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The Deadly Consequences of ‘No-Kill’ Policies

“No-kill” policies often do more harm than good in ending the cycle of companion-animal homelessness. Find out how we can truly help end this crisis.

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Miss America 2014 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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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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Angelique Cabral ‘Enlisted’ for PETA Adoption Video

Enlisted star Angelique Cabral wants YOU to adopt a homeless dog or cat. See her exclusive PETA interview here.

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‘No-Kill’ Horror Stories

Instead of focusing on the end result—euthanasia—we need to focus on how so many animals get to this point in the first place.

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A Glimpse Into PETA’s Cruelty Investigations Department

PETA’s cruelty caseworkers and fieldworkers are on call 24 hours a day to help animals close to home and all over the country.

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‘No-kill’ Is Not the Answer to Animal Homelessness

The following was written by Ingrid E. Newkirk.  Some people are suggesting that the solution to dog and cat overpopulation lies with so-called “no-kill” animal shelters. If this were …

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Doing the Math Shows ‘No-Kill’ Is Not the Answer

Put the blame where it should be: on breeders who continue to churn out puppies and kittens and on negligent and uncaring people who treat their animals as disposable …

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Man Who Chained Dog in Garage Barred From Owning Animals

For at least three long years, Nigel’s “home” was a dark, waste-filled, and dank garage in Hampton, Virginia. Chained to a wall, the dog was never let out of …

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Euthanasia: We Won’t Run From What Needs to Be Done!

PETA is proud to continue to stand tall and roll up its sleeves to help animals.

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A Tale of Two PETA Dogs

When people talk about PETA’s euthanasia statistics, those aren’t just abstract figures to me—my dog was one of those animals. Kodah, aka “Bug,” was technically “taken into custody and …

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Why We Euthanize

Euthanasia is not a solution to overpopulation but rather a tragic necessity given the present crisis.

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The Great Outdoors? Not for Cats!

Feral and free-roaming cats are tortured and killed in horrific ways, including by being mutilated, shot, and poisoned.


Man and Horse Love Each Other Right to the End

For 34 years, Sally and her guardian were together nearly every day. The loving man doted on his horse, keeping her well cared for and giving her the run …

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