‘There Are Times When I Have to Hold Back the Tears’: 7 Can’t-Miss Quotes on Being a PETA Investigator

Seeing animals suffering is one of the hardest things PETA investigators will ever have to do—but they know that documenting cruelty is critically important to stopping it.

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Ventilation Shutdown, Firefighting Foam, and Other Cruel Methods Used to Kill Animals for ‘Disease Control’

What are ventilation shutdown and VSD Plus? Keep reading to find out how farms cruelly kill animals for “disease control.”

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The ‘Claws’ and Effect of Buying Cats: Health Issues, Full Shelters, and Kitten Farms

If you’ve heard that you can buy a hypoallergenic cat, you’ve been told a lie by kitten breeders. Find out why you should never buy a cat.

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PETA Lays Bare the Failure of Psychological Experiments on Animals

Improving treatments for mental illness is critical, but psychological experiments on animals are not getting us there. PETA’s got a better plan.

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What Do Guinea Pigs Eat? The Facts Every Pig Guardian Should Know

To beet or not to beet? PETA helps guardians determine what to feed guinea pigs, how much, and how often.

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Campaign Updates: Ajinomoto Conducts Deadly and Worthless Tests on Animals

PETA is waging a campaign to end worthless experiments on animals by Japan-based conglomerate Ajinomoto Co. Inc.—and you can help.

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Why Do People Eat Different Crab Species?

Crabs are complex animals who deserve our respect. Different crab species have unique abilities and personalities—here’s what they’re like.

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Are YOU a Jerk Dog Owner? PETA Sniffs Out 5 ‘Everyday’ Types of Dog Abuse

Crating? Choke collars? Anyone who subjects their dog to these types of abuse must stop now—and stop kidding themselves: They’re hurting their “best friend.”

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Meet ‘New Amsterdam’ Star Ryan Eggold’s Leading Lady

In his debut PETA campaign, Ryan Eggold shares a special lady in his life—and her identity may surprise you.

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MOOve On From Dairy: Plant-Based Milk Is Better for the Environment

Two hundred cows produce the same amount of nitrogen as 10,000 humans. Help save the planet by switching to vegan milk today!

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Save 200 Animals Every Year by Going Vegan

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Spider-Man Is an Animal Rights Activist: PETA and Superheroes Unite

When Spider-Man stumbles upon a group of students liberating animals, his Spidey sense is awakened to a new cause: animal rights.

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End Speciesism: New PETA Ad Stars Davey Havok and Wee Man the Rat

Davey Havok, lead singer of the band AFI, and a rat named Wee Man teamed up for a new PETA campaign—and they need your help ending speciesism!

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Leather Destroys: It’s Killing Animals and Our Planet

Cow leather has nearly 10 times the negative environmental impact of leather made from plants. PETA breaks down how animal-derived leather destroys our planet.

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See Why These Celebs Are Calling Out Starbucks CEO for Hypocrisy

These celebs are calling out Starbucks for charging extra for vegan milk, punishing those who want to make the humane, environmentally friendly choice.

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PETA Had Stars Sprinting to the GRAMMY® Gift Lounge

Presenters, performers, and music industry VIPs were running to PETA’s booth at this year’s GRAMMY® Gift Lounge. Check out the winning gift of the season.

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