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Grimes, Russell, Stella, and Joanna Challenge ALS to Stop Animal Tests © StarMaxInc.com

Grimes, Russell, Stella, and Joanna Challenge ALS to Stop Animal Tests

Posted on August 29, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

In our weekly celebrity news round-up, Grimes, Russell Simmons, Stella McCartney, and Joanna Krupa have a challenge for the ALS Foundation.

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Chinchilla Breeder: ‘If They Don’t Work Out, I Pelt ’Em’

Chinchilla Breeder: ‘If They Don’t Work Out, I Pelt ’Em’

Posted on August 29, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

Two of the more than 400 chinchillas rescued from a California farm are at PETA’s shelter in Norfolk, Virginia, waiting for a new home. Extreme cuteness ahead!

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Why Is a 6-Year-Old Wrestling Alligators?

Posted on August 28, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

He’s been called “the star attraction.” Six-year-old Blaise Kliebert reportedly wrestles alligators and crocodiles on his family’s reptile farm.

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Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Get Married, and Brad & Angie Get Rescued

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Get Married, and Brad & Angie Get Rescued

Posted on August 28, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

PETA gives Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie a wedding gift unlike any other.

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Tiger Cubs Are Not Stuffed Toys © iStock.com/theDman

Tiger Cubs Are Not Stuffed Toys

Posted on August 28, 2014 | Written by Jennifer O'Connor

An Indiana roadside zoo owner is caught on tape abusing a tiger cub—and other animals-in-entertainment news.

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After 10 Years in Solitary, Monkey Gets ‘Parole’

After 10 Years in Solitary, Monkey Gets ‘Parole’

Posted on August 28, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

A monkey travels from Indiana to Kentucky to Texas on her rescue odyssey.

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Couture, Compassion, and Cupcakes Rule at PETA’s Vegan Fashion Shop-Up

Couture, Compassion, and Cupcakes Rule at PETA’s Vegan Fashion Shop-Up

Posted on August 27, 2014 | Written by Lindsay Pollard-Post

PETA’s first-ever rooftop Vegan Fashion Shop-Up was a smash hit—proving that vegan fashion is the future.

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New York Forces Laboring Mothers to Give Birth in Public

New York Forces Laboring Mothers to Give Birth in Public

Posted on August 26, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

People who use animals for entertainment often justify it as “educational”—as organizers of a disturbing exhibit at New York’s state fair are doing.

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No, These Elephants Aren’t Dancing

No, These Elephants Aren’t Dancing

Posted on August 26, 2014 | Written by Jennifer O'Connor

The spin put on “dancing” elephants at the Circus World Museum is … well, maddening.

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Elephant Rides? Surely You Jest

Elephant Rides? Surely You Jest

Posted on August 25, 2014 | Written by Jennifer O'Connor

Protesters ask, “What do elephants have to do with the Renaissance?”

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Don’t Be a Dummy—Use One, PETA Tells DOD

Posted on August 25, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

Several new military studies show that there’s no excuse for soldiers to continue to perform trauma training exercises on animals.

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New Mexico Group Proud New ‘Parents’ of PETA’s ABC Clinic

New Mexico Group Proud New ‘Parents’ of PETA’s ABC Clinic

Posted on August 25, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

A New Mexico animal protection group breathes new life into ex-PETA spay-and-neuter clinic.

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SeaWorld Is Seeing Red Over Conan O’Brien’s Monologue © StarMaxInc.com

SeaWorld Is Seeing Red Over Conan O’Brien’s Monologue

Posted on August 22, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

Bad news for SeaWorld: Team Coco is on Team Orca, Mötley Crüe says SeaWorld kills, and we know who changed SeaWorld’s road sign.

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Watch: Documentary Uncovers Shocking Secrets of Thailand’s Elephant Tourism

Posted on August 22, 2014 | Written by PETA

The feature documentary ‘An Elephant Never Forgets’ follows the same path that thousands of British tourists take every year as they visit elephant attractions in Thailand

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Are Hungry Bullfighters Hankering for a New Job?

Posted on August 21, 2014 | Written by Jennifer O'Connor

PETA extends an olive branch to striking bullfighters.

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