Five Essential Resources for Animal Advocates

It’s easy to be passionate about animal rights, but how do you stay motivated and ensure that your actions will make the biggest splash possible and help the most animals? We’re here to help!

Here are the top five resources that every animal advocate must have in his or her arsenal:

1.    The PETA Practical Guide to Animal Rights

This comprehensive book on animal rights by PETA President Ingrid E. Newkirk includes hundreds of tips on how you can speak out for animals in your day-to-day life, resources to learn more about animal rights, and ways to connect with other activists.

2.    Ingrid Newkirk on Activism

Want to stay motivated in your day-to-day activism efforts? These words of wisdom from Ingrid will do the trick! When you don’t have the time to read, play this audio track and get instant insight and inspirational words reminding you to always speak out for animals.

3.    PETA’s iPhone App

If you’re a busy, on-the-go activist, don’t fret—we’ve got you covered! Just download PETA’s iPhone app, and you can take action for animals anytime, anywhere.

4.    “Effective Advocacy: Planning for Success”

Activism isn’t always easy, but it can be a lot more fun and effective with this guide. Learn how to make your advocacy efforts count—whether you’re planning a demonstration or speaking to your loved ones about animal rights.

5.    Social Networks

One of the easiest—and most important—ways to speak out for animals is to be active on social networks. Every time you tweet or post a status on Facebook, you can spread the animal rights message to everyone you know. Follow @peta on Twitter and “Like” us on Facebook to get updates on what we’re up to and share our stories with your friends and followers!

Once you’re armed and ready with the above tools, don’t forget to join PETA’s Action Team to receive urgent updates and stay on the front lines of the animal rights movement.

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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