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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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Injured Cats, Starving Sheep, and Chained Dogs: PETA Fieldworkers Help Them All

The “dog days” of summer are every day for PETA fieldworkers, who are outside helping chained dogs beat the heat.

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Public Shelters: Refuge for Animals or Not?

When lockdown resulted in an unexpected surge of adoptions and new foster homes, many shelters chose to leave cages empty, rather than offering refuge to homeless animals.

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Washington Post’s Must-Read Profile on PETA’s Field Team May Bring You to Tears AND Inspire You to Take Action for Dogs

Why is it so vital to lobby for tethering bans and other animal-care standards? After spending a few days with PETA fieldworkers, The Washington Post tells the story.

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PETA’s Field Team Gives Three Little Pigs and Other Animals a Fairytale Ending

You’ve heard the story of the three little pigs. Watch our fieldworkers rescue three real-life pigs kept 24/7 in a cramped, flooded pen—and meet a few other animals PETA helped this summer.

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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

The overpopulation crisis has left 70 million companion animals homeless in the U.S. Join PETA on August 20 to spread awareness not only of this problem but also of its solution.

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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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