Chuck the Cruel Tradition: PETA Offers to Replace Punxsutawney Phil With a Human

A PETA supporter would gladly take Phil’s place if it will spare him a tedious life punctuated only by the confusion and terror of being dangled in front of a noisy crowd every year.

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Victory! Following Pressure From PETA, Cruel Navy-Funded Tests on Sheep CANCELED

After PETA urged the Navy to end useless decompression experiments that cause sheep crippling pain, they were stopped years early. Now let’s push the Navy to ban all such tests.

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No More Concrete: PETA Helped Simon Find a New ‘Leash’ on Life in Mexico

PETA fieldworkers are changing lives in Mexico. The team has spent the last week helping dogs like Simon, whom they found chained to a concrete slab.

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Join Us on the Front Lines in Ukraine as Rescuers Risk Everything to Save Animals

Join PETA Germany’s team in this virtual event as they take you on rescues while dodging rocket attacks and searching through destroyed towns to find abandoned or injured animals.

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Monkey Escape! Feds Slap Suncoast Primate ‘Sanctuary’ With Critical Citations

Curious what came of a capuchin monkey’s temporary escape from a sleazy roadside zoo? Learn how PETA got the feds to hit Suncoast with critical citations.

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PETA Files Criminal Complaint After Sick, Starving Dogs in Alabama Lab Denied Vet Care

A USDA inspection found that dogs at testing lab Blue Ridge Kennel were so thin that their ribs, backbone, and hip bones were visible. Why is this hellhole still in operation?

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From Couch to Campfire and Back Again: Adventure Awaits With Georgina

With some help from PETA, Georgina is trading a filthy, outdoor pen for family and outdoor fun. Would you give her a new life of adoration and adventure?

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We Did It! European ‘End Animal Testing’ Initiative Validated With 1.2 Million Signatures

Signed, sealed, and delivered! A total of 1.2 million people banded together to protect rabbits, rats, and others. Find out what’s next for the European citizens’ initiative to end tests on animals.

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Guests Bitten by Animals, a Macaw Driven Mad: SeaQuest in Layton, Utah, Exposed

People should know that SeaQuest’s history of injuries to animals and the public is horrific and that its shoddy facilities deserve to go out of business.

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5 Ways PETA Is Controversial … to Animal Exploiters

PETA wrote the playbook on courting controversy for a cause, with strategies that range from going nude to exposing the naked truth about cruel industries.

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MIT Experimenter Goes Home, Leaves Monkey Restrained for 18 Hours

PETA is calling for the immediate termination of the MIT experimenter who left a monkey restrained for more than 18 hours.

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Why PETA Says It’s a Good Thing Bulldogs, Pugs Eventually Won’t Exist

Why will bulldogs and pugs likely stop existing in the near future? PETA explains why the end of breathing-impaired breeds would be a good thing for dogs

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The Year of the Rabbit Is Here—Leap for Joy Over PETA’s Progress for Rabbits in Labs

Lunar New Year on January 22, 2023, ushered in the Year of the Rabbit in the Chinese zodiac. Leap for joy reading these PETA victories for rabbits in laboratories.

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PETA Science Group Funds Breakthrough Study That Will Expand Human Lung Slice Accessibility for Research

A new paper coauthored by PETA scientists is poised to revolutionize the field of inhalation research and reduce the number of animals used in toxicity tests.

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PETA: Against All Prejudice—Watch the Video Now

Why must we confidently help end prejudice against ALL, from pigeons to pigs to pig-tailed macaques? Watch Ingrid Newkirk’s moving speech now to find out.

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