Why People Who Care About Pit Bull Welfare Support Breed Protection © iStock.com/Birkholz

Why People Who Care About Pit Bull Welfare Support Breed Protection

Pit bulls are the world’s most abused dogs—they deserve laws to ensure proper care and to prevent irresponsible breeding, including for profit or fighting.

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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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Worm Found in Chicken Breast: A Quick Reminder You’re Eating Someone’s Corpse

One photo can be enough to swear people off meat forever. After looking at this disturbing image, will you take the vegan pledge?

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What’s the Kindest Thing We Can Do for Pit Bulls?

Pit bulls are abused specifically because of their breed. That’s why they need breed-specific measures to protect them.

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Looking to Find a New Home for an Animal? Read This First

It’s a dangerous world out there for animals. Make sure their future is secure by following these tips.

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Progress! Most U.S. Students Can Opt Out of Dissection

“American Biology Teacher” publishes PETA’s dissection data.

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PETA Shares Its Message at Opening of African American History Museum

Attendees were asked to consider that peace and nonviolence actually begin on our plates.

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As a Breastfeeding Mother, My Heart Breaks for Cows

From mother cows to human mothers, a mother’s love knows no bounds and deserves to flow undisrupted

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People Everywhere Are Going Nuts Over This New Mac ‘n’ Cheese

This is not a drill. Field Roast is now making boxed macaroni and cheese. BRB, crying.

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Video: Angela Davis and the Road to Liberation

Liberation icon and committed vegan Angela Davis delivers a stirring call for political activism.

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Thousands of Swedes Call for Ban on Exotic Animals in Circuses

Swedish MPs agree: Wild animals shouldn’t be forced to entertain us.

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6 BIG Reasons Why Big Cats Don’t Belong in Circuses

Just like elephants, big cats suffer when they are tormented and abused by circuses. The only difference is, for lions and tigers, there is no end in sight.

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Is Your Food a Product of Rape?

The exploitation of the female reproductive system is at the core of animal agriculture. Here's why all feminists should be vegan.

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Spider-Man Would Approve of The North Face’s Revolutionary Vegan Silk Jacket

This new, revolutionary technology will save countless spiders’ lives.

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VICTORY: The Kooples Breaks Up With Fur!

French fashion brand The Kooples has decided to uncouple from the cruel fur industry.

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Elephant Used for Rides Snaps, Tramples Handler to Death

Yet another elephant snaps after being pushed to the brink, and yet another human life is lost. This didn’t need to happen.

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Plant-Powered in the NFL

NFL players are switching to a plant-based diet to tackle health problems and for an on- and off-the-field kick.

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Antibacterial Cleansers: You Don’t Need Them, and Neither Do Animals

After PETA weighs in, the FDA concludes that most ingredients in antiseptic washes are no more effective than soap and water in preventing infections.

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PETA and Save the Duck Collaborate on Limited-Edition Synthetic Down Jackets

Find this super-cute, animal-friendly outerwear at select Saks Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdale’s department stores near you soon!

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Zoo’s Video of ‘Cured’ Tiger Cub Is Actually Two Different Tigers

Dade City’s Wild Things used a video of a tiger cub it “cured” to solicit donations. Tiger experts say that the video actually shows two different animals.

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UW-Madison’s Primate Laboratory Under Federal Investigation. Again.

“Some [monkeys] lost portions of their tongues while others needed sutures and/or partial digit amputations.”

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Fish Amnesty Day Prompts PETA Campaign to Nix Fishing Emoji

PETA is asking Facebook and Unicode to remove icons portraying violence to swimming animals.

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Woman Disgusted by Pork Dinner That Resembles a Dog Paw

She was grossed out, but we have to ask: “What’s the difference?”

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These 31 Vegan Desserts Will Make You Cry

Vegan desserts to tantalize your imagination and touch your soul.

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A Vegan Drive-Through Is Now Open in Las Vegas

As if Vegas wasn’t enough of a destination—it now has a vegan drive-through.

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How to Order a Vegan Pumpkin Latte at This Coffee Chain

You may have already heard about the new coconut whipped cream, but there are many other vegan goodies waiting for you at Peet’s.

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VIDEO: Newly Adopted Animals Make a Fresh Start After Louisiana Floods

PETA’s rescue teams transported 62 animals from overwhelmed shelters in flood-ravaged Louisiana to Virginia—watch some of them meet their new families.

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9 Facts You Need to Know Before Considering a ‘Pet’ Hamster

Hamsters are thinking, feeling beings who deserve love and respect, but the pet trade encourages us to view them as trinkets.

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PETA in Action

  • Foxy and Bella Spayed
    Foxy and Bella Spayed
    PETA's fieldworkers transported this cat and dog in North Carolina to and from their spay appointments, free of charge.
  • PETA Campaigners Protest UniverSoul Circus Cruelty in Detroit
    PETA Campaigners Protest UniverSoul Circus Cruelty in Detroit
    Campaigners protested a UniverSoul performance to remind the crowd that animals like elephants and tigers used by the circus are imprisoned, denied everything that's natural to them, and beaten into performing.
  • 'Peace in Our Dinnertime' Ad Proposed
    'Peace in Our Dinnertime' Ad Proposed
    After seeing recent statistics that Chicago has had its 3,000th shooting this year, PETA asked advertisers to place an ad there for "Peace in Our Dinnertime," which encourages citizens to choose compassion for all living beings through a vegan lifestyle.
  • 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.
  • PETA Sponsors Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center Fundraiser
    PETA Sponsors Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center Fundraiser
    PETA was a top sponsor of the Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center's "Dogs Gone Swimming" fundraiser, during which PETA provided dogs in need with 26 surgeries, 22 vaccinations, and four microchips.
  • PETA Calls on Feds to Investigate Allegations of Laboratory Abuse
    PETA Calls on Feds to Investigate Allegations of Laboratory Abuse
    After hearing about the abuse of dogs, monkeys, rats, and other animals at MPI Research, PETA filed complaints calling on the U.S.D.A. and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate the allegations.
  • Companies Agree to Stop Using Glue Traps
    Companies Agree to Stop Using Glue Traps
    After hearing from PETA, Amsdell Companies, owner of business parks, shopping centers and retails properties, have agreed to stop using glue traps at their locations.
  • Avanti to Remove Elephant Rides
    Avanti to Remove Elephant Rides
    The tour operator has committed to removing elephant rides from its offerings. Avanti's president called PETA's materials "shocking" and said that the decision was a no-brainer.
  • Animal Rahat Rescues Porcupine From Well
    Animal Rahat Rescues Porcupine From Well
    A team from Animal Rahat—a PETA-supported Indian animal-relief organization—rescued a porcupine from the bottom of a dry well with the help of dedicated fieldworkers.
  • PETA Supporters Urge NIH to Send Chimpanzees to Chimp Haven Sanctuary
    PETA Supporters Urge NIH to Send Chimpanzees to Chimp Haven Sanctuary
    After NIH announced a plan to retire all the chimpanzees it owns or supports who are now warehoused in laboratories, PETA began to urge the government to move to get these animals to sanctuaries swiftly.
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