Animal Welfare

End Transport of Exotic Animal Trophies on Delta Air Lines

End Transport of Exotic Animal Trophies on Delta Air Lines

As the only United States airline to offer direct flights to South Africa, a popular hunting destination, it is crucial that Delta Air Lines ban the transportation of exotic animal hunting trophies. Sign the petition to end this sickening practice and save countless exotic animals’ lives.

Do Not Prosecute Animal Abuse Watchdogs

Do Not Prosecute Animal Abuse Watchdogs

Employees who secretly record wrongdoing in their workplaces could soon be facing legal action from employers thanks to a proposed law in North Carolina. Sign here to demand that whistle-blowers and watchdogs be free from persecution for trying to show the world the truth.

Applaud Zoo Association’s Withdrawal from Taiji Dolphin Slaughter

Applaud Zoo Association’s Withdrawal from Taiji Dolphin Slaughter

The largest zoo and aquarium foundation in Japan has pledged to no longer buy animals captured during the annual Taiji dolphin hunt in which thousands of animals are cruelly bludgeoned to death. Support the move, which will deal a major blow to the barbaric dolphin-hunting event.

Thank Team for Performing Rare Heart Surgery to Save Cat’s Life

Thank Team for Performing Rare Heart Surgery to Save Cat’s Life

A young cat was diagnosed with a rare heart defect that, if left untreated, would lead to heart failure. Thank the team of veterinarians and cardiologists who collaborated on the rare surgery that saved the cat’s life.

Fifteen Sick and Malnourished Animals Deserve Justice

Fifteen Sick and Malnourished Animals Deserve Justice

A woman was charged with animal cruelty after 15 animals had to be euthanized because she allegedly neglected them. Urge authorities to give her the maximum penalty if she is found guilty of this crime.

Justice for Dogs Whose Mouths Were Sewn Shut

Justice for Dogs Whose Mouths Were Sewn Shut

Eleven dogs being trained to fight were allegedly found with their mouths sewn shut, among other horrific abuses. Please support this petition to punish their owners to the fullest extent, if found guilty of their shocking crimes.

Demand Carson & Barnes Circus Retire Abused Elephants

Demand Carson & Barnes Circus Retire Abused Elephants

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circuses have recently decided to retire their elephants from their shows—It is time for Carson & Barnes to make the humane decision and follow suit. Demand that the abused elephants of Carson & Barnes be released into sanctuaries immediately.

Praise Decision to Recognize Animals as Sentient Beings

Praise Decision to Recognize Animals as Sentient Beings

New Zealand is giving animals more rights by recognizing them as sentient beings. Applaud the decision that will strengthen animal welfare in the country.

Release Chimpanzees Held Captive in Research Lab

Release Chimpanzees Held Captive in Research Lab

Two chimpanzees are currently being cruelly held captive in a university laboratory. Chimpanzees are complex, intelligent, emotional animals and are known to wither in captivity. Demand that the university release these chimpanzees to a sanctuary immediately.

Success: City Passes Harsher Animal Cruelty Law

Success: City Passes Harsher Animal Cruelty Law

A city has adopted a new revised animal cruelty law for pet owners that will make it necessary for them to provide adequate shelter for their animals and prohibit keeping them tied up outside for too long. Please sign this petition to praise these new policies.

End All Animal Testing in New Zealand

End All Animal Testing in New Zealand

New Zealand recently recognized animals as sentient beings but still allows animal testing on some products. Demand they end all animal testing.

Praise Officers for Busting Cockfighting Operation

Praise Officers for Busting Cockfighting Operation

Five men allegedly bred and drugged roosters for their illegal cockfighting operations. Please sign this petition to praise the officers who shut this cruel business down.

Demand Investigation into Dog Torture on Marine Corps Base

Demand Investigation into Dog Torture on Marine Corps Base

A dog was recently found with his legs broken and mouth banded shut with elastics on a Marine Corps base. Demand that an investigation is launched and that the perpetrators of this shocking act of cruelty are reprimanded.

