Helping Animals Isn’t as Simple as a ‘Save Rate’ (Graphic)

A high “save rate” at an animal shelter sounds appealing, but what does it mean for animals?

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Will the U.S. Stand Alone in Condoning Circus Cruelty?

Mexico becomes the latest country to ban circuses that use animals.

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Our Favorite NFL Superstars

We’re THIS close to the Super Bowl, so we’re satiating our yard-line yearnings with a look at some super studs who are scoring one for animals.

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Hippo Dies After Months of Circus Neglect © iStock.com/Freder

Hippo Dies After Months of Circus Neglect

Carson & Barnes Circus is cited by the U.S. Department of Agriculture after an emaciated pygmy hippopotamus named Katie was found dead.

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PETA Appeals Kentucky Horse Racing Commission’s Decision on Asmussen Investigation

PETA is appealing the decision on the Asmussen investigation.

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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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GoDaddy Asked to Replace Dog-Selling Ad With Jaw-Dropping PETA Spot

PETA calls on GoDaddy to use provocative pro-adoption ad for its Super Bowl spot.

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How Is PETA’s Wrecked Building Bad for SeaWorld?

Our “lemons to lemonade” approach to our smashed Los Angeles office is one more nail in SeaWorld’s coffin.

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Adopt Sergeant and Enlist a Friend for Life

Sergeant is more than just a pretty face—he’s also pretty awesome.

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James Cromwell Spends B-Day Addressing Congress on Monkey Experiments Leigh Vogel/PETA

James Cromwell Spends B-Day Addressing Congress on Monkey Experiments

Cromwell screens the video that prompted 175,000 people to demand an end to NIH’s maternal-deprivation experiments on monkeys.

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Victory! Vegan Meatballs Will Soon Be on the Menu at IKEA

After working with PETA the last three years, IKEA confirms that it will be adding vegan meatballs to its menus.

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What’s the Real #MilkTruth? PETA Pours Dairy Industry a Glass of Reality Baby Photo © iStock.com/pkline

What’s the Real #MilkTruth? PETA Pours Dairy Industry a Glass of Reality

Big Dairy is trying to combat flagging sales with a “#MilkTruth” social media campaign—but PETA’s got the real #MilkTruth.

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PETA in Action

  • Camel in Critical Condition Gets a New Home
    Camel in Critical Condition Gets a New Home
    This camel was found tied up under a bridge until he was rescued by veterinarians from Animal Rahat, a PETA-supported program that helps working animals in India.
  • Killing Contests Abolished
    Killing Contests Abolished
    After PETA and other concerned groups weighed in with California wildlife authorities, cruel coyote, fox, and bobcat killing contests—in which the participant with the most kills wins cash and other prizes—were banned.
  • Rabbits Sheltered From Bitter Cold
    Rabbits Sheltered From Bitter Cold
    When PETA found out that rabbits were being kept outside in freezing weather in Vermont, we worked with authorities to ensure that they were brought in from the cold.
  • Goldfish-Eating Contest Cancelled
    Goldfish-Eating Contest Cancelled
    A Virginia event host made the compassionate decision to ditch the annual goldfish-eating contest after hearing our concerns.
  • Pookie Finds Forever Home
    Pookie Finds Forever Home
    Pookie the Chihuahua was chained outside because of his former owner's allergies until PETA and an activist got involved. They worked to find him a loving forever home, where he now lives happily indoors.
  • CSULB Cuts Ties With SeaWorld
    CSULB Cuts Ties With SeaWorld
    Just minutes before a demonstration was scheduled to start at California State University–Long Beach (CSULB), school administrators confirmed that they were cutting ties with SeaWorld and ending all promotions.
  • Injured Hawk Rescued
    Injured Hawk Rescued
    This flightless hawk, who was found in an industrial dumpster corral in California, was rescued and sheltered with PETA's help.
  • Squirrel Reintroduced Into the Wild
    Squirrel Reintroduced Into the Wild
    PETA persuaded a well-meaning citizen to let a volunteer take this squirrel, named Leila, to a wildlife rehabilitation center so that she could be reintroduced into the wild.
  • School Cancels Koi Fish Prize
    School Cancels Koi Fish Prize
    PETA persuaded officials at an elementary school in Hawaii to make the humane choice to end their more-than-a-decade-old practice of using koi fish as contest prizes in their annual fundraiser.
  • Ducklings Rescued from Drain Pipes
    Ducklings Rescued from Drain Pipes
    After ducklings were caught in drain pipes in an Ohio apartment complex, PETA worked with concerned residents to rescue them and convince the owners to retrofit the pipes to protect wildlife.
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