PETA’s Oscat Awards: A Closer Look at This Year’s Standout Films for Animal Advocacy

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Get ready to roll out the red carpet as we celebrate the most animal-friendly films of the year at the Oscat Awards!

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‘Basic Rights for Animals!’ PETA Germany Marks 30th Anniversary With Demands to Parliament

Inspired by PETA Germany’s 30th anniversary, animal defenders went to Parliament with unfinished business. What were their demands?

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Empathy Over Experimentation: The Case Against the Term ‘Lab Rat’

The term “lab rat” only perpetuates speciesism and condones cruel experiments on animals. Let PETA increase your compassion for rats.

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What an Avocado-Loving Rat Taught Me About Humane Rodent Control

Meet Ratty, the avocado-loving rodent who nibbled his way into my life and taught me an important lesson about using humane traps.

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Saying Goodbye to Harmful Greeting Cards, Hallmark Makes a Change for Chimpanzees

Hallmark’s action comes after PETA held lively demonstrations near the company’s headquarters, ran creative ads, and enlisted the help of celebrities.

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Share Compassion With a PETA Present

With a PETA Present, you can send a beautiful e-card and help animals.

Eat a Lobster, Kill a Whale: PETA Pinpoints Deadly Web Cast by Fishing Industry

PETA urges anyone tempted to eat a lobster to consider the high cost of putting any marine animal on their plate.

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Drone Strikes in Ukraine Hit Animal Rescuers’ Van—Watch How They Escaped

PETA-supported animal rescuers had a close call during a mission to help dogs and cats make a safe getaway in Ukraine. Watch the video!

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Feds Call Off Raid of Underground Track, Destroy PETA’s Evidence of Horse Doping

The Washington Post reports that following PETA’s investigation, federal agencies planned a massive raid of an underground racetrack in Georgia, only to nix it at the last minute.

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7 Charged Following PETA Exposé of Unregulated Horse Racing

A secretive industry operating in over 30 states is driving horses to an early grave, but this exciting update to a PETA investigation proves abusers are feeling the heat.

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U.S. Tax Money Pays for Cruel, Deadly, and Fraudulent Foreign Animal Tests

PETA has found even more reasons to urge your legislators to act. Let’s save lives and stop the National Institutes of Health from using our tax money to fund foreign laboratories.

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Don’t Go ‘Bacon’ My Heart! PETA Spreads Love With Vegan BLTs on Valentine’s Day

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To spread love for our fellow animals on Valentine’s Day, PETA’s cupids traded in their bows and arrows for something tastier.

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When PETA Roared For Action, These Roadside Zoos Faced Federal Crackdowns

As long as animals suffer at roadside zoos, we’ll work relentlessly to shut these facilities down. Here’s how our complaints have led to federal crackdowns.

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‘Sheep Can’t Fight for Sheep’s Rights’: PETA’s Incendiary New Campaign Targets Fashion Schools and Consumers

The future of fashion is animal-free. Here’s what PETA is doing to get the message across in time for New York Fashion Week.

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PETA Came to Sweet Suni’s Rescue; Will You Rescue This Adoptable Dog’s Heart?

Breed: Magnificent mastiff mutt. Height: Picture a pony. Profession: WFH snuggler. Kids: Could take them or leave them. Looking for: A relationship. E-mail [email protected] to take things offline.

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‘Bleating’ the Odds: How PETA-Supported Rescuers Saved Baby Goats in Ukraine

The war had taken everything from these goats except their lives—and they were fading fast. Find out how PETA-supported rescuers came to their aid.

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PETA’s Milestones for Animals: 1980 to Now

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