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Ho Ho Ho, PETA Activists Are Coming to Town!

Ho Ho Ho, PETA Activists Are Coming to Town!

Posted on December 16, 2008 | Written by PETA

With shopping season in full swing, PETA volunteers and campaigners are out there braving the cold. Check out photos of some of our recent attention-getting demos below: In Massachusetts, …

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Emmylou Harris: Country Music’s Canine Crusader

Emmylou Harris: Country Music’s Canine Crusader

Posted on December 16, 2008 | Written by PETA

Country superstar Emmylou Harris’ life has really gone to the dogs—and she wouldn’t have it any other way. Devoted to lending a hand to down-and-out dogs, the down-to-earth music …

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If the Shoe Fits …

If the Shoe Fits …

Posted on December 15, 2008 | Written by PETA

necn / CC You may have heard about the incident this weekend in which an Iraqi reporter took aim at President Bush … by throwing both his shoes at …

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Stress and Obesity Killing Teenage Inmates

Stress and Obesity Killing Teenage Inmates

Posted on December 15, 2008 | Written by PETA

htmlhelp / CC Elephant inmates, that is. Two recent studies comparing the health of wild elephants to that of captive ones just concluded that—golly jeepers—free-roaming animals don’t fare very …

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BBC Drops Dog Show Coverage

BBC Drops Dog Show Coverage

Posted on December 15, 2008 | Written by PETA

phapet / CC The BBC has announced—in a momentous victory for dogs everywhere—that it will no longer broadcast coverage of the Kennel Club’s Crufts dog show. Crufts is the …

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Airport Security Will Never Be the Same …

Airport Security Will Never Be the Same …

Posted on December 15, 2008 | Written by PETA

Those boots may be made for walkin’, but were they made from an animal’s sensitive skin? That may be the big question in the minds of travelers shuffling through …

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What’s In and Out for 2009

What’s In and Out for 2009

Posted on December 15, 2008 | Written by PETA

Wow, it’s been a wacky year. We’ve witnessed Barack Obama make history, cheered on the home team during the Summer Olympics, watched the economy take more surprise turns than …

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Pamela Anderson Goes Dutch

Pamela Anderson Goes Dutch

Posted on December 12, 2008 | Written by PETA

quickblogcast / CC You never can tell where PETA’s bombshell BFF—and honorary director—Pamela Anderson might pop up. Could be Finland. Or France. Or Oz. Or even a Vegas homeless …

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Score One for New Mexico!

Score One for New Mexico!

Posted on December 12, 2008 | Written by PETA

sheltersurvivors / CC Awesome news for animals today! For more than a year, commissioners of Bernalillo County, New Mexico, have been in debates over improvements to their animal control …

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Joe Biden Buys One, Gets One Killed

Joe Biden Buys One, Gets One Killed

Posted on December 12, 2008 | Written by PETA

I was extremely disappointed to read that Vice President-elect Joe Biden and his wife bought a dog from a breeder instead of adopting one from an animal shelter. Obviously …

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17,000 Pigs Die on Transport Trucks

17,000 Pigs Die on Transport Trucks

Posted on December 12, 2008 | Written by PETA

Number of animals found dead each year when trucks are unloaded at Canadian slaughterhouses:2 million broiler chickens400,000 egg-layers, breeders20,000 turkeys17,000 pigs500 cattleUp to 3 million total Picture this: You’re …

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Let’s Not Get Taken for a Ride

Let’s Not Get Taken for a Ride

Posted on December 12, 2008 | Written by PETA

fund4horses / CC Every visit to New York City causes me to reflect upon the misery that befalls those poor old racetrack castoffs, Amish cart-pullers, and other worn-down horses …

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The Aussie Government Is Talking About My Naughty Bits!

The Aussie Government Is Talking About My Naughty Bits!

Posted on December 11, 2008 | Written by PETA

I’m pretty sure my mother has set up Google News alerts for my name. So when I saw a News of the Weird–esque article in Australia’s Weekly Times about …

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Announcing PETA’s Sexiest Vegetarian Soldiers!

Announcing PETA’s Sexiest Vegetarian Soldiers!

Posted on December 11, 2008 | Written by PETA

When we first announced our plan to find the “Sexiest Vegetarian Soldier,” we meant to end up with just one winner. But how could we come up with just …

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PETA Employees Donate Holiday Bonuses to Laid-Off AT&T Workers

PETA Employees Donate Holiday Bonuses to Laid-Off AT&T Workers

Posted on December 11, 2008 | Written by PETA

justgrits / CC Have you heard the story about How the Grinch Stole Christmas From AT&T Employees? Sadly, it’s true. AT&T recently announced that it will lay off 12,000 …

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