Lindsay Pollard-Post

Lindsay Pollard-Post

As a kid, Lindsay wrote and illustrated countless stories starring her cat; by middle school, she was writing reports on the cruelty of vivisection; and now, as a senior writer for the PETA Foundation, she has spoken up for animals in The New York Times, USA Today, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and many other publications. Lindsay can often be found practicing the guitar, cooking up spicy vegan dishes, or hitting the sidewalks or trails with her canine sidekick, Pete.

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Animal Shelters Aren’t Sheltering, and It’s Fueling Cat Hoarders

Here’s another grim example of the results when animal shelters stop sheltering: Hundreds of cats suffered at the hands of cat hoarders claiming to “rescue” them.

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Kirk Douglas Had Something to Teach Us All

Kirk Douglas’ remarkable life was an inspiration to us all to live compassionately and to speak out against injustice.

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Doris Day’s Most Enduring Role

Doris Day recorded more than 650 songs and starred in nearly 40 films, but we will always remember her for her most important role: animal champion.

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Caring for a Small Animal Is a Big Commitment

Think a fish, guinea pig, hamster, rabbit, or other small animal will be “easier” to care for than a dog or cat? Think again.

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Is Your Dog a Prisoner in Her Own Home?

Does your dog’s “life” consist of staring out from behind bars, waiting for you to come home?

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Support All Nursing Mothers: A Breastfeeding Mom’s Plea

Influencer and new mother Michelle Weinhofen teams up with PETA for a powerful anti-dairy plea ahead of World Breastfeeding Week.

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PETA Germany Heats Up the U.N. Climate Change Conference

If we’re serious about stopping climate change, it’s time to change what we put on our plates.

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Bill Dyer: Animal Defender Extraordinaire

Through songs, protests, and relentless dedication, Bill Dyer staunchly defended animals until the very end.

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Remembering Free-Speech Champion Nat Hentoff

The prolific journalist defended the right to free speech—including the freedom to speak up for animals’ rights.

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Guess Who Saved Millions of Animals in 2016? PETA’s Mobile Clinics!

In 2016, PETA’s mobile spay/neuter clinics broke every record on the books.

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These Cruel Tests on Rats Will Make You See Red

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There was nothing sweet about what raspberry industry trade groups were doing to rats in laboratories.

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An Equation Could Save 5,000 Animals’ Lives Every Year

Who said math never saved a life? Under a pilot program launched by the EPA, an equation could replace thousands of animals used in deadly pesticide tests.

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Victory! German Pet Stores Scale Back Reptile Sales

Pet stores in Germany have agreed to end or reduce reptile sales following investigations that revealed massive suffering at trade wholesalers.

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First-Ever Online Vegan Food Drive Smashes Its Goal

More than 3,000 pounds of donated vegan foods will ensure that hungry people have access to healthy, humane meals.

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One Slaughterhouse Stops Killing … For Now

USDA inspectors’ observations reveal that struggling cows were repeatedly shot in the skull with metal bolts.

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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