Frequently Asked Questions
- What do vegans eat?
- I’m interested in becoming more involved in the fight to end animal abuse, but I’m not sure where to start.
- What’s wrong with wearing leather? Aren’t the cows going to be slaughtered for meat anyway?
- Can children learn physiology without dissection?
- What do you mean by “animal rights”?
- Is there a humane way to get rid of mice and rats?
- Has animal experimentation advanced our knowledge of cancer?
- Is it OK to declaw cats?
- I have heard that ketchup contains animal blood and/or other animal-derived ingredients. Is this true?
- If everyone switches to vegetables and grains, will there be enough to eat?
- What are some alternatives to eggs?
- Animals are not as intelligent or advanced as humans.
- How is a company certified as cruelty-free?
- I recently became a vegetarian and will no longer buy leather. Does that mean I should get rid of all the leather products that I already own?
- What is the difference between “animal rights” and “animal welfare”?
“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