We Did It! European ‘End Animal Testing’ Initiative Validated With 1.2 Million Signatures

Signed, sealed, and delivered! A total of 1.2 million people banded together to protect rabbits, rats, and others. Find out what’s next for the European citizens’ initiative to end tests on animals.

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Will Lewis Hamilton Help End Formula 1 Owner’s Iditarod Sponsorship?

A word from Hamilton could prevent more dogs from dying—at least 150 have died so far—in the treacherous 1,000-mile Iditarod race, so what’s keeping the seven-time world champion from jumping in and responding to PETA U.K.’s appeal for help?

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PETA President’s Public Shower Highlights Meat, Eggs, and Dairy’s Devastating Roles in Drought

Are your meals drying up the planet? Ingrid Newkirk pulls back the curtain on the harm wrought by animal agriculture by lathering up in the middle of a busy street.

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PETA U.K. ‘Zombies’ Raise Hell Over Near-Drowning Test on Animals

A mob of PETA U.K. supporters swarmed a popular campus building to urge University of Bristol experimenters to use their brains and embrace modern, non-animal research. Learn more.

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Remembered

PETA U.K. remembers Queen Elizabeth II’s life of dedication to her country and encourages King Charles to use his influence to protect those who need it the most.

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Fashion Should Be Fun, Not Fatal—See How Snakes Are Suffering for Accessories

PETA Asia’s new video reveals that workers drive nails into snakes’ heads before killing them and selling their skin to fashion brands around the world. See for yourself, and take action.

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‘Dinos’ Roam the Earth to Call For Extinction of the Running of the Bulls

In Pamplona, Spain, 42 bulls will be stabbed to death this week. Will the mayor relegate the Running of the Bulls to the history books—where this archaic bloodbath belongs?

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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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Go Fake for Bears’ Sake: PETA U.K. Showcases Revolutionary Fur-Free Guard’s Caps

Will the Ministry of Defence go faux? PETA U.K. called for its high-performing faux–bear fur caps to be quick-marched into service at a meeting with members of Parliament.

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History in the Making! Animals Now Recognized as Sentient Beings in the U.K.

Thanks to thousands of PETA U.K. supporters and others, the U.K. Animal Welfare (Sentience) Act 2022 recognizes what we’ve long known: Animals are complex, feeling beings.

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Go Fake for the Bears’ Sake: Simon Pegg Stars in New PETA U.K. Campaign

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After fending off zombies, outsmarting spies, and traveling through space on screen, actor, writer, and comedian Simon Pegg has a powerful new mission with PETA U.K.

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Updates on the Situation for Animals in Ukraine

Amid the attacks in Ukraine, PETA is urging governments to simplify entry requirements for animals into the U.K. and EU.

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Progress in Ending Speciesism in Spain: Animal Companions Now Legally Family Members

Spain has passed a new law recognizing dogs, cats, and other animal companions as living, feeling beings instead of objects. See how this win will protect their rights as members of the family.

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Addio, Fur Factory Farms! Italian Senate Votes to Stop Stealing Animals’ Skin

When in Rome … ban fur factory farming! PETA entities have campaigned for the Italian government to stop the skinning of sensitive minks for fur, and it has voted to do just that.

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Victory for Rabbits! Armani Bans Angora After Talks With PETA U.K.

The Armani Group has listened to compassionate consumers who refuse to buy clothes made of fur ripped out of rabbits as they scream in pain. See why PETA is calling on all designers to follow suit.

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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