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San Francisco Board Unanimously Votes to Ban Animal Performances

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously in favor of banning all performances by wild and exotic animals.

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Two Thumbs Down for ‘The Longest Ride’ Premiere

Bulls had no interest in participating in the premiere of “The Longest Ride.”

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9 Secret Devices That Animal Abusers Don’t Want You to Know About

These nine things are causing a lot of animals a lot of pain. What’s worse? It’s all standard operating procedure.

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Victory! Indian Supreme Court Bans Jallikattu, Bull Races, and Bull Fights

The Supreme Court of India has handed down a landmark judgment clarifying that bulls must not be used in bull races, bull fights, in any other performances.

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Update: Box Elder County Says NO to Horse Torture!

Box Elder County Fairgrounds was scheduled to host a cruel “horse tripping” event on January 18. PETA just learned that the event has been canceled!


Colorado Officials Shut Down Private Rodeo!

When concerned residents alerted us to a private rodeo involving horse tripping and running animals to exhaustion, we helped to get officials on the scene, and the event was …


Tommy Lee Asks Canada to Chuck Deadly Chuckwagon Races

When Tommy Lee hits the stage tonight in Calgary, Alberta, there may be a special guest in the audience to watch him drum upside down: Alison Redford, the premier …

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Carey Hart’s Animal-Friendly Birthday

What better way to spend your birthday than being with the people you love, eating great food, and doing something good for animals! That’s exactly how Carey Hart celebrated—with …

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Gavin Rossdale Rocks PETA’s Fur-Free Demo

Things got rockin’ at our “Summer Is No Vacation for Animals on Fur Farms” demonstration in Portland, Maine, when Gavin Rossdale and his son Kingston stopped by: Gavin thanked …

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Bob Barker Says ‘Stop the Stampede’

The always remarkable Bob Barker has sent urgent letters to the major sponsors of the cruel Calgary Stampede encouraging them to take PETA’s advice and end their support of …

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Irvine Bans Circuses, Rodeos, Animal Sales

Tuesday night, in a vote that met with thunderous applause and a standing ovation, the Irvine, California, City Council made the groundbreaking move to simultaneously ban rodeos, circuses that use …

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The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly Collide in ‘Buck’

The new documentary film Buck chronicles the life of real-life “horse whisperer” Buck Brannaman and his work to help, as he calls them, “horses with people problems.” The film …

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Horse Breaks Back at Rodeo

A horse named Check Mate was euthanized this past weekend after suffering a broken back and collapsing during a saddle bronc riding event at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo …

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Want Bonnie-Jill Laflin’s Body?

Former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader Bonnie-Jill Laflin is cheering for vegetables in her new PETA ad. As an NBA scout, Laflin knows a thing or two about fitness. And she …

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Canada’s Carnage Continues

Resolute / CC by 3.0 Update: Six horses died during this year’s Calgary Stampede. Please take action and ask the Stampede sponsors to disassociate themselves from the event. As …

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