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?
Like many others, we here at PETA are filing through our memories of September 11, 2001: the chaos, the fear, the sorrow—and amid it all, people helping others, including animals.
Lion-Killing Physical Therapist From Missouri Lured Mopane From Hwange Park Using an Elephant Carcass (Report)
In a murder hauntingly similar to Cecil’s, a Missouri physical therapist reportedly paid to lure Mopane from Hwange Park using an elephant carcass then maim and kill the beloved lion.
No stranger to saving animals, PETA pal Diane Warren stepped in after 40 cows escaped from a slaughterhouse. Thanks to her, the final missing cow—now found—will live at a sanctuary.
PETA warned Tamara Brogoitti that she’d created a ticking time bomb by keeping Buck the chimpanzee as a “pet.” Now, her daughter is injured and Buck has been killed.
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?
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.
“[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.
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.
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.
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.
Everyone’s talking about the cargo ship that was stuck in the Suez Canal—but what about the animals trapped on live-export ships? They deserve freedom, too.
BREAKING: The officer filmed abusing Zuul was recommended for termination and has resigned, but the DA won’t bring criminal charges—a massive letdown for all K-9s.
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.
As if starring in two viral PETA videos to speak up for dogs weren’t enough, Tyrann Mathieu has now scored a donation that will help PETA help more vulnerable dogs.
“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