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Porsche Urges Dealerships to Nix Tiger Cub Events Following Appeal

Porsche Urges Dealerships to Nix Tiger Cub Events Following Appeal

In response to appeals from PETA and Big Cat Rescue citing animal welfare and public-safety concerns raised by Porsche dealerships’ reported plans to exhibit tiger cubs at unveilings of …

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PETA Backs Student Petition to Nix School Events at SeaWorld

PETA Backs Student Petition to Nix School Events at SeaWorld

Seventeen-year-old Zach Affolter’s petition calling on the Poway Unified School District to cut all ties with SeaWorld has already garnered more than 1,100 signatures—and now, the high school junior’s …

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PETA to Dillon Mayor Following Escaped Reindeer Fiasco: No More Live Animals at Events

PETA to Dillon Mayor Following Escaped Reindeer Fiasco: No More Live Animals at Events

In response to an incident during the Lighting of Dillon ceremony on December 5 at La Riva Mall in which a reindeer got spooked and ran at large until …

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Ohio Race Organizers Agree Not to Use Animals in Future Events!

Ohio Race Organizers Agree Not to Use Animals in Future Events!

After hearing about a “mud run” in Ohio that included having participants jump into a mud pit with three piglets, we contacted event organizers and they have agreed to …

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Five Cruelty-Free Sporting Events

Five Cruelty-Free Sporting Events

Take a car, boat, plane, or train to these five animal-friendly sporting events!

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Days: 215. Events: 400. Lives Saved: Countless.

Days: 215. Events: 400. Lives Saved: Countless.

On Saturday, PETA’s DC Outreach Team, which is based at the Nanci Alexander Center for Animal Rights in Washington, D.C., held its 400th outreach event of 2010. No, that’s …

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Are You Current on PETA Events?

Are You Current on PETA Events?

This summer, I plan to exercise, read, and socialize, so I intend to focus my Web surfing and not get so lost in cyberspace. Enter PETA’s new Internet Explorer …

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Spring Meadow Farms’ Pig-Wrestling Events Canceled!

Spring Meadow Farms’ Pig-Wrestling Events Canceled!

October 2008 After PETA received word that a Maryland farmer intended to hold several pig-wrestling events in a four-week period, we immediately contacted organizers to cancel the abusive event. Upon …

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Lukoil Discontinues Ringling Promotional Events

Lukoil Discontinues Ringling Promotional Events

January 2008 In October 2007, PETA fired off a letter to Lukoil’s CEO after learning that some of Lukoil’s gas stations were holding promotional events for notorious animal abuser Ringling …

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Wayne State University Bans Live Animals at Campus Events

Wayne State University Bans Live Animals at Campus Events

January 2004 Following a letter from PETA and complaints from students, the Wayne State University student council made the compassionate decision to prohibit the use of live animals at campus …

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Turtle Races and Other Live Animal Events Shut Down at Milwaukee Bar

Turtle Races and Other Live Animal Events Shut Down at Milwaukee Bar

April 2003 PETA received a call from a Milwaukee activist who was desperately trying to get live turtle races canceled at a local bar. We immediately contacted the Milwaukee Health …

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Boston Baseball Club Cancels Events With Exotic Animal Exhibition

Boston Baseball Club Cancels Events With Exotic Animal Exhibition

October 2002 PETA wrote to the general manager of the Lowell Spinners Baseball Club in Massachusetts, an affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, after learning that the club had scheduled …

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Kern County Fair Planning to Host Cruel Elephant Rides

Kern County Fair Planning to Host Cruel Elephant Rides

The Kern County Fair starts next week, and PETA, whose motto includes “animals are not ours to use for entertainment,” is calling on fair organizers to cancel plans to …

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The Animal Kingdom Is Full of Big Talkers

From underwater turtle talk to equine sign language, animals have a voice and things to say. But are we listening?

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The Big E Festival Should Nix Risky Petting Zoo and Elephant Rides, Says PETA

The Big E Festival Should Nix Risky Petting Zoo and Elephant Rides, Says PETA

PETA is asking The Big E festival to cancel the petting zoo and elephant rides that are slated to be provided at the fair in September, because these events …

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