Animal Welfare

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Stop Torturing Elephants for Entertainment Purposes

The torture and abuse of captive elephants could finally be made totally illegal thanks to a piece of legislation that has been proposed. Demand that this groundbreaking protection be signed into law as soon as possible so that these incredible animals can finally live without the violence of men.

Success: L.A. School District Celebrates Three Years of Meatless Mondays

Success: L.A. School District Celebrates Three Years of Meatless Mondays

For the past three years, Los Angeles Unified School District has participated in “Meatless Mondays,” greatly benefiting the student body and the environment alike. Sign the petition to thank them for a job well done.

Family picture of three lions. Taken in Masai Mara national park, southwest Kenya.

Stop Breeding Lions Just to Kill Them

Approximately 1,000 lions are bred to be killed each year on South African farms. Many more animals will be heartlessly murdered if something is not done to outlaw these inhumane places of death; urge South Africa’s president to ban all lion farms in his country.

Cat Kicked Into the Air Like Football Deserves Justice

Cat Kicked Into the Air Like Football Deserves Justice

A cat was allegedly kicked into the air by a teenager while another young person filmed the experience and laughed. The cat suffered spine and rib damage that resulted in death. Tell officials to find the alleged tormentors of this animal and punish them to the fullest extent of the law.

Praise Rescuers of Stranded Orca Whale

Praise Rescuers of Stranded Orca Whale

An orca whale was saved by rescuers after being stuck on a rock for hours. Please sign this petition to thank the rescuers for their noble efforts.

Investigate Escape of Numerous Research Monkeys

Investigate Escape of Numerous Research Monkeys

Research monkeys have allegedly been escaping from their enclosures due to improperly locked cages at a medical center. The animals have sustained minor injuries from the escapes and one was missing for eleven days. The safety and security of these animals need to be fully investigated by the USDA.

Prevent Farm that Supplies Dogs for Testing from Being Built

Prevent Farm that Supplies Dogs for Testing from Being Built

Plans for a new farm to raise beagles for animal testing are moving forward. Allowing dogs to be bred and raised like supplies is deplorable; tell officials to stop this callous plan in its tracks by signing the petition.

Investigate Pet Store Accused of Selling Sick Animals

Investigate Pet Store Accused of Selling Sick Animals

A pet store came under fire after allegations of it selling sick animals went public. Please sign this petition to ask authorities to investigate the pet store and punish the owners if the claims prove true.

Punish Deliberate Efforts to Poison Dogs

Punish Deliberate Efforts to Poison Dogs

A man in Barcelona is believed to be poisoning domestic animals with rat poison and apples pierced with nails, but local authorities have shown nothing but apathy towards the case. Help local citizens in their efforts to stop this dog killer.

Stop Selling Dogs on Craigslist

Stop Selling Dogs on Craigslist

Criminals are stealing dogs from owners’ yard and selling the poor animals for a big profit on Craigslist. Urge Craigslist to take action to prevent this from continuing to happen.

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Arrest Man Reported to Have Animal Carcasses on His Property

A man was charged with animal cruelty after authorities received complaints from neighbors who allegedly found animal carcasses on his property. Please sign this petition to ensure that he gets arrested for allegedly abusing his animals.

Save Captive Wild Dolphins

Save Captive Wild Dolphins

Four wild dolphins have been taken from their homes and kept in a cramped, chlorinated pool together for the exploitation and entertainment of tourists. Tell the Minister of Forestry to keep his word and remove dolphin entertainment from this resort.

Demand Charges Against Officer Who Allegedly Left K-9 in Hot Car to Die

Demand Charges Against Officer Who Allegedly Left K-9 in Hot Car to Die

Zane, a four-year-old police dog, recently died after allegedly being locked in a hot car for over ten hours by a handler. Demand that the officer accused of this crime be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

Stop Abusive Practice of Horse-Drawn Carriages

Stop Abusive Practice of Horse-Drawn Carriages

Carriage horses are being overworked in extreme heat and collapsing on the streets of Montreal. Tell the Mayor to end this abusive practice and give these horses a life suitable for this species.

Stop Breeding Dogs for Drug Testing

Stop Breeding Dogs for Drug Testing

A facility that breeds beagle puppies for scientific experimentation has been approved despite massive opposition from animal rights activists. Sign to stop unnecessary animal testing that includes force-feeding, drug injections, and exposure to toxic gases.

Regulate Rawhide that Kills Family Pets

Regulate Rawhide that Kills Family Pets

A commonly used ingredient in dog treats and chews has been found to create blockages in canine digestive tracts and kill them overnight. Tell the FDA to properly regulate pet food and ensure its safety as carefully as they do for humans.

Improve Treatment for All Research Primates

Improve Treatment for All Research Primates

Plans are moving forward to improve the treatment of research chimpanzees, but over a hundred thousand research primates are still in unlivable conditions for such social and curious species. Tell the Department of Agriculture to improve research lab standards for all primates and give these life-saving animals a reasonable quality of life.

Don’t Let Retired Lab Chimpanzees Starve to Death

Don’t Let Retired Lab Chimpanzees Starve to Death

Chimpanzees who have already endured decades of painful testing in a research lab may soon die, because a company that promised to feed them after their retirement has allegedly decided to let them starve to death instead. Tell the organization to fulfill its responsibility and provide these animals with food for their remaining years.

Applaud General Mills for Plan to Switch to Cage-Free Eggs

Applaud General Mills for Plan to Switch to Cage-Free Eggs

A nationally recognized company has announced plans to use exclusively cage-free eggs in its future. Please sign this petition to thank the company for choosing the more humane route for its food products.

Praise Rescue of Over 150 Animals from Deplorable Conditions

Praise Rescue of Over 150 Animals from Deplorable Conditions

Over 150 animals are on their way to receive medical treatment at animal shelters thanks to the hard work of several animal rescue groups. Sign here to thank them for their service and for caring for those who cannot care for themselves.

End Annual Cruel and Dangerous Chuckwagon Races

End Annual Cruel and Dangerous Chuckwagon Races

Four horses were euthanized after sustaining serious injuries during the chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede rodeo festival. Demand that this cruel and dangerous event be taken off the roster permanently.

SeaWorld Must Stop Mistreating Animals

SeaWorld Must Stop Mistreating Animals

PETA is accusing SeaWorld of sending an employee undercover to work within the group and undermine its efforts to save animals at SeaWorld while also encouraging activists to perform illegal activities. If found to be true, tell SeaWorld to stop using reprehensible means like this to forward its agenda of mistreating animals for profit.

Forbid Leaving Animals in Deathly Hot Vehicles

Forbid Leaving Animals in Deathly Hot Vehicles

It is currently illegal in Texas for a concerned citizen to save an animal trapped in a hot car. Tell officials to protect their state’s pets from overheating in vehicles by allowing Good Samaritans to rescue them.

Retire Petting Zoo Elephant After Nearly Two Decades of Cruelty

Retire Petting Zoo Elephant After Nearly Two Decades of Cruelty

A 46-year-old elephant has been abused and exploited for almost twenty years. Speak out to free her from the Commerford Traveling Zoo and allow her to live the rest of her life in peace.

End Alleged Animal Cruelty at Tyson Foods

End Alleged Animal Cruelty at Tyson Foods

A farm working under the operation of Tyson Foods is subjecting chickens to horrific animal abuse according to a video obtained by Mercy for Animals. Sign this petition to demand that these animals be given the basic respect they deserve.