Who Wouldn’t Pick This Pretty Daisy?

When her guardian fell on hard times, this little dog found herself uprooted.

Read More

Dissection? Frog-get About It, Says Indiana School

When a biology teacher in Indiana asked for help replacing dissection with humane teaching tools, PETA jumped to donate virtual frog-dissection software.

Read More

Bipartisan Bill Could Stop Horse Racing in Its Tracks

On the eve of the Kentucky Derby, two legislators have introduced bipartisan bills that would ban interstate betting and pull the rug out from under the horse racing industry.

Read More

James Cromwell: Watch My Disturbing Horse-Racing Video And Skip The Triple Crown

Actor James Cromwell wagers that three horses will die on a racetrack today. See why he says that the only sure thing in horse racing is that the horses always lose.

Read More
These Roadside Zoos Are Guaranteed to Ruin Your Family Vacation © iStock.com/VMJones

These Roadside Zoos Are Guaranteed to Ruin Your Family Vacation

Crumbling and filthy cages are standard at these roadside zoos.

Read More
Morrissey, PETA Target Al Gore Over Live Earth’s Meaty Menu © Michael Muller

Morrissey, PETA Target Al Gore Over Live Earth’s Meaty Menu

Moz appeals on PETA’s behalf: If he can make concert venues go meat-free, so can Live Earth!  

Read More

How Racing Misleads Bettors and Kills Horses

Since 2008, over 7,000 horses have died on America’s racetracks.

Read More
Why Animal Rights? ©iStock.com/sweetlifephotos

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?

Read More
Northeastern University’s Animal-Fighting Ring: You’re Paying for It ©iStock.com/trgowanlock

Northeastern University’s Animal-Fighting Ring: You’re Paying for It

It’s the animal-fighting ring that has gotten more than $3 million in taxpayer funding.

Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Vegan Running Shoes for Women

Find your vegan sole-mate and keep moving towards a healthier lifestyle with these cruelty-free vegan running shoes for women.

Read More
Students’ Organ-on-a-Chip Technology Could Save Countless Lives © iStock.com/PhotoTalk

Students’ Organ-on-a-Chip Technology Could Save Countless Lives

PETA awards a grant to Iowa State University students for organ-on-a-chip technology that could save countless animals from cruel and unreliable experiments.

Read More
Read More
Load More Posts

PETA in Action

  • Happy as a pig in sunshine
    Happy as a pig in sunshine
    PETA rescued a mother pig and her piglets from a dilapidated pen in a trailer park in North Carolina where they were soon to be sent to slaughter. The family has settled in nicely at the 400-acre Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary in Maryland.
  • Bull Run is out of California
    Bull Run is out of California
    As the result of a lawsuit brought by PETA and the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the Pamplona-style Great Bull Run agreed to never to return to the state of California.
  • 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.
  • From Barely Living to Living Like Bears
    From Barely Living to Living Like Bears
    Thanks to the generosity of animal friend Sam Simon, PETA rescued two Himalayan black bears who were confined to a concrete pit and moved them safely to a sanctuary.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rabbit Rescued From Dinner Table
    Rabbit Rescued From Dinner Table
    What could have been Prudence’s last day on Earth turned into the luckiest day of her life when a PETA staffer rescued her just in the nick of time from a cruel person who was planning to use her for food.
  • Jake's Extreme Makeover
    Jake's Extreme Makeover
    When we found Jake, he was filthy and matted and tested positive for heartworms. But once he met PETA's fieldworkers, he couldn't stop wagging his tail. He now has a wonderful home with a big backyard and several fur siblings.
  • 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.
  • 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.
See PETA's Milestones
Sign Up for PETA Updates

Thanks for signing up! We will be in touch.

Sign Up for PETA Updates

I agree to texting T&Cs. Message and data rates may apply.

Thanks! You’re Signed Up

Want more personalized messages? Tell us more about yourself.
Please complete the following:
Make a Donation

Make a Donation

Yes, I would like to repeat my gift to PETA every month automatically.

Connect