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Asmussen Might Win the Derby—but His Horse Won’t © iStock.com/Roberto A Sanchez

Asmussen Might Win the Derby—but His Horse Won’t

Posted on May 6, 2016 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

Here’s why we won’t be impressed if Gun Runner or Creator wins the Derby.

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A Crab, a Sperm Whale, and a Manta Ray Float Into a Bar … © iStock.com/VitalyEdush

A Crab, a Sperm Whale, and a Manta Ray Float Into a Bar …

Posted on May 5, 2016 | Written by Kimberly Walls

Life in the ocean is resilient, intelligent, and intriguing, but at the rate that the fishing industry is going, future generations won’t know it.

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How Horse Racing Rewards Drug Abusers FreeImages.com/winterdove

How Horse Racing Rewards Drug Abusers

Posted on May 5, 2016 | Written by Kathy Guillermo

Overlooking drug abuse in horse racing isn’t just shortsighted—it’s deadly.

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‘Pigs’ Protest Trauma Training, Saying ‘Cut Cruelty, Not Animals’

‘Pigs’ Protest Trauma Training, Saying ‘Cut Cruelty, Not Animals’

Posted on May 5, 2016 | Written by PETA

Watch what happened when PETA Australia supporters dressed as pigs descended on a surgeons’ conference to protest cruel trauma training on live animals.

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Rescued Dog Determined to Defeat Blanket Foe

Rescued Dog Determined to Defeat Blanket Foe

Posted on May 4, 2016 | Written by Alisa Mullins

Danny the rescued dachshund mix is a master magician.

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Experts Propose Non-Animal Approach to Predict Lung Toxicity © iStock.com/Ericx

Experts Propose Non-Animal Approach to Predict Lung Toxicity

Posted on May 4, 2016 | Written by Heather Moore

Scientific journals have published recommendations from a PETA International Science Consortium workshop for predicting lung toxicity with non-animal methods.

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Heed the Dancing Condoms: Get Your Cat or Dog Spayed or Neutered

Heed the Dancing Condoms: Get Your Cat or Dog Spayed or Neutered

Posted on May 4, 2016 | Written by Craig Shapiro

There aren’t enough good homes for all the cats and dogs who deserve them. Spaying and neutering can help end the overpopulation crisis.

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Pam Anderson to Burger Joint: Drop My Name From Meaty Menu! ©StarMaxInc.com

Pam Anderson to Burger Joint: Drop My Name From Meaty Menu!

Posted on May 4, 2016 | Written by Jennifer Bates

File this one in the “What were they thinking?” category.

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Sharon Osbourne Works to Stop Fur Farms From Bypassing Laws

Posted on May 3, 2016 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

Chinchilla farmers want to sidestep Croatia’s ban on fur farms, so Sharon Osbourne is going to bat for the chinchillas.

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These ‘Mutant’ Cattle Aren’t Monsters—They’re Victims

Posted on May 3, 2016 | Written by Angela Henderson

The meat industry’s greed knows no bounds.

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Harvard Laboratory Caught Tormenting and Decapitating Animals

Harvard Laboratory Caught Tormenting and Decapitating Animals

Posted on May 3, 2016 | Written by Jennifer Bates

Experimenters at Harvard have been caught performing cruel surgeries on mice and rats and injecting animals with painful materials.

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A Toast to Heineken! PETA Lauds Beer Giant for Nixing Wild-Animal Exhibit ©iStock.com/zhykova

A Toast to Heineken! PETA Lauds Beer Giant for Nixing Wild-Animal Exhibit

Posted on May 3, 2016 | Written by PETA

The Dos Equis ‘estate auction’ will no longer include photo ops with captive alligator, owl, and hawk.

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Daniel Berrigan: Peace Activist and Animal Defender

Posted on May 2, 2016 | Written by Alisa Mullins

The Rev. Daniel Berrigan was dedicated to promoting peace, so it should come as no surprise that he was also a vocal opponent of violence against animals.

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At Long Last: No More Elephants in Ringling Bros. Circus!

At Long Last: No More Elephants in Ringling Bros. Circus!

Posted on May 2, 2016 | Written by PETA

Ringling Bros. is no longer forcing animals to perform. Now let’s get lions, tigers, and other animals out of the circus, too.

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Justin Bieber Poses With Abused Tiger © iStock.com/Strekoza2

Justin Bieber Poses With Abused Tiger

Posted on May 1, 2016 | Written by PETA

We’re calling on Justin and his family never to use animals as selfie props or party entertainment again.

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