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Why Should Animals Have Rights?

When it comes to pain, love, joy, loneliness, and fear, a rat is a pig is a dog is a boy.

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Need ideas for a Fourth of July barbecue? Here’s all you need to know!

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Earlier this year, a baby bison was euthanized after being forced into the back of an SUV by well-meaning but misguided tourists.

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Lucy looks like a cross between a lion and a guinea pig, a combination that’s surprisingly adorable and totally irresistible.

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Shocking Photos: How Did These Sheep Abusers Avoid Prosecution?

Australian authorities said that there was not sufficient evidence to prosecute. Decide for yourself.

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Every day is a miserable one in these roadside zoos.

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OB/GYN Residents Trade Practice on Live Pigs for High-Tech Simulators

Human simulation technology donated by PETA is helping save lives—both human and animal.

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Reality star Nicole Williams confronts the awful truth behind leather clothing, shoes, belts, bags, and wallets.

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Italian Town Lowers Boom on Fireworks; Animals Breathe Sigh of Relief

With the Fourth of July coming up, we can help dogs keep calm and weather the commotion.

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MasterCard Says No to Animals in Captivity

One day. That’s how long it took MasterCard to take action to help dolphins.

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Member of Congress: Stop FBI’s Trauma Training on Animals

When animals are suffering and dying, the FBI needs to turn the investigation on itself.

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Meat-Eaters Meet Farmed Animals for the First Time (VIDEO)

How will these devoted meat-eaters react to meeting rescued cows, pigs, and chickens?

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Congress Members, New York Times Push Military to End Deadly Animal Training

The military’s policy requires using life-like human simulators instead of animals for combat trauma training when possible. PETA’s pushing for more progress.

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UPDATE: Leather-Free Mercedes Now Available Worldwide!

Mercedes-Benz offers leather-free models worldwide.

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Another animal used for human entertainment is dead.

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Medical groups representing hundreds of thousands of doctors and physicians-in-training have endorsed humane legislation.

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is engaged in a deadly game of “pay to play”—and Rep. Brendan Boyle is saying “enough.”

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Bowmanville Zoo to Close its Doors

Following an undercover investigation by PETA, the Bowmanville Zoo says it will will close its doors.

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Florida County That Harbors Monkey Breeders Faces Legal Repercussions

Local landowners take Hendry County to court over primate-breeding facilities that abuse animals and potentially endanger public health.

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PETA in Action

  • King Gets New House
    King Gets New House
    PETA fieldworkers delivered a sturdy new doghouse and tie-out to this dog, who was previously tied by a short leash to an old airline crate.
  • PETA Wows Legislators With Lifesaving Simulators
    PETA Wows Legislators With Lifesaving Simulators
    PETA and Homeland Executive Producer Gideon Raff led a presentation at the Capitol showing how simulators can replace military training in which live animals are shot, stabbed, and killed each year.
  • PETA protests commercial seal slaughter
    PETA protests commercial seal slaughter
    PETA’s fearless supporter protested the Canadian government’s financial support of the annual commercial seal slaughter directly next to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s motorcade.
  • Snowball and Trixie Spayed
    Snowball and Trixie Spayed
    PETA workers transported both dogs to and from their spay appointment, free of charge.
  • Church Agrees to Drop Live Lion From Sermons
    Church Agrees to Drop Live Lion From Sermons
    An Orlando church that used a caged lion as a visual aid during a recent sermon has vowed not to use live animals again after hearing from PETA and our supporters.
  • Mother Duck and Ducklings Saved From Traffic
    Mother Duck and Ducklings Saved From Traffic
    This mama duck and her ducklings were scurrying about in traffic, so we rushed staff out to help them, and the family was contained and safely taken to a nearby river.
  • Rat Freed From Cruel Glue Trap
    Rat Freed From Cruel Glue Trap
    After hearing about this rat who had become stuck on a glue trap, we gave our caller humane rodent control advice and explained how to free the animal gently.
  • Baby Opossums Saved
    Baby Opossums Saved
    When a compassionate meter reader found a litter of baby opossums clinging to their dead mother, we talked him through containing the animals while we sped out to collect and transport them to expert hands.
  • Humane-Education Workshops Result in Veg Pledges
    Humane-Education Workshops Result in Veg Pledges
    At humane-education workshops held by Animal Rahat, a PETA-supported Indian animal relief organization, 125 students pledged never to eat meat.
  • PETA Helps West Virginia Flood Victims
    PETA Helps West Virginia Flood Victims
    PETA came to the aid of those affected by mass flooding in West Virginia by delivering much-needed animal supplies.
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