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.

Who Are You Wearing? PETA Makes Noise, Saying ‘Leather Destroys’

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Leather is devastating for animals, the environment, and human health. It has no place in your wardrobe or anyone else’s.

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Ivy League Scientist Pummeled Pigs’ Brains and Likely Falsified Data

A Penn scientist whose “research” involved pummeling piglets’ brains left the school suddenly and retracted his findings from publications.

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PETA Latino Hosts Its Biggest Spay/Neuter Event Yet, in Cancún

Cancún, Mexico, has a surplus of animals but no lack of heart. PETA Latino’s clinic helped residents care for their animal companions.

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Animal Companions

Victory! PETA Gains Full Custody of the ‘Bertie 5’ in Court

PETA sued the person who owned death-by-starvation victim Minnie for custody of the surviving dogs, and for now, they’re safe.

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Animal Companions

Injured Cats, Starving Sheep, and Chained Dogs: PETA Fieldworkers Help Them All

The “dog days” of summer are every day for PETA fieldworkers, who are outside helping chained dogs beat the heat.

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The Killing of Freya the Walrus Is Another Reminder to Leave Wildlife Alone

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Freya the walrus went viral for climbing onto boats to nap. Now, she’s dead. Why do humans think animals are selfie props?

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PETA Celebrates the End of USDA’s ‘Teachable Moments’

The USDA’s “teachable moments” proposed that there was a learning curve to treating animals humanely. PETA breaks down why this system was such a failure.

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Are You Patrick’s Star? PETA-Rescued Labradoodle Looking for New Home

Patrick loves tennis balls, has gorgeous cocoa-brown fur, and is looking for a family to call his own—could you be Patrick’s star?

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Forced to Perform, Bear Attacks Worker in Room Full of Children in China

An Asian black bear attacked a worker during an event in China largely attended by young children. Animal acts are dangerous for all and must end.

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Why the World’s First Octopus Farm Must Not Open

Octopuses are not currently “farmed” animals, but there are plans for an octopus farm to open in Spain in 2023. Take action to help PETA stop this atrocity.

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Food

Make Waves for Animals This Summer at These Vegan-Friendly Beach Towns

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PETA has selected the most vegan-friendly beach towns in the U.S. Did your favorite boardwalk spot make the list?

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After PETA’s Rescue, Formerly Chained Chihuahua Is Unrecognizable (Video)

Tiny Henry was chained outside in all weather extremes—all day, every day. Watch his new guardian’s emotional reaction to seeing him before he was rescued by PETA.

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How to Keep Birds From Colliding With Windows: Simple Tricks to Save Lives

Why do birds collide with glass? PETA explains why birds don’t see glass as a barrier and suggests simple solutions to make your home bird-friendly.

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Watch PETA Transform the Lives of These Starving Sheep Kept at a Convenience Store

Starving and isolated, mother sheep Camellia and her baby needed help. Watch what happened after PETA rescued them.

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Meet the Dog Who Helped Inspire a National News Story: Lady, Finally Unchained

Chained and forgotten in “No-No Land,” Lady was featured in The Washington Post Magazine. Now, she’s free from her chain and in search of the life she always deserved.

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