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More Than 15,000 Stores Step Up to Help Save Dogs’ Lives

After hearing from PETA, major national chains, including CVS, Albertsons, and AutoZone, have taken action to prevent dogs and children from dying in hot cars by posting signage, playing public service announcements over their public address systems, and enacting new campaigns to spread awareness. Some of the largest property management companies in the U.S.—such as … Read more »

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After Massive PETA Campaign, Chrysler Dealership Cuts Ties With Iditarod

Following years of pressure from PETA, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has confirmed that its Anchorage, Alaska, dealership will cut ties with the Iditarod after this year’s event! Our campaign included more than 250,000 e-mails from supporters urging Chrysler to sever ties with the race, an ad blitz on television stations near the company’s Detroit headquarters, and … Read more »

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Baird Private Wealth Management Ends Iditarod Sponsorship

Following an appeal from PETA, Baird Private Wealth Management confirmed that it no longer sponsors or supports the Iditarod. The company had been a sponsor in 2018 and 2019. Urge Donlin Gold and others to stop supporting the cruel and deadly race.

After Longtime Sponsorship, Alaska Airlines Will Cut Ties With Iditarod

After hearing from nearly 100,000 PETA supporters, Alaska Airlines—the fifth-largest airline in the U.S.—has confirmed that its 40 years of supporting the Iditarod will end after this year’s race. PETA has been meeting with and pressuring the company for years, including by protesting at its corporate headquarters. Now, urge Millennium Hotels and Resorts to stop … Read more »

Following Pressure From PETA, Coca-Cola Ends Iditarod Sponsorship!

After fierce campaigning by PETA—including protests outside Coca-Cola’s headquarters and its annual meeting as well as e-mails from more than 205,000 of our members and supporters—the company ended its sponsorship of the Iditarod, which has killed more than 150 dogs since it began. Coca-Cola joins Costco, Jack Daniel’s, Maxwell House, Pizza Hut, Rite-Aid, Safeway, State … Read more »

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Xero Pulls Ad Featuring Dyed Dog and Pledges Not to Show Any Animals With Dyed Fur Again

After hearing from PETA that animals suffer when they’re used in television and film productions, Xero—a global small-business accounting software company—made the kind and business-savvy decision to pull an ad that featured a dog who’d been dyed purple. The company also committed to not using animals in future promotional materials—with the exception of animal companions … Read more »

Chris Brown Charged With Keeping Monkey Without a Permit

Singer Chris Brown was charged with misdemeanors for allegedly keeping an exotic monkey in his Los Angeles home without a permit. These charges came after PETA alerted California state wildlife officials to the unlawful possession.

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Victory! Florida Votes to Ban Greyhound Racing, Crushing Cruel Industry

In a landmark victory for dogs, Florida has just voted to ban greyhound racing! The state’s 11 dog tracks will shut down, saving thousands of greyhounds from being caged for 22 to 23 hours a day, given performance-enhancing drugs—including cocaine—and forced to run to the point that many sustain broken legs, develop heatstroke, or suffer … Read more »

Federal Judge Signs Order Agreeing With PETA That Declawing Exotic Cats Violates Endangered Species Act

PETA made huge progress toward ending the cruelty inherent in big-cat cub encounters. In addition to filing a lawsuit against Wildlife in Need over its abuse of big cats, we sued the roadside zoo’s veterinarian, Dr. Rick Pelphrey, for mutilating big cats by declawing them. PETA secured a first-of-its-kind consent judgment that creates a legal … Read more »

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Washington Prime Group Agrees to Protect Dogs Trapped in Hot Cars

After hearing from PETA that animals trapped inside cars in warm weather can die within a matter of minutes, Washington Prime Group made the compassionate decision to create signs warning drivers never to leave anyone in a hot car. The signs will be placed on doors at its shopping centers, and the company is also … Read more »

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CBL & Associates Properties Agrees to Protect Children and Dogs Trapped in Hot Cars

After hearing from PETA that children and animals trapped inside cars during warm temperatures can die within minutes, CBL & Associates Properties made the compassionate decision to create signs informing drivers of this danger. The company confirmed that these signs will be placed in available ad space at all of its properties.

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North Carolina Woman Pleads Guilty to Starving Her Dog to Death

In 2016, a PETA fieldworker doing a routine visit to a property in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, found a dog named Krystal deceased on the end of her chain. Nearly two years later, the case was finally heard in court, and Krystal’s owner pleaded guilty to one count of cruelty to animals for starving her … Read more »

Japan Ends Year-Long Pesticide Tests on Dogs

After having been urged by PETA since 2015 to eliminate its year-long pesticide poisoning tests on dogs, Japan decided to stop requiring this test, sparing hundreds of dogs.

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Thanks to PETA Exposé, Dogs Moving Into Adoption Programs as The Pet Blood Bank Announces Closure

About 150 greyhounds—most of whom had been used for racing—were imprisoned at a Texas blood farm known as The Pet Blood Bank, Inc., where they were trapped inside wire and dirt-floored kennels in an old shed and had nothing to do but spin in circles when they weren’t being bled. Many suffered from severe dental … Read more »

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Live Nation Warns Concertgoers Against Leaving Dogs in Hot Cars

Entertainment giant Live Nation, which owns or operates about 165 venues in North America and Europe, is warning people about the dangers of leaving dogs in hot cars by posting signage in its parking lots that reads, “WARNING: Hot temperatures can be fatal! Please check, and remove all pets from unattended vehicles.”

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