There’s a World of Hurt in Every ‘Luxury’ Watchband and Birkin Bag

Shoppers got an eyeful when a PETA “reptile” lay in a pool of “blood” outside Hermès boutiques in New York and Los Angeles.

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California Horse Racing Board Imposes U.S.’ Strictest Whip Regulation

The California Horse Racing Board has implemented the strictest whip regulation in the country.

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Bold Street Art Installation ‘Imprisions’ Baby Monkeys Across D.C. ©Dan Witz/Dan Witz Street Art

Bold Street Art Installation ‘Imprisions’ Baby Monkeys Across D.C.

PETA Joins Dan Witz in Spreading Message that NIH’s Maternal Deprivation Experiments are Unacceptable.

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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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Wilmer Valderrama: Never Take Your Family to the Circus ©

Wilmer Valderrama: Never Take Your Family to the Circus

Wilmer Valderrama wants you to know that animals in circuses are beaten, chained, whipped, and forced to perform against their will.

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Video: Watch This Injured Puppy’s Miraculous Transformation

Joey’s injured leg was useless after he was mauled by another dog—but just look at him now!

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7 Other Animals Circuses Hurt

Everyone gets angry when they see elephants in the circus, but what about these animals?

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Urge the Dubai Government to Keep SeaWorld Out!

Please urge the government of Dubai not to allow SeaWorld to taint its reputation by allowing this hideous company, condemned around the world, to set up shop.

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6 Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe During Fourth of July Fireworks

These precautions will help keep your animal companions safe and happy on "Firecracker Day."

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James Cromwell Leads Vigil for Jailed Foie Gras Whistleblower

PETA, Syracuse Animal Rights Organization, and a giant “goose” show support for activist Amber Canavan.

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New Lawsuit Could Determine Chicken Slaughter in California Is Illegal ©

New Lawsuit Could Determine Chicken Slaughter in California Is Illegal

Electrical stunning, which leaves an estimated one-third of chickens conscious while their throats are slit, may violate state law.

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Florida Congress Members Want Investigation of Primate Products, Inc.

Members of Congress are going after Primate Products, Inc., where it hurts—in the bank account.

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PETA in Action

  • Baby bird spirited to safety
    Baby bird spirited to safety
    After we were notified of an injured baby bird with no nest or mother in sight, we arranged to have the animal transported to a nearby wildlife clinic.
  • Baby crocodile freed from net
    Baby crocodile freed from net
    When a baby crocodile became entangled in a fishing net, Animal Rahat alerted a wildlife warden who gently cut the net from her body. She was soon released into the river Krishna, her natural habitat.
  • Bunny rescued from roadside
    Bunny rescued from roadside
    When a PETA staffer found this baby bunny huddled on the side of the road, he sprang into action and took the rabbit to a local wildlife rehabilitation center.
    When a kind postal worker responded to a little boy who had lost his dog, assuring him that his dog was in "doggy heaven," PETA reached out with a big thank-you— and a box of vegan cupcakes!
  • Pig wrestling canceled
    Pig wrestling canceled
    After a compassionate person notified PETA of a Midwest fair's plans for "pig wrestling," we jumped into action and the cruel event was canceled.
  • 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.
  • Rabbit Rescued From Dinner Table
    Rabbit Rescued From Dinner Table
    What could have been Nigel’s last day on Earth turned into the luckiest day of his life when a PETA staffer rescued him just in the nick of time from a cruel person who was planning to feed him to a snake.
  • 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.
  • Swallows saved from glue traps
    Swallows saved from glue traps
    When an office complex illegally set out glue traps to catch swallows, PETA alerted environmental officials and saw to it that the traps were immediately removed.
  • 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.
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