Factory farms in Ohio are responsible for polluting the water and making it undrinkable. Urge the governor to close down all factory farms, and pursue solutions that are ethical and sanitary for both animals and humans.
Harsher penalties for animal rights offenses and a new task force to enforce these penalties have been proposed for the State of Massachusetts. Support the new bill, which will increase protection for animals throughout the state.
A professional race car driver has spoken out against the practice of using animals for entertainment. Thank the athlete for using her celebrity to be a champion for animals.
Racing greyhounds all over the country are fed meat that is considered unfit for human consumption, riddled with bacteria, pathogens, and drugs. Call for a ban on using this unsafe meat as food.
A popular venue has scheduled cruel lemur exhibits and races that will place the endangered species in even more peril. Urge the venue’s board of directors to cancel the upcoming events and respect the fragility of these sensitive creatures.
Thousands of animals are boiled alive because of a misguided belief that the horrific technique improves the flavor of the meat. Tell government officials to end this inhumane act immediately.
Most farm animals spend their lives in unimaginably inhumane conditions and are the victims of horrifying cruelty. Help establish decent minimum care standards for livestock.
Whole Foods Market has started selling rabbit meat in select stores. Many people view these animals as pets; additionally, the corporation should be moving away from the sale of meat, especially rabbit. Demand all rabbit meat be removed from retail shelves within Whole Foods Market.
A Wisconsin parish refuses to end its annual pig wrestling competition despite the obvious strain on the animals. Tell the church they must find an alternative fundraiser.
Nothing could ever justify harming a puppy by kicking it. Sign this petition and demand the prosecution of the woman who repeatedly kicked her puppy.
Two police officers shot and killed a harmless dog after responding to a barking noise complaint. After sustaining fifteen bullet wounds, the dog passed away. Help bring the officers to justice.
More than 50,000 elephants are killed annually in Africa, and more than 1,000 rangers have died trying to protect them. Sign the petition and urge African leaders to work together in order to fight poachers and shut down black markets.
A fur farm guilty of several animal rights violations is being allowed to continue operations despite a past record of similar cruelty. Demand that the animals are seized and that the operator face appropriate charges.
A famous actress has written a letter calling for an end to elephant rides at a popular State Fair. Thank her for using her celebrity to stand up for abused elephants.
A popular travel company has severed ties with SeaWorld due to its long history of animal abuse. Applaud the travel company for supporting animal rights by ending its partnership with the cruel theme park.
A proposed enclosure-free zoo will allow animals to roam freely in a more natural habitat. Praise the architect responsible for providing animals in captivity with a stimulating environment that meets their social and physical needs.
Police officials discovered 20 emaciated, abused dogs during a raid on a Queens home suspected of being a dog fighting training ground. Sign this petition to demand the harshest punishment possible for the two owners responsible for this crime.
Elephants with agonizing and crippling physical symptoms have been spotted performing for an extremely negligent circus. Urge health officials to seize the poor creatures and relocate them to sanctuaries where they can recuperate and thrive.
Undercover footage of a dairy farm shows cows wading through a foot of their own excrement and developing infected sores as a result of the filthy environment. Urge health inspectors to charge the farm with health code violations and demand that these animals be housed humanely.
A Pennsylvania man injected a kitten with heroin before severely beating and torturing it. Commend the officer who arrested this man on animal cruelty charges and rescued the kitten from certain death.
Australia has banned importation of cat and dog furs but it still imports fur from China, where it is common practice to kill domestic animals for furs. Tell Australia to ban the import of Chinese pelts and help prevent cruel treatment of animals on China’s fur farms.
Create and enforce stronger laws preventing animal abuse and cruelty. Lenient punishments are not a deterrent against dog fighters and people who mistreat animals. Take a stand against animal cruelty now.
Five bears are forced to live in a barren concrete pit, with little protection from the elements or space to roam. They are sustained mainly on scraps of hard bread tossed at them by leering tourists. Call for the immediate closure of this cruel attraction.
A circus elephant is believed to have been mercilessly beaten by her trainers, resulting in deep, painful lacerations. Urge government officials to investigate the infamously abusive circus and save the elephant from further torture.
A newly remodeled racetrack’s slippery surface has claimed the lives of six horses. While modifications to the track have been made, horses are still in danger of deadly injuries. Urge the track’s owner to cease racing until the track can be made safe.