As communities experience the disastrous results of misguided “no-kill” policies, PETA urges shelters to make animals, not statistics, their priority.
When an animal is in need, PETA fieldworkers do everything in their power to help. Learn more about their groundbreaking work.
The “dog days” of summer are every day for PETA fieldworkers, who are outside helping chained dogs beat the heat.
See what happened to 30 dogs and cats at a South Carolina “rescue” and help PETA prevent it from happening to other animals.
Baby Girl, the dog abandoned with a backpack of toys and a note from her distraught guardian, is a victim of irresponsible shelters.
The animal “rescue” industry is an unregulated Wild West. Animals are suffering and dying horrifically as a result.
Tiggy Town Rescue claimed to nurse sick animals back to health. But it left them to die in an abandoned house. Make sure you aren’t supporting similar cruelty.
Here’s another grim example of the results when animal shelters stop sheltering: Hundreds of cats suffered at the hands of cat hoarders claiming to “rescue” them.
The overpopulation crisis has left 70 million companion animals homeless in the U.S. Join PETA on August 20 to spread awareness not only of this problem but also of its solution.
Ironically, authorities raid self-proclaimed “rescues” almost weekly to rescue animals from severe abuse and neglect. Make sure your support goes to the right place.
Having a low euthanasia rate but a sky-high rate of cases in which animals die in freezing temperatures, fight and injure each other, or suffer without vet care is not success. It’s cruelty.
Scam “rescue” groups are everywhere—like in western Texas, where a couple has been charged with cruelty to animals for allegedly abandoning more than 120 dogs.
“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