Animal Welfare

Criminalize Transporting Dogs in Pickup Trucks

Criminalize Transporting Dogs in Pickup Trucks

More than 100,000 dogs die each year while riding in the backs of pickup trucks, a practice that also endangers other drivers on the road. Put an end to this act of negligence and demand that it become illegal in all 50 states.

Investigate Animal Shelter After Accusations of Neglect

Investigate Animal Shelter After Accusations of Neglect

An animal shelter has been accused of severely neglecting the very animals it should be taking care of. Please sign this petition to demand that the facilities be restored to a sanitary condition, giving the animals the attention that they need.

Praise Congressman for Working to Ban Animal Testing

Praise Congressman for Working to Ban Animal Testing

A federal ban on cosmetic animal testing may soon be passed in the United States thanks to the efforts of a compassionate congressman who has vowed to improve animal welfare in the country. Commend Congressman Don Beyer for his commitment to improving the lives of animals.

Punish Laboratory for Putting Live Rabbit in Freezer

Punish Laboratory for Putting Live Rabbit in Freezer

Lab employees recently attempted to euthanize a rabbit by putting it in a freezer, among numerous other violations of the Animal Welfare Act. Shockingly, this lab has yet to be penalized for its cruelty and incompetence. Stop the torture now and demand it be held accountable.

Ban Fur Farming

Ban Fur Farming

Recent footage of the deplorable conditions inside Canadian fur farms has led to public outcry for an official ban on fur production. Stop the cruelty now and outlaw the fur industry in Canada.

Praise Jon Stewart for Disdaining Cruel Gestation Crates

Praise Jon Stewart for Disdaining Cruel Gestation Crates

Influential television-show host Jon Stewart recently exposed the cruel nature of cramped gestation crates used on pig farms and the depressing lives many sows lead. Thank Stewart for his activism by signing this petition.

Find Murderer of Cats Hung from Tree

Find Murderer of Cats Hung from Tree

A man responsible for hanging 25 dead cats from a tree has been charged with polluting the environment, but not animal cruelty. Help find the real killer by urging the NYPD police commissioner to lend a hand.

Demand Justice for Dog Shot by Hunter

Demand Justice for Dog Shot by Hunter

A family dog was brutally shot and killed by a hunter. The man guilty of this dog’s death believed the dog to be a stray and could possibly get away with this crime because of a confusing county law. Sign this petition to demand the man be charged with murder.

Save Chickens from Heartless Abuse

Save Chickens from Heartless Abuse

Chickens killed for consumption at the popular fast-food chain Chick-fil-A are severely abused before and during slaughter. Demand that the restaurant adopt strict animal welfare policies to help stop this unnecessary cruelty.

Praise Arrest of Man Who Shot a Family Pet

Praise Arrest of Man Who Shot a Family Pet

A man has been charged with felony animal cruelty after shooting a farm dog in the face on a hunting trip. Thank law enforcement officials for their quick apprehension of the heartless shooter.

Praise Pet Store’s Anti-Cruelty Stance

Praise Pet Store’s Anti-Cruelty Stance

A pet store chain has vowed to end its partnership with cruel puppy mills and only sell dogs rescued by animal aid organizations. Praise the move, which will save hundreds of dogs annually from euthanasia.

Praise PSA Protesting Animal Entertainment Industry

Praise PSA Protesting Animal Entertainment Industry

A popular musician recently called for the boycott of cruel animal entertainment attractions such as SeaWorld and Ringling Bros. in a new public service announcement. Praise him for using his celebrity to help suffering show animals.

End Barbaric Dog Meat Trade

End Barbaric Dog Meat Trade

The dog meat industry in Southeast Asia is still operating despite efforts to shut it down. Help put an end to this cruel industry and to the consumption of dog by signing the petition.

Stop Chasing and Harassing Elephants With Dogs

Stop Chasing and Harassing Elephants With Dogs

Elephants are being harassed and abused by herding dogs at a popular zoo. The elephants are afraid when chased by the dogs, and both the animals and their trainers are at risk. Demand that this cruel and unusual treatment of elephants be put to an end.

Fire Teacher Who Snapped Rabbit’s Neck in Class

Fire Teacher Who Snapped Rabbit’s Neck in Class

A teacher snapped a rabbit’s neck and butchered it in front of his students for a lesson about how food is processed. Urge the school district to fire this teacher for his cruel actions.

Stop the Use of Animals in Circuses

Stop the Use of Animals in Circuses

Scotland is considering a ban on using animals in circuses after news of big cats being kept in inadequate cages emerged. Sign this petition to support this ban and help circus animals.

Applaud Successful Whale Rescue

Applaud Successful Whale Rescue

A young whale was recently brought back from the brink of death by veterinarians and researchers at the Vancouver Aquarium’s rescue center. Thank the staff for their hard work.

Make Improvements at Squalid Animal Shelter

Make Improvements at Squalid Animal Shelter

Indiana’s largest animal shelter is in critical need of funds to improve its horrible conditions. Animals that arrive sick or wounded are often euthanized right away due to the lack of resources. Urge the mayor to push for funds that are so desperately needed to care for these animals.

Fire Workers Who Severely Abused Dairy Cows

Fire Workers Who Severely Abused Dairy Cows

Employees caught kicking, beating, and mutilating dairy cows will not face legal ramifications because an attorney on the case did not think charges were warranted. Now, punishment lies solely in the hands of the dairy farm’s owner. Sign this petition to demand that the owner fire these employees for their callous actions.

Thank Animal Shelter for Removing Barbaric Gas Chamber

Thank Animal Shelter for Removing Barbaric Gas Chamber

Barbaric gas chambers once used to euthanize unwanted animals are finally being phased out in favor of more humane methods. Sign this petition to thank one animal shelter for its efforts to make the gas chamber obsolete.

Stop University’s Cruel Experiments on Cats

Stop University’s Cruel Experiments on Cats

A university still experiments on live cats for training purposes despite the fact that this cruel practice is outdated and unnecessary. Urge the university’s president to immediately implement humane alternatives, such as human-based methods, in all its medical programs.

Stop Abusive Tiger Tourism

Stop Abusive Tiger Tourism

Tigers are being confined to small cages and hit with sticks at a cruel tourist attraction. Don’t let these magnificent animals continue to suffer abuse for profit.

Thank Organization for Saving Dogs from Euthanasia

Thank Organization for Saving Dogs from Euthanasia

Animal rescue volunteers travel around the United States to save animals from being euthanized due to lack of space. Please sign this petition to thank them for saving animals from unnecessary death.

Praise Official for Seizing Animals from Hoarder

Praise Official for Seizing Animals from Hoarder

An animal control officer thought quickly and was able to save over 60 animals from an animal hoarder. Please sign this petition to thank him for saving the animals from a horrific environment.

Save Baby Wild Animals from Abuse

Save Baby Wild Animals from Abuse

Tiger cubs and other young wild animals don’t belong in a petting zoo. Speak out against the abuse of these exotic wild animals for entertainment.