Death at the Racetrack: It’s a Safe Bet Liss Ralston

Death at the Racetrack: It’s a Safe Bet

What you need to know before the Belmont Stakes: 942 horses died on U.S. racetracks in 2014.

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New TV Ad: Are You Supporting the Modern-Day Slave Trade?

The atrocities of slavery still exist today. You can help stop them.

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Why Animal Rights? ©iStock.com/sweetlifephotos

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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Emergency Call to Police: Protect K9 Officers from Dying in Hot Cars © iStock.com/aijohn784

Emergency Call to Police: Protect K9 Officers from Dying in Hot Cars

In the wake of least 20 K9 officers dying in hot patrol cars in the past three years, PETA issues urgent plea to police to install lifesaving heat-alert systems.

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Media Watchers Cry Foul on False “Cursing” Report © iStock.com/locke_rd

Media Watchers Cry Foul on False “Cursing” Report

We swear: PETA’s complaint about sheep being punched and stomped was spot on.

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9 YELP Reviews SeaWorld Doesn’t Want You to See

PETA isn’t too crazy about SeaWorld, but we aren’t alone. Every day, people take to Yelp to share their views on the care of animals at SeaWorld.

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Nigel’s Rescue Will Have You Jumping With Joy

One day, this rabbit was food. The next, he was a treasured friend.

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Victory! Japan Airlines Stops Shipping Monkeys to Labs © iStock.com/nathanphoto

Victory! Japan Airlines Stops Shipping Monkeys to Labs

Japan Airlines joins virtually every major airline in the world in banning these cruel shipments.

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Governor McCrory Vetoes North Carolina ‘Ag-Gag’ Bill © iStock.com/narvikk

Governor McCrory Vetoes North Carolina ‘Ag-Gag’ Bill

North Carolina joins 19 other states that have defeated “ag-gag” bills.

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Eva Mendes’ new Circa Beauty Line: Fun, Affordable, and Cruelty-Free StarMaxInc.com

Eva Mendes’ new Circa Beauty Line: Fun, Affordable, and Cruelty-Free

Eva Mendes’ cruelty-free CIRCA cosmetics focuses on beauty from the inside out.

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Norway’s Seal Slaughter Taken off Life Support © Sea Shephard Conservation Society

Norway Ends Seal Slaughter Subsidies—Will Canada Be Next?

As government subsidies dry up, most Norwegian sealers are leaving the cruel industry for good.

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10 Shocking Stats You Need to Know About Water

Where is our water going? Many blame almonds for the shortage, but for those consuming animal products, the finger is pointing in the wrong direction.

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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.
  • Rabbit Rescued From Dinner Table
    Rabbit Rescued From Dinner Table
    What could have been Nigel’s last day on Earth turned into the luckiest day of his life when a PETA staffer rescued him just in the nick of time from a cruel person who was planning to feed him to a snake.
  • 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.
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