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Save Lives Without Leaving Home: Be a PETA First Responder

Join PETA’s First Responders team and help save animals with just one word—or even one letter. All you need is a mobile phone.

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Have We Learned Anything From the Bronx Zoo’s Failure of Ota Benga?

In 1906, the Bronx Zoo put a pygmy named Ota Benga in a cage. It ended as badly as you would imagine.

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New PETA Stickers Expose Products Tested on Animals

Let your friends know if their household products were tested on animals or not. Slap on a sticker and take the guesswork out of it for them!


How Your Change Can Help Chained Dogs

Can you imagine spending your entire life trapped on a chain? Your loose change can make a big change for dogs who are tethered 24/7!


Ever Wonder Why People Wear Fur?

Now’s your chance to find out.


Animals Frozen Alive, Crudely Gassed at Petco, PetSmart Supplier

Small animals were deprived of basic care, terrorized by cats, and gassed en masse in a cooler at a supplier to PetSmart and Petco. Act Now!

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PETA’s Top Rescues of 2015

Rabbits and puppies and bears, oh my! With a little help from PETA, these resilient animals have overcome great suffering and now lead happy, healthy lives.

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Artists Pay Huge Tribute to the World’s Loneliest Orca Mural by Shalak Attack and Bruno Smoky | Photo by Jenna Lyn Pimentel

Artists Pay Huge Tribute to the World’s Loneliest Orca

Lolita the orca goes from a concrete tank to a concrete wall … and we’re happy about it.

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Help Chimpanzees in Solitary Confinement

Chimpanzees are highly social animals, but Tootie, Louie, and Joe are in solitary confinement. Help get them to reputable sanctuaries!


Help Animals Used for Winter Gloves in 60 Seconds

Cows, geese, rabbits, sheep, reptiles, and dogs all suffer and die for gloves. Wash your hands clean of cruelty and discover ways to help these animals now.


5 Ways to Encourage the World to Go Down-Free

If you aren’t down with birds being force-fed, plucked, and slaughtered, then encourage the world to go down-free with these steps.


11 Ways to Help Animals With Your Holiday Shopping

You’ll never look at sushi the same way again after learning about how ingenious octopuses are.


Animal Defender Metta World Peace Is Back and Better Than Ever

Metta World Peace is back with the Lakers, and not only is his defense on the court dazzling, he’s also a champion animal defender.

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Former SeaWorld Trainer John Hargrove Honored for His Courage

Former SeaWorld trainer John Hargrove has been exposing the abusement parks’ abuse of animals and deceit of patrons, making him a hero—and a prime target.

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Congressperson Receives PETA’s First Courage in Leadership Award

U.S. Congressperson Lucille Roybal-Allard is a voice for those whose voices often go unnoticed.

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