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PETA Demands U.S. Army Ban ‘Classified’ Weapon-Wounding Tests on Dogs, Others

What are dogs, cats, and other animals enduring in the U.S. Army’s “classified” weapon-wounding tests? We’re pushing for answers and calling for a ban.

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Dolphins, Bees, Goats, and Others: Animals You Didn’t Know Suffer in War

The bloodshed of war is not limited to humans. PETA explains why other animals are not soldiers and how you can help end the use of animals in war.

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Bad Science and Bad Welfare: Experimenters Keep Mice Perpetually Cold

Mice and rats in laboratories suffer from “cold stress”, altering the results of experiments in an epidemic of bad science. Tell Congress to act now to protect mice and rats.

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21 Major Victories That PETA Achieved for Animals in Labs in 2021

PETA worked hard this year to help animals who are used in cruel experiments. Here’s what we accomplished in 2021!

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Out of the Lab, Into the Light: PETA’s ‘Without Consent’ Honors Vivisection Victims

It’s moving viewers to tears—and action. Experience PETA’s bold new exhibit and see nearly 200 stories about animals used in experiments.

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Victory! For Second Year in a Row, No Animals Will Be Killed in Cobra Gold Marine Survival Training

PETA just confirmed that once again, no animals will be beheaded or eaten alive in survival drills during Cobra Gold. We’ll keep watching to ensure that this past gruesome behavior is over for good.

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How Does PETA End Animal Tests? Just Read Our 2019 Recap to Find Out

We’re starting 2020 with hope, because last year, we saved millions of living individuals who were being tormented and ultimately killed in laboratories.

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Doctor Starts Cruelty-Free Medical Training Program to Save Animals

There is always a way to avoid hurting animals. Dr. Bryan Webb found a great one of his own.

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Alleged Sexual Predator Who Abused Troops, Stabbed Animals Goes Out of Business

After PETA complaints, the alleged sexual predator and twisted mind behind the military’s cruel trauma training program is out of business.

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New Simulator Could Replace Deadly Explosion Tests on Live Pigs

As the chief organization that will end animal testing, PETA salutes these scientists for working to replace animals in explosion experiments.

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PETA, PETA U.K. Collaborate on New Book About Ending Animal Tests

Get the book—which includes chapters on public policy and animal-free biomedical simulation technology—for free.

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PETA, Doctors Call for Ending Animal Tests in Johns Hopkins Book Launch

The groundbreaking book “Animal Experimentation: Working Towards a Paradigm Change” was written by 51 experts, including a PETA vice president.

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U.S. Coast Guard Is PETA’s First-Ever ‘Agency of the Year’

The U.S. Coast Guard has shown that concern for animals can and should be a factor in decision-making.

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PETA Germany, PETA U.S. Just Saved Pigs From Deadly Chest-Surgery Trainings

PETA Germany—with support from PETA U.S.—has persuaded a major German hospital to stop cutting pigs apart in deadly training exercises for surgeons.

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DOD Study Finds Human Simulators Work—Help End Trauma Drills on Animals

The new study reiterates what PETA has said for years—it’s irrational to mutilate and kill animals to train trauma medics.

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