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PETA’s ‘God of War Ragnarök’ Parody Video Asks for an Animal-Friendly Mode

The video game God of War Ragnarök has taken the world by storm, and PETA—being the largest animal rights organization in all nine realms—weighed in with a viral video on the game: Although PETA doesn’t have a Gjallarhorn to sound, we want to make sure everyone knows not to chain up their 60-foot-tall dogs in… Read more »

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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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Loretta Lynn Was a PETA Chain-Breaker

Loretta Lynn was never big on being bound. And she wouldn’t let animals be bound, either.

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Off the Chain and Claiming His Crown: PETA-Rescued Duke Seeks New Home

Despite being treated cruelly by his former owner, 4-year-old Duke hasn’t let that affect his cheerful outlook on life—he’s a grade-A goober.

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Victory! PETA Gains Full Custody of the ‘Bertie 5’ in Court

PETA sued the person who owned death-by-starvation victim Minnie for custody of the surviving dogs, and for now, they’re safe.

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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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You’ve Never Seen Disney Dogs Like This PETA Artist’s Portrayal

Perdita in a puppy-breeding factory and Pluto chained? PETA’s satirical series reimagines these and other iconic Disney dogs.

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After PETA’s Rescue, Formerly Chained Chihuahua Is Unrecognizable (Video)

Tiny Henry was chained outside in all weather extremes—all day, every day. Watch his new guardian’s emotional reaction to seeing him before he was rescued by PETA.

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Meet the Dog Who Helped Inspire a National News Story: Lady, Finally Unchained

Chained and forgotten in “No-No Land,” Lady was featured in The Washington Post Magazine. Now, she’s free from her chain and in search of the life she always deserved.

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Iditarod Mushers Openly Show Cruel Treatment—What Do They Do off Camera?

The 2022 Iditarod is over, but these photos reveal how mushers treat their dogs when not racing—chaining them outside in extreme weather.

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It’s the Eye-Opening Event of Spring! Join PETA for a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Teams Helping Animal Companions Around the Globe

Get the tales behind the tails: Join PETA on April 13 for a virtual event benefiting our life-changing work for companion animals in communities most in need. And it’s free—sign up now!

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2022 Iditarod Will Mark 50 Years of Running Dogs to Their Deaths

The 2022 Iditarod will mark 50 years of running dogs to their deaths. Help PETA spare dogs and end this deadly race.

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21 Reasons Chaining Should Be Banned: Meet Some Dogs PETA Helped in 2021

Lightweight tie-outs, warm straw bedding, a toy to brighten their day, a new life indoors with a loving family—for these 21 chained dogs and countless others, PETA kept on “breaking the chain” in 2021.

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Pancake Is Living the Sweet Life at Last, Thanks to PETA

From abandoned and covered in ash to forming a cuddle stack with her new “pack”: See how PETA flipped the script for Pancake.

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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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