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The end of summer means that pools close
for people but open for dogs! Across the country, dogs are closing out the season with a splash.
Randall, famous for his video of the "crazy"
honey badger, is back and taking on something truly crazy: horse-drawn
Would people respect pigeons more if the
pigeons were disguised as other birds? One artist aims to make us take another
look at our fellow urbanites through an unconventional method: pigeon sweaters.
Should "tastes like chicken"
really mean "tastes like drugs"? That's certainly how it
seems in a video comparison of how fast chickens on factory farms grow vs. how fast a chicken should grow naturally.
As McDonald's prepares to open its first vegetarian
restaurant, the chain should commence with some other firsts, such as ending its McCruelty to chickens
and offering veggie burgers at all its U.S. restaurants.
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Glee star Kevin McHale and his rescued dog, Sophie, star in a new PETA ad with a message that is music
to animals' ears: Always adopt—never buy.
Photo: © Jack Guy www.jackguy.com, Grooming: Kristina Brown for Jed Root
New Action Alerts
Check out top model Austin Armacost giving PETA's anti-fur campaign his, ahem, full backing, and get inspired to
ask designers to ditch fur.
dogs will think they've died and gone to the big dog park in the sky if you win a six-month supply of dog
food from cruelty-free company V-Dog!
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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.