Doug Stanhope—Animals Shouldn’t Work

Published by PETA.

The, um, cheeky comedy stylings of Doug Stanhope may cause the oh-so-proper “ladies who lunch” crowd to suffer a fit of the vapors. But for the irreverent folks out there, Doug’s point of view will be quite refreshing (check out his latest release on iTunes ’til you can catch him live), especially when it comes to matters involving animals.

Recently, Doug sat down to talk with PETA about the ridiculousness of “working animals” at SeaWorld and in circuses, the idiocy of fur-wearers, and his adopted animal companions. Enjoy!

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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