Animal Companions

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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Breathing-Impaired Breeds Need Extra Care in Cold Temperatures

Do you know the signs of hypothermia in dogs? Flat-faced dogs like bulldogs, boxers, and pugs are particularly vulnerable to extreme weather.

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How to Help Sick Puppies for Sale at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Buying a sick puppy at the Tijuana border isn’t rescuing them. Instead, it’s helping to ensure that dozens more puppies will be bred and sold the same way.

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Never Trust Animal Breeders: Logan Paul’s Pig Is Another Reminder

The story goes that breeders told Logan Paul that Pearl the pig was a “mini pig”—a species that doesn’t exist. Her story serves as a reminder never to buy an animal.

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Video: Bulldogs Not Covered Under ‘Lifetime Warranty’ but Win ‘Best in Show’?

VIDEO: A pet shop employee explains why the store won’t offer a “lifetime warranty” on breathing-impaired dogs.

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Animal Companions

5 Shocking PETA Investigations That Sparked Major Action for Animals in 2022

See some of the shocking findings that PETA’s investigations uncovered—and how our work helped animals in 2022.

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PETA Fielded Calls From Dallas to Detroit to Help Animals This Fall

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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PETA Latino Hosts Weekend Spay/Neuter Event in Cancún

PETA Latino’s Cancún event may have prevented the birth of more than 2,000 animals in the next 12 months alone!

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PETA Tip Leads to Cruelty-to-Animals Charges for Guinea Pig Breeder

At this guinea pig hellhole, a breeder allegedly left animals without water or veterinary care. Now, she has been charged following a tip from PETA.

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USDA: Remove Suffering Animals From Craig Kokas’ Hellhole Facility

Open wounds, dry water bowls, piles of feces, and major surgeries without proper anesthesia: The animals at Craig Kokas’ breeding facility need urgent intervention.

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Feeling Lonely This Friendsgiving? Claire the Cat Is Here to Help

Claire spent years roughing it outside in a rural mobile home park. Thankfully, the residents called PETA for help, and now this cuddly calico is looking for a loving, indoor home.

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Meet the ‘Bertie 5’ and Other Animals Helped by PETA Fieldworkers

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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World Rabies Day: Are Your Animal Companions Vaccinated?

Do you know when your dog’s or cat’s rabies vaccination expires? Forgetting can be deadly for all your loved ones.

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PETA Latino Hosts Its Biggest Spay/Neuter Event Yet, in Cancún

Cancún, Mexico, has a surplus of animals but no lack of heart. PETA Latino’s clinic helped residents care for their animal companions.

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Free Event! Let Ingrid Newkirk ‘Whisker’ You Away to the Secret World of Cats

Is it “pawsible” to learn the language of cats? Ingrid Newkirk is here to answer that question and much more in a free book talk all about cats. Save your spot (or stripes!) today.

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