Cruel, Seedy, and Greedy: Comparing Animal Hoarders, Roadside Zoos, and Puppy Mills

How do animal hoarders compare with roadside zoos and puppy mills? PETA spotlights their speciesist similarities and what you can do to help their victims.

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Video: Van Hauling Puppies Hundreds of Miles in Tiny, Waste-Filled Crates Crashes

Find out what—or who—police found at the scene of a Virginia Beach van wreck, and learn about the reality of online puppy sales.

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Animal Companions

Pit Bull and Chihuahua Besties Go From Freezing to Freedom, Thanks to PETA

Chihuahua mix Charlie and pit bull mix Diamond were huddled together, shivering and scared, when PETA fieldworkers found them locked in a wire crate.

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Dog Rescued by PETA Is a Real Rock Star

Whoa-oh, he’s halfway there. This dog rescued by PETA is livin’ on a prayer for a forever family.

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Animal Companions

From Wreckage to Recovery: Watch Anjelica Huston’s Documentary FREE on Prime Video

From executive producer Anjelica Huston, follow people who bring shelter, food, care, and more to scores of animals. Now FREE on Prime Video and 99 cents on other platforms.

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Animal Companions

Thanks to PETA, Wiley Is Smiling Now

After being rescued by PETA from a rain-soaked crate, Wiley is looking for a new place to hang his Acme jet-propelled roller skates.

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‘Breaking the Chain’ Started a Movement—Help Dogs in Your Neighborhood

“Breaking the Chain” exposed a nationwide crisis of animal neglect. Here’s how you can help chained “backyard dogs” in your neighborhood right now.

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Chained Puppies, an Orphaned Owl, and Many More Animals PETA Helped in July

From an orphaned owl to a suffering goose to doghouses delivered, here are some highlights from our field team, which came to the aid of animals in need.

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Herons, Opossums, Dogs—PETA Will Help Any Animal in Need Even in a Pandemic

Even during the pandemic, countless animals need PETA’s help every day. Here are some highlights from our field team, which came to the aid of animals in need.

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Arrival of 500 Puppies—38 Reportedly Dead—in Canada Speaks to Bigger Issue

This “horror show” is evidence of a widespread problem: Millions of American dogs are euthanized each year, yet thousands are shipped from overseas, adding to the death toll.

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Broken Bones, New Families—Animals Who Need Help Count on PETA Fieldworkers

It’s often the case that the only food, clean water, or loving touch that these animals ever receive comes from PETA’s dedicated field team.

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In the Dead of Winter, PETA Helped Animals When No One Else Would

Could you live outdoors in the winter, wet and muddy in near-freezing temperatures? Check out these photos of animals PETA aided in February.

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Matted Poodles, an Emaciated Horse, and Other Animals PETA Helped Last Month

Providing pups with new doghouses, aiding an underweight horse, and neutering a … vampire? Check out these and other actions PETA was taking last month to help animals.

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Dogs in Flooded Pens, Pelicans Stranded—It Was a Busy Month Aiding Animals

Rescuing dogs from filthy backyard pens, rushing injured hawks to a wildlife rehab—whatever it takes to help animals in need, PETA is ready to jump in.

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Video: Dogs Rescued by PETA This Year—Where Are They Now?

Nothing compares to watching neglected, abused dogs become the cherished family members they were always meant to be. Find out how you can help dogs today.

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PETA’s Milestones for Animals: 1980 to Now

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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