Animal Companions

PETA’s ‘God of War Ragnarök’ Parody Video Asks for an Animal-Friendly Mode

The video game God of War Ragnarök has taken the world by storm, and PETA—being the largest animal rights organization in all nine realms—weighed in with a viral video on the game: Although PETA doesn’t have a Gjallarhorn to sound, we want to make sure everyone knows not to chain up their 60-foot-tall dogs in… Read more »

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No Matter Whether Victim Was a Dog or a Wolf, Amber Rose Barnes Is Still a Murderer

Amber Rose Barnes was proud of herself for killing a baby wolf—then she learned she’d actually killed a dog. Learn why there isn’t a difference.

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Smelly Sacks Containing 7,000 Smuggled Donkey Penises Intercepted at Nigerian Airport

The illegally shipped equine genitalia were allegedly headed to Hong Kong to make a traditional Chinese medicine called “ejiao.”

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Video Taken at Lagoon in Mexico Serves as a Reminder to Leave Wildlife Alone

A horrifying video taken at a lagoon in Mexico is a grisly reminder of what can happen when humans disturb wild animals in their homes.

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PETA Names the Top Things That Hit Video Game ‘Stray’ Gets Right About Cats

The hit video game Stray points out many important struggles that “outdoor cats” face, and it’s getting top marks from PETA for its accuracy.

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Thousands of Sheep Drown After Crowded Livestock Vessel Sinks in Sudan

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This isn’t the first time thousands of animals have endured nightmarish deaths at sea—drowning in similar shipwrecks or dying en masse from dehydration or disease.

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Uvalde Shooter and Others Share a Common Trait: Cruelty to Animals

Study after study has confirmed a link between killing animals and committing violent acts against humans. Amid an epidemic of youth violence, PETA urges everyone to report every act of cruelty.

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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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Dead Pigs Cover a Highway After Another Slaughterhouse-Bound Truck Crashes

For one horrifying moment on a roadside in England, it was as though a slaughterhouse did have glass walls. These pigs’ bodies scattered across a highway are all you’ll need to leave flesh off your plate.

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VIDEO: Elephant Forced to Give Rides Endures Violent Beating at Thai Tourist Attraction

After watching this footage taken at a tourist spot in Thailand, you’ll never step foot in any attraction that offers cruel elephant rides.

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Actor Jena Malone Saw a Dog Apparently Being Abused on a Street in Hollywood—She Took Swift Action, and You Can, Too

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It’s essential to stop abuse if you can, no matter the species of the victim. PETA praises Jena Malone for joining other good Samaritans in taking action to ensure a dog’s safety—she made a difference, and so can you.

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Another Slaughterhouse-Bound Truck Overturns: What Happens Next Is Sure to Make You Swear Off Pigs’ Flesh (Video)

These pigs’ screams and their terrifying last moments will motivate you to leave the flesh of pigs and all other animals off your plate.

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Exploring the Lands Between? Here Are PETA’s Top Things to Do in ‘Elden Ring’

From taking your dog for a walk to persuading mercenaries to show horses respect, watch PETA’s viral guide to an animal-friendly Elden Ring run.

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VICE Report: Animals Are ‘Dying at Alarming Rates’ in PetSmart Stores

“People going into PetSmart should know the company doesn’t view [companion animals] as animals,” one former, traumatized employee told VICE. “They view them as products.”

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Video of a Monkey, Apparently Drenched With Red Paint and Visibly Weak, Rightly Sparks Outrage

Painting a monkey is an appalling act of cruelty, and unless he was quickly found and treated, this animal may be dead. Find out how you can help vulnerable monkeys like this one.

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