Animal Welfare

Expand Overcrowded Animal Shelter

Expand Overcrowded Animal Shelter

An animal shelter is being forced to euthanize animals after only 72 hours due to limited space. Encourage the mayor of Kenansville to finally build a bigger shelter to save more lives.

Stop Victoria’s Secret Testing on Animals

Stop Victoria’s Secret Testing on Animals

Victoria’s Secret has broken its promise not to test its products on animals by expanding to China, which requires animal testing for some cosmetic products sold within the country. Urge Victoria’s Secret to stop testing on innocent animals.

End Dolphin Abuse at Hotel

End Dolphin Abuse at Hotel

Dolphins living at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas lack shade to keep them cool in the desert heat and show signs of stress-related health problems. Demand that the director of animal care put the health and safety of the animals before profits.

Remove Live Donkeys from Nativity Scene

Remove Live Donkeys from Nativity Scene

A donkey in a nativity scene had to be euthanized after being severely injured by a man sitting on it to take a photo. Demand that live animals be removed from the nativity scene and that prop animals be used instead.

Applaud Ban on Animal Circuses

Applaud Ban on Animal Circuses

A ban on animal circus performances and pony rides at fairs will soon be implemented by a Spanish city. Applaud the move, which will withdraw support from an industry rampant with abuses.

Approve Conviction of Neglectful Alpaca Ranch Owner

Approve Conviction of Neglectful Alpaca Ranch Owner

An alpaca ranch owner has been found guilty for neglecting his herd. Please sign this petition to show that you approve of his conviction.

Thank Good Samaritans for Rescuing Abandoned Dogs

Thank Good Samaritans for Rescuing Abandoned Dogs

Several abused dogs and puppies were abandoned on the streets, found by local residents, and brought back to health. Please sign this petition to thank these concerned citizens for rescuing these animals in need.

Stop Cruel Puppy Farming

Stop Cruel Puppy Farming

Although puppy farming is very prevalent in Europe, there are many dedicated animal rights activists working to end this horrific industry for good. Sign this petition and support animal rights activists as they fight to end puppy farming.

Applaud Restaranteur for Dropping Cruel Duck Supplier

Applaud Restaranteur for Dropping Cruel Duck Supplier

A foie gras producer has been abusing its animals, allowing them to suffer in filthy cages. Applaud a chef who has removed the supplier from his restaurant to ensure that his food is humanely sourced.

Applaud Ban on Cruel Gas Chambers

Applaud Ban on Cruel Gas Chambers

Gas chambers are a brutal and inhumane way to euthanize animals in animal shelters. Sign this petition and applaud the ban on gas chambers in North Carolina.

Applaud Ban on Cruel Elephant Bullhooks

Applaud Ban on Cruel Elephant Bullhooks

Circus elephants are routinely subjected to painful punishments like being prodded and stabbed with inhumane ‘bullhooks.’ Thank Oakland for taking action to ban this cruel practice.

Rescue Bears from Concrete Pit

Rescue Bears from Concrete Pit

Five bears are being held prisoner in a concrete pit by a store owner. Urge the owner to stop abusing these animals and release them to a sanctuary where they can live better lives.

Ban Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides in Busy City

Ban Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides in Busy City

Horse-drawn carriage rides could be banned in New York City by 2016 if new legislation passes a vote. Ask lawmakers to show their support for the bill, which would eliminate the cruel and outdated overworking of horses.

Success: Gas-Chamber Euthanasia Banned

Success: Gas-Chamber Euthanasia Banned

Inhumane and archaic carbon monoxide euthanasia chambers have been banned, thanks to the hard work of caring activists. Applaud the decision to end this cruel practice and support similar measures nationwide.

Seek Humane Solution to Rid Urban Areas of Foxes

Seek Humane Solution to Rid Urban Areas of Foxes

Fox snipers are being called in to shoot and kill foxes found in urban areas. Urge the mayor of London to seek humane options for ridding the city of foxes rather than murdering these animals on sight.

Praise End of Puppy Mills Sales

Praise End of Puppy Mills Sales

A newly elected government has promised to limit pet store sales to only animals from shelters, eliminating the cruel industry of breeding farms. Praise the members of Parliament who have taken stronger stances on animal rights.

Denounce Continuation of Ritual Slaughter

Denounce Continuation of Ritual Slaughter

The ban on the ritual slaughter of animals for religious purposes has been overturned by Poland’s highest court. Condemn this decision and protest the slaughter of innocent animals.

Success: Zoo Animal Safety Protected

Success: Zoo Animal Safety Protected

A Tasmanian devil was murdered at a zoo after an unknown person threw a heavy object at its head. Thank the zoo for installing security cameras to protect the animals within its care, and ensure this never happens again.

Success: Horse-Drawn Carriage Ban Introduced in New York

Success: Horse-Drawn Carriage Ban Introduced in New York

Horse-drawn carriages may soon be banned from the streets of New York if the mayor’s introduced legislation is passed. Applaud New York City’s mayor for putting animal welfare before profit by introducing this ban.

Praise  Animal Welfare Group for Rescuing Animals from Kennel

Praise Animal Welfare Group for Rescuing Animals from Kennel

More than 70 frozen dead animals were recently found in a New York kennel, and the living animals that remained showed signs of respiratory issues and were visibly malnourished. Thank the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for rescuing these animals from these deplorable conditions.

Bring Cat-Killers to Justice

Bring Cat-Killers to Justice

Three pet cats have been murdered in cold blood, allegedly by duck hunters who shot them while hunting and shared their killings on social media sites. Please sign this petition to praise the arrest of these suspects.

Call for Strict Animal Welfare Laws

Call for Strict Animal Welfare Laws

Animals in Canada have a greater chance of being mistreated due to the country’s lax animal welfare laws. Urge the government to adopt stricter animal welfare laws and put an end to animal abuse in the country.

Demand Justice for Abused and Starving Horses

Demand Justice for Abused and Starving Horses

More than 100 malnourished horses were found on a ranch. Despite blatant evidence of failure to provide proper care and treatment for the horses, the owner has still not been charged. Demand justice for these abused animals.

Strengthen Enforcement of Animal Protection Laws

Strengthen Enforcement of Animal Protection Laws

Animal protection regulations have been strengthened in Nova Scotia, but only two enforcement officers remain in the entire province. Demand an improved network of trained enforcement officers to ensure an effective reduction of animal cruelty.

Success: Abused Indian Elephant Rescued

Success: Abused Indian Elephant Rescued

An Indian elephant was recently freed from an abusive life of street begging and brought to a peaceful wildlife sanctuary. Please sign here to celebrate Wildlife SOS’s success and future plans to save more mistreated animals.