The Violent Yulin Festival: Something Meaningful You Can Do

Take action in effective ways that will have a lasting impact for all animals.

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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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Helping Animals in the Midst of a Natural Disaster

During difficult times, please look out for wondering, lost, and injured animals. If we don’t stop to help them, who will?

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Florida County That Harbors Monkey Breeders Faces Legal Repercussions

Local landowners take Hendry County to court over primate-breeding facilities that abuse animals and potentially endanger public health.

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New Simulator Will Spare Dogs Cruel Student Surgeries

Some veterinary programs require students to perform painful, unnecessary procedures on live animals—but one company is working to change that.

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‘Behind the Leather’ Wins Gold Lions at Cannes!

Ogilvy & Mather took home the prestigious awards for its “Behind the Leather” campaign for PETA.

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Why Is a Huge Shark Sticking Out of PETA’s D.C. Office Building?

D.C. commuters were in for a surprise this morning.

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Rescuing Yulin Dogs Will Backfire, Animal Charities Warn

Thirty-five groups in China have banded together to ask others to stop buying dogs during the Yulin festival, saying it will hurt more dogs in the long run.

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See the Thought-Provoking PETA Ad That Just Won a Telly Award

This hard-hitting anti-circus PSA has been recognized as one of the best.

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CBS Icon Bob Barker Calls On Network to Ban Use of Wild Animals @StarMaxInc.com

CBS Icon Bob Barker Calls On Network to Ban Use of Wild Animals

For animals forced to perform for human entertainment, Bob Barker says the price is always too high.

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Winners Announced: This Year's 'Sexiest Vegans Next Door' Are …

These vegans know that compassion is sexy. Check out what they won!

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Olympic Torch Ceremony Ends With Fatal Shooting of Captive Jaguar

Another animal used for human entertainment is dead.

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PETA to Georgia Aquarium: Move Beyond Basic Decency

The belugas who were captured shouldn’t be left to languish in small tanks.

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PHOTOS: Esmeralda, Sheba, King, and Other Animals PETA Helped Recently

It’s a happy ending for Esmeralda and many other animals, thanks to PETA’s help.

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Meat-Eaters Meet Farmed Animals for the First Time (VIDEO)

How will these devoted meat-eaters react to meeting rescued cows, pigs, and chickens?

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‘Nightmarish Tiger Sweatshop’ Gets Notice of PETA’s Intent to Sue

PETA intends to present evidence that Dade City’s Wild Things is abusive and a habitual violator of the Endangered Species Act.

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71 Congress Members Push Military to End Deadly Animal Training

The military’s policy requires using life-like human simulators instead of animals for combat trauma training when possible. PETA’s pushing for more progress.

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National Aquarium Announces That Dolphins Will Go to Sanctuary

In a monumental decision, the National Aquarium announces that it will move forward with plans to send the eight bottlenose dolphins there to a sanctuary.

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Why Is There a Handcuffed Chimpanzee in Newspapers Across the Country?

You may have noticed that today in the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, there was a chimpanzee handcuffed by strips of film.

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Stella McCartney Shines a Light on Spaying—and It’s Neon

Stella McCartney’s autumn 2016 collection was inspired by her love of animals. And the store windows were inspired by her love for PETA.

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Help Dogs Like Those Killed for the Yulin Dog Meat Festival

The world is watching in horror as thousands of dogs and cats are bludgeoned and killed. Take action.

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Zoo Lands in Hot Water After PETA Complaint About Animal Suffering

Once again, a roadside zoo earns itself a pile of citations for violating the Animal Welfare Act.

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Photos: Spunky Puppy Doesn’t Let Malformed Legs Slow Her Down

One look at Ariel’s legs and you immediately feel sorry for her. But she doesn’t want your pity—she wants you to scratch her ears.

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Proof Positive: We Are Winning Against Experiments on Animals

For years, PETA scientists have been proving that animal experiments are abusive, unreliable, and wasteful and cost both animal and human lives.

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Save Money With These 31 Vegan Recipes Under $3

These vegan recipes cost next to nothing per serving. Enjoy!

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Monkeys From Primate Products Suffering in Laboratories

PETA’s eyewitness investigation into Primate Products, Inc., revealed widespread abuse, and for many monkeys, that’s only the beginning.

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Urge Colorado Officials to Revoke Abusers’ Licenses for Pet Store and More

Colorado pet store workers routinely denied animals water and even froze them alive—and now both owners and the manager have been convicted of cruelty.

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Monkey Screams, Struggles as Group Promotes Its ‘Humane’ Zoo Standards

The American Humane Association has long been criticized for its cozy relationship with animal trainers, and now it’s under fire again.

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Down-Free Pillows? Vegan Leather Couch? You Could Win the Cruelty-Free Home of the Year Contest

Submit photos of your animal-friendly home for a chance to be featured in a major interior design magazine.

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Is Cole Bros. Circus Pulling a Disappearing Act?

It may be the end of the line for Cole Bros. Circus.

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PETA in Action

  • King Gets New House
    King Gets New House
    PETA fieldworkers delivered a sturdy new doghouse and tie-out to this dog, who was previously tied by a short leash to an old airline crate.
  • PETA Wows Legislators With Lifesaving Simulators
    PETA Wows Legislators With Lifesaving Simulators
    PETA and Homeland Executive Producer Gideon Raff led a presentation at the Capitol showing how simulators can replace military training in which live animals are shot, stabbed, and killed each year.
  • PETA protests commercial seal slaughter
    PETA protests commercial seal slaughter
    PETA’s fearless supporter protested the Canadian government’s financial support of the annual commercial seal slaughter directly next to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s motorcade.
  • Snowball and Trixie Spayed
    Snowball and Trixie Spayed
    PETA workers transported both dogs to and from their spay appointment, free of charge.
  • Church Agrees to Drop Live Lion From Sermons
    Church Agrees to Drop Live Lion From Sermons
    An Orlando church that used a caged lion as a visual aid during a recent sermon has vowed not to use live animals again after hearing from PETA and our supporters.
  • Mother Duck and Ducklings Saved From Traffic
    Mother Duck and Ducklings Saved From Traffic
    This mama duck and her ducklings were scurrying about in traffic, so we rushed staff out to help them, and the family was contained and safely taken to a nearby river.
  • Rat Freed From Cruel Glue Trap
    Rat Freed From Cruel Glue Trap
    After hearing about this rat who had become stuck on a glue trap, we gave our caller humane rodent control advice and explained how to free the animal gently.
  • Baby Opossums Saved
    Baby Opossums Saved
    When a compassionate meter reader found a litter of baby opossums clinging to their dead mother, we talked him through containing the animals while we sped out to collect and transport them to expert hands.
  • Humane-Education Workshops Result in Veg Pledges
    Humane-Education Workshops Result in Veg Pledges
    At humane-education workshops held by Animal Rahat, a PETA-supported Indian animal relief organization, 125 students pledged never to eat meat.
  • Prince Finds His Home
    Prince Finds His Home
    We helped Prince find a lovely permanent home in New York City. His new mom has already called and texted to tell us how completely in love with him she is.
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