Seven-Week-Old Pit Bull Puppy Saved After Being Fed Cocaine

January 2004

PETA’s Community Animal Project came to the rescue of a 7-week-old pit bull puppy who had swallowed a 30 rock of crack/cocaine at a party and had been having seizures for 24 hours. We rushed the suffering puppy for immediate vet care, but she had to be euthanized.

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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