Animal Welfare

Stop Cruel Bear Hunting Techniques

Stop Cruel Bear Hunting Techniques

Maine’s lax bear hunting laws are among the cruelest in the nation, allowing hunters to bait bears with junk food, trap them in debilitating contraptions and send dogs after them. Efforts are being made to make bear hunting in Maine more humane. Support movements to end these cruel bear hunting methods.

Curb Rising Animal Cruelty Cases

Curb Rising Animal Cruelty Cases

Despite stronger animal welfare laws, Southwest Florida’s animal cruelty problem continues to grow in volume and severity. Demand that Florida clean up its act and change its culture around animals.

Strengthen Animal Welfare Laws in Laboratories

Strengthen Animal Welfare Laws in Laboratories

A recent series of investigations uncovered the horrible treatment and suffering contained within the United Kingdom’s animal testing facilities. Demand that the regulations for these institutions be strengthened immediately.

Protest Horrific Domestic Camel Abuse

Protest Horrific Domestic Camel Abuse

Domestic camels are being abused and mutilated by beggars in China to gain sympathy from the public. Urge China to establish legislation to protect the domestic camel from human cruelty.

Enact Stronger Animal Cruelty Laws

Enact Stronger Animal Cruelty Laws

Singapore is taking its first concrete steps towards improving the treatment of animals. Support the government’s attempts to significantly strengthen animal welfare laws while increasing punishments for those who continue to abuse animals.

Shut Down Cruel Alligator Skin Tannery

Shut Down Cruel Alligator Skin Tannery

With the fur industry becoming taboo and the demand for designer bags rising, business has been booming for the largest alligator leather tannery in the United States. Keep hundreds of thousands of alligators from being skinned alive by shutting down American Tanning and Leather now.

Protest the Approval of Fur Farm

Protest the Approval of Fur Farm

An inhumane fur farm has been issued a license to breed bobcats in captivity for their pelts. Please urge officials to listen to the overwhelming majority of people who disapproved of this decision, and to retract the license.

Punish Couple Who Neglected and Abandoned Animals

Punish Couple Who Neglected and Abandoned Animals

An elderly man was recently charged for severely neglecting and abandoning his pets, but his wife remains unpunished. Tell the chief of police to ensure that this couple is properly charged and punished for their alleged crimes.

Eliminate Pet Restrictions on Rental Properties

Eliminate Pet Restrictions on Rental Properties

Pet restrictions on rental properties limit adoptions, increase abandonment cases, and force pet owners to give up their furry friends. Support an end to pet restrictions on rental properties to help pets find homes and keep them there.

Shut Down Inhumane Duck Farm

Shut Down Inhumane Duck Farm

A duck farm was caught abusing and neglecting its animals and practicing cruel and illegal euthanizing methods. Please sign this petition to shut down this horrific farm for good.

Applaud Efforts to Protect Pit Bull Dog Breeds

Applaud Efforts to Protect Pit Bull Dog Breeds

Pit bull dog breeds may soon have greater protections, thanks to new proposals put forth in Wisconsin’s capital. Praise these efforts to positively change the lives of pit bull breeds.

Demand Thorough Investigation of Duck Farm

Demand Thorough Investigation of Duck Farm

A video taken by an undercover animal rights activist revealed the suffering on a large duck farm. However, veterinarians taking part in the search raid of the farm have come to two drastically different conclusions on the ducks’ living conditions. Sign this petition to demand a careful inspection and more thorough investigation of the duck farm.

Thank Rescuers for Saving Dog After 150-Foot Cliff Fall

Thank Rescuers for Saving Dog After 150-Foot Cliff Fall

A two-year-old dog was heroically saved by humane society workers after falling 150 feet down a cliff during a hike. Thank these courageous workers for risking their own lives in dangerous conditions to bring the dog to safety.

Praise Lifesaving Community Cat Program

Praise Lifesaving Community Cat Program

Community cat programs save the lives of countless feral cats, improve their quality of life, and humanely reduce the number of free-roaming cats over time. Thank government officials for continuing Tucson’s lifesaving community cat program despite budget issues.

Praise Animal Shelter For Aiding Dog Adoptions

Praise Animal Shelter For Aiding Dog Adoptions

An animal shelter is helping dogs and puppies get adopted by teaming up with a successful program that moves animals to less-crowded shelters. Please sign this petition to thank the shelter for their efforts.

Thank Supreme Court for Maintaining Ban on Foie Gras

Thank Supreme Court for Maintaining Ban on Foie Gras

Despite a lawsuit filed against the state of California seeking to overturn the ban on foie gras production, the Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal. Thank the court now for keeping geese safe from cruel and unnecessary torture now.

Praise Smartphone App that Reports Animal Abuse

Praise Smartphone App that Reports Animal Abuse

A new smartphone app has been developed that allows users to document and report crimes against animals. Thank its developers now for giving the public the opportunity to do more to help protect animals from abuse.

Applaud Jail Sentence for Man Who Burned Dog Alive

Applaud Jail Sentence for Man Who Burned Dog Alive

A man in Northern Ireland, who burned a family dog alive, is the first person in the country’s history to be found guilty of animal cruelty. Sign the petition to applaud the judge for his valorous efforts.

Thank Organization for Rescuing Fighting Dogs

Thank Organization for Rescuing Fighting Dogs

A sheriff’s office was pivotal in the arrest of three abusive dog owners. Thank the rescuers for the role they played in the arrest of these horrendous people.

Support Pet-Friendly Housing

Support Pet-Friendly Housing

Berkeley, California is considering making all housing pet-friendly, which would reduce the number of abandoned animals and create more happy homes for pets. Ask the city mayor to support this proposal.

Success: San Francisco Says No to SeaWorld

Success: San Francisco Says No to SeaWorld

The captivity of whales, dolphins, and porpoises has been outlawed in San Francisco, preventing SeaWorld from ever operating in the city. Thank the government officials responsible for passing this life-saving resolution.

Thank Actress for Saving Research Chimps

Thank Actress for Saving Research Chimps

Actress Alison Eastwood, daughter of the legendary Clint Eastwood, recently started a crowdfunding campaign to support the care of the more than 100 retired research chimpanzees that were released to a sanctuary. Thank Alison for using her celebrity status to help care for sick and abused chimps.

Applaud City for Declaring Whales and Dolphins Free from Capture and Captivity

Applaud City for Declaring Whales and Dolphins Free from Capture and Captivity

Whales and dolphins within and off the coast of San Francisco are now free from capture and captivity, thanks to a recent ruling. Applaud this ruling in support of intelligent marine life.

Punish Woman for Neglecting Cats

Punish Woman for Neglecting Cats

A neglectful and selfish woman is responsible for the deaths of more than two dozen cats. Tell authorities to punish her not just for killing these felines, but for stealing money meant for their care.

Find Killer of Tasmanian Devil

Find Killer of Tasmanian Devil

An endangered Tasmanian Devil was killed at a zoo, but police have not begun an investigation. Urge the chief of police to assign officers to this case, so the suspect can be prosecuted for animal cruelty.