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See the Thought-Provoking Holiday Ads That Are Inspiring Shoppers

This holiday season, shoppers are asked to see the individual behind the product.

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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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Over 300 Layoffs Show SeaWorld’s Ship Is Sinking Faster

The major cuts are no surprise considering that its attendance and revenue continue to tank.

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Kentucky Derby Champion Saved From Slaughter

Despite being a world-famous champion, Charismatic’s days could have been numbered after he was retired from breeding in Japan.

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PETA Asks American Airlines to Put Wool on the No-Fly List

American Airlines’ wool uniforms caused headaches, hives, rashes, itching, eye irritation, burning skin, and respiratory problems. See what we had to say.

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The Dessert You Didn’t Know You Needed: The Vegan Piecaken

Watch this video to learn how to make a vegan “piecaken.” Pie … in a cake … layered, frosted, and ready to eat, using easy-to-find ingredients.

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PETA’s ‘Naked Ambition’: A Retrospective

PETA changed the face of celebrity activism when it asked stars to get naked in the name of animal rights.

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Urge Maryland Water Utility to Halt Bowhunts!

Please urge the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission to scrap bowhunting in favor of humane controls!

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Courtney Stodden Wants You to Know Corky's Story

Courtney Stodden gets emotional as she talks about SeaWorld's confinement of Corky, the saddest orca in the world.

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Urge Sunwing Travel Group to Stop Selling SeaWorld Tickets

Please urge Stephen Hunter, the president and CEO of Sunwing Travel Group, to end the company’s relationship with SeaWorld today.

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PETA, Animal Advocates Rally Against Misleading ‘Humane Meat’ Labels

As the USDA considers guidelines for “humane” labels on meat, PETA and other animal organizations are joining forces to challenge them.

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Calves Dragged and Face-Branded for Leather Car Interiors

A PETA video exposé features investigative footage of cows and bulls being branded on the face, electroshocked, and beaten at the largest leather processor in the world.

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Calves Dragged and Face-Branded for Leather Car Interiors

A PETA video exposé features investigative footage of cows and bulls being branded on the face, electroshocked, and beaten at the largest leather processor in the world.

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Your Holiday Shopping Guide: Cruelty-Free Gifts Under $25

Holiday shopping made easy! Here’s a roundup of our favorite cruelty-free holiday gift ideas.

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This Video Proves Frigid Temperatures Are Hell for ‘Outdoor Cats’

Watch the moment a couple rescues a cat who froze to the ground in harsh winter weather.

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Boom! The EPA Just Saved Thousands of Animals’ Lives

With the stroke of a pen, a new Environmental Protection Agency policy has the potential to prevent more than 2,500 animals from being killed in barbaric pesticide tests every …

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This Blogger Just Won PETA’s ‘Cruelty-Free Home of the Year’ Contest

This home is free of down, wool, leather, and other animal-derived materials. Take a look!

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His Cause, His Cleats—NFL Star Ezekiel Elliott ‘Rushes’ to Help Homeless Dogs

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott’s dedication to his adopted pup, Ace—and all animals in shelters—will inspire you.

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Why There’s Nothing Cute About That ‘Polar Bear Petting a Dog’ Video

This is exactly why you should never chain your dog.

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Ja! German Travel Agencies Stop Offering Trips to SeaWorld

Thanks to PETA Germany, travel agencies in Deutschland are saying “nein” to SeaWorld, too.

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Animals Eaten Alive in Shocking String of Online Videos

As if eating dead animals weren’t disturbing enough, a horrific trend of eating LIVE animals has recently surfaced.

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Abducted From Her Family: Corky’s Story Will Break Your Heart

Today, Corky is locked inside one of SeaWorld’s tiny tanks, swimming in endless circles.

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When You Find Out Where Cashmere Comes From, You’ll Never Wear It Again

Here are 12 reasons why the “coat” of a cashmere goat should never be used for clothing.

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Vegan Car Interiors Put Compassion in the Fast Lane

With these vegan-friendly vehicles, you’ll never again have to sit on a dead animal’s skin.

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New Bipartisan Law Equates Poaching With Drug and Weapon Trafficking

With the Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking Act, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Ed Royce (R-CA) aims to save wildlife.

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Crowd Screams in Terror as Lion Circus Act Turns Deadly

The lion has been pulled from performing, but it’s unclear what will happen to him next.

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The Collaboration That Took Vegan Fashion to the Next Level

These gorgeous vegan ballet flats should be on everyone’s holiday short list.

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From Skillets to Burgers, It’s Easy to Eat Vegan at Denny’s

Need a late-night diner food fix? It’s never been easier to eat vegan at Denny’s.

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Big-Cat Exploiter Is a Big Loser on the Vegas Strip

Big-cat exploiter Dirk Arthur’s days in Vegas have come to an end.

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Take a Stand Against UGG in These Cute Cruelty-Free Boots

Kindness is cool, so try some of these cruelty-free boots to keep your feet toasty this winter.

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PETA in Action

  • Daryl the Bunny Rescued
    Daryl the Bunny Rescued
    When we found Daryl, he was confined to a hutch with a wire bottom. He was surrendered to our fieldworkers and is now being assessed in foster care.
  • PETA Stands Up for Monkeys in Laboratories
    PETA Stands Up for Monkeys in Laboratories
    PETA is calling on federal agencies to stop supporting Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories, where incompetence and negligence caused monkeys to die from hypothermia, dehydration, trauma, and other causes.
  • PETA Delivers Vegan Spread to Shelter in Washington, D.C.
    PETA Delivers Vegan Spread to Shelter in Washington, D.C.
    We delivered two palettes of delicious vegan pâté to the Central Union Mission, which provides assistance to families and individuals in need.
  • Raccoon Rescued in Chicago
    Raccoon Rescued in Chicago
    PETA worked with a concerned caller to ensure that this raccoon—who'd been found languishing on the roadside with internal injuries—was spirited to expert hands.
  • PETA Aids Hurricane Matthew Victims
    PETA Aids Hurricane Matthew Victims
    Our rescue teams were on the ground in NC and VA following Hurricane Matthew. Our teams trudged through water to search for lost, injured, and stray animals and help guardians cope with the aftermath. Emmy (top right) was found stray in NC and will soon be up for adoption.
  • Brownie Gets a Brand-New Doghouse
    Brownie Gets a Brand-New Doghouse
    Brownie's old shelter wouldn't have been sufficient for the cold weather, so we took him a brand-new wooden doghouse. Visit PETA.org/Doghouse to find out more about this program.
  • Protesters Demonstrate Against UniverSoul in Philadelphia
    Protesters Demonstrate Against UniverSoul in Philadelphia
    Protesters of all ages came together in Philadelphia to raise awareness of UniverSoul Circus' involvement in the abuse of elephants and other animals used for entertainment.
  • We Transported These Cuties for Free
    We Transported These Cuties for Free
    This dog and these cats were just a few of the many animals we transported for free to their spay/neuter appointments on our mobile clinics.
  • Animal Rahat Saves Bullocks From Horn Shearing
    Animal Rahat Saves Bullocks From Horn Shearing
    Through outreach and interventions at Bail Pola festivals in Indian villages, Animal Rahat (a PETA-supported program) prevented owners of more than 1,400 bullocks from rasping their horns (which can cause extreme pain).
  • KLIP Program Provides Free Vet Services
    KLIP Program Provides Free Vet Services
    PETA Asia's Kapon/Ligation Immediately, Please (KLIP) program is working hard to provide animals in the Philippines free spay/neuter services as well as other veterinary care.
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