Great News! No More Animals Used in U.S. or Canadian Medical Training © iStock.com/Byrdyak

Great News! No More Animals Used in U.S. or Canadian Medical Training

Doctors-in-training will learn to heal patients without harming or killing animals: The last holdouts have ended animal use in medical training.

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Aquarium Urged to Release 110-Year-Old Lobster Back Into Ocean © iStock.com/minoa

Free Larry the Lobster!

PETA is asking the Maine State Aquarium to let an elderly crustacean named Larry live out his golden years at sea.

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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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Don't Jog With Your Dog

And other things you should never do in hot weather.

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Toronto Animal Services to Justin Bieber: Don’t Exhibit Exotic Animals © iStock.com/markrhiggins

Toronto Animal Services to Justin Bieber: Don’t Exhibit Exotic Animals

Animals aren’t ours to use for entertainment—although it’s a simple enough statement, the singer repeatedly struggles to understand its meaning.

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Mahalo, Rep. Mark Takai

Animals have lost a staunch defender with the passing of Rep. Mark Takai of Hawaii, who supported a bill that would phase out cruel trauma training on animals.

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Luck Was on This Black Cat’s Side

It was fate! A wrong turn ended up taking this lucky cat in the right direction.

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Cows Make a Point at Starbucks

Choosing soy means a "latte" to cows, says this compassionate pair.

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Does the Bowmanville Zoo Use BB Guns to ‘Control’ Animals? © iStock.com/VMJones

Witnesses Say Giraffe Shot at With BB Gun at Bowmanville Zoo

Eyewitnesses report someone in what appeared to be a zoo uniform fired at the animal at least seven times.

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Testing on Animals Is Shameful, Says Tobacco Industry Editor © iStock.com/serezniy

Testing on Animals Is Shameful, Says Tobacco Industry Editor

Countless animals will suffer and die in newly required testing for nontraditional tobacco products, and one tobacco industry expert isn’t pleased one bit.

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Yes, Those Are 'Nuns.' On Stilts. At the Republican National Convention. (Video)

Watch PETA's perennial plant-eaters suit up to spread the good word to the masses.

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Inside SeaWorld's Top-Secret 'Sperm Bank'

SeaWorld has stopped breeding orcas, but a solitary whale is still housed at its old "sperm bank" in South America.

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Neglected Puppy Gets ‘Life She’s Always Deserved’ (Photos)

This puppy came to us with deformed legs and weighing half her healthy weight. But just look at Ariel now.

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Who Is the Deadliest Animal in the Ocean? © iStock.com/gremlin

Who Is the Deadliest Animal in the Ocean?

It’s probably not who you think it is.

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Chicks Dropped Live Into Mincer at Chicken Supplier of Kroger, Arby’s

PETA’s eyewitness video shows how chicks suffer before they are killed at a chicken supplier to Kroger, Arby’s, and others. Take action now!

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Professional Stoner Slays SeaWorld via Twitter

Marijuana isn’t the only thing comedian Doug Benson tweets about—he’s made no secret of his disdain for SeaWorld.

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Alec Baldwin to USDA: Do Your Job and Ban Bear Pits ©StarMaxInc.com

Alec Baldwin Wants to Arm Bears

Alec Baldwin sends a message to the USDA: Ban cruel bear pits immediately.

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15 Vegan Work Lunches That Take 15 Minutes or Less!

If you’re running short on time and money, look no further than these 15 delicious dishes.

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Personal Ads to SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby Appear on Florida Billboards © Milan Boers

Personal Ads to SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby Appear on Florida Billboards

“Joel, every night I lie alone in the tub and cry.”

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Like Dogs, Goats Bond With Us—but the Military Has Declared War on Them © iStock.com/tdub303

Like Dogs, Goats Bond With Us—but the Military Has Declared War on Them

Goats form emotional relationships with humans—but the military continues to stab, mutilate, and kill these trusting animals in barbaric training exercises.

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Jane Birkin Ignores Cruelty to Ostriches, but Can She Ignore This?

In a new parody video, PETA France is calling on the ’70s singer to tell Hermès to ditch cruel ostrich leather.

