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You Won’t Believe How Far People Will Go to Abuse Opossums © istockphoto.com/twphotos

You Won’t Believe How Far People Will Go to Abuse Opossums

In the latest twist in the bizarre Opossum Drop saga, PETA is suing to overturn an absurd law designed specifically to allow the event organizers to terrorize opossums.

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What Happens When ‘Save Rates’ Trump Common Sense?

What Happens When ‘Save Rates’ Trump Common Sense?

In an attempt to boast higher “save rates,” some shelters are taking dangerous measures, including adopting out dogs with an unpredictable temperament to unsuspecting members of the public.

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2014 Emmy-Nominated Friends of Animals! @StarMaxInc.com

2014 Emmy-Nominated Friends of Animals!

Eight of 2014’s most celebrated TV stars are kind, compassionate friends to animals, and a couple will probably surprise you.

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Craving Something Sweet? Meet Licorice

Craving Something Sweet? Meet Licorice

If you’re looking for a guilt-free indulgence, put down the chocolate and take home this sweetie pie of a cat.

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Nina Davuluri: Celebrate Diversity

6 Ways to Help Your Dog Survive the Fourth of July

These precautions will help keep your animal companions safe and happy on “Firecracker Day.”

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How Did Dogs ‘Saved From Euthanasia’ End Up Dead?

How Did Dogs ‘Saved From Euthanasia’ End Up Dead?

A gruesome discovery in a Tennessee barn has provided yet another example of how animals suffer and die when shelters become desperate to avoid euthanasia.

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PETA to Marietta Mayor: Don’t Let Hot Weather Claim Another Life

PETA to Marietta Mayor: Don’t Let Hot Weather Claim Another Life

The death of a Georgia toddler in a hot car prompts PETA to try to prevent more tragedies.

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Are You a Crazy Cat Lady? (QUIZ)

Are You a Crazy Cat Lady? (QUIZ)

Meow, meow, meow, meow, meow.

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Hot Cars Kill

Hot Cars Kill

Panicked, hopeless, and unable to cool down, many dogs left in hot cars die each year. This summer, and on any warm day, leave your dogs safe at home.


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One Mosquito Bite Could Kill Your Dog

One Mosquito Bite Could Kill Your Dog

Just one bite from an infected mosquito can give your dog a potentially fatal disease. Luckily, it’s simple to protect your pup from heartworms.

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19 Common Houseplants That Can Harm Your Animal © Kencredible

19 Common Houseplants That Can Harm Your Animal

Here are 19 of the most common indoor plants that could harm your animals. Some of them may surprise you!

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Eight Dogs Barely Escape Baking to Death

Eight Dogs Barely Escape Baking to Death

After eight dogs were left to bake in a roasting-hot van for nearly two hours, PETA asks a California mall to warn drivers that it’s “too hot for Spot!”

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Miss America Wants You to Celebrate the Beauty of Diversity—Adopt a Mutt!

Miss America Wants You to Celebrate the Beauty of Diversity—Adopt a Mutt!

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri knows the sad statistics concerning animals in shelters and understands the importance of adoption.

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