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Parades, Adoptions, and 3,237 Animals Sterilized: CAP Winter 2023 Roundup

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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Tune In: PETA VP Featured on Podcast Breaks Down ‘No-Kill’ Sham

What does “no-kill” really mean? A PETA vice president joined “The Animal Welfare Junction” podcast to discuss the divisive term.

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Meet a Few of the Thousands of Animals PETA Fieldworkers Helped This Spring

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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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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Peek Inside: PETA’s Vital Community Work From January to March 2023

PETA received 581 requests for assistance during the first three months of 2023. Meet just a few of the animals whose lives we improved.

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With a PETA Present, you can send a beautiful e-card and help animals.

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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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Why We Euthanize

Euthanasia is not a solution to overpopulation but rather a tragic necessity given the present crisis.

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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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Save 200 Animals Every Year by Going Vegan

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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

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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PETA’s Milestones for Animals: 1980 to Now

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