Union Arena Community Center in Vermont Asked Garden Bros. to Perform Without Animals

Union Arena officials asked Garden Bros. Circus to perform without animals after learning from PETA that a whistleblower had reported that the circus’s manager, Zachary Garden, habitually beats animals and withholds food from them and has refused to provide injured and dying animals with adequate veterinary care.

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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