Spiders’ reputation as creepy-crawlies is based on a web of misunderstandings. Not to fear—we have some fun facts about our humble eight-legged friends!
Inventors are really missing the mark: Cows don’t need smart collars or other fancy tech for a comfortable life. But we can tell you a few things they’d love to bits.
Learn how the USDA may strengthen its regulations for the care of wild animals.
The Moolah Shrine Circus has finally announced an end to using elephants in its acts. Learn why PETA is going to keep advocating for elephants.
Vivienne Westwood famously created the look of the punk movement—and she also blazed a trail for animal-friendly fashion.
In 2022, animals—including the 4,000 dogs freed from Envigo’s hellish laboratory breeding program—saw huge wins. Check out PETA’s list of what’s “in” and what’s “out” after this huge year!
The publisher of the viral video game Stray, Annapurna Interactive, won PETA’s Company of the Year award for its aMEOWzing game.
California’s fur ban starts on January 1. Learn more about the effects of fur production on animals and the environment and how you can help protect animals used for their fur.
The animal defenders came out for intelligent, social pigs, whom workers tear away from their families, torment, and slaughter every year just for a holiday dinner.
The FBI has identified cruelty to animals as a warning sign of more violence to come.
Victoria’s Secret just made a huge difference for goats: After PETA met with company representatives and shared information about cashmere, the chain confirmed a ban on the material.
Shalom Wildlife “Sanctuary,” a misleadingly named roadside zoo in West Bend, Wisconsin, has made headlines for the drowning deaths of two tiger cubs who were born at the facility. Accidents happen, but Shalom’s history of irresponsibility needs to be examined. Since its opening in 2014, the facility has maintained dubious ties to breeders and has… Read more »
A dead ram and dangerous enclosures are among the many horrible conditions found by USDA inspectors at the notorious Mt. Hope exotic animal auction.
“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