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Parades, Adoptions, and 3,237 Animals Sterilized: CAP Winter 2023 Roundup

When an animal is in need, PETA fieldworkers do everything in their power to help. Learn more about their groundbreaking work.

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Photos: See How PETA Helped Dogs Forced to Endure Bitterly Cold Weather

When temperatures hit dangerous lows across North Carolina, PETA fieldworkers helped dogs left outside in the cold. Find out how you can take action for dogs, too.

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Meet Cats, Dogs, Goats, Chimpanzees, and Others PETA Helped Rescue in 2023

Take a look at 23 of the top animal rescues we helped carry out in 2023 and find out how you can help us do more great work for animals next year.

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PETA Was ‘Santa Paws’ for Duke: See This Formerly Chained Dog’s First Christmas

Duke spent many Christmases chained up in the cold. But this year, Santa’s helpers at PETA brought him everything on his wish list. See him now!

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Video: See Rescued ‘Backyard Dogs’ Thrive in Cancún Foster Home

When a local woman alerted us to two thin, chained dogs in Cancún, we acted immediately. See Kal and Abigail now.

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Share Compassion With a PETA Present

With a PETA Present, you can send a beautiful e-card and help animals.

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Hot Spay/Neuter Summer? PETA Says It Was!

When an animal is in need, PETA fieldworkers do everything in their power to help. Learn more about their life-changing work.

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Need a Little More Action in Your Life? Meet This Adoptable ‘Karate Kid’

Karate used to worry he’d never be fed again—but since PETA stepped in, this dog’s only challenge is finding a family willing to share their vegan sushi.

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Photos: See How PETA Helped Dogs Trapped in Tropical Storm Ophelia’s Path

See how PETA fieldworkers helped “backyard dogs” left outside in Tropical Storm Ophelia’s path when their owners failed to bring them indoors.

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PETA Doesn’t Just ‘Throw Shade’—We Take Action for Animals

Meet five of the many “backyard dogs” who survived the extreme heat, thanks to PETA’s creative problem-solving.

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Meet a Few of the Thousands of Animals PETA Fieldworkers Helped This Spring

When an animal is in need, PETA fieldworkers do everything in their power to help. Learn more about their groundbreaking work.

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Why You Should NEVER Leave Your Dog Alone on a Balcony

Is it safe to leave my dog on the balcony? PETA breaks down the risks of leaving your dog alone outside—on a chain, in a yard, or on a balcony.

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You Can Help Desperate Dogs on Amazon Prime Day—Here’s How

Help our team of fieldworkers give a lonely dog his new favorite toy and even more by shopping PETA’s wish list on Amazon Prime Day (July 11 and 12).

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Peek Inside: PETA’s Vital Community Work From January to March 2023

PETA received 581 requests for assistance during the first three months of 2023. Meet just a few of the animals whose lives we improved.

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What Would It Look Like if Disney Characters Lived in the Real World?

Disney characters may live happily ever after, but what would their lives be like if they were treated like their real-life counterparts?

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Which Two ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Actors Reunited for Dogs?

These actors are known for their tough-guy roles on shows like Sons of Anarchy, but they’re showing their hearts of gold in this PETA video.

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