Frequently Asked Questions
- What is the difference between “animal rights” and “animal welfare”?
- Is the fur industry really as cruel as people make it out to be?
- Hunting fees are a major source of revenue for wildlife management and habitat restoration.
- What is the most humane way to cook lobsters—boiling them or steaming them in the microwave?
- What’s wrong with beeswax?
- What rights should animals have?
- What’s wrong with silk?
- But don’t cows need to be milked?
- How do circuses train animals?
- What inspired your “Got Prostate Cancer?” Campaign?
- I heard that some vegetarians sued McDonald’s for using beef flavoring in its French fries. Who won?
- With animal exploitation so widespread in our society, I sometimes get discouraged. Do you have any words of advice?
- I’d like to write a letter to my local paper regarding a terrible story they printed, but I’m not much of a writer. Is there anything I should know?
- Where can I find a warm winter coat?
- Where can I find a list of animal ingredients and their alternatives?
“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