Marc Jacobs Bans Exotic Skins

Fashion company Marc Jacobs confirmed a ban on exotic skins after PETA explained that animals in that industry are inflated with water or air, shot, stabbed, and abused in other ways. Buying bags, belts, or shoes made of exotic skins is just as cruel as wearing a full-length fur coat. Always choose vegan fashion, and … Read more »

Hadi Shrine Circus Ends Cruel Elephant Acts

Following a vigorous PETA campaign—which included more than 250,000 e-mails from our supporters, eye-catching protests at circus shows and Shrine events, and appeals to circus sponsors to cut ties—along with protests by dedicated local advocates, the Hadi Shrine announced that it would stop exploiting elephants in its circus! The Hadi Shrine Circus had worked with … Read more »

Jason Derulo Cancels SeaWorld Performance

After hearing from PETA and more than 20,000 of our supporters about the suffering that orcas and other dolphins and whales endure at SeaWorld, Jason Derulo canceled a performance at SeaWorld Orlando in Florida! The animals confined to cramped concrete tanks there don’t choose to perform—they’re often forced to do so until the day they … Read more »

Global Online Retailer Ditches Glue Traps

After learning from PETA that small animals caught on glue traps suffer for days—tearing flesh, breaking bones, and even trying to chew off their own limbs in an attempt to escape—online retailer LightInTheBox removed the devices from its website! You can help prevent small animals from enduring tremendous suffering by never buying or using glue … Read more »

Animal Companions
Canine Blood Prison Hemopet Closes

Following a PETA investigation and the hard-fought passage of a landmark California bill to phase out the operation of businesses that keep dogs perpetually caged for their blood, Hemopet—a captive-canine blood bank in Garden Grove—shut down. No more greyhounds will be warehoused in tiny crates and barren kennels at this dog prison and sham “rescue” … Read more »

Another Company Bans Glue Traps

After PETA contacted Adams Fairacre Farms and explained that the glue traps its stores were selling torture and slowly kill animals, it agreed to ban and remove them from its shelves! We urge everyone never to buy glue traps, because animals who get stuck to them tear off their fur or skin, break their bones, … Read more »

San Patricio Restoration Society Permanently Discontinues Annual Rattlesnake Races

PETA and our supporters called on the San Patricio Restoration Society to stop racing rattlesnakes and leave these animals in peace. The organization canceled the 2024 races and said that it has no plans to host any rattlesnake-related events in the future! Now please take action to end “rattlesnake roundups” being held across the country … Read more »

Miami Seaquarium Forced to Shut Down

Following a relentless PETA campaign and weekly protests by local activists, Miami-Dade County officials issued a Notice of Termination and Notice of Default to the Miami Seaquarium’s owner, requiring the company to vacate the premises, effectively shutting down the hellhole! Our campaign included more than 150,000 calls and e-mails from our supporters, lively rallies, lawsuits, … Read more »

Taiwan FDA Ends Iron Tests on Animals After Hearing From PETA

The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) finalized a regulation that removes animal testing as an option for companies wanting to make human iron health claims for marketing their food and beverage products. The testing included feeding baby rats an iron-deficient diet to induce anemia and then feeding them a test food, after which their … Read more »

Sandusky County Fair to Ditch Organ Grinder Acts Following Letter From PETA

Following reports revealing that organ grinder monkey exhibitors featured at the Sandusky County Fair in Ohio had racked up numerous violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act, including multiple incidents of children being bitten by a monkey, PETA fired off a letter to fair organizers, urging them to commit to ending the use of monkeys … Read more »

Hallmark Stops Selling Cards That Hurt Chimpanzees

Following years of pressure from PETA, Hallmark Cards—the largest greeting card company in the world—stopped producing and selling cards featuring degrading images of chimpanzees who were torn away from their mothers as infants. Such images are known to hinder conservation efforts. PETA’s campaign included lively protests, creative ads, heartfelt letters from celebrities such as Judy … Read more »

Animal Companions
Marketing Services Provider Joins Major Ad Agencies in Not Promoting Flat-Faced Dog Breeds

RKD Group—a marketing and fundraising services provider for nonprofit organizations—became the latest company to commit to leaving pugs, bulldogs, and other breathing-impaired breeds (BIB) of dogs out of its future ads, joining the Ad Council, Ogilvy, Wieden + Kennedy, Wunderman Thompson, and others! BIBs are deliberately bred to have distorted and restricted airways, and millions … Read more »

OSHA Issues Hazard Alert Warning to Bear Country U.S.A. Following PETA Complaint

Following a PETA complaint triggered by our 2023 eyewitness investigation, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigated South Dakota roadside zoo Bear Country U.S.A. and issued it a hazard alert warning, finding that conditions there were likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees who entered enclosures to abduct newborn cubs from … Read more »

SeaQuest Littleton Closes

After PETA filed numerous formal complaints with federal and state authorities detailing egregious animal welfare issues and injuries to customers at SeaQuest Littleton in Colorado, the notorious shopping mall petting zoo closed its doors. The infamous animal-exploiting hellhole will no longer force animals into stressful interactions, put them and the public in danger, or confine … Read more »

Tiger Exhibitor Lisa Lopez Fined by Feds

Following multiple requests for investigations from PETA, the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued tiger exhibitor Lisa Lopez, operator of All Things Wild, a $16,000 civil penalty for illegally exhibiting tigers without a license and offering dangerous public feeding opportunities at the Alabama and Georgia state fairs in 2020.

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