Animal Welfare

Stop Factory Farming to Protect Waters

Stop Factory Farming to Protect Waters

Factory farms in Ohio are responsible for polluting the water and making it undrinkable. Urge the governor to close down all factory farms, and pursue solutions that are ethical and sanitary for both animals and humans.

Applaud Tougher Animal Cruelty Laws

Applaud Tougher Animal Cruelty Laws

Harsher penalties for animal rights offenses and a new task force to enforce these penalties have been proposed for the State of Massachusetts. Support the new bill, which will increase protection for animals throughout the state.

Praise Race Car Driver for Speaking Out Against Animal Abuse

Praise Race Car Driver for Speaking Out Against Animal Abuse

A professional race car driver has spoken out against the practice of using animals for entertainment. Thank the athlete for using her celebrity to be a champion for animals.

End Use of Hazardous Meat in the Greyhound Industry

End Use of Hazardous Meat in the Greyhound Industry

Racing greyhounds all over the country are fed meat that is considered unfit for human consumption, riddled with bacteria, pathogens, and drugs. Call for a ban on using this unsafe meat as food.

Cancel Fair’s Cruel Lemur Exhibit

Cancel Fair’s Cruel Lemur Exhibit

A popular venue has scheduled cruel lemur exhibits and races that will place the endangered species in even more peril. Urge the venue’s board of directors to cancel the upcoming events and respect the fragility of these sensitive creatures.

Stop Slaughterhouses From Boiling Animals Alive

Stop Slaughterhouses From Boiling Animals Alive

Thousands of animals are boiled alive because of a misguided belief that the horrific technique improves the flavor of the meat. Tell government officials to end this inhumane act immediately.

Protect the Welfare of Farm Animals

Protect the Welfare of Farm Animals

Most farm animals spend their lives in unimaginably inhumane conditions and are the victims of horrifying cruelty. Help establish decent minimum care standards for livestock.

Demand Major Grocer Stop Selling Rabbit Meat

Demand Major Grocer Stop Selling Rabbit Meat

Whole Foods Market has started selling rabbit meat in select stores. Many people view these animals as pets; additionally, the corporation should be moving away from the sale of meat, especially rabbit. Demand all rabbit meat be removed from retail shelves within Whole Foods Market.

Stop Abusing Pigs at Annual Church Celebration

Stop Abusing Pigs at Annual Church Celebration

A Wisconsin parish refuses to end its annual pig wrestling competition despite the obvious strain on the animals. Tell the church they must find an alternative fundraiser.

Prosecute Woman Accused of Kicking Puppy

Prosecute Woman Accused of Kicking Puppy

Nothing could ever justify harming a puppy by kicking it. Sign this petition and demand the prosecution of the woman who repeatedly kicked her puppy.

Fire Officers Who Shot and Killed Harmless Dog

Fire Officers Who Shot and Killed Harmless Dog

Two police officers shot and killed a harmless dog after responding to a barking noise complaint. After sustaining fifteen bullet wounds, the dog passed away. Help bring the officers to justice.

Save Elephants from International Poaching

Save Elephants from International Poaching

More than 50,000 elephants are killed annually in Africa, and more than 1,000 rangers have died trying to protect them. Sign the petition and urge African leaders to work together in order to fight poachers and shut down black markets.

Immediately Close Cruel Fur Farm

Immediately Close Cruel Fur Farm

A fur farm guilty of several animal rights violations is being allowed to continue operations despite a past record of similar cruelty. Demand that the animals are seized and that the operator face appropriate charges.

Thank Famous Actress for Standing Up for Elephants

Thank Famous Actress for Standing Up for Elephants

A famous actress has written a letter calling for an end to elephant rides at a popular State Fair. Thank her for using her celebrity to stand up for abused elephants.

Applaud Travel Company for Severing Ties with SeaWorld

Applaud Travel Company for Severing Ties with SeaWorld

A popular travel company has severed ties with SeaWorld due to its long history of animal abuse. Applaud the travel company for supporting animal rights by ending its partnership with the cruel theme park.

Praise Enclosure-Free Zoo Concept

Praise Enclosure-Free Zoo Concept

A proposed enclosure-free zoo will allow animals to roam freely in a more natural habitat. Praise the architect responsible for providing animals in captivity with a stimulating environment that meets their social and physical needs.

Demand Maximum Punishment for Owners of Dog Fighting Arena

Demand Maximum Punishment for Owners of Dog Fighting Arena

Police officials discovered 20 emaciated, abused dogs during a raid on a Queens home suspected of being a dog fighting training ground. Sign this petition to demand the harshest punishment possible for the two owners responsible for this crime.

Seize Severely Injured Elephants from Negligent Circus

Seize Severely Injured Elephants from Negligent Circus

Elephants with agonizing and crippling physical symptoms have been spotted performing for an extremely negligent circus. Urge health officials to seize the poor creatures and relocate them to sanctuaries where they can recuperate and thrive.

Punish Dairy Farm for Unsanitary Living Conditions

Punish Dairy Farm for Unsanitary Living Conditions

Undercover footage of a dairy farm shows cows wading through a foot of their own excrement and developing infected sores as a result of the filthy environment. Urge health inspectors to charge the farm with health code violations and demand that these animals be housed humanely.

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Praise Arrest of Man Who Tortured Kitten

A Pennsylvania man injected a kitten with heroin before severely beating and torturing it. Commend the officer who arrested this man on animal cruelty charges and rescued the kitten from certain death.

Ban Importation of Cat and Dog Fur

Ban Importation of Cat and Dog Fur

Australia has banned importation of cat and dog furs but it still imports fur from China, where it is common practice to kill domestic animals for furs. Tell Australia to ban the import of Chinese pelts and help prevent cruel treatment of animals on China’s fur farms.

Enforce Stronger Laws Against Animal Cruelty

Enforce Stronger Laws Against Animal Cruelty

Create and enforce stronger laws preventing animal abuse and cruelty. Lenient punishments are not a deterrent against dog fighters and people who mistreat animals. Take a stand against animal cruelty now.

Close Cruel Bear Pit Attraction

Close Cruel Bear Pit Attraction

Five bears are forced to live in a barren concrete pit, with little protection from the elements or space to roam. They are sustained mainly on scraps of hard bread tossed at them by leering tourists. Call for the immediate closure of this cruel attraction.

Investigate Elephant Abuse at Popular Circus

Investigate Elephant Abuse at Popular Circus

A circus elephant is believed to have been mercilessly beaten by her trainers, resulting in deep, painful lacerations. Urge government officials to investigate the infamously abusive circus and save the elephant from further torture.

Stop Horse Races Until Deadly Track is Made Safe

Stop Horse Races Until Deadly Track is Made Safe

A newly remodeled racetrack’s slippery surface has claimed the lives of six horses. While modifications to the track have been made, horses are still in danger of deadly injuries. Urge the track’s owner to cease racing until the track can be made safe.