Jockey Roman Chapa Charged with Felony for Alleged Shock Device Use

The Harris County, Texas, district attorney has acted on evidence that Chapa used an electric shock device during a race and has filed a felony charge against the jockey.

Read More

Whistleblower Reports Apparently Injured, Distressed Animals at Roadside Zoo

A whistleblower has contacted PETA to report dangerous working conditions, apparently injured animals, and animal attacks on humans at G.W.

Read More

Your Monthly Gift to PETA Can Do More for Animals

Become a monthly donor by January 31, or before our $10,000 goal is met, whichever occurs first, and PETA will receive an extra $50 from a generous donor!

Read More

PETA Takes Sides at the Super Bowl—Who Did We Choose?

We’re fans of the Patriots, and of course, we also love the Seahawks (or “ospreys”)—but we’re hoping that the big winners will be …

Read More

Get FREE Chipotle!

Sofritas have gone nationwide! Order TODAY (Monday, January 26) and get a free burrito, bowl, salad, or order of tacos on your next visit.

Read More

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?

Read More
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.

Read More
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?

Read More
Pledge to Go Vegan for 2015! © Susan Riley Photography

Pledge to Go Vegan for 2015!

Looking to make a small change that will have a big impact in the new year? Look no further than our vegan pledge for 2015!

Take Action

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More
Load More Posts

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.
See PETA's Milestones
Sign Up for PETA Updates

Thanks for signing up! We will be in touch.

Sign Up for PETA Updates

I agree to texting T&Cs. Message and data rates may apply.

Thanks! You’re Signed Up

Want more personalized messages? Tell us more about yourself.
Please complete the following:
Make a Donation

Make a Donation

Yes, I would like to repeat my gift to PETA every month automatically.