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

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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Animals Starved to Death, Experimenters Gone Rogue in NIH Labs

PETA wants NIH staff fired. They neglect to feed and water animals, cut into animals without approval, and violate their own rules. And their science is garbage.

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Celebrities Share Reactions to Collapse of NYC Horse Used to Pull Carriage

After a New York City horse collapsed while pulling a carriage in the street—likely due to illness and heat exhaustion—these celebrities took to social media to share their thoughts.

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A Dog Named Pee Wee: Case Study in Texas A&M Laboratory Cruelty

The suffering and death of a dog named Pee Wee is as tragic as it is emblematic of the cruelty in Texas A&M’s muscular dystrophy laboratory. Shut it down!

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PETA Urges Pakistani Vet Schools to End Cow ‘Rectal Palpation’ Drills

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Veterinary schools in Pakistan reportedly use live cattle in cruel reproductive training exercises, despite the existence of superior, animal-free models.

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Rogue Surgeries, Gross Negligence Continue in Vanderbilt U. Laboratories

In Vanderbilt University’s laboratories, animals have been subjected to invasive experimental surgeries but denied pain relief—and other animals have died of starvation or thirst.

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PETA Fielded Calls From California to Canada to Help Animals This Summer

On an average day, PETA’s Cruelty Investigations Department receives dozens of phone calls reporting cases of animal abuse. Here’s what happens next.

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VIDEO: Eyewitness Reveals Bloody Attack of an Orca at SeaWorld San Diego

A visitor who witnessed the bloody attack of an orca at SeaWorld San Diego alerted PETA to the horrific incident. Take action for orcas!

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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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Paulina Rubio Urges Miami Seaquarium to Release Lolita to a Sanctuary


Paulina Rubio, PETA, and many others are speaking out for Lolita, asking The Dolphin Company to let her live out her golden years in a better place.

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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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Buying French Bulldogs, Pugs, and Other Breathing-Impaired Breeds Is Flat-Out Cruel

Flat-faced dogs suffer debilitating and sometimes fatal health conditions, all for humans’ arbitrary aesthetic preferences or the latest fad.

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Celebrate International Friendship Day With These Heartwarming PETA Rescue Stories

This International Friendship Day, these heartwarming PETA rescue stories will remind you that the truest friends stick together—even through the toughest times.

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PETA Primate Scientist Eviscerates Experimentation Industry’s Pathetic Secrecy Defense

Animals in University of Washington labs have died from starvation and strangulation. This powerful op-ed lays out why the school doesn’t get to hide the truth about its “oversight” committee.

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