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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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Body by Vegan: Singer D△wn

By replacing animal-derived food with plant-based proteins in her favorite dishes and embracing her love of avocados, D△wn is enjoying her vegan lifestyle.

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Celebrities Tweet Shock, Anger, Sadness Over #CecilTheLion

It didn't take long for celebrities to react to the tragic death of beloved Cecil the lion.

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Hermés’ Newest Shareholder Is … PETA!

Stock purchase will allow PETA to push for an end to exotic-skins sales from inside the corporation.

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Sarah-Jane Honeywell Promotes Vegan Living in Bodypaint

In little more than a thin layer of bodypaint, Sarah-Jane Honeywell – eight months pregnant, no less – has fearlessly taken to the centre of London with an important …

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Video: Bullock Roushya Enjoys a New Self-Grooming Post

New grooming posts have been installed at Animal Rahat’s Home for Retired Bullocks. Watch Roushya as he gives himself a massage.

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13 Times Schools and Students Spoke Up for Orcas

Check out these inspiring ways that schools, teachers, and students across the country have spoken up for orcas in captivity!

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Woman Protests Dog Chaining by Wearing Fur Coat in Sweltering Heat

A PETA supporter chained herself to a cinderblock to call on government officials to outlaw tethering.

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Urgent: Help Stop SeaWorld’s Plans to Keep Orcas in Tanks

Please tell the California Coastal Commission to vote AGAINST SeaWorld’s Blue World Project.

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Researchers Develop Mini-Heart and Prove How Big Their Own Hearts Are

A group of scientists is doing groundbreaking research on cardiac health—and proving that they have big hearts.

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Victory! Animal Sacrifice Banned at Nepal’s Gadhimai Festival

The Gadhimai festival in Nepal has banned animal sacrifice, putting an end to a horrific massacre that has been taking place for the past 250 years.

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PETA in Action

  • The 'Spirit' of Compassion
    The 'Spirit' of Compassion
    A local detective suspected that a stray dog named Spirit had been shot with a BB gun and called PETA for assistance. We arranged a forensic exam, which made cruelty charges possible.
  • PETA Helps Kitten at Warped Tour
    PETA Helps Kitten at Warped Tour
    When a kitten was given to a band member by an irresponsible fan at Warped Tour, PETA ensured that she made it to a reputable sheltering facility.
  • Baby Woodpecker Rescued
    Baby Woodpecker Rescued
    When an orphaned woodpecker nestling was found languishing after a storm, PETA fieldworkers contacted a capable rehabilitator, who spirited him to safety.
  • Dog in Well Gets Second Chance
    Dog in Well Gets Second Chance
    After Animal Rahat received a call about a dog who had fallen down a steep well, a brave staffer scaled the well's walls to shepherd the dog to safety.
  • Skunk Rescued From Laundry Room
    Skunk Rescued From Laundry Room
    A skunk, named Rosie by her captors, was held in a dingy laundry room prison for years. She finally saw the light of day after PETA alerted wildlife officials, who quickly rescued her.
  • Dogs Rescued After Owner Dies
    Dogs Rescued After Owner Dies
    Two sweet dogs got a second chance after their elderly owner died. Thanks to PETA caseworkers, they were transferred to an animal shelter.
  • sparrow spirited to safety
    sparrow spirited to safety
    After we were notified of an injured fledgling sparrow, 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.
  • 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.
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