One 12-Year-Old Shares Why You’re Never Too Young to Make a Difference

Dani, a 12-year-old, shares why going vegan is the best decision anyone can make. She’s got tips to help other kids get started today.

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6 Ways Scouts Are Pulling Out All the Stops for Animals

Are you a scout looking for ways to help animals, or do you just want some animal rights advocacy inspo? We’ve got you!

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Nearly 100 Animals Already Rescued During Ukraine Flood: Will You Help Save Even More?

See heart-wrenching videos and photos of some of the many animals rescued from the devastating flooding in southern Ukraine.

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Will You Help Make PETA President Ingrid Newkirk’s Birthday Wish Come True?

Share PETA President Ingrid Newkirk’s commitment to helping animals—and have a powerful impact on the lifesaving work of animal advocates in the Philippines, Turkey, Ukraine, and many other countries.

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Who Won PETA’s 2023 Gregory J. Reiter Animal Rescue Award?

From heart-pounding rescues to heart-warming reunions, the winner of this year’s Gregory J. Reiter Animal Rescue Award will leave you speechless.

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PETA Presents are a great way to share your love and help animals. Send a personalized e-card to celebrate moms you love or any other special person in your life!

Cruel, Seedy, and Greedy: Comparing Animal Hoarders, Roadside Zoos, and Puppy Mills

How do animal hoarders compare with roadside zoos and puppy mills? PETA spotlights their speciesist similarities and what you can do to help their victims.

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Mother Swan Killed and Eaten During Memorial Day Weekend; 3 Teens Arrested

After police arrested three Syracuse teens for allegedly killing a mother swan, PETA made an urgent plea to schools.

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Abducting Monkeys From Forests Is Making You Sick—Here’s Why

If scientists really used reason and logic, they’d acknowledge the evidence proving why using abducted monkeys is killing their chances of finding cures.

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Whatever Your Florida Plans Are, Don’t Swim With Manatees!

A swim with manatees isn’t sustainable ecotourism—it’s an industry that harms them every day of the year. Learn why you shouldn’t hit the water with these sentient beings.

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Is There a ‘Dark Side’ to PETA? Board Our Starship to Shine Light on a Rebel Force

If someone asks, “What’s the dark side of PETA?” we’ve got the answer. Let us shine a lightsaber on the truth of our efforts for animal rights.

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Forget SeaWorld—Visit These Places During Summer Break Instead


After nine months of homework, tests, and study sessions, you deserve to treat yourself to some summer fun. But there’s one place you should never go.

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Mini ‘S’ Exotic Zoo Cited Over the Death of an Electrocuted Marmoset, Dilapidated Enclosures Following a PETA Complaint

This crummy roadside zoo touts itself as a “conservation” advocacy center—but a federal inspection following a whistleblower tip from PETA tells a much different story.

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Going Vegan Is Not the Same as Going On a ‘Diet’—Here’s Why

Being vegan is a way of life—not a “diet.” While vegan foods offer health benefits, many people opt to go vegan for ethical, environmental, and humanitarian reasons.

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Colombian Council Member Becomes First Politician Outside U.S. to Win PETA’s ‘Courage in Leadership’ Award

PETA has awarded Terry Hurtado Gómez, a member of the city council of Cali, Colombia, the Courage in Leadership Award. Here’s why.

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8 Celebs Watched What the Wool Industry Does to Animals—Here’s How It Went

Watching celebrities react to undercover footage from the wool industry may have you taking a second look at clothing labels.

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Save 200 Animals Every Year by Going Vegan

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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