Victory! Top Sponsors Pull Sponsorships of the Hadi Shrine Circus
Victory! Top sponsors have pulled their support of the Hadi Shrine Circus, which still uses elephants and other animals in its cruel acts.
VIDEO: Trainer Attacked While Forcing Tigers to Perform at Italian Circus
A video of a tiger attacking a trainer during a live circus show is yet another cautionary tale that no one should have needed.
Victory! Dukal Corporation Ends Sale of Bandages Depicting Animals in Circuses
As circuses with animals disappear so should the exploitative imagery. PETA praises Dukal Corporation for no longer using artwork of animals in circuses on its bandages.
22 Victories for Animals Exploited for Entertainment in 2022
PETA celebrated major wins for exploited animals in 2022, including a successful nationwide search for a chimpanzee and taking down a “Tiger King” villain in court.
‘All Things Wild’ Exhibitor Lisa Lopez Slapped With USDA Complaint Following Tip From PETA
Following a tip from PETA, Lisa Lopez—the operator of a cruel tiger exhibit known as All Things Wild—is in hot water with federal officials.
Bigotry begins when categories such as race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or species are used to justify discrimination.
Kentucky’s New State Regulations Prompt a PETA Push for Animal-Free Shrine Circus
PETA is pushing for animal-free Shrine circuses in Kentucky after the state adopted regulations limiting the use of endangered animals for entertainment.
Woody’s Menagerie Owner Buys and Sells Animals and Has a History of Sending Them to Slaughterhouses
This shady intermediary of the roadside zoo industry buys and sells animals and has a history of sending them to slaughter. Take action against roadside zoos!
Victory! Tiger Exploiter Withdraws Application to Cage Tigers in Vegas Circus Tent
After hearing roars from PETA and others, one performer has withdrawn his request to cage tigers for his yearlong magic show in Vegas.
Unlawful ‘Monkey Business’ at Petting Zoo: PETA Demands Investigation
Infamous for a history of zebra escapes, the owner of Jenny’s Petting Zoo is once again being cited by authorities, thanks to PETA.
Bans on Circuses, Fur Farms, Dolphinariums, Pet Stores: Progress for Animals Is Passed Into Law in France!
Vital improvements in France are finally taking shape! From circuses to dolphinariums to fur farms to pet stores—see how this new law will help animals.
Ringling’s Animal-Free Comeback Sends a Powerful Industry Message: Cruelty Has No Place in Circuses
Forced out of the animal exploitation business, Ringling Bros. had two choices: reinvent itself or fold. And with one notable change, the company may just come out on (the big) top.
Three Zebras Escaped Jerry Holly’s Exploitation—One Was Killed, the Other Two Were Relegated to His Hopeless Farm
The matter is as black and white as a zebra’s stripes: Zebras don’t want to be held in roadside zoos or used in traveling acts, nor should they be.
These Viral, Graphic Incidents Prove It: Animals Don’t Belong in Circuses
A tiger convulsing, a distressed bear urinating on herself, a lion mauling a handler—we didn’t need any of these viral incidents to know that animals don’t belong in circuses.
Goodbye, Tai: PETA Laments Death of Elephant Forced to Perform in Movies, TV
Tai the elephant—beaten and exploited for human entertainment and forced into numerous film and TV productions—has died. PETA mourns the life she was denied.
PETA Has a Top 10 List for Everything, Even Top 10 Lists
PETA has made a lot of top 10 lists over the decades, so it was only natural to compile the top 10 of them! Check out our top 10 top 10 lists for food finds, reasons to go vegan, and more.
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“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind