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Meet PETA’s Rescue Team and the Animals They Help

We will never turn our backs on the animals who need us the most. Here’s why.

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Video: Firefighters Save Dog Who Nearly Died While Trapped in Tiny Carrier © iStock.com/Steve Goodwin

Video: Firefighters Save Dog Who Nearly Died While Trapped in Tiny Carrier

When a fire broke out at an Oakland, California, residence, a family rushed to safety. But one family member was left behind: a dog trapped inside a tiny carrier.

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35 Inspiring Rescue Stories From 35 Years of PETA © Charles Long | CharlesLongPhotography.com

35 Inspiring Rescue Stories From 35 Years of PETA

Grab a tissue—these rescue stories are so touching.

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You Won’t Believe These So-Called ‘Doghouses’

You’d probably throw away old mattresses or exercise equipment, but such castoffs are the only things standing between these dogs and the next snowstorm.

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These Dogs Were Put in Crates—and Never Came Out © iStock.com/Steve Goodwin

These Dogs Were Put in Crates—and Never Came Out

Not only is confining a dog to a crate for hours (or days) at a time cruel, it can also be deadly.

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Our Message to Westminster: Homeless Dogs Lose Today

A throng of caged “dogs” reminds Westminster attendees that when they breed and buy purebreds, dogs in shelters lose their chance at finding a home—and a life.

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Hopeless No More: Meet Some of the Animals PETA Helped Last Month (Graphic)

From delivering doghouses to alleviating suffering to putting the brakes on animal births, it was a banner month for PETA’s fieldworkers and mobile clinics.

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Judge Throws the Book at Man Who Starved Puppy © iStock.com/hidesy

Judge Throws the Book at Man Who Starved Puppy

He locked a puppy up and left him to die. Now he’s getting locked up.

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PETA to Place Anti-Crating Ad After Child Locked in a Cage in Wyoming © iStock.com/Steve Goodwin

PETA to Place Anti-Crating Ad After Child Locked in a Cage in Wyoming

With a couple facing charges for caging a child, PETA plans to place a billboard reminding people that no one—child or dog—belongs in a crate.

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Why We’re Urging ‘Teen Mom 2’ Star to Give Up Her Dogs dog photo © iStock.com/a-wrangler

Why We’re Urging ‘Teen Mom 2’ Star to Give Up Her Dogs

Following disturbing scenes of abuse, PETA is urging a “Teen Mom 2” star to give her dogs a chance at a better life.

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Man Who Starved Pit Bull Gets Jail Time

A year after PETA volunteers made a gruesome discovery while out delivering straw bedding, a judge has sentenced a man for cruelty to animals.

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Dog Left in Crate When His Family Moved

It was one of those stories that was so appalling that people had to share it. A PETA supporter learned from someone at her workplace about a couple who …

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