Sara Oliver

Sara Oliver

Sara is an avid consumer of coffee, indie pop music, and animal rights news. After graduating from Ithaca College in New York, she followed her passion for animal liberation and joined PETA’s content team. In her free time, she can be found watching sitcoms with her two guinea pigs, walking her dog through historic Philadelphia, or browsing local thrift stores for funky vegan fashion.

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See Why French Bulldogs Can’t Breathe: Their Skull vs. a Healthy Dog’s

What does a bulldog skull look like? Why do flat-faced dogs struggle to breathe? PETA answers your questions about breathing-impaired breeds.

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Parades, Adoptions, and 3,237 Animals Sterilized: CAP Winter 2023 Roundup

When an animal is in need, PETA fieldworkers do everything in their power to help. Learn more about their groundbreaking work.

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Photos: See How PETA Helped Dogs Forced to Endure Bitterly Cold Weather

When temperatures hit dangerous lows across North Carolina, PETA fieldworkers helped dogs left outside in the cold. Find out how you can take action for dogs, too.

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Death Before the Death Race: Iditarod Training Accidents That Killed Dogs

While training for the Iditarod, dogs have been injured and killed in moose encounters, snowmobile accidents, and many other gory ways. Find out how you can help dogs.

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VIDEO: American Racehorse Rescued Outside South Korean Slaughterhouse—See Her Now

American Thoroughbred “My Elusive Dream” was en route to the largest horse slaughterhouse in South Korea. See how PETA saved her at the last minute.

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5 Ways Bear Country U.S.A Is a Nightmare for Animals

Birthing season is rapidly approaching for the bears held at Bear Country U.S.A. Learn how you can help stop future generations from suffering at the facility.

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How Are ‘No-Kill’ Policies Failing Animals Everywhere? ‘The New Yorker’ Reveals

An article by novelist Jonathan Franzen in “The New Yorker” is lifting the veil on how “no-kill” policies are causing cats and dogs to suffer.

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Meet Cats, Dogs, Goats, Chimpanzees, and Others PETA Helped Rescue in 2023

Take a look at 23 of the top animal rescues we helped carry out in 2023 and find out how you can help us do more great work for animals next year.

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PETA Was ‘Santa Paws’ for Duke: See This Formerly Chained Dog’s First Christmas

Duke spent many Christmases chained up in the cold. But this year, Santa’s helpers at PETA brought him everything on his wish list. See him now!

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PETA Calls On U.N. to Add Relief Supplies for Animals to Shipments Entering Gaza

The animals in Gaza who are displaced, starving, abandoned, or injured urgently need help. We have asked the U.N. to ensure that relief supplies reach animals in need.

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Tune In: PETA VP Featured on Podcast Breaks Down ‘No-Kill’ Sham

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What does “no-kill” really mean? A PETA vice president joined “The Animal Welfare Junction” podcast to discuss the divisive term.

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Notorious Mt. Hope Auction Makes This Town the WORST for Animals

Three times a year, the Mt. Hope Auction crams thousands of animals into severely crowded pens and stacked cages in its barns. Find out how you can help end this nightmare.

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VIDEO: Find Out Why Nude ‘Monkeys’ Were Arrested at the Harvard-Yale Game

Harvard didn’t just lose its football game with Yale—it’s also a loser when it comes to animals. See how PETA “monkeys” took the field.

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’60 Minutes’ on Horse Racing—and PETA’s Role in Achieving Change

How did PETA help pave the way for the federal criminal investigation that led to convictions for illegally drugging horses?

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Victory! Rite Aid Is Phasing Out Greeting Cards Featuring Flat-Faced Dogs

What’s wrong with greeting cards featuring pugs or bulldogs? Rite Aid and PETA agree there’s nothing cheerful about animals who can’t breathe.

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