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Victory! Moscow International Circus Suspends Animal Acts

Victory! Moscow International Circus Suspends Animal Acts

Posted on August 18, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

The Moscow International Circus has pledged not to use any animals in its upcoming performances after tens of thousands of people objected.

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Come One, Come All … Anyone?

Come One, Come All … Anyone?

Posted on August 18, 2014 | Written by Jennifer O'Connor

Are the days of jamming animals in boxcars and cages finally coming to an end?

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Are You Killing Geese With ‘Kindness’?

Posted on August 18, 2014 | Written by Lindsay Pollard-Post

Did you know feeding geese could be bad or that rehabilitating them requires expertise and a specialized permit? Learn more about living at peace with geese.

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How Denver’s ‘Hoofin’ It’ Is Hurting Animal Rights

Posted on August 18, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

In light of a truly disturbing event in Denver, Colorado, PETA President Ingrid E. Newkirk describes how the idea of “humane meat” hurts animals and our cause.

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See the Ad That’s Sending Shoppers Scurrying to Their Cars

See the Ad That’s Sending Shoppers Scurrying to Their Cars

Posted on August 15, 2014 | Written by Lindsay Pollard-Post

Our “Too Hot for Spot!” ads are popping up at malls across California, reminding shoppers that parked cars can cook an animal alive in minutes.

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There’s a Giant Hole in New Orleans, but PETA Has a Plan

There’s a Giant Hole in New Orleans, but PETA Has a Plan

Posted on August 15, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

What started as a pothole in New Orleans has turned into a massive cavern. But PETA has a plan to put the city on the road to success.

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‘Sons of Anarchy’: Lawless, Ruthless, and … Vegan?

Posted on August 15, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

In our weekly celebrity news round-up, what you’d never have guessed about the creator of “Sons of Anarchy” and what the stars are doing to free Lolita.

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SeaWorld Plans to Build Bigger Orca Boxes

SeaWorld Plans to Build Bigger Orca Boxes

Posted on August 15, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

In the face of PETA protests, “Blackfish” backlash, plummeting ticket sales, and tanking stock prices, SeaWorld grasps at straws.

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New York Yanks Big Cat Exhibitors’ Source of Income

Posted on August 15, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

In a New York minute, everything can change. And for big cats, things have certainly changed for the better.

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Update: Veterinarian Confirms Nosey the Elephant Is in ‘Ongoing Pain’

Update: Veterinarian Confirms Nosey the Elephant Is in ‘Ongoing Pain’

Posted on August 14, 2014 | Written by PETA

Federal authorities have the power to seize an ailing elephant named Nosey, but will they?

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Church Fundraises by Tormenting Pigs (Video)

Church Fundraises by Tormenting Pigs (Video)

Posted on August 14, 2014 | Written by Jennifer O'Connor

Video: Watch church parishioners cheer as pigs scream.

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UPDATE: Ringling Elephants Reportedly Locked Up for More Than 30 Hours Straight

UPDATE: Ringling Elephants Reportedly Locked Up for More Than 30 Hours Straight

Posted on August 14, 2014 | Written by Jennifer O'Connor

Try to imagine standing chained in a railroad boxcar for more than 30 hours straight.

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Good News for Dolphins, Bad News for Fingers

Posted on August 14, 2014 | Written by Jennifer O'Connor

A zoo visitor leaves a little bit of herself behind, plus other animals-in-entertainment news.

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The 9-Year-Old Activist Who’s on SeaWorld’s Radar

The 9-Year-Old Activist Who’s on SeaWorld’s Radar

Posted on August 14, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

This tiny dynamo isn’t even in fourth grade yet, but she’s already making waves for captive marine mammals around the world.

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When Animals Need Rescuing From Their ‘Rescuers’

When Animals Need Rescuing From Their ‘Rescuers’

Posted on August 13, 2014 | Written by Lindsay Pollard-Post

Some “rescues” are far from what they claim to be. Beware of hoarders, scammers, bunchers, dealers, and others posing as “rescuers” who are victimizing animals.

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