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How do you transform your home into your cat’s castle? Can you translate subtle feline facial expressions? Cat “auntie” Ingrid Newkirk will help you answer these questions and more. Register for the free event today!
Unstoppable PETA! In 2021, We Won via Investigations, Litigation, Legislation, and Landmark Rescues! (Video)
PETA won big in 2021: We pushed Taiwan to stop drowning and shocking animals, Canada Goose to ditch fur, ExxonMobil to end its Iditarod sponsorship, and more!
Video: Cold, frantic dogs pace and run around in circles, confined to barren outdoor pens 24/7, and the breeder disfigures their puppies. Help stop this!
You’ll Gawp at This Experiment That an Eighth Grade Science Student Could Figure Out Is Totally Meaningless
Listen to a PETA senior vice president on Tucker Carlson’s show take apart a ridiculous, Fauci-funded experiment to “feminize” male monkeys with hormones, supposedly to study HIV transmission—a virus monkeys do NOT even get.
A company in Spain is planning to open the world’s first intensive farm for octopuses to raise these intelligent, sensitive animals, only so they can be slaughtered for their flesh or eaten alive. Take action now.
Texas A&M University is shuffling healthy dogs between laboratories and simply watching as ill dogs get sicker. After hearing from PETA, the feds are investigating.
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Beamish is a monkey born into laboratory experimentation. Sixteen years later, he’s still being experimented on, currently in Elisabeth Murray’s monkey fright lab.
‘Unchain a Dog’ Month: Washington Post’s Profile on PETA May Bring You to Tears AND Inspire You to Take Action
Why is it vital to lobby for tethering bans and other animal-care standards during “Unchain a Dog” Month and beyond? After spending a few days with PETA fieldworkers, The Washington Post tells the story.
Do you want to launch your vegan journey in January but you’re not sure where to start? Let PETA help: Use our list of “go vegan” actions for “Veganuary.”
Video: Thousands of beagle dogs and puppies are confined to barren kennels and cages 24/7 at a factory farm that sells them for experimentation. Help them today!
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I am you, only different.
Human beings create temporary and arbitrary boundaries to exclude beings who aren’t like them. Human beings have justified wars, slavery, sexual violence, and military conquests through the mistaken belief that those who are “different” do not experience suffering and are not worthy of moral consideration.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
We are taught the Golden Rule as young children, and all major religions teach principles of nonviolence and kindness. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Ethical treatment—the Golden Rule—must be extended to all living beings: reptiles, mammals, fish, insects, birds, amphibians, and crustaceans.
Animals are not ours to experiment on, eat, wear, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way.
All beings desire freedom to live a natural life, according to their inherent desires and instincts. While the lives of all beings necessarily involve some amount of suffering, human beings must stop deliberately inflicting suffering on all beings for our own selfish desires. We lose nothing in replacing a cheeseburger with a veggie burger or a leather purse with a fabric one. But beings we exploit lose their lives just for our fleeting fancy.
We are all animals.
We believe all beings deserve liberty and respect not because they share the characteristics we admire in ourselves but because they are living beings. We share the same evolutionary origins, we inhabit the same Earth, and we are ruled by the same laws of nature. We are all the same.
Please urge Build-A-Bear to rethink its partnership with SeaWorld and stop endorsing this cruelty.
PETA’s field team staff are essential service providers—they’re our miracle workers. If you think you have the compassion and diligence to be on the front line, we want to hear from you.
Actor Alicia Silverstone has detailed the cruelty of the wool industry in a new radio ad for PETA. See how you can help push for a #WoolFreeWinter.Sheep: ©iStock.com/MikeDabell | Hat: ©iStock.com/SeanLocke | Bench: ©Roza/Dreamstime.com
Animal dissection is cruel and dangerous. But there’s good news! The SynFrog promises to give tadpoles a “hoppier” future.
On the busiest shopping day of the year, PETA launched our week of action against Urban Outfitters brands, urging the company to go vegan.
Christine Lattin, Louisiana State University’s resident menace to birds, has plumbed the depths of cruelty and absurdity in her latest round of bird-killing experiments.© iStock.com/AndrewHowe | © iStock.com/fotografstockholm | © iStock.com/photographereddie
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“Humane” meat, egg, and dairy labels hide hell on Earth for animals. If you’ve purchased these foods and feel you were misled, PETA wants to hear from you!
Chains, pens, and low temperatures are a lethal cocktail for dogs living outdoors. If you encounter an animal left outside, here are six ways you can help—and even save their life.
Our scientists have a plan to phase out animal tests and improve research for human health. See our Research Modernization Deal here.
Introduce us to a friend and—if it’s a match—you could make money! PETA is paying up to $1,000 for qualified referrals, so get started today.© iStock.com/filadendron
Packed with skill-building activities, a former PETA undercover investigator’s inspiring story, games, and winter-related freebies, Students Opposing Speciesism’s virtual event will help the youth of today thaw people’s hearts for animals. Sign up now!
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind