How PETA’s Fieldworkers ‘Broke the Chain’ This Summer

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Mingo didn’t know life outside a cramped, filthy pen. Now, she’s living indoors as part of a family. Meet the other animals PETA helped these past few months.

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9 Eye-Opening Takeaways From ‘Breaking the Chain’

“Breaking the Chain” highlights the meaningful work PETA’s fieldworkers do every single day—here are some important takeaways from the film.

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Animals Need You to Watch ‘Breaking the Chain’—Now FREE on Prime Video

For the first time ever, a documentary is sounding the alarm on a national crisis affecting dogs and other companion animals. Watch “Breaking the Chain” on demand now.

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Observe International Homeless Animals’ Day by Taking Action With PETA

August 15 is International Homeless Animals’ Day, and PETA is calling on everyone to go the extra mile to spread awareness of the approximately 70 million stray, lost, and abandoned dogs and cats in the U.S. The homeless dogs and cats who spend each day fighting for their lives are struggling largely because of people’s… Read more »

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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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BREAKING: 21 North Carolina PetSmart Stores Told to Shape Up

Records show that a dog named Beethoven who developed an inflamed scrotum while being boarded at a PetSmart kennel wasn’t given veterinary care. His suffering must have been awful.

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PETA Fieldworkers in Action: Dogs and Cats and Hamsters, Oh My!

For stoic pup Yeehaw Wayne and miniature horse Bea, there’s (now) no place like home. Meet them and the other animals PETA’s essential fieldworkers helped in April.

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PETA in the Field: Kya, Others Can’t Wait for COVID-19 Pandemic to End

The COVID-19 pandemic is leaving families struggling to feed their beloved dogs and cats. But with your help, our fieldworkers are making sure animals don’t go hungry.

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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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Tiny Spends Her First Night Indoors and 20 Other Fieldwork Moments

Lonely, chained dogs in Halifax County, North Carolina, got some good news this month: There’s a new tethering ordinance. Find out what else PETA was up to in December.

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See the Sweet Faces of Animals You and PETA Helped in November 2019

See the pelican, fish, crabs, dogs, and other animals whose lives were forever changed by PETA fieldworkers and your donations.

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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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