Lufthansa Stops Shipping Dogs and Cats to Laboratories

April 2010

Less than one day after PETA entities worldwide released online action alerts—accompanied by photos showing 50 terrified beagles as they were transported by global transport company Lufthansa to a laboratory in Scotland—Lufthansa announced a new policy prohibiting the transport of dogs and cats to laboratories. PETA is now working to persuade Lufthansa to extend its policy to animals of all species.

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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