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Animal Shelter Employees Get Their Moment in the Spotlight

Animal Shelter Employees Get Their Moment in the Spotlight

Posted on June 12, 2015 | Written by Alisa Mullins

An online adoption event celebrates shelter animals and the humans who are trying to find them their forever families.

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PETA Mourns the Passing of Animal Defender Lisa Shapiro

PETA Mourns the Passing of Animal Defender Lisa Shapiro

Posted on June 12, 2015 | Written by PETA

We at PETA are heartbroken to hear that longtime activist Lisa Shapiro passed away last night after a battle with cancer.

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The Belmont Racing Story You Didn’t Hear

The Belmont Racing Story You Didn’t Hear

Posted on June 12, 2015 | Written by Jennifer Bates

After a horse dies at the Belmont Stakes, sports writers expose the cruelty of the racing industry.

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New Lawsuit Points Out Dangers of “Opossum Drop” Exemption Law

New Lawsuit Points Out Dangers of “Opossum Drop” Exemption Law

Posted on June 12, 2015 | Written by PETA

PETA says the law is a constitutional bust that may override North Carolina’s new ‘ag-gag’ law. 

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All Chimpanzees Now Protected by Endangered Species Act © iStock.com/guentergini

All Chimpanzees Now Protected by Endangered Species Act

Posted on June 12, 2015 | Written by PETA

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has issued a final rule that officially extends the full protection of the Endangered Species Act to captive chimpanzees.

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PETA’s International Science Consortium Gives 1,300 Animals a Reprieve © iStock.com/GlobalP

PETA’s International Science Consortium Gives 1,300 Animals a Reprieve

Posted on June 12, 2015 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

When our scientists learned that 1,300 animals would lose their lives over red-tape bureaucracy, they rushed in to help.

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Are These Chihuahuas Too Cute for Their Own Good?

Are These Chihuahuas Too Cute for Their Own Good?

Posted on June 12, 2015 | Written by Alisa Mullins

You’re in luck: Persephone and Potato are still up for adoption!

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Christopher Lee Knew Real Horror When He Saw It © StarMaxInc.com

Christopher Lee Knew Real Horror When He Saw It

Posted on June 11, 2015 | Written by Alisa Mullins

He may have been a villain onscreen, but screen legend Christopher Lee was a hero to animals in real life.

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Bunnies Sold for Pelts, Pet Food, or People’s Plates—Then PETA Intervenes

Bunnies Sold for Pelts, Pet Food, or People’s Plates—Then PETA Intervenes

Posted on June 11, 2015 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

Eighty-three rabbits are now safe and sound and won’t be turned into meat, fur, or bunny breeding machines.

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Who Runs the World? Vegan Girls! Like Beyoncé, Miley, and Ariana © StarMaxInc.com

Who Runs the World? Vegan Girls! Like Beyoncé, Miley, and Ariana

Posted on June 10, 2015 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

What’s the secret to unleashing your inner Sasha Fierce?

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California Governor’s Water-Saving Advice: Eat Veggie Burgers ©iStock.com/themacx

California Governor’s Water-Saving Advice: Eat Veggie Burgers

Posted on June 10, 2015 | Written by Lindsay Pollard-Post

As California’s drought drags on, Gov. Jerry Brown shares water-saving advice: Eat burgers made from veggies, not cows.

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The Dark Side of Monkey Business

The Dark Side of Monkey Business

Posted on June 10, 2015 | Written by Dr. Alka Chandna

When monkeys are viewed as little more than pieces of laboratory equipment, this is what happens.

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Surfer Kelly Slater Prevented From Submitting Question During SeaWorld Meeting

Surfer Kelly Slater Prevented From Submitting Question During SeaWorld Meeting

Posted on June 9, 2015 | Written by PETA

Slater was prevented from confronting SeaWorld during the company’s online meeting.

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Photos: They Came, They Saw, They Adopted

Photos: They Came, They Saw, They Adopted

Posted on June 8, 2015 | Written by Alisa Mullins

Dozens of potential adopters converge on PETA’’s Norfolk, Virginia, headquarters to have their hearts stolen by homeless dogs.

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Beyoncé’s Big Announcement Prompts Gifts From PETA ©StarMaxInc.com

Beyoncé’s Big Announcement Prompts Gifts From PETA

Posted on June 8, 2015 | Written by PETA

Queen Bey shared her slimming and health secrets with fans today, gushing about her new vegan diet.

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