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.

Viral Photos of Abandoned Dog Shows Why Open-Admission Shelters Are Vital

Baby Girl, the dog abandoned with a backpack of toys and a note from her distraught guardian, is a victim of irresponsible shelters.

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PETA Uncovers Strangulation of Young Monkey at UC-Berkeley

PETA recently uncovered shocking violations of federal animal welfare laws at UC-Berkeley. Find out how you can help monkeys.

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Shark Hung From School Rafters Prompts PETA Push for Empathy Lessons

A group of high school students reportedly hung a dead shark from the rafters of their high school as an alleged “senior prank.” PETA’s urging empathy lessons.

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VIDEO: PETA Catches Eli Lilly CEO Lying About Forced Swim Tests

Eli Lilly’s CEO was caught on camera spouting lies about why his company refuses to ban the cruel forced swim test. PETA is setting the record straight.

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Win! Nestlé Partner AGV Products Ends Animal Tests, Thanks to PETA

In some excellent progress for animals, AGV Products Corp., a major Taiwanese company licensed by Nestlé, has ended animal tests following conversations with PETA.

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PETA Works to Make Sure Open Records Laws Protect Public’s Right to Know

Freedom of information laws can be the start of ending cruelty to animals used in labs. PETA won’t let publicly funded abuse go unseen by the public.

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PETA Victory Results in More Than $180,000 Payout From ‘Tiger King’ Villain Jeff Lowe

Jeff Lowe was slammed for “appalling cruelty” in PETA’s lawsuit win. Find out how you can help stop further suffering of animals at roadside zoos.

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Dogs Suffer When Used for Sledding: Watch ‘Dogs in Distress’

“Dogs in Distress,” a new Canadian investigation, shows what PETA has been saying for years: Dogs used for sledding suffer. Read on to find out how you can help.

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Win! Asian Food Giant ‘Grape King Bio’ Bans Animal Tests, Thanks to PETA

Following talks with PETA, Grape King Bio, a major Taiwanese health food company, has banned animal tests. Find out how to encourage other companies to do the same.

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PETA Stormed Runway Shows: How Fur Went out of Style

The fall of fur in fashion didn’t happen overnight. Read on to find out how PETA changed the fashion industry’s sense of style by storming the runway.

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PETA Calls On Secretary Buttigieg to Investigate Dangerous ‘Monkey Business’

The highway crash involving a truck carrying 100 lab-bound monkeys blew the lid off the public health danger that these transports pose. PETA is urging Pete Buttigieg and the Department of Transportation to investigate.

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Ice-Cold Cruelty: The 8 Most Notorious 2022 Iditarod Mushers

Dogs are pushed past their breaking point each year. PETA’s roundup of the worst 2022 Iditarod mushers makes it clear that the race must stop.

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Victory! Monkeys Will No Longer Be Flown by Kenya Airways

Four monkeys escaped the scene of a highway wreck, likely terrified and potentially carrying disease. Help PETA end the transport of these sensitive animals.

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Caught on Camera: Polish Hunter’s Eye Gouged by Stag During Escape

A stag facing death at the end of a rifle made a snap decision that saved his life—and opened a hunter’s eyes to the dangers of his “sport.”

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The Race Is On for the Biggest Horse Racing Drug Scandal of 2022—and It’s Only January

These five drug-related horse racing scandals are making headlines. Find out what you can do to help horses used for racing.

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind