Chinese authorities killed 5,000 dogs believed to be infected with rabies. Condemn the country for not taking humane preventative measures to avoid this gross loss of life.
A zoo owner faces 50 animal cruelty charges for neglecting his animals and illegally purchasing more. Criticize him for putting profits above the welfare of these creatures.
A horrifying video of a teenage girl and her brothers torturing and killing a snapping turtle has gone viral. Their actions must be punished; demand that the girl be held responsible for her inhumane treatment of the turtle.
A major university uses pigs for paramedic training when more efficient and humane training models exist. Urge the university to stop using animals for scientific training and instead adopt more humane methods.
Footage of a kitten being doused in gasoline and set on fire has yet to be removed from Facebook, whose staff claims that the video does not violate the company guidelines. Demand Facebook remove this video that promotes animal cruelty immediately.
The founder of Hope Elephants recently passed away during a freak accident involving an elephant. Thank him for dedicating his life to the rescue and care of these wise creatures.
A man who beat his sister’s Yorkshire Terrier to death with a television remote has been charged with animal cruelty. Ensure that this man receives a harsh punishment for murdering a defenseless pet.
Pedigree recently issued a voluntary recall of dry dog food that was believed to contain metal fragments in the bag, putting thousands of pets’ health at risk. Ensure pet food quality and keep metal fragments out of dog food.
A dog was recently left to die in an illegally modified trap due to the negligence of a dog catching contractor. Demand that the contractors are fired for not following regulations and for neglecting an innocent dog.
Religious animal sacrifice has been banned in one Indian state, saving thousands of innocent animals from a cruel and unnecessary death. Applaud this ruling and encourage other Indian states to follow suit.
Nearly 5,000 dogs have been unnecessarily killed because of the Chinese government’s fear of a rabies outbreak. Denounce the government’s decision to kill these innocent dogs instead of vaccinating them.
A cruel owner who heartlessly abused a captive elephant is trying to regain custody of the animal he kept in chains for fifty years. Urge the courts of India to keep this elephant free and allow him to live out the remainder of his life in a sanctuary.
Raju the elephant was recently released from captivity after enduring 50 years of abuse. However, poor Raju may soon be forced to return to his cruel former owner. Beg officials to protect this kind animal’s freedom and charge his former owner with animal cruelty.
A travel company has removed information on elephant rides from its tourism programs in support of a campaign against animal attractions. Applaud the travel company for helping put an end to animal cruelty and exploitation.
Rhinoceros populations are diminishing at alarming rates due to relentless poaching. Applaud one national park for implementing an innovative system to save the endangered creatures.
Laws that discriminate against dogs based on the way they look rather than on their temperament have proven to be ineffective and a waste of resources. Urge government officials to stand against an ordinance that would unfairly discriminate against pit bulls.
Hunters often kill small animals to encourage their dogs to hunt badgers, but some hunters have been cruelly mutilating them. Fox pups have been found tied to trees and disposed of in trash bags. Demand authorities take action to stop this brutality.
Shockingly, the majority of captive tigers in the United States are being kept as pets. Urge government officials to put an end to this highly dangerous and inhumane trend by creating a system to regulate tiger ownership.
A woman recently negotiated to save a pet monkey that was a victim of a drug raid. Thank her for setting a precedent for fostering international cooperation in future cases like these, and for shedding light on the victims of illegal trafficking and poaching.
Dolphins will no longer have to suffer at the hands of a Florida aquarium as they have decided to pull the plug on a proposed plan to create an entertainment stadium. They will focus instead on rescuing and rehabilitating dolphins. Sign the petition to thank the aquarium for changing their minds on this important issue.
A pet rescue was investigated for adopting out sick dogs and falsifying veterinary documents that claimed the dogs were healthy, deceiving potential owners. Sign this petition to praise officials for investigating the case and putting an end to this rescue.
An organization is saving retired racehorses from slaughterhouses while providing rehabilitation to prisoners. Applaud this organization for giving both ex-racehorses and inmates a second chance.
Humans and primates are injured every year in preventable attacks. Help keep primates out of the wrong hands by urging Congress to move a bill forward that would protect wild animals in captivity.
The third-largest cigarette maker in the U.S. has issued a new policy banning animal testing. Thank those responsible for keeping live animals out of tobacco testing procedures.
A woman drowned four innocent puppies in her toilet after her landlord instructed her to get rid of them. Demand a fitting punishment for this cruel and heartless crime.