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Terrified Rats Are Tormented in Antiquated Classroom Tests © iStock.com/Lorado

Terrified Rats Are Tormented in Antiquated Classroom Tests

PETA is calling on the University of Houston–Clear Lake’s animal care committee to rescind its approval for the abuse of rats in cruel classroom experiments.

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VICTORY: Airline Stops Flying Monkeys to Laboratories © iStock.com/Nedilko

VICTORY: Airline Stops Flying Monkeys to Laboratories

Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) has told PETA that it is ending the transport of monkeys to laboratories!


10 Rat Facts That Will Totally Make You Want to Befriend a Rodent ©iStock.com/Argument
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Victory! India Ends Re-Testing of Drugs on Animals for New Drug Registrations

March 18, 2016 Following appeals from PETA India and Union Minister Maneka Gandhi, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has amended its regulations to prevent testing on animals …


Victory! Europe’s Largest Primate Testing Lab Told to Phase Out Experiments ©iStock.com/Nikada

Victory! Europe’s Largest Primate Testing Lab Told to Phase Out Experiments

The Netherlands is a step closer to ending cruel experiments on animals.

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PETA’s Not Leaving Florida Hanging

Hendry County’s monkey warehouses could be breeding grounds for the Zika virus—and PETA is letting residents know.

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Zika Virus Prompts Edie Falco to Call for Shutdown of Monkey Prisons © StarMaxInc.com

Zika Virus Prompts Edie Falco to Call for Shutdown of Monkey Prisons

The “Nurse Jackie” star is urging the Florida surgeon general to take action against cruel monkey facilities in mosquito breeding grounds.

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New Webinar Series Explores Modern Alternatives to Testing on Animals

It’s the 21st century—why are we still testing toxic substances on animals?

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How 2,016 Cruelty-Free Companies Are Making 2016 #TheYearOfVegan

More than 500 of the companies in our cruelty-free database are entirely vegan. Woot!

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Video: Chimpanzee Rescued From Solitary Confinement Can’t Stop Holding Hands With His New Friend © iStock.com/guentergini

Video: Chimpanzee Rescued From Solitary Confinement Can’t Stop Holding Hands With His New Friend

Terry spent years in solitary confinement. Now that he has a friend, he won’t let go.

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Animal-Free Research Is Changing Minds—and Winning Awards! © iStock.com/tiripero

Animal-Free Research Is Changing Minds—and Winning Awards!

And the award goes to … researchers who studied an innovative animal-free method to test for medical device–related skin allergies.

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Switzerland Isn’t Neutral on Animal Testing

Swiss government announces that it will end the sale of cosmetics tested on animals.

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Nothing Could Break Ponso’s Spirit © iStock.com/carlosalvarez

Nothing Could Break Ponso’s Spirit

Called the “loneliest chimp in the world,” Ponso was left alone on an island for years after being used in cruel experiments. His luck is finally changing.

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Scientist Trained on Animals Urges Schools to End Animal Use

Dr. Frances Cheng was made to test on animals in school. Now at PETA, she is imploring schools to stop recently exposed experiments on dogs.

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e.l.f. Cosmetics Takes a Giant Step for Animals With Vegan Makeup Brushes

e.l.f. Cosmetics knows that compassion is a beautiful thing, so check out our favorite products (including the new vegan makeup brushes) from the cruelty-free cosmetics company.

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