It may soon be illegal to covertly film or photograph animal cruelty on factory farms and in slaughterhouses in some Australian states. Urge officials to reject this proposal, which would negate current efforts to improve the factory farming industry’s standards.
Monkeys involved in an experiment were recklessly mistreated, being rolled down a hallway in ferret exercise balls. Sign this petition to prevent this abuse from happening again.
Traditional zoos confine animals in cages under stressful conditions, on display for endless crowds. Applaud a design firm transforming zoo habitats to more closely resemble wild environments, improving the experience for visitors and animals alike.
Three police officers have been allowed to return to active duty after brutally shooting a woman’s pet dog fifteen times and killing it in response to noise complaints. Urge city officials to file animal cruelty charges against these men and stop giving special treatment to police officers.
SeaWorld has plans to subject a dolphin to a terrifying transport from Japan to Texas. Demand SeaWorld to take a firm stance against the annual capture and killing of dolphins in Japan by abandoning these plans.
A famous Hollywood actress is calling for a ban on the cruel and unnecessary practice of cosmetics testing on animals in the United States. Please thank her for standing up for the well-being of animals.
District attorneys are seeking charges against a man who posted videos of himself luring and attacking a stray cat. Praise the move, which will bring justice to King the cat as well as deter future abuse of strays.
A man shot and killed his girlfriend’s turtle during a domestic dispute between the couple. Killing an animal due to anger at a person is never okay. Demand this man be punished to the fullest extent possible.
A captive marine mammal park in Canada is owned by a man known for deception, cheating, and law-breaking. Demand this man either sell his park to a more compassionate person, or close it and release the animals to seaside pens or into the wild.
Many military dogs’ former handlers wait years before reuniting with their canine counterparts due to bureaucratic red tape. Sign the petition below and acknowledge that these dogs are more than pets, they are veterans, and they deserve to be brought back home.
Canada has only one captive orca left in the country. Kiska has lived the majority of her life in captivity. Urge her captors to allow Kiska to live out the remainder of her life in a seaside pen, where she can finally be one with her natural environment once again.
European clothing designer Esprit has partnered with an animal rights group to promote cruelty-free footwear and apparel. Thank them now for keeping animals safe from unnecessary slaughter.
A fake animal rescue group who has been selling malnourished animals to pet stores is now being shut down. Sign this petition to thank the judge for his decision to permanently ban this organization from being involved with animals.
112 cats were rescued from an animal hoarder who liked to take in feral cats. Her efforts got out of hand when she ended up housing too many cats for her to handle. Please sign this petition to thank authorities for saving these cats.
A famous carnival provider is giving away live goldfish prizes, often resulting in the deaths of the fish due to inexperienced and careless owners. Urge the company’s president to stop this cruel practice and allow these fish to reach their full potential.
A second generation rat poison is killing more than just rats, it is killing more than a dozen other species. Urge the governor to place a state wide ban on these poisons, as it is devastating the wildlife.
Six horrifically abused animals were recently rescued from a circus, but the manager was only ordered to pay a fine and have his animals confiscated. Demand a more severe punishment for the circus staff and stop them from operating their business in the future.
An animal shelter in West Virginia is tackling cruelty providing educational services for their officers on how to recognize and prevent abuse and neglect. Thank them now for their dedication to keeping animals safe.
In light of a steadily increasing number of negligent breeding operations, a representative in North Carolina wants to enforce stronger regulations for commercial breeders. Keep dogs out of puppy mills now.
A polar bear is living in conditions that are detrimental to his physical and mental health, and zoo officials won’t allow him to be moved elsewhere. Urge the zoo to make changes to his enclosure so he can live the rest of his life in relative comfort.
Cruel sheep-riding competitions teach children how to violently mount and ride sheep as a form of entertainment, while instructing students that ‘sheep cannot feel pain.’ Help shut down this inhumane sport and end the cycle of animal cruelty.
Despite increasing efforts to stop the use of animals in experiments and research, the number of occurrences is steadily rising. By signing this petition, you are asking the United Kingdom to enforce its regulations that will stop the use of animals in research efforts.
Helpless laboratory monkeys are being abused and mishandled at an Ivy League university, resulting in researchers being bitten and monkeys escaping from their cages. Urge government officials to cut funding and end the school’s long history of animal abuse.
A woman tried to sell a dog on Craigslist an hour after she adopted it from the local humane society. Tell her that making a profit by ‘flipping’ a dog is inhumane and wrong.
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler is encouraging Massachusetts lawmakers to ban animal confinement crates. Thank him for using his famous voice to speak out against animal cruelty.