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.

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‘K-Pop Fan’ Crashes Breeders’ Cup Winner’s Circle to Protest Horse Slaughter

Her message “Korea Racing Authority, how dare you turn racehorses into dog food!” was hiding in plain sight and seen round the world.

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Horse Trainer Bob Baffert Inspired the Scariest Costume This Halloween

This “Bob Baffert” Halloween costume is terrifyingly realistic—the trainer’s record of abuse is enough to scare anyone.

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Ohio Racing Officials Look to Implement Lifesaving Rules After Horse Dies

PETA called on the Ohio State Racing Commission to conduct a thorough investigation of Mox Nix’s death and disclose the full results to the public—and it listened.

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PETA Australia’s Legal Battle in Tasmania May Have International Impact on Racehorses

See how PETA Australia lawyers are helping horses on a small island and how it may lead to earth-shattering effects around the world.

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Poll Shows 91% of New Yorkers Never Go to Race Tracks—Yet Horses Keep Dying

New York tracks rake in $250 million in state subsidies annually—even though 90% of the state’s residents never go to the races.

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Bob Baffert Impersonator Crashes the Racing Hall of Fame Ceremony

PETA’s Bob Baffert impersonator has a giant syringe, a poppy seed bagel, and a whole host of excuses for his drug violations.

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PETA Slams South Korean Officials for Erasure of Racehorse Slaughter Records

From October 2020 to June 2021, more than 900 horses were killed in South Korea. The Korea Racing Authority doesn’t want anyone to know their identities.

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New York Governor Signs Anti-Horse Slaughter Bill Into Law

This legislative victory comes after hard work by the New York State Humane Association and PETA supporters in New York who contacted their legislators.

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PETA Exposes Trainer Bob Baffert’s Business Ties to Kentucky Horse Racing Commissioners

PETA calls on the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to address potential conflicts of interest related to Medina Spirit’s trainer, Bob Baffert.

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PETA’s Mobile Billboard Urges ‘Moral Distancing’ From Kentucky Derby

Social distancing? How about moral distancing from the Kentucky Derby? PETA’s new billboard speaks up for horses whose lives are in danger.

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Race Bettors Cash In While the Winning Horse Dies on the Track

Zenden spent the last moments of his life being whipped and run to his death. He died during the Dubai Golden Shaheen while bettors, trainers, and owners cashed in on his “win.”

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Shocking New Report Exposes 1,400 Deaths on Pennsylvania Tracks

Seventy-eight Thoroughbreds have died on tracks in Pennsylvania since January 2020—and millions of tax dollars pay for it.

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Horse Racing Industry Censors Jockey’s Remark—Still Allows Cruel Whips

In an offensive interview, jockey Robby Albarado made light of whipping horses.

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Competitive Jumper Who Publicly Beat Horse Is Fined and Suspended

Kevin Lemke used excessive force to whip Good Luck during a competition. Now, he faces his own punishment.

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