Trainer Caught on Camera Choking Dog, Slamming Him to the Ground at ‘Board and Train’ Facility (Video)

Leaving your dog with a stranger is a terrible idea under any circumstances—it’s confusing and scary for your dog, and it’s an invitation to disaster. Odie’s guardian learned this the hard way.

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WATCH: The 4-Second Viral Video That Will Break Every Mother’s Heart

A seconds-long video of a worker castrating a piglet while his mom helplessly watches will haunt everyone, especially those still eating pigs.

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PETA Asia Exposes Live-Export Cruelty: Australian Cattle Butchered Alive

A PETA Asia exposé shows cattle from Australia’s live-export industry butchered for leather while they thrash, kick, and blink—are you wearing their skin?

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Don’t F**k With Cats … or Guinea Pigs: Redditors Help Bust Man Apparently Seen Online Killing Guinea Pigs Purchased at Petco

According to reports, a man has been arrested after allegedly posting snuff videos involving guinea pigs bought at Petco—a chain that sells vulnerable animals to anyone who can pay.

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VIDEO: Horse Crashes in NYC—Carriage and Street Left Splattered With Blood

Tourists surely don’t want to see bloodied animals on the streets, and this horse certainly didn’t sign up for such violence. Will New York City ban horse-drawn carriages at long last?

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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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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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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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Men Caught on Camera Stabbing Dog 18 Times—PETA Latino Urges Officials to Act

A father-son duo reportedly stabbed a dog 18 times. PETA Latino is urging local officials to protect all community members by throwing the book at the men if they’re convicted.

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Baby Chicks’ Dead Bodies Cover Floor of Filthy Shed (Eyewitness Video)

Severe injuries, dead and dying chicks, rotting bodies scattered on the feces-covered floor of dank, dark sheds: THIS is what you’re supporting when you buy chicken.

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PETA: WHO’s New Live-Market Call to Action: Too Little, Too Late?

Perhaps PETA Asia’s director should take over as WHO director-general—then we’d get sensible decisions about the welfare of humans and other animals, with no time wasted.

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‘Seaspiracy’ Dives Deep Into ‘Bycatch’ and ‘Dolphin-Safe’ Tuna Scandals

Is your penchant for tuna and shrimp killing dolphins and sharks, too? “Seaspiracy” says it could be. Learn what the film reveals about “bycatch” and dubious “dolphin-safe” logos.

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Men Caught on Camera Setting Elephant on Fire

This elephant was wandering around his own home. The violence perpetrated by these men was more than heartbreaking—it was avoidable.

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These Folks Learned the Hard Way: Big Cats Are Dangerous Predators

Never support any venue that allows tourists to interact with tigers, leopards, or other big cats. Here’s how ones that do put everyone involved at risk.

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