Don’t Prosecute Man Who Saved Dog Left Inside Hot Car

Don’t Prosecute Man Who Saved Dog Left Inside Hot Car

A man who rescued a dog left inside a hot vehicle was arrested and charged with criminal trespassing. His actions saved the dog’s life and should not be punished. Please sign this petition to urge the county judge to drop all charges against him.

Justice for Dog Beaten to Death with a Stick

Justice for Dog Beaten to Death with a Stick

A dog was recently lured from its owner’s yard and beaten to death with a stick. Demand that proper measures are taken to ensure that the young boy charged with the crime does not commit similar violence again.

A dog that was rescued from a high kill shelter in Southern California by the Oregon Friends of Shelter Animals tries to get noticed by people looking for a new dog at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington in Vancouver on Tuesday April 20, 2010. (The Columbian/Zachary Kaufman)

Require Criminal Background Checks for Animal Adopters

Potential animal adopters in Michigan may soon be required to pass a criminal background check. Please support this petition and help approve this necessary legislation.

Support Arrest of Men Who Allegedly Used Machetes to Kill Dog

Support Arrest of Men Who Allegedly Used Machetes to Kill Dog

An innocent dog was allegedly attacked by two men with machetes, which resulted in its death. Please sign this petition to let the grieving dog owner know that we support their arrest.

Send Help to Flooded Animal Shelters

Send Help to Flooded Animal Shelters

After heavy rain caused flash-flooding in Texas, hundreds of pets were displaced. Help must be sent to these imperiled shelters immediately.

Praise Animal Sanctuary for Rescuing Innocent Peacocks from Slaughter

Praise Animal Sanctuary for Rescuing Innocent Peacocks from Slaughter

Peacocks in a Florida neighborhood were being ruthlessly killed by a trapper until a bird sanctuary group intervened to relocate them to safer homes. If it weren’t for the sanctuary’s efforts in rescuing a species that isn’t protected, the rest of the flock would have been decimated. Please sign this petition to applaud the sanctuary’s dedication and hard work.

Bear Grylls filming Man Vs. Wild. Patagonia, Argentina

Prosecute Celebrity for Slaughtering Pig on Survival Show

Celebrity adventurer Bear Grylls and other contestants were responsible for the slaughter of a pig on television for the sake of entertainment. Ensure that this celebrity is prosecuted for the horrific and unnecessary murder of this animal by signing the petition.

Demand Justice for Traumatized Puppies Strapped to Minivan Roof

Demand Justice for Traumatized Puppies Strapped to Minivan Roof

An officer rescued four caged puppies allegedly strapped to the roof of a minivan but no charges were filed against the driver. Demand justice for the traumatized puppies.

Save Dog Fighting Victims from Lives of Cruelty and Abuse

Save Dog Fighting Victims from Lives of Cruelty and Abuse

Dog fighting is a hideously cruel sport that condemns dogs to lives of suffering and abuse. Most victims die an early death after sustaining horrific injuries and being forced to fight again and again. Join the campaign to end dog fighting for good.

Justice for Puppies and Reptiles Found Dead in Freezer

Justice for Puppies and Reptiles Found Dead in Freezer

Nearly 50 dogs were allegedly found living in their own feces at a man’s home, and puppies and reptiles were reportedly found dead in his freezer. Please sign this petition and demand the man be brought to justice if he is found guilty of this cruelty to innocent animals.

Stop Cruel Elephant Fighting

Stop Cruel Elephant Fighting

Elephants are being forced to fight in sumo-style wrestling matches to entertain people at a harvest festival in India. Demand that the government stop this cruel bloodsport and lay charges against the organizers.

Prosecute Farmers Accused of Hitting Pigs with Cans and Boards

Prosecute Farmers Accused of Hitting Pigs with Cans and Boards

Farm employees were allegedly caught hitting pigs with cans and boards, but no criminal charges are being filed. Sign this petition and demand that these former employees be prosecuted for their inhumane actions immediately.