Animal Companions
Poochella Is Back! Local Animal Shelters Raised the ‘Woof’ at PETA’s Canine Adoption Fest

“Paws” the music—PETA’s Coachella spin-off was an unforgettable event for all. Meet some of the dazzling, four-legged headliners of Poochella 2024.

Spay-a-Thons, Adoptions, and More: Just 3 Months Into 2024

From access to spay/neuter surgery to end-of-life services and adoption, we help animals around the world and in our own backyard.

Governor Who Bragged About Shooting Her Dog Is In for a Fright This Halloween

See PETA’s response to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem admitting that she shot and killed her 14-month-old dog, Cricket, and a goat who smelled “musky.”

86 Companion Animals Spayed or Neutered, Thanks to PETA

PETA’s Mobile Clinics Division has helped spay or neuter more than 227,700 companion animals since it began. See the latest lifesaving event!

Animal Companions
Mexico’s Homeless-Animal Crisis Is a Huge Problem—Here’s How PETA’s ‘Fixing’ It

In Chichimilá and Cancún, Mexico, scores of companion animals rolled up in style to PETA’s free spay/neuter clinics. Help us continue this vital work!

Breeders, Beware! L.A. Passes Temporary Ban on Issuing Dog-Breeding Permits

Join PETA in calling on Mayor Bass to do her job and remind city shelters of theirs: to provide shelter to all animals in need.

Nothing to ‘Snicker’ About: Mars Candy Tied to Bleeding Animals

Mars Inc. has a sick connection to what a recent PETA investigation exposed. Find out what the Snickers maker has to do with bleeding dogs and cats.

U.S. Animal Shelters Are Facing an Unprecedented Surge of Cats and Dogs—Help Us ‘Fix’ the Crisis!

As a growing crisis reaches new peaks, we’re doing our part to help “snip” the problem in the bud with a tongue-in-cheek ad campaign.

Creative: Christian Carl and John Kieselhorst
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See Why French Bulldogs Can’t Breathe: Their Skull vs. a Healthy Dog’s

What does a bulldog skull look like? Why do flat-faced dogs struggle to breathe? PETA answers your questions about breathing-impaired breeds.

Animal Companions
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.

Animal Companions
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.

Behind the Viral Videos: The ‘Cat Distribution System’ Exposed

Why is the “Cat Distribution System” all over TikTok? PETA points to problems with the concept and calls for responsible cat care.

Animal Companions
This ‘Drag Race’ Contestant Is ‘Feline’ Fine and Helping to Fix a Huge Issue Cats Face

Victoria Scone, an international star from multiple “RuPaul’s Drag Race” franchises, has joined PETA U.K. for a special campaign—and it’s the cat’s meow.

Photo: © Magnus Hastings
5 Minutes, Dozens of Lives Changed: The Latest Rescues in Ukraine

Owners killed, homes destroyed—for many animals in Ukraine, this can seem like the end. But it’s only the beginning, thanks to PETA-supported teams. Learn how to fuel their work!

Victory! Rite Aid Is Phasing Out Greeting Cards Featuring Flat-Faced Dogs

What’s wrong with greeting cards featuring pugs or bulldogs? Rite Aid and PETA agree there’s nothing cheerful about animals who can’t breathe.

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