SeaWorld Takes Penguins for a (Cruel) Ride ©

SeaWorld Takes Penguins for a (Cruel) Ride

PETA members were out in force at “The New York Times” Travel Show to call out SeaWorld for using penguins as props.

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PETA to Gordon Ramsay: Cut the Monkey Business. And He Does! ©

PETA to Gordon Ramsay: Cut the Monkey Business. And He Does!

Is chef Gordon Ramsay showing his soft side?

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Is They Is or Is They Ain’t Your Kitties?

These cats may have had humble beginnings, but they’re destined for great things. Adopt them, and you can help chart their future.

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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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See the Photo That Was Censored From PETA’s Twitter Feed

Posted just after the prohibition on the sale of foie gras in California was overturned, this picture was censored by Twitter.

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7 Hot Latino Celebrities Go Nude for Animals

Compassion never looked so sexy. Check out the hottest Latino celebrities urging you to learn the facts and go fur-free.

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Rats Feel Pain and Like Being Tickled—Why Use Them as Test Tubes?

Vivisectors have found that tickling rats helps them endure painful injections. But why are these smart, sensitive animals experimented on at all?

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Urge Congress to Take Action for Baby Monkeys

Please urge your members of Congress to join their colleagues and take steps to end NIH’s cruel experiments.

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The Most Important Thing You Can Do for Your Pets

One Easy Thing You Can Do to Save Countless Animals' Lives

Check out some of PETA's ads featuring celebrities who understand how this simple, important step can save the lives of dogs and cats.

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Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Fails to Protect Asmussen Horses

Despite PETA’s undercover video, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission decided on Thursday to take no action against Asmussen whatsoever.

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What Happens When Animals Are Failed by Their Last Refuge?

Homeless animals need help now, not when “no-kill” shelters get around to it.

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Help Spare Animals an Agonizing Ordeal

You have an opportunity to help overworked animals who are forced to pull heavy loads—sometimes to the point of collapse—along India’s rutted roads.

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PETA in Action

  • Camel in Critical Condition Gets a New Home
    Camel in Critical Condition Gets a New Home
    This camel was found tied up under a bridge until he was rescued by veterinarians from Animal Rahat, a PETA-supported program that helps working animals in India.
  • Killing Contests Abolished
    Killing Contests Abolished
    After PETA and other concerned groups weighed in with California wildlife authorities, cruel coyote, fox, and bobcat killing contests—in which the participant with the most kills wins cash and other prizes—were banned.
  • Rabbits Sheltered From Bitter Cold
    Rabbits Sheltered From Bitter Cold
    When PETA found out that rabbits were being kept outside in freezing weather in Vermont, we worked with authorities to ensure that they were brought in from the cold.
  • Goldfish-Eating Contest Cancelled
    Goldfish-Eating Contest Cancelled
    A Virginia event host made the compassionate decision to ditch the annual goldfish-eating contest after hearing our concerns.
  • Pookie Finds Forever Home
    Pookie Finds Forever Home
    Pookie the Chihuahua was chained outside because of his former owner's allergies until PETA and an activist got involved. They worked to find him a loving forever home, where he now lives happily indoors.
  • CSULB Cuts Ties With SeaWorld
    CSULB Cuts Ties With SeaWorld
    Just minutes before a demonstration was scheduled to start at California State University–Long Beach (CSULB), school administrators confirmed that they were cutting ties with SeaWorld and ending all promotions.
  • Injured Hawk Rescued
    Injured Hawk Rescued
    This flightless hawk, who was found in an industrial dumpster corral in California, was rescued and sheltered with PETA's help.
  • Squirrel Reintroduced Into the Wild
    Squirrel Reintroduced Into the Wild
    PETA persuaded a well-meaning citizen to let a volunteer take this squirrel, named Leila, to a wildlife rehabilitation center so that she could be reintroduced into the wild.
  • School Cancels Koi Fish Prize
    School Cancels Koi Fish Prize
    PETA persuaded officials at an elementary school in Hawaii to make the humane choice to end their more-than-a-decade-old practice of using koi fish as contest prizes in their annual fundraiser.
  • Ducklings Rescued from Drain Pipes
    Ducklings Rescued from Drain Pipes
    After ducklings were caught in drain pipes in an Ohio apartment complex, PETA worked with concerned residents to rescue them and convince the owners to retrofit the pipes to protect wildlife.
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