PETA Leads the Charge: Inside the Global Effort to Take Down Exotic Skins

PETA’s latest week of action is a multifaceted approach to ending the exotic-skins industry. See how folks are getting involved.

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PETA Demands U.S. Army Ban ‘Classified’ Weapon-Wounding Tests on Dogs, Others

What are dogs, cats, and other animals enduring in the U.S. Army’s “classified” weapon-wounding tests? We’re pushing for answers and calling for a ban.

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Win! Microbio Co. Ends Animal Tests on Health Foods After PETA Plea

Microbio Co., a Taiwanese health food producer, has banned experiments on animals following talks with PETA. Find out how to encourage others to follow suit.

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PETA to Northwestern: Stem the Tide of Misery in Your Laboratories—Act Now!

Northwestern University fails both animals and taxpayers by violating minimum animal welfare guidelines in its laboratories. It’s time to shift to human-relevant methods.

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PETA Asia Helps Animals After Typhoon Noru Devastates the Philippines

As PETA Asia wades into the aftermath of Typhoon Noru, the U.S. braces for Hurricane Ian. Please donate to our Global Compassion Fund to help PETA U.S. and other PETA entities continue to help animals.

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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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Victory! Court Strikes Down Iowa ‘Ag-Gag’ Law: Recording on Farms No Longer Banned

For more than a century, the public has relied on undercover investigations to expose illegal and cruel practices on factory farms and in slaughterhouses.

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World Rabies Day: Are Your Animal Companions Vaccinated?

Do you know when your dog’s or cat’s rabies vaccination expires? Forgetting can be deadly for all your loved ones.

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Creepy, Crawly, and Cruel: Japanese Experimenters Are Making Cyborg Cockroaches

A new video shows experimenters in Japan attempting to create cyborg cockroaches. These experiments teach the harmful lesson that certain animals don’t deserve compassion.

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Know a Kind Teacher? TeachKind Has Free Resources on Instagram for Educators

TeachKind is led by former classroom teachers who create content for teaching compassion. See all the tips and resources you can use with your students this school season!

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PETA Praises President Biden’s New Executive Order Backing Cell-Based Meat

PETA has long been a supporter of using cell cultures to replace the use of animals for food. Here’s why we support the president’s new executive order.

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Lucy, I’m Home! (That’s Just What This Adoptable Rottie Wants to Hear)

Lucy was heartbroken when her loving guardian fell ill. But now, this radiant Rottweiler is ready to be your right-hand gal.

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Coconspirator in Tonka’s Kidnapping Cited for Reckless Exotic-Animal Show

First, he lied in court in an attempt to abduct Tonka. Then he let animals languish and put children in danger with his reckless traveling exotic-animal attraction, A–Z Exotic Animal Adventures.

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PETA Calls For a Strike on Sex With Meat-Eating Men

PETA is proposing a strike on sex with meat-eating men. Men’s diets cause 41% more greenhouse gases than women’s diets.

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Why Do Vegans Eat Food That Looks Like Meat? The Answers May Surprise You

One of the most frequent questions we’re asked is “Why do vegans eat food that looks like meat—why not just eat the real thing?” We’ll explain.

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PETA Uncovers Beagle Abuser Illegally Imported 1,000+ Monkeys on Unlicensed Airlines

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has apparently enabled illegal shipments of monkeys to vile Envigo, posing great risk to monkeys and the American public.

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