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Steps for Meeting With School Boards to Discourage Circus Promotions

See PETA’s steps for meeting with school boards in your area and help stop circuses from coming to your local schools.

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We encourage activists and members to link to PETA’s website from their Web pages, e-mails, and blog posts. For your convenience, we have provided PETA Web banners in a …

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In contrast to the glitter associated with circuses, performing animals’ lives are pretty miserable. Because animals do not naturally ride bicycles, stand on their heads, or jump through rings …

Where to Get Help if You Witness a Crime Against a Wild Animal

Each year, millions of animals suffer horrific deaths because some consider them a nuisance. Find out how to end the cruelty toward wildlife.

Official Findings on Chained Dogs

In efforts to address public safety hazards linked with aggressive dogs, federal and national agencies studied how and why dog-bite incidents occur.

Neglected Animals With No Escape

Chained dogs—like all animals who are left outside and unsupervised—are susceptible to cruel acts of passersby, other animals, and extreme weather.

Helping an Individual Chained Dog

Here are some simple tips on what you can do to help back-yard dogs in your area!

Chained-Dog Attack Summaries

Since 2003, at least 200 Americans have been injured or killed by chained dogs, the majority of the victims were children.

This Just In: PETA Activist Arrested

One of our top activists has just been arrested for participating in an anti-circus demonstration in Dallas. Her crime? You tell us, Dallas P.D.! No one will even tell …

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Tasty! Toronto’s Veggie ‘Pureed’

Oops—I meant to say “Parade.” OK, so maybe that pun made you wince, but the photos from Toronto’s first annual Veggie Pride Parade will make you beam! PETA’s own …

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This Seal Wears Many Hats

It’s been a whirlwind week for PETA’s seal. To keep pressure on Canada to stop letting people shoot baby seals and bash their heads in, PETA’s sombrero-sporting seal followed …

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Speaking Up for Animals South of the Border

Our neighbors to the south have been busy bees for animals lately. Last Saturday, more than 9,000 people took part in a massive activist-organized march for animal rights in …

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Chrissie Hynde Rocks Philly Against McCruelty

No one—and I mean no one—rocks like Chrissie Hynde. Whether she’s fronting the Pretenders or backing a PETA campaign, the vegan Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is never …

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Vote for the Cutest PETA Picture

Calling all connoisseurs of cuteness: We need your help deciding which of the following pics from recent PETA demonstrations is the most aww-inspiring.   © Michael Croland     …

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Spice Up Your (Love) Life

It’s Cinco de Mayo, and these spicy señoritas—dressed in sizzling chili-pepper bikinis—have certainly grabbed my attention:     Our campaigners have been on the road handing out chili-shaped vegan …

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