Experiments on Animals Are Unethical—and This Medical Journal Agrees © iStock.com/GlobalP

Experiments on Animals Are Unethical—and This Medical Journal Agrees

A leading medical journal explains why publishing findings from experiments on animals is misleading, a hindrance to progress, and “unethical.”

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No More Wild-Animal Acts in George Carden International Circus © iStock.com/Francois6

No More Wild-Animal Acts in George Carden International Circus

Shrine circus regular says goodbye to wild-animal acts

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PETA Calls for Investigation After Thirteen Horses Die at Del Mar Racetrack Within a Few Weeks

As horses drop like flies, PETA asks the San Diego sheriff and district attorney to step in.

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California State Senate Votes to Ban Bullhooks

The California State Senate voted to ban bullhook use with elephants, making it the first state to do so.

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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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PETA International Science Consortium Gives Away $200,000

The PETA International Science Consortium funds a project to replace the use of animals in inhalation tests.

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Jane Goodall Asks UPS to Stop Shipping Animal Trophies

The iconic African wildlife defender penned a letter to the company urging it to stop shipping the carcasses of exotic animals.

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‘Give Peas a Chance’ Banner Proposal Revisited Following Rejection

Even a tiny banner Is better than none to deliver the universal message that kindness is the best religion of all.

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What This Veterinarian Saw at SeaWorld Orlando Isn’t Pretty

Our veterinarian visited SeaWorld Orlando, and this is what she saw. It isn’t pretty.

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Victory! Everything Is About to Change for Chimpanzees in Laboratories © iStock.com/guentergini

Victory! Everything Is About to Change for Chimpanzees in Laboratories

New regulation stops chimpanzees from being subjected to experiments in U.S. laboratories.

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India on Way to Banning Repeat Animal Tests for Drugs

India is set to ban repeat animal tests for new registrations of drugs approved abroad.

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Video: 11 Piglets Saved After Farmers Have a Change of Heart

Virginia farmers were planning to raise these piglets for meat, but then something wonderful happened.

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PETA in Action

  • Teaching Compassion
    Teaching Compassion
    PETA has started humane education programs in China and the Philippines to teach young people about caring for companion animals and the importance of spaying and neutering them.
  • Kindness in Queens
    Kindness in Queens
    PETA arranged for five dogs in Queens, New York, who were not receiving regular care after their owner's death, to be transported to a shelter.
  • Pigeon Rescued at Warped Tour!
    Pigeon Rescued at Warped Tour!
    A pigeon who couldn’t fly was transported to a wildlife rehabber for assessment after she was given to peta2 workers at a stop on the Vans Warped Tour.
  • Rescued and Ready for a Home!
    Rescued and Ready for a Home!
    When PETA was alerted to the plight of this dashing stray, we urged animal control to pick him up, and he was subsequently put up for adoption.
  • Sweet Poodle Mix Rescued
    Sweet Poodle Mix Rescued
    When a compassionate person told PETA about this angelic stray, we helped get her to a reputable animal shelter.
  • Pheasant Rescued
    Pheasant Rescued
    A call came in about a pheasant found languishing after what appeared to have been a hawk attack, so we ensured that she was taken to a wildlife rehabber for care.
  • 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.
  • Freedom in Florida
    Freedom in Florida
    When PETA heard about an emaciated pit bull terrier mix who had been chained outdoors in the Florida heat, we quickly got her taken to an animal shelter and put up for adoption.
  • Trapped No More
    Trapped No More
    An Animal Rahat staffer helped free a dog who had fallen into a well and become trapped.
  • From Abandoned to Sheltered
    From Abandoned to Sheltered
    When a report came in about an abandoned dog tied to a tree with a phone cord, we promptly took action and made sure that she was taken to an animal shelter.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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