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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! © iStock.com/ayzek

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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Why ‘Responsible Breeder’ Is an Oxymoron

Floyd was purchased from a California breeder, and like so many of the purebreds sold as mere “inventory” by puppy mills and other animal peddlers, the bulldog puppy’s health suffered because …

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Kitten Gets No Help From ‘No-Kill’ Shelters

 When a Houston woman found a skinny kitten covered with fleas, she began calling “no-kill” shelters looking for somewhere to take the animal, not knowing that these types of …

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Injured Kitten Picked the Right Yard

A New York state man was shocked to see a tiny kitten drag himself into his yard by his two front paws. The lower half of the kitten’s body …

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A Young Cat Is Fading Fast. What to Do?

PETA’s Emergency Response Team received an e-mail from a woman wondering what to do for her ailing cat, who had been diagnosed with feline leukemia (FeLV) and was losing …

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