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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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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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Victory! Sheriff’s Deputy Charged With Felony Cruelty to Animals After 3 Dogs’ Deaths

After months of action by PETA, the Georgia sheriff’s deputy who let his three dogs die and then trashed their bodies was charged with cruelty to animals.

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After PETA’s Push, Chris Brown’s Monkey Dealer Gets License Terminated by Feds

Following a push from PETA, the USDA terminated the federal Animal Welfare Act license of exotic-animal dealer Jimmy Wayne Hammonds, aka “The Monkey Whisperer.”

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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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Bigotry begins when categories such as race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or species are used to justify discrimination.

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Progress! New York Passes Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill, Banning Sale of Dogs, Cats, and Rabbits

New York’s Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill has been signed into law, so countless cats, dogs, and rabbits will be saved from being bred and sold at pet stores.

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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 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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Woman in Egypt Arrested for Fetish ‘Crush’ Animal-Killing Videos Following PETA Entity Tip

This is the first known arrest for “crush” video production in Egypt. PETA is now calling on authorities to pursue charges against the videos’ buyers.

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No Matter Whether Victim Was a Dog or a Wolf, Amber Rose Barnes Is Still a Murderer

Amber Rose Barnes was proud of herself for killing a baby wolf—then she learned she’d actually killed a dog. Learn why there isn’t a difference.

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Shark Stabbed in Viral Video: Just the Tip of Florida’s Shark-Murder Iceberg

A horrific video of two men murdering a blacktip reef shark and a recent shark-killing contest are just the tip of the iceberg for Florida’s legalized shark torture.

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PETA Fielded Calls From California to Canada to Help Animals This Summer

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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Buying French Bulldogs, Pugs, and Other Breathing-Impaired Breeds Is Flat-Out Cruel

Flat-faced dogs suffer debilitating and sometimes fatal health conditions, all for humans’ arbitrary aesthetic preferences or the latest fad.

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You’ve Never Seen Disney Dogs Like This PETA Artist’s Portrayal

Perdita in a puppy-breeding factory and Pluto chained? PETA’s satirical series reimagines these and other iconic Disney dogs.

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