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Earth Day and Animal Products Don’t Mix

We have to stop thinking of meat and dairy products as anything other than environmentally destructive foods.

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'The Killing' Star Speaks Out Against Swedish Fur Industry

Sweden's own Joel Kinnaman contacts government official on behalf of animals.

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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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San Francisco Board Unanimously Votes to Ban Animal Performances

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously in favor of banning all performances by wild and exotic animals.

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Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico Bans Horse-Drawn Carriages

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto signed an executive order banning the use of horse-drawn carriages anywhere in the Puerto Rican capital.

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Wisconsin’s Own Lawmakers Refuse to Let UW Hide Cruel Experiments

UW threw a Hail Mary to try to get the records of its cruel experiments exempted from open-records laws. It failed.

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What It Feels Like to Experiment on Animals

One former experimenter details his awakening to cruelty. 

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Drill Sergeant Michelle Manhart’s Naked Ad

Check out Michelle Manhart posing for PETA’s “I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur” series.

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Downed Cow: The True Story of One Anonymous Animal Born Into the Meat Industry

Electro-shocked, beaten, injured, and left to die—one cow’s heartbreaking journey to slaughter highlights the hidden cost of meat.

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Who's the Sexiest Vegan Next Door? Vote Now!

Who will be crowned PETA's Sexiest Vegan Next Door? Check out this year's hot finalists now!

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Federal Report Says Vegan Diet is Best for The Planet

The federally appointed Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee recommends that Americans eat less meat.

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From Abandoned to Adored, Neglected Dog Swoons Over New Family

A rescued dog’s first glimpse of his new guardian will warm your heart right down to the cockles.

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PETA in Action

  • Happy as a pig in sunshine
    Happy as a pig in sunshine
    PETA rescued a mother pig and her piglets from a dilapidated pen in a trailer park in North Carolina where they were soon to be sent to slaughter. The family has settled in nicely at the 400-acre Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary in Maryland.
  • Bull Run is out of California
    Bull Run is out of California
    As the result of a lawsuit brought by PETA and the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the Pamplona-style Great Bull Run agreed to never to return to the state of California.
  • 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.
  • From Barely Living to Living Like Bears
    From Barely Living to Living Like Bears
    Thanks to the generosity of animal friend Sam Simon, PETA rescued two Himalayan black bears who were confined to a concrete pit and moved them safely to a sanctuary.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rabbit Rescued From Dinner Table
    Rabbit Rescued From Dinner Table
    What could have been Prudence’s last day on Earth turned into the luckiest day of her life when a PETA staffer rescued her just in the nick of time from a cruel person who was planning to use her for food.
  • 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 and several fur siblings.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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