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PETA Goes to the ‘Execution Capital of the World’ to Ask for Clemency

PETA Goes to the ‘Execution Capital of the World’ to Ask for Clemency

Posted on September 5, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

With so much talk about botched executions, PETA wants to show people that death row inmates aren’t the only victims.

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Why We’re Calling Foul on the Elephant Slam Dunk Stunt

Why We’re Calling Foul on the Elephant Slam Dunk Stunt

Posted on September 5, 2014 | Written by Lindsay Pollard-Post

A video of an elephant named Chuck who stands on two legs and dunks a basketball with his trunk is making the rounds. But what’s the story behind it?

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Live-Tweeting of Circus Highlights Cruelty Under the Bright Lights

Live-Tweeting of Circus Highlights Cruelty Under the Bright Lights

Posted on September 5, 2014 | Written by PETA

Ringling Bros. circus gets quite a shock when PETA live-tweets a performance in order to help put the spotlight on animal abuse.

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Happy Endings for Roussette, Licorice, and Macey (Photos)

Happy Endings for Roussette, Licorice, and Macey (Photos)

Posted on September 4, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

Where are they now? We catch up with three PETA rescues.

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The Beheadings No One Is Talking About

The Beheadings No One Is Talking About

Posted on September 4, 2014 | Written by Ingrid Newkirk

Atrocities in faraway places can make us feel powerless to do anything about them—but there are still ways to help stop the violence.

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Experimenters Hold Meeting About PETA’s Air Cruelty Campaign © Taylor Mason

Experimenters Hold Meeting About PETA’s Air Cruelty Campaign

Posted on September 4, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

Animal experimenters were holding a meeting to figure out what to do about animal activists when they were interrupted by … animal activists.

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What Does a Lab’s ‘Gold Standard’ Seal Mean for Animals? More Violations

What Does a Lab’s ‘Gold Standard’ Seal Mean for Animals? More Violations

Posted on September 3, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

When a laboratory receives an accreditation that’s considered to be the “gold standard” of animal welfare, what does it really mean for the animals?

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The Animal Kingdom Is Full of Big Talkers

Posted on September 3, 2014 | Written by Lindsay Pollard-Post

From underwater turtle talk to equine sign language, animals have a voice and things to say. But are we listening?

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Why Are We Asking Google to Help Dogs in Chile?

Why Are We Asking Google to Help Dogs in Chile?

Posted on September 3, 2014 | Written by Caitlin Kustes

Disturbing images captured by Google’s “street view” car in Chile illustrate the need to spay and neuter. Will Google help end animal homelessness?

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PETA’s Innovative Virtual Reality Experience Turns You Into a Chicken

PETA’s Innovative Virtual Reality Experience Turns You Into a Chicken

Posted on September 2, 2014 | Written by PETA

Groundbreaking “I, Chicken” lets students see, hear, and feel what it’s like to be a small bird facing trouble.

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

Grimes, Russell, and Stella 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, and Stella McCartney 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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