Animal Companions

These Dogs’ Happy Tale Took a Tragic Turn: Can You Be Their Hero?

Buster and Zoey had a wonderful home until their guardian fell severely ill. Can you give these bonded Chihuahuas a second chance at the love and comfort they deserve?

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After Two Tiger Cubs Drown, Our Eyes Are on Shalom Wildlife ‘Sanctuary’

Shalom Wildlife “Sanctuary,” a misleadingly named roadside zoo in West Bend, Wisconsin, has made headlines for the drowning deaths of two tiger cubs who were born at the facility. Accidents happen, but Shalom’s history of irresponsibility needs to be examined. Since its opening in 2014, the facility has maintained dubious ties to breeders and has… Read more »

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BIB Dog Winning 2022 National Dog Show’s ‘Best in Show’ Is Nothing to Celebrate

A French bulldog’s win in the 2022 National Dog Show is nothing to celebrate. Here’s why it’s nothing short of cruel to breed—or buy—dogs like Winston.

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‘We’re Someone, Not Something!’ Is the Message of This New PETA Merch

You won’t want to miss your chance to get exclusive PETA merch with a heartwarming message, designed by illustrator Betsy Baytos.

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Woman in Egypt Arrested for Fetish ‘Crush’ Animal-Killing Videos Following PETA Entity Tip

This is the first known arrest for “crush” video production in Egypt. PETA is now calling on authorities to pursue charges against the videos’ buyers.

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After Video Surfaces of Teen Attacking a Calf, PETA Offers Free Empathy Lessons

A video showing a teen’s violent beating a calf, reportedly in Mercer County, Ohio, prompts PETA to offer local schools an urgent lesson in empathy.

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Animals WERE Harmed: How American Humane Has Failed Animals

“No animals were harmed”? We disagree. PETA’s video reveals why you shouldn’t trust American Humane labels.

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PETA’s ‘God of War Ragnarök’ Parody Video Asks for an Animal-Friendly Mode

The video game God of War Ragnarök has taken the world by storm, and PETA—being the largest animal rights organization in all nine realms—weighed in with a viral video on the game: Although PETA doesn’t have a Gjallarhorn to sound, we want to make sure everyone knows not to chain up their 60-foot-tall dogs in… Read more »

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Breaking! Federal Indictments of Alleged Monkey Smugglers Follow PETA’s Warnings

The DOJ just indicted alleged members of a smuggling ring that reportedly abducted endangered macaques and shipped them to U.S. labs. See which companies we believe were complicit.

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Scathing Online Glue Trap Reviews Highlight Home Depot Shoppers’ Regrets

Consumers’ glue trap reviews reveal that these devices are one of the cruelest methods of rodent control. Check out these reviews that PETA found on The Home Depot’s website.

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‘All Things Wild’ Exhibitor Lisa Lopez Slapped With USDA Complaint Following Tip From PETA

Following a tip from PETA, Lisa Lopez—the operator of a cruel tiger exhibit known as All Things Wild—is in hot water with federal officials.

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Here’s How PETA Helped Animals This ‘ThanksVegan’—and How You Can, Too

PETA’s giveaways, billboard ads, and more helped encourage people to spare turkeys by having a “ThanksVegan” celebration in 2022.

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After Philly Kids Attack Dog With Bleach, PETA Offers Free Empathy Lessons

A group of minors attacked a dog with bleach and robbed her guardian in Philadelphia. PETA is offering a new lesson to the city’s schools: empathy.

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Victory! Vince Scraps Mohair After Push From PETA

PETA is celebrating this compassionate move and encourages every shopper to leave mohair items, all of which are products of cruelty, on the rack.

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PETA Scientist Tackles Bias Toward Experiments on Animals

PETA is helping to organize workshops, publish reports, and build tools to help researchers who use superior, non-animal methods to boost their work.

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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