Animal Welfare

Thank Poland for Ending Military Animal Abuse

Thank Poland for Ending Military Animal Abuse

Poland’s military made the humane decision to stop harming animals during training exercises. Congratulate Poland for taking a stand to end these brutal and unnecessary tests.

Bring Serial Animal Abuser to Justice

Bring Serial Animal Abuser to Justice

An irresponsible breeder kept 250 animals in deplorable conditions. Demand that this cruelty be stopped, and that the perpetrator be fined and put in jail.

Condemn Meat Farm for Incredible Animal Abuse

Condemn Meat Farm for Incredible Animal Abuse

Recently, a video filmed undercover in a pig farm in Oklahoma revealed a disgusting amount of animal cruelty taking place. Demand the farm change their practices immediately to a more humane treatment deserving of living beings.

Praise Animal Cruelty Task Force

Praise Animal Cruelty Task Force

A humane agent in Ohio has established a group to increase investigations for animal cruelty and neglect. Support the task force now.

Regulate Endangered Pet Ownership in West Virginia

Regulate Endangered Pet Ownership in West Virginia

The exotic animal trade profits from taking wild animals from their environment and smuggling them into America- dangerous to the animals, the buyers, and the general public. Demand that this trade, which sentences rare creatures to nearly certain death, become regulated by state government.

Praise U.S. Destruction of Ivory Stockpiles

Praise U.S. Destruction of Ivory Stockpiles

The Obama administration has begun destroying stockpiles of ivory as part of a crackdown on the trade. Thank them and put an end to blood ivory trafficking and the destruction of innocent animals now.

Commend Creation of Animal Abuser Registry

Commend Creation of Animal Abuser Registry

An animal rights group is in the process of creating an animal abuse registry to streamline the adoption process and prevent convicted criminals from taking home pets. Support the group’s efforts by signing this petition.

Ban Inhumanely Produced ‘Delicacy’ from Online Sale in UK

Ban Inhumanely Produced ‘Delicacy’ from Online Sale in UK

Online retail giant eBay is the last major supplier of foie gras – an inhumanely produced delicacy – to the United Kingdom. This is despite a British ban on the product. Ask eBay to stop selling the ‘treat’ that sees ducks and geese force-fed through tubes shoved down their throats.

Applaud Activists’ Rescue of Abused Circus Animals

Applaud Activists’ Rescue of Abused Circus Animals

While many nations have banned the use of lions in circuses, rouge operations continue to abuse these animals. Lions often suffer neglect and mistreatment in captivity. Thank a courageous animal defense league for rescuing dozens of circus lions, and for continuing to affect change world-wide.

Ban University’s Cruel Dental Experiments on Dogs

Ban University’s Cruel Dental Experiments on Dogs

An undercover investigation by the Humane Society of the United States revealed that dogs are being tortured and killed in unnecessary dental experiments at a Georgia University. We must ban these cruel experiments.

Keep Dolphin Performance Out Of 2014 Olympics

Keep Dolphin Performance Out Of 2014 Olympics

A dolphin has been scheduled into the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Olympics, but this could lead to injury, or even death. Tell the President of the International Olympics to protect the dolphin and get it out of the show.

Commend Plan to Help Animals to Get Adopted

Commend Plan to Help Animals to Get Adopted

One foundation makes a big difference for homeless dogs by running a foster family program to give temporary housing to these animals. Sign this petition to support these efforts.

Thank Company for Condemning Animal Abuse

Thank Company for Condemning Animal Abuse

Tyson Foods recently stopped doing business with a pig farm that was documented abusing animals. Commend Tyson Foods for acknowledging the unnecessary abuse, and for standing up for the fair treatment of farm animals.

Support Challenging Root Causes of Animal Abuse

Support Challenging Root Causes of Animal Abuse

Social and cultural norms that devalue animals are at the root of animal abuse. Support the efforts of the Animal Welfare Trust to change these deep-rooted attitudes.

Improve Welfare Standards for Chickens

Improve Welfare Standards for Chickens

The National Chicken Council will soon release updated animal welfare recommendations. Ensure these guidelines improve the lives of the nine billion chickens raised for meat in America every year.

Shut Down China’s Tiger Farms

Shut Down China’s Tiger Farms

Tiger parts are being sold illegally in China, and are being taken from tigers that are malnourished and maltreated in cramped and dirty farms. Sign the petition to stop the horrific treatment of these beautiful animals.

Condemn Companies for Inhumane Treatment of Animals

Condemn Companies for Inhumane Treatment of Animals

UGG boots are made of natural sheepskin. Every year, millions of sheep are castrated, have part of their tails cut off (some even have their horns hot-branded), and then have their throats slit for their skin. Condemn UGG for allowing cruelty to animals in the making of their boots.

End Animal Testing at Oxford University

End Animal Testing at Oxford University

Oxford University research labs are responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of animals each year. End the slaughter now.

Ban SeaWorld From Rose Parade in Protest of Their Animal Abuse

Ban SeaWorld From Rose Parade in Protest of Their Animal Abuse

SeaWorld has a well documented history of abusing, neglecