Fish Amnesty Day Prompts PETA Campaign to Nix Fishing Emoji

PETA is asking Facebook and Unicode to remove icons portraying violence to swimming animals.

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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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Elephant Used for Rides Snaps, Tramples Handler to Death

Yet another elephant snaps after being pushed to the brink, and yet another human life is lost. This didn’t need to happen.

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They May Look Posh, but These Kittens Are Not a Bit Stuck Up

They’ve put on their top hats and tails—now Freddie and Astaire just need someone to dance with.

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UW-Madison’s Primate Laboratory Under Federal Investigation. Again.

“Some [monkeys] lost portions of their tongues while others needed sutures and/or partial digit amputations.”

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PETA Tells Parents ‘Don’t Let Your Kids Become Hookers!’

PETA members help Charleston, South Carolina, say NO to the world’s oldest profession.

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Woman Disgusted by Pork Dinner That Resembles a Dog Paw

She was grossed out, but we have to ask: “What’s the difference?”

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These 31 Vegan Desserts Will Make You Cry

Vegan desserts to tantalize your imagination and touch your soul.

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A Vegan Drive-Through Is Now Open in Las Vegas

As if Vegas wasn’t enough of a destination—it now has a vegan drive-through.

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How to Order a Vegan Pumpkin Latte at This Coffee Chain

You may have already heard about the new coconut whipped cream, but there are many other vegan goodies waiting for you at Peet’s.

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VIDEO: Newly Adopted Animals Make a Fresh Start After Louisiana Floods

PETA’s rescue teams transported 62 animals from overwhelmed shelters in flood-ravaged Louisiana to Virginia—watch some of them meet their new families.

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9 Facts You Need to Know Before Considering a ‘Pet’ Hamster

Hamsters are thinking, feeling beings who deserve love and respect, but the pet trade encourages us to view them as trinkets.

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Narcos’ Wagner Moura Goes Vegan to Drop Pablo Escobar Weight

Just as Pablo Escobar’s career wasn’t one to emulate, his health wasn’t either.

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Hey, What if Factory Farming Were THE ONLY THING Anyone Worked to End?

People who use and abuse animals reduce them to numbers. But we shouldn’t!

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Chicken Pot Pie Empanadas (Vegan)

This recipe is perfect for when you’re craving pot pie on the go.

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Video: Angela Davis and the Road to Liberation

Liberation icon and committed vegan Angela Davis delivers a stirring call for political activism.

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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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Zoo That Previously Shot Baby Giraffe Now Has a New One

The Copenhagen Zoo recently posted a video of a giraffe being born at its park just two years after it shot and killed another one deemed “surplus.”

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Photos: Vegan Fashion Revolution Hits London Fashion Week

A punk-inspired protest showcasing leather-, wool-, and fur-free fashion marked the start of London Fashion Week.

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Is Your Food a Product of Rape?

The exploitation of the female reproductive system is at the core of animal agriculture. Here's why all feminists should be vegan.

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Bulls Charge Indian Embassies, Call Bullsh*t

Herds of PETA “bulls” have been gathering outside Indian Embassies to tell the government not to legalize bull abuse.

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Spotted in Milan: Surprise Vegan Catwalk Pops Up in the Middle of Fashion Week

Three models rocked designer vegan items in the middle of the Piazza del Duomo in Milan to show that no animal needs to suffer for fashion.

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New Website Helps Nature Lovers ‘Glamp’ With Their Companion Animals

Glamping with your furry best friend just got a whole lot easier.

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Spider-Man Would Approve of The North Face’s Revolutionary Vegan Silk Jacket

This new, revolutionary technology will save countless spiders’ lives.

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Why Was Betsy Put in a Small Tank in the Back of SeaWorld Orlando?

When SeaWorld realized that Commerson’s dolphins weren’t popular with visitors, it moved Betsy and two other dolphins to a 15-foot-deep concrete tank in the back of the park.

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Victory! Seiyo, Japan Abolishes Pig Rodeos

The city of Seiyo’s annual pig rodeo has now come to a permanent end.

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12 Vegan Versions of Your Fave Pasta Dishes

Here’s a gorgeous collection of vegan pasta recipes for you.

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PETA Asia’s Circus Investigation Is Causing a Stir in China

PETA Asia’s investigation that exposed animal abuse at circuses in China is reaching millions of people nationwide—and the government is listening.

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PETA in Action

  • Foxy and Bella Spayed
    Foxy and Bella Spayed
    PETA's fieldworkers transported this cat and dog in North Carolina to and from their spay appointments, free of charge.
  • PETA Campaigners Protest UniverSoul Circus Cruelty in Detroit
    PETA Campaigners Protest UniverSoul Circus Cruelty in Detroit
    Campaigners protested a UniverSoul performance to remind the crowd that animals like elephants and tigers used by the circus are imprisoned, denied everything that's natural to them, and beaten into performing.
  • 'Peace in Our Dinnertime' Ad Proposed
    'Peace in Our Dinnertime' Ad Proposed
    After seeing recent statistics that Chicago has had its 3,000th shooting this year, PETA asked advertisers to place an ad there for "Peace in Our Dinnertime," which encourages citizens to choose compassion for all living beings through a vegan lifestyle.
  • 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.
  • PETA Sponsors Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center Fundraiser
    PETA Sponsors Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center Fundraiser
    PETA was a top sponsor of the Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center's "Dogs Gone Swimming" fundraiser, during which PETA provided dogs in need with 26 surgeries, 22 vaccinations, and four microchips.
  • PETA Calls on Feds to Investigate Allegations of Laboratory Abuse
    PETA Calls on Feds to Investigate Allegations of Laboratory Abuse
    After hearing about the abuse of dogs, monkeys, rats, and other animals at MPI Research, PETA filed complaints calling on the U.S.D.A. and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate the allegations.
  • Companies Agree to Stop Using Glue Traps
    Companies Agree to Stop Using Glue Traps
    After hearing from PETA, Amsdell Companies, owner of business parks, shopping centers and retails properties, have agreed to stop using glue traps at their locations.
  • Avanti to Remove Elephant Rides
    Avanti to Remove Elephant Rides
    The tour operator has committed to removing elephant rides from its offerings. Avanti's president called PETA's materials "shocking" and said that the decision was a no-brainer.
  • Animal Rahat Rescues Porcupine From Well
    Animal Rahat Rescues Porcupine From Well
    A team from Animal Rahat—a PETA-supported Indian animal-relief organization—rescued a porcupine from the bottom of a dry well with the help of dedicated fieldworkers.
  • PETA Supporters Urge NIH to Send Chimpanzees to Chimp Haven Sanctuary
    PETA Supporters Urge NIH to Send Chimpanzees to Chimp Haven Sanctuary
    After NIH announced a plan to retire all the chimpanzees it owns or supports who are now warehoused in laboratories, PETA began to urge the government to move to get these animals to sanctuaries swiftly.
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