Animal Companions

PETA’s Field Team Gives Three Little Pigs and Other Animals a Fairytale Ending

You’ve heard the story of the three little pigs. Watch our fieldworkers rescue three real-life pigs kept 24/7 in a cramped, flooded pen—and meet a few other animals PETA helped this summer.

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Don’t Roll the Dice: All Animals at SeaQuest Las Vegas Are Unlucky

Animals at SeaQuest Las Vegas have bitten employees, died from drowning, and been seriously injured after escaping while being transported in the back of an open-bed pickup truck.

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5 Baby Monkeys Died in 2 Days—PETA Asks District Attorney to Investigate

Five infant monkeys died at a University of Louisiana laboratory—and PETA wants those responsible to be prosecuted. Experiments on animals must end!

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Oswald’s Bear Ranch Lied About Sophie’s Violent Death, PETA Says, and the Feds Are Finally Paying Attention

Oswald’s Bear Ranch seemingly tried to hide that a bear had run loose for DAYS, resulting in her violent death. Now the tourist trap may finally be held accountable.

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Monterey Zoo: Unredacted Records Don’t Lie, but Apparently, the USDA Does

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is supposed to protect animals, not help boost the profits of animal-exploiting businesses like the Monterey Zoo.

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Ohio Racing Officials Look to Implement Lifesaving Rules After Horse Dies

PETA called on the Ohio State Racing Commission to conduct a thorough investigation of Mox Nix’s death and disclose the full results to the public—and it listened.

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Elvira’s New Book Has a Whole Chapter About Her Work With PETA: ‘My Eyes Were Opened’

She may be the Mistress of the Dark, but when it comes to animal liberation, Elvira’s new book—“Yours Cruelly, Elvira”—will help you see the “lite.”

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Dog Rescued After Years on Heavy Chain: See Paulina’s Transformation

Used as a home alarm system, Paulina had only known life trapped on a heavy chain. See her transformation after PETA Helps Romania stepped in.

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BREAKING: California Exits the Dark Ages, Opens Doors to Community Dog Blood Banks

Until now, California was the ONLY state that required blood sold for veterinary transfusions to come from places like the sham greyhound “rescue” a PETA undercover investigation exposed.

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PETA Australia’s Legal Battle in Tasmania May Have International Impact on Racehorses

See how PETA Australia lawyers are helping horses on a small island and how it may lead to earth-shattering effects around the world.

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A Good Sign for Dogs: Cafaro Thanks PETA for Help With New Campaign


Malls are a fun place to shop, but they’re not a fun place for Spot! Cafaro is helping PETA keep dogs out of hot cars.

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PETA’s Halloween Chocolates: Vegan Treats That Are Scary-Good!

Looking for Halloween treats without a haunted history? Sink your fangs into PETA’s un-boo-lievably delicious vegan chocolates—available for a limited time.

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Ford Spins out of Control as Deadly Crash Tests on Pigs Exposed by PETA

PETA has proof that Ford paid for cruel and useless crash tests on animals—a practice that the company had pledged to ban more than a decade ago.

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Severely Stressed Hamsters Ate Another Hamster Alive at PetSmart and Petco Animal Supplier (Report)

Workers at Sun Pet didn’t notice that “pieces of deceased hamster” were scattered throughout animals’ food and bedding. THIS is where Petco and PetSmart get animals they sell.

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A Life of Pain and Misery: Meet Beamish, a Monkey Prisoner at NIH

NIH tried to keep PETA—and you—from learning about Beamish, a monkey experimenters have cut open and tormented and will eventually kill in worthless tests.

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“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