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Flood Survivors in Ukraine Need Your Help Today—Here’s What You Can Do

As thousands of Ukrainians flee rapidly rising floodwaters, rescuers supported by PETA’s Global Compassion Fund are in the danger zone. Help them save lives!

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Will You Help Make PETA President Ingrid Newkirk’s Birthday Wish Come True?

Share PETA President Ingrid Newkirk’s commitment to helping animals—and have a powerful impact on the lifesaving work of animal advocates in the Philippines, Turkey, Ukraine, and many other countries.

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Who Won PETA’s 2023 Gregory J. Reiter Animal Rescue Award?

From heart-pounding rescues to heart-warming reunions, the winner of this year’s Gregory J. Reiter Animal Rescue Award will leave you speechless.

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Cruel, Seedy, and Greedy: Comparing Animal Hoarders, Roadside Zoos, and Puppy Mills

How do animal hoarders compare with roadside zoos and puppy mills? PETA spotlights their speciesist similarities and what you can do to help their victims.

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Mother Swan Killed and Eaten During Memorial Day Weekend; 3 Teens Arrested

After police arrested three Syracuse teens for allegedly killing a mother swan, PETA made an urgent plea to schools.

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Abducting Monkeys From Forests Is Making You Sick—Here’s Why

If scientists really used reason and logic, they’d acknowledge the evidence proving why using abducted monkeys is killing their chances of finding cures.

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Is There a ‘Dark Side’ to PETA? Board Our Starship to Shine Light on a Rebel Force

If someone asks, “What’s the dark side of PETA?” we’ve got the answer. Let us shine a lightsaber on the truth of our efforts for animal rights.

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Forget SeaWorld—Visit These Places During Summer Break Instead

After nine months of homework, tests, and study sessions, you deserve to treat yourself to some summer fun. But there’s one place you should never go.

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Mini ‘S’ Exotic Zoo Cited Over the Death of an Electrocuted Marmoset, Dilapidated Enclosures Following a PETA Complaint

This crummy roadside zoo touts itself as a “conservation” advocacy center—but a federal inspection following a whistleblower tip from PETA tells a much different story.

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Going Vegan Is Not the Same as Going On a ‘Diet’—Here’s Why

Being vegan is a way of life—not a “diet.” While vegan foods offer health benefits, many people opt to go vegan for ethical, environmental, and humanitarian reasons.

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Colombian Council Member Becomes First Politician Outside U.S. to Win PETA’s ‘Courage in Leadership’ Award

PETA has awarded Terry Hurtado Gómez, a member of the city council of Cali, Colombia, the Courage in Leadership Award. Here’s why.

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8 Celebs Watched What the Wool Industry Does to Animals—Here’s How It Went

Watching celebrities react to undercover footage from the wool industry may have you taking a second look at clothing labels.

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Find Out What the Monaco Grand Prix and the Iditarod Have in Common

Get up to speed on the actions that PETA U.K. has taken against Formula 1 and its connection to a deadly race.

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Never Be Silent About Animal Neglect: Seedy Store Selling Reptiles Gets Shut Down

Visited a neglectful reptile store before but didn’t know how to speak up? Learn how one individual got over 300 animals removed from a hellhole in Plymouth.

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BREAKING: Animals Face Drowning in Ukrainian Flood Zone!

Check out how PETA Germany and a network of advocates are helping animals in war-torn Ukraine.

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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