You’re Invited to ‘Animalkind’—an All-New FREE Talk With Ingrid Newkirk

Prepare to be wowed as PETA’s president shares new stories about animals from her book “Animalkind.” You’ll never guess which mystery animal she’ll be spotlighting, although you’ll hear about more than one. Register for free now!

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Kate del Castillo to SeaWorld: Stop Sexually Abusing Dolphins

Imagine being immobilized and forcibly impregnated. That’s the reality for female dolphins at SeaWorld, so Kate del Castillo is calling the company out.

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Send Ingrid Newkirk a Personalized Birthday Wish

PETA President Ingrid Newkirk has helped to create a formidable global movement that’s saving millions of animals from abuse and neglect. Help us celebrate her—join the thousands of supporters adding personal messages to her birthday card!

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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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PETA Honors Prince and Promotes Vegan Wool in New PSA

PETA is honoring Prince on what would have been his 63rd birthday by sharing his anti-wool message with those who need to hear it most: the fashion industry.

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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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These Viral, Graphic Incidents Prove It: Animals Don’t Belong in Circuses

A tiger convulsing, a distressed bear urinating on herself, a lion mauling a handler—we didn’t need any of these viral incidents to know that animals don’t belong in circuses.

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It’s PETA Kids’ All-Star for Animals Contest 2021—Vote Now!

Know a kid who respects animals and understands that they’re friends, not food? Nominate that person today—they could win a trophy, a prize pack, vegan cookies, and yearlong bragging rights.

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‘Not Your Usual Animal Rights Conference’: Get Your Ticket to the Event of the Summer!

Take a virtual ride with PETA’s fieldworkers, learn how to binge-watch with purpose, open your eyes underwater, stop pet-trade pimps, and more. Grab your spot now!

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4 PetSmart Employees Face Cruelty Charges After Dog Dies During Nail Trim

“[Kobe] was hanging for over a minute. He was struggling and being tortured. … [T]hey just kept cutting his nails,” said Kobe’s guardian after viewing PetSmart surveillance video.

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Calling All Party Animals: You’re Invited to Ingrid Newkirk’s Virtual Birthday Fundraiser

Celebrate Ingrid’s birthday and give a big boost to PETA’s worldwide work to rescue animals who would otherwise have no hope, through your donation to PETA’s Global Compassion Fund. Reserve a spot today!

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Video: Things Are Looking Up for a Cat Who Was Stuck in a Tree for 4 Days

Rescuers need cardiologists on speed dial as they watch a daredevil cat dart from tree to tree.

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What’s Up, Jax? Rescued Guinea Pig Loves Carrots More Than Bugs Bunny Does

Tuber or not tuber? A carrot-loving guinea pig who was rescued by PETA is seeking a new place to put down roots.

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‘The Sopranos’ Star Edie Falco Calls For Primate Center to Shut Down

Edie Falco left phone messages for 18,000 UW faculty and staff to tell them about the horrific cruelty to monkeys taking place right on campus and to urge them to speak up.

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Man Shoots His Dog, Then Barbecues the Body on His Front Lawn

A man shot and killed his dog, then used $100 bills to light a fire and barbecue the body. If you find this disturbing but you eat meat, think about your perception.

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Negligence, Abuse, and … Fatal Fires? For Animals, Roadside Zoos Really Are Hell on Earth

Roadside zoos are going up in flames—for real. Hundreds of animals have been killed in fires during the last few years alone—and these are just some of the ones that were reported.

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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