TeachKind Hosts ‘Meet the Author’ Events With Stewart Mitchell, Author of ‘Liberation Summer’

Author Stewart Mitchell visited five schools in New York to help kids learn about the importance of having empathy for animals.

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Animal-Friendly Ways to Put the Spotlight on Dad This Father’s Day

Whether they’re foxes, seahorses, flamingos, or humans, fathers deserve a day just for them. Learn about animals’ paternal caretakers and ways to celebrate this Father’s Day.

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A Gift That Keeps On Giving: Donate to Wish PETA President Ingrid Newkirk a Happy Birthday!

Every day, rescue teams from PETA-supported Animal Rahat in India rush to the aid of animals in danger and provide overworked animals with peaceful retirements. In honor of Ingrid Newkirk’s birthday (June 11), please help support its vital work.

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Woman Gored After Approaching Bison at Yellowstone

A woman approached a bison at Yellowstone National Park. What happened next is a cautionary tale about why you should leave wildlife alone.

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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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Bigotry begins when categories such as race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or species are used to justify discrimination.

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Buffalo Shooting Suspect Allegedly Beheaded Cat Weeks Before Attack

Details coming out following the tragic shooting in Buffalo, New York, show that the alleged shooter reportedly had a history of violence toward animals.

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From Birds to Bugs: PETA Kids Lists Books to Inspire the Whole Family

If you’re looking for new stories to fill your child’s imagination, take a page out of PETA Kids’ book with these colorful and engaging tales of empathy for animals.

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Help Your Kids Reach Goals and Learn New Skills With These Animal-Friendly Activities

From making an insect-rescue kit to enjoying a scoop (or two!) of their favorite vegan ice cream, your child’s summer vacation will be filled with fun and educational experiences, thanks to PETA Kids’ activity boards.

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Shark Hung From School Rafters Prompts PETA Push for Empathy Lessons

A group of high school students reportedly hung a dead shark from the rafters of their high school as an alleged “senior prank.” PETA’s urging empathy lessons.

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VIDEO: 2022 Kentucky Derby Winner ‘Rich Strike’ Punched in the Face by Outrider

Watch what happened to racehorse Rich Strike after he won the 2022 Kentucky Derby. Here’s how PETA is taking action.

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PETA Remembers Dr. Steve Ross, Champion of Great Apes

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What better way to celebrate Dr. Steve Ross’ life than by advocating for chimpanzees, whom he spent his life sticking up for?

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Dead Within Minutes: Officials Announce Investigation Into Death of a Racehorse Injected With a ‘Black Shot’ Cocktail

Following PETA’s calls for action, animal control officials made an announcement regarding the suspicious death of Laoban the racehorse.

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Looking for Gifts for Mom? Shop Now and Save!

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and for a limited time at the PETA Shop, you can get handcrafted chocolates, PETA tees, jewelry, and more—at up to 20% off.

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Celebrating Earth Day? See How PETA Has Taken Action Against the Climate Catastrophe

To honor Earth Day 2022, PETA is reflecting on some eye-catching demonstrations we’ve held to fight the climate catastrophe.

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History in the Making! Animals Now Recognized as Sentient Beings in the U.K.

Thanks to thousands of PETA U.K. supporters and others, the U.K. Animal Welfare (Sentience) Act 2022 recognizes what we’ve long known: Animals are complex, feeling beings.

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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