Animal Welfare

Ban Online Promotion of Animal Cruelty

Ban Online Promotion of Animal Cruelty

While animal abuse is illegal, posting inhumane pictures and videos online of people abusing animals is not against the law. Sign this petition to make posting such grotesque images and videos illegal.

Success: Rat Trapped in Box by Artist Rescued

Success: Rat Trapped in Box by Artist Rescued

French police officers recently rescued an animal from a cruel artist who intended to shoot it as part of an “art project.” Sign this petition to thank them for their swift and humane actions.

Success: Exotic Animals to be Banned at Historic Pier

Success: Exotic Animals to be Banned at Historic Pier

Thanks in part to the ForceChange community, exotic animals will soon be banned from being used as entertainment at a congested historic pier. Applaud the scheduled adoption of the ban and celebrate this positive step towards protecting the welfare of animals.

Demand Justice for 30 Slaughtered Elephants

Demand Justice for 30 Slaughtered Elephants

Thirty elephants were recently brutally slaughtered by ivory poachers in an African national park. Demand that increased security measures be implemented to ensure more elephants do not suffer.

Applaud Police for Sending Off Canine Hero with Full Honors

Applaud Police for Sending Off Canine Hero with Full Honors

A terminally ill German Shepherd was given the same respects as a fallen officer as he was sadly led to his final destination. Sign this petition to thank the Oviedo, Florida Police Department for sending this canine hero off with the honors he truly deserved.

Ban Ownership of Pet Chimpanzees

Ban Ownership of Pet Chimpanzees

Some people own chimpanzees as pets, even though they are wild and vicious animals that can pose many threats to humans. Sign this petition to call for tougher legislation against keeping these animals.

Protect Pets from Domestic Violence

Protect Pets from Domestic Violence

Pets are being used as tools of leverage and revenge in cases of domestic abuse and divorce. As of now, courts consider pets to be personal property just like any other material possession, leaving animals subject to mistreatment and neglect by abusers. Demand that pets be protected from abusers during domestic disputes.

Don’t Criminalize Feeding Stray Cats

Don’t Criminalize Feeding Stray Cats

It is now illegal to feed stray cats in Anaheim, California. Good-hearted citizens who do so have been threatened with fines and jail time. Sign the petition to strike down this cruel law.

Praise Former SeaWorld Trainer for Speaking Out

Praise Former SeaWorld Trainer for Speaking Out

A former orca trainer at SeaWorld is speaking out against its inhumane treatment of their animals. Praise this trainer for his efforts to raise awareness in the face of pressure to remain silent.

Fire Teacher for Forcing Students to Dig Grave for Live Kittens

Fire Teacher for Forcing Students to Dig Grave for Live Kittens

Five kittens were heartlessly buried alive by a teacher who made his students dig their grave without telling them what it was for. Sign this petition and demand that he be fired and that his teaching license be immediately revoked.

Stop Abusing Poultry

Stop Abusing Poultry

Workers have been accused of throwing birds, slicing their throats open while they are still conscious, and scalding them alive at a supplier for the country’s largest food service provider. Demand that the company adopt an animal welfare policy and put an end to the needlessly cruel slaughter of their poultry.

Stop Tormenting Owls at Harry Potter Studio

Stop Tormenting Owls at Harry Potter Studio

Owls are being kept in tiny cages and subjected to camera flashes that constantly distress them at the Harry Potter studio. Urge Warner Bros. to stop this cruel treatment at once.

Support Criminal Background Checks for Animal Adopters

Support Criminal Background Checks for Animal Adopters

Convicted animal abusers may soon be denied the right to adopt pets from animal shelters, thanks to new legislation that would require criminal background checks for potential adopters. This will ensure that animals in need get placed in safe, loving homes. Applaud this movement by signing this petition.

Demand Justice for Puppy Beaten to Death

Demand Justice for Puppy Beaten to Death

A man allegedly threw a small puppy onto a concrete surface before punching it to death. Sign this petition to ensure that he is punished and receives psychological treatment.

Success: Support Dog Returned to Owner

Success: Support Dog Returned to Owner

A support dog was spared from euthanasia and returned to her owner, a disabled veteran. Thank District Attorney Liberman for sparing an innocent dog’s life and for protecting all involved in this case.

Save Shelter that Helps Hundreds of Animals Find Good Homes

Save Shelter that Helps Hundreds of Animals Find Good Homes

A compassionate shelter that has saved countless homeless animals’ lives is on the verge of shutting down due to its deteriorated buildings and facilities. A proposed rebuilding project can revive the shelter if it is allowed to proceed. Sign this petition to support the shelter’s rebuilding project.

Praise Arrest of Couple Accused of Hoarding Over 90 Cats

Praise Arrest of Couple Accused of Hoarding Over 90 Cats

Close to 100 cats were found living in such horrendous conditions that they all had to be euthanized. Please sign this petition to support the arrest of the couple that allegedly kept them and thank the authorities for charging them with animal abuse.

Justice for Hundreds of Cats Abused at Shelter

Justice for Hundreds of Cats Abused at Shelter

Two shelter owners are being charged with animal neglect after allegedly leaving nearly 150 cats in such deplorable conditions that most of the cats are now very ill. Punish these people to the full extent of the law for their disgusting treatment of these innocent animals.

Applaud Shutdown of Slaughterhouse that Butchered and Boiled Animals Alive

Applaud Shutdown of Slaughterhouse that Butchered and Boiled Animals Alive

A slaughterhouse where animals were butchered and boiled alive, and forced to eat the intestines of their slaughtered pen-mates, has been shut down. Praise authorities for saving over 3,000 animals from this torturous treatment.

Demand Justice for 22 Neglected Cats

Demand Justice for 22 Neglected Cats

Almost two dozen cats were discovered suffering from neglect at a woman’s home in Santa Ana. Demand that the owner of the cats is punished for neglecting the animals.

Save Pets From Serial Dog Poisoner

Save Pets From Serial Dog Poisoner

Hot dogs laced with pills and shrapnel are being left in parks and backyards with the intention of harming or killing neighborhood dogs. Ask police to find the person responsible and lay harsh charges against them.

Punish Woman Who Mistreated and Murdered Animals

Punish Woman Who Mistreated and Murdered Animals

A hoarder allegedly left nearly 150 animals living in cramped and unsanitary conditions in her home without proper food, water, shelter or care. As a result, nearly half of them were found dead and the ones who are still living are sick and in horrible condition. Punish this woman to the full extent of the law for her sickening actions.

Do Not Euthanize Support Dog

Do Not Euthanize Support Dog

A support dog may be euthanized after her owner failed to put her on a leash and she allegedly harmed another dog. Despite the owner’s negligence, there are options far more reasonable than euthanasia. Sign this petition to urge the district attorney to not put this dog down.

Protect Pets from Deadly Antifreeze

Protect Pets from Deadly Antifreeze

Manufacturers of antifreeze who do not add a bittering agent to their product could soon be fined. The bittering agent prevents animals and children from drinking the sweet but extremely toxic substance. Ask Governor Chris Christie to not veto this important animal welfare bill.

Don’t Allow Unlicensed Direct Contact with Wild Animals

Don’t Allow Unlicensed Direct Contact with Wild Animals

Though people have been killed by exotic animals, Kanas is considering allowing the public to have access to them through petting zoos and other establishments. Sign this petition and demand this bill be denied immediately to protect both people and wild animals from one another.