, Calls Bull on Leather Interiors

Following PETA’s exposé of abuse at cattle ranches that supply GM’s leather processor, “bulls” descended on the automaker’s headquarters to demand vegan leather options.

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Does This Ad Look 'Too Graphic' to You?

Our ad featuring a beautiful iguana surrounded by flowers was deemed too frightening for Boston and Chicago bus shelters.

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This Fuzzy Trend Is Killing Animals

Find out how you can make this fashion statement without harming a hair on an animal's head.

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Some Restaurants Are Serving Octopuses and Other Animals ALIVE

PETA goes inside Los Angeles eateries to expose the horror. Learn how you can help stop it.

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‘Stranger Things’ Actor Dishes to ‘People’ Magazine About Vegan Cooking

Matthew Modine, co-star in the hit series Stranger Things and a former chef, gabs about his love of vegan chocolate cake and shares cooking tips.

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  • Daryl the Bunny Rescued
    Daryl the Bunny Rescued
    When we found Daryl, he was confined to a hutch with a wire bottom. He was surrendered to our fieldworkers and is now being assessed in foster care.
  • PETA Stands Up for Monkeys in Laboratories
    PETA Stands Up for Monkeys in Laboratories
    PETA is calling on federal agencies to stop supporting Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories, where incompetence and negligence caused monkeys to die from hypothermia, dehydration, trauma, and other causes.
  • PETA Delivers Vegan Spread to Shelter in Washington, D.C.
    PETA Delivers Vegan Spread to Shelter in Washington, D.C.
    We delivered two palettes of delicious vegan pâté to the Central Union Mission, which provides assistance to families and individuals in need.
  • Raccoon Rescued in Chicago
    Raccoon Rescued in Chicago
    PETA worked with a concerned caller to ensure that this raccoon—who'd been found languishing on the roadside with internal injuries—was spirited to expert hands.
  • PETA Aids Hurricane Matthew Victims
    PETA Aids Hurricane Matthew Victims
    Our rescue teams were on the ground in NC and VA following Hurricane Matthew. Our teams trudged through water to search for lost, injured, and stray animals and help guardians cope with the aftermath. Emmy (top right) was found stray in NC and will soon be up for adoption.
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    Brownie Gets a Brand-New Doghouse
    Brownie's old shelter wouldn't have been sufficient for the cold weather, so we took him a brand-new wooden doghouse. Visit PETA.org/Doghouse to find out more about this program.
  • Protesters Demonstrate Against UniverSoul in Philadelphia
    Protesters Demonstrate Against UniverSoul in Philadelphia
    Protesters of all ages came together in Philadelphia to raise awareness of UniverSoul Circus' involvement in the abuse of elephants and other animals used for entertainment.
  • We Transported These Cuties for Free
    We Transported These Cuties for Free
    This dog and these cats were just a few of the many animals we transported for free to their spay/neuter appointments on our mobile clinics.
  • Animal Rahat Saves Bullocks From Horn Shearing
    Animal Rahat Saves Bullocks From Horn Shearing
    Through outreach and interventions at Bail Pola festivals in Indian villages, Animal Rahat (a PETA-supported program) prevented owners of more than 1,400 bullocks from rasping their horns (which can cause extreme pain).
  • KLIP Program Provides Free Vet Services
    KLIP Program Provides Free Vet Services
    PETA Asia's Kapon/Ligation Immediately, Please (KLIP) program is working hard to provide animals in the Philippines free spay/neuter services as well as other veterinary care.
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