Animal Companions

Buying French Bulldogs, Pugs, and Other Breathing-Impaired Breeds Is Flat-Out Cruel

Flat-faced dogs suffer debilitating and sometimes fatal health conditions, all for humans’ arbitrary aesthetic preferences or the latest fad.

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Celebrate International Friendship Day With These Heartwarming PETA Rescue Stories

This International Friendship Day, these heartwarming PETA rescue stories will remind you that the truest friends stick together—even through the toughest times.

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How Muslims Can Help Animals in the New Year

This Islamic new year, we’re asking Muslims to consider how they can help make the world a more compassionate place for animals.

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A Neighbor, Not a Nuisance: Getting the Facts on Opossums

Did you know opossums almost never carry rabies? Learn why, along with other facts about America’s most populous marsupial.

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

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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Animal Companions

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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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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‘Channel’ PETA on Your TV Screen With New Roku App

Looking for a way to include animal rights in your nightly routine? Keep reading to learn about our favorite Roku channels to add to your TV.

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Charity or Cruelty? Watch PETA’s New Video About Animal-Gifting Programs, Then You Decide

Aid organizations like Heifer International claim to work against poverty by donating live animals to families in developing countries, but this only adds to the suffering.

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Shanah Tovah! Here Are 3 Ways You Can Keep Animals in Mind During the High Holy Days

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How can we keep our fellow animals in mind during the Jewish New Year? Here are some animal-kind tips for your Rosh Hashanah celebration.

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PETA’s President Is Back With a ‘Crabtivating’ End-of-Summer Book Talk

Back by popular demand, Ingrid Newkirk is shining the spotlight on crabs in a virtual talk on her bestselling book “Animalkind.” Sign up today and “catch” a vegan seafood gift!

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Greta Thunberg Under Fire for Wearing Wool in ‘Vogue’ Cover Article—PETA Says Hang Tight!

Greta Thunberg’s Vogue Scandinavia article in which she’s photographed in wool is a key example of the deliberate deception that is humane washing.

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Thinking About Going Fishing With Dad on Father’s Day? Think Again.

Fish feel pain, too! And if your family usually celebrates Father’s Day by accompanying Dad to the local fishing hole, this will help you start a kinder tradition.

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Twitter’s Taking Out the Trash—Will It Bin Speciesist Language, Too?

Twitter gets it: Words matter. It banned hate speech that’s dehumanizing on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, disability, disease, and nationality. Will it consider species, too?

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind