Category: Animal Companions
Dogs are pushed past their breaking point each year. PETA’s roundup of the worst 2022 Iditarod mushers makes it clear that the race must stop.
Help kids help animals. Use this step-by-step guide to make creative, comfy beds for the dogs and cats at your local animal shelter—or your animal companions.
The 2022 Iditarod will mark 50 years of running dogs to their deaths. Help PETA spare dogs and end this deadly race.
How do you transform your home into your cat’s castle? Can you translate subtle feline facial expressions? Cat “auntie” Ingrid Newkirk will help you answer these questions and more. Register for the free event today!
Spain has passed a new law recognizing dogs, cats, and other animal companions as living, feeling beings instead of objects. See how this win will protect their rights as members of the family.
Victory! Dogs Rescued From Breeder’s Kennel After 4 Days of Persistent Calls and Protests by PETA Supporters
After four days of calls and round-the clock protests by PETA supporters, humane agencies rescued John D. Jones’ latest victims. The dogs will be getting the safety and warmth that they desperately need.
Trainer Caught on Camera Choking Dog, Slamming Him to the Ground at ‘Board and Train’ Facility (Video)
Leaving your dog with a stranger is a terrible idea under any circumstances—it’s confusing and scary for your dog, and it’s an invitation to disaster. Odie’s guardian learned this the hard way.
Lightweight tie-outs, warm straw bedding, a toy to brighten their day, a new life indoors with a loving family—for these 21 chained dogs and countless others, PETA kept on “breaking the chain” in 2021.
The Washington Post puts the spotlight on PETA’s groundbreaking footage from a beagle factory farm that has bred dogs for experiments for 60 years, including for those conducted by the National Institutes of Health. Read the full report here.
PETA has sent funds to support a local shelter in Mayfield, Kentucky, that is helping animals affected by the devastating tornadoes that ripped through several states.
What do dogs and cats really want for Christmas? Here’s a hint: No more “pains in the neck” or “mutilation manicures.” Read on for the full list!
Chichimilá, Mexico, has a surplus of animals but no lack of heart. A PETA clinic helped residents care for their animal companions.
From abandoned and covered in ash to forming a cuddle stack with her new “pack”: See how PETA flipped the script for Pancake.
“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