Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Magical: This Video of Geode Cookies Is Mesmerizing

But what are geode cookies? We’re here to share these special vegan gems with you.

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Mary Matalin Is PETA’s 2016 Person of the Year

The long-time strategist is helping to protect animals in military training, slaughterhouses, laboratories, and more.

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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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13 Outrageously Delicious Three-Ingredient Vegan Cookie Recipes

So simple, yet so rewarding—there’s really no excuse for not making these three-ingredient vegan cookies.

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Over 300 Layoffs Show SeaWorld’s Ship Is Sinking Faster

The major cuts are no surprise considering that its attendance and revenue continue to tank.

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Donate Your Car to PETA!

You can help protect animals by donating your car, truck, boat, motorcycle, Jet Ski, airplane, or motor home.

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PETA Asks American Airlines to Put Wool on the No-Fly List

American Airlines’ wool uniforms caused headaches, hives, rashes, itching, eye irritation, burning skin, and respiratory problems. See what we had to say.

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Surviving the Mad Dash to the Airport: Vegan-Style

For Thanksgiving, Christmas, and every other travel-heavy holiday, it helps to be prepared with all your vegan and cruelty-free essentials.

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The Naughty/Nice List: Is Your Charitable Donation Hurting Animals?

Health charity TV ads and appeals pull on your heartstrings, but here’s what you should know before signing that check.

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Topless Women Tell Dairy to Stop Stealing Babies’ Milk

Women show that cow’s milk is the product of rape and child abduction.

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6 Vegan Ham Recipes to Bring Compassion to Your Holiday Table

Pigs are sensitive, intelligent animals who shouldn’t have to die for anyone’s meal. Check out these delicious vegan ham recipes to keep your meals cruelty-free.

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‘Christmas’ Penguins Dressed Up, Exploited as Photo Props in Japanese Park

A disturbing video showing a group of penguins dressed in Christmas outfits and being corralled for photo ops has gone viral.

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Urge the U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to Stop Funding Experiments on Dogs

Urge the U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to stop funding these cruel experiments on dogs!

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UPDATED: Victory! Portland Aquarium Closes Its Doors

The deathtrap for marine animals is shutting down.

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Vivienne Westwood Presents PETA VP With 2016 Winq Activism Award

PETA US Senior Vice President Dan Mathews receives the Winq Activism Award 2016.

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Get a Vegan Popcorn Tin for the Holidays!

Filled with four different flavors, it’s perfect to give as a gift or to keep for yourself.

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Man Who Punched Kangaroo Being Investigated

The RSPCA are investigating after a video of a man punching a kangaroo recently went viral.

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PETA Members Streak to Save Sheep

It’s hard to imagine anyone being violent toward a gentle sheep. But that wooly sweater hides a bully’s secret.

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Victory! German Pet Stores Scale Back Reptile Sales

Pet stores in Germany have agreed to end or reduce reptile sales following investigations that revealed massive suffering at trade wholesalers.

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Courtney Stodden Wants You to Know Corky's Story

Courtney Stodden gets emotional as she talks about SeaWorld's confinement of Corky, the saddest orca in the world.

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See the Thought-Provoking Holiday Ads That Are Inspiring Shoppers

This holiday season, shoppers are asked to see the individual behind the product.

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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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Sexy Singer Jhené Aiko Got Naked to Help Animals

PETA's Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity of 2016, singer Jhené Aiko, would rather go naked than wear fur.

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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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PETA UK’s Menswear Fashion Awards 2016

PETA UK is recognizing the brands that are making strides in animal-friendly men’s fashion.

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Kentucky Derby Champion Saved From Slaughter

Despite being a world-famous champion, Charismatic’s days could have been numbered after he was retired from breeding in Japan.

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PETA, Animal Advocates Rally Against Misleading ‘Humane Meat’ Labels

As the USDA considers guidelines for “humane” labels on meat, PETA and other animal organizations are joining forces to challenge them.

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Your Holiday Shopping Guide: Cruelty-Free Gifts Under $25

Holiday shopping made easy! Here’s a roundup of our favorite cruelty-free holiday gift ideas.

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PETA’s ‘Naked Ambition’: A Retrospective

PETA changed the face of celebrity activism when it asked stars to get naked in the name of animal rights.

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This Video Proves Frigid Temperatures Are Hell for ‘Outdoor Cats’

Watch the moment a couple rescues a cat who froze to the ground in harsh winter weather.

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PETA in Action

  • PETA Rides in Norfolk's Annual Grand Illumination Parade
    PETA Rides in Norfolk's Annual Grand Illumination Parade
    PETA's team decked out the newest mobile spay/neuter clinic in a holiday-themed wrap to ride in the Grand Illumination Parade in Norfolk, staffers handed out candy and free rabies vaccine coupons to the crowd.
  • Abused Dogs Rescued by PETA Asia
    Abused Dogs Rescued by PETA Asia
    After a viral video emerged in China showing that a man had beaten a little dog who refused to pull him around on a cart, PETA Asia's team located him and rescued his two dogs.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Brownie Gets a Brand-New Doghouse
    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.
  • 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).
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