Animals in laboratories suffer through years of
agonizing and terrifying experiments with nothing in their future but a painful
death. While PETA—through its undercover investigations, research, and advocacy
campaigns—works hard to shut down these cruel institutions, you can help spread
the word and lead a cruelty-free lifestyle with these five simple actions:
1. Make sure that the products you
use are cruelty-free—search our list and pledge
to go cruelty-free today!
out against animal testing by participating in PETA's urgent alerts. that ask companies like Nestea, institutions like the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and even your members of Congress to end cruel animal
experiments! You can also take action on urgent alerts on the go by downloading
the PETA iPhone app.
3. If you donate to a charity, choose to support only charities that are kind to both
humans and animals.
4. If you're a student, a parent, or
an educator, speak out against the killing of animals for school dissection. Learn more about dissection and how to make sure that humane alternatives
are available in your classroom.
5. Finally, urge your friends and
family to go cruelty-free by sharing PETA's Top Five Shocking Animal Experimentation
Facts on Facebook.
you've completed all five of the above steps, learn more about humane alternatives to animal
experiments and take action on all our urgent
For the best way to stay informed about animal rights news and ways to take
action, join PETA's Action Team today!
Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.