Abandoned Calf Rescued in Illinois

July 2004

Thanks to pressure from PETA, charges were filed in what could be a precedent-setting case in Earlville, Illinois, where a wonderful vet rescued this abandoned calf from a dairy farm. He had been left to die by the side of the road.


Get PETA Updates

Stay up to date on the latest vegan trends and get breaking animal rights news delivered straight to your inbox!

By submitting this form, you are agreeing to our collection, storage, use, and disclosure of your personal info in accordance with our privacy policy as well as to receiving e-mails from us.

 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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