Chained and Injured Pup Rescued in Virginia

April 2004

PETA’s Community Animal Project came to the rescue of this little rat terrier who was found chained in a Virginia Beach backyard. She had become tangled in a rope and a cable which were wrapped so tightly around her leg that it had swelled to three times the normal size. We called animal control to the scene, and they immediately seized the dog.


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 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