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‘A Sea Change’: A PETA Scientist on Toxicity Testing Without Animals © iStock.com/Ericx

‘A Sea Change’: A PETA Scientist on Toxicity Testing Without Animals

Tormenting animals in toxicity tests may soon be a thing of the past, a PETA scientist explains in this exclusive interview.

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Hundreds Rally in L.A. at Ringling Bros. Performance (Photos)

See the public's reaction when Ringling makes its first stop in L.A. after "retiring" its elephants.

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PETA’s L.A. Office Is Pokémon ‘Safe Zone’ Following Pokémon Go Release

Signs outside the PETA office urge everyone to let Pokémon be free from imprisonment and abuse. #GottaFreeEmAll

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Photo of the Day: ‘Lettuce Ladies’ Help Congress Pig Out

Finally, something both sides of the aisle can agree on.

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Eyewitness Exposés Threatened by North Carolina ‘Ag-Gag’ Law

A PETA exposé of a hatchery in North Carolina revealed dead and dying animals—but the state wants to silence witnesses, not stop the suffering.

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See for Yourself: PETA Is All About the Naked Truth

As today is National Nude Day, it's a good time to revisit our groundbreaking "I'd Rather Go Naked" campaign (like we need an excuse).

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Playing the New #PokemonGo App?

Did you know PETA has a Pokemon parody game? #GottaFreeThemAll

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Town Gets Wake-Up Call From PETA on Site of Proposed Pig Plant © iStock.com/Miiicha

Town Gets Wake-Up Call From PETA on Site of Proposed Pig Plant

Iowa city deserves to know the many ways that “Meat Kills.”

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PETA in Action

  • Condoms Invade Ireland for Spay/Neuter Campaign
    Condoms Invade Ireland for Spay/Neuter Campaign
    PETA UK members and members of the Animal Rights Action Network are traveling through Ireland in costume to spread an important message: It's the duty of those with animal companions to spay and neuter them.
  • Sheba and Diamond Spayed
    Sheba and Diamond Spayed
    In PETA’s Emergency Response team work Sheba (left) was given a rabies vaccine and both Sheba Diamond were both transported to their spay appointments free of charge.
  • PETA Delivers Doghouses to Dogs in Need
    PETA Delivers Doghouses to Dogs in Need
    PETA’s team provided new doghouses to Clay, Isaiah, and Boss in North Carolina during the harsh summer weather.
  • Ben and Jerry's Vegan Ice Cream Giveaway!
    Ben and Jerry's Vegan Ice Cream Giveaway!
    PETA campaigners made their way to Columbus, OH to give away samples of Ben & Jerry’s new vegan flavors during the hot summer.
  • OB/GYN Residents Trade Practice on Live Pigs for High-Tech Simulators
    OB/GYN Residents Trade Practice on Live Pigs for High-Tech Simulators
    Residents at Rush University Medical Center were performing invasive surgeries on female pigs, then killing them. Thanks to work between the hospital and PETA, residents will now train on a virtual reality system.
  • Raccoon Rescued From Tree
    Raccoon Rescued From Tree
    This young raccoon, was freed from a tree where he'd been stuck, thanks to rescue efforts organized by PETA.
  • Fledgling Saved From Glue Trap
    Fledgling Saved From Glue Trap
    PETA's Emergency Response Team ensured that this grackle, who was stuck to a glue trap, was rushed to a wildlife center by our caller, who vowed never to use glue traps again.
  • Animal Rahat Rescues Cow From Well
    Animal Rahat Rescues Cow From Well
    A team from Animal Rahat, a PETA-supported Indian animal-relief organization, rescued a cow from the bottom of a 70-foot well with the help of dedicated rescuers and a crane.
  • Warped Tour 2016 Campaign: Who Are You Wearing?
    Warped Tour 2016 Campaign: Who Are You Wearing?
    The peta2 tour team has been hard at work on the "Who Are You Wearing?" campaign educating young tour attendees about the cruelty involved in the production of fur, wool, and leather.
  • PETA Asia Visits Beijing Students
    PETA Asia Visits Beijing Students
    In Beijing, PETA Asia worked with a former staffer to organize a talk to schoolchildren about the importance of animal adoption and PETA Asia's work. The kids loved the temporary tattoos!
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