Larry Wallach Cited for USDA Violations Following PETA Complaint

Following a complaint from PETA, the U.S. Department of Agriculture cited backyard animal exploiter Larry Wallach for multiple violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act. We notified the agency of Wallach’s Facebook videos showing him electroshocking a juvenile tiger named Sheba, keeping her in a run-down enclosure, and handling her in a harmful and inhumane manner.

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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