Animal Companions

5 Shocking PETA Investigations That Sparked Major Action for Animals in 2022

See some of the shocking findings that PETA’s investigations uncovered—and how our work helped animals in 2022.

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Food

See Things From a Turkey’s Perspective This ‘ThanksVegan’ and Beyond

Wondering what makes turkeys unique and why they don’t belong on a plate? PETA can help you learn all about these lovable birds with distinct personalities.

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She Did Not Consent: PETA Highlights Sexual Abuse on Farms

From nursing mother pigs locked in farrowing crates, to mother cows restrained in devices called “rape racks,” being violated without consent isn’t just a human problem.

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PETA Protests for Pigs as Supreme Court Considers Prop 12

PETA President Ingrid Newkirk is protesting for pigs in D.C. as the Supreme Court considers Prop 12. But you don’t have to be there to help animals. See what you can do!

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BREAKING: Men Who Saved Dying Piglets From Smithfield Farm Acquitted on All Charges: What YOU can do!

See what the final verdict is in the trial of Wayne Hsiung and Paul Picklesimer, the men who saved two dying piglets from a Smithfield farm in 2017.

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

Here’s Why Viewers of Netflix’s Controversial ‘Dahmer’ Series Are Going Vegan

See what viewers are saying after watching Netflix’s “Dahmer”—a series about the infamous serial killer and cannibal.

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PETA Latino ‘Crime Scene’ Shocks Colombian Capital

PETA Latino’s “crime scene” in Bogotá, Colombia, challenges passersby to think about the horrors of animal agriculture.

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Victory! Court Strikes Down Iowa ‘Ag-Gag’ Law: Recording on Farms No Longer Banned

For more than a century, the public has relied on undercover investigations to expose illegal and cruel practices on factory farms and in slaughterhouses.

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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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Why the World’s First Octopus Farm Must Not Open

Octopuses are not currently “farmed” animals, but there are plans for an octopus farm to open in Spain in 2023. Take action to help PETA stop this atrocity.

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1,000 Chickens Burned to Death at Costco Supplier’s Slaughterhouse

PETA is calling for criminal charges against a Costco supplier after 1,000 chickens were killed and 1,500 were injured in a horrific truck fire.

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PETA Files USDA Petition Over Bogus ‘Humane’ Meat Labels

The only “humane” meal is a vegan one. PETA is calling on the feds to amend rules and stop certifying bogus claims about animals raised for food.

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Why Did the Kansas Cows Die? Catastrophic Heat, Farming, and Human Cruelty

Why did thousands of cows in Kansas die? PETA explains why there’s no need to dig for conspiracies when the greed and cruelty of the farming industry are at play.

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PETA Celebrates: Farmer John Slaughterhouse to Shut Down

The Farmer John slaughterhouse in Vernon, California, is finally closing, along with the fortress of lies it built around the premises depicting “happy” pigs.

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PETA U.K. to LEGO: Give Kids the Building Blocks for a Better World

By rebranding its new farm set as a sanctuary, LEGO would allow children to imagine a world in which animals can live in peace.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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