Two Dogs Confiscated From Abusive Owner

January 2012 

In Chicago, Illinois, a dog named Coco was chained without shelter and frequently beaten by her owner. PETA notified local officials who were able to seize Coco and another dog named Heaven (who was suffering from an untreated broken leg), thanks to a law prohibiting felons from owning unsterilized dogs. Multiple charges have been filed against the owner.

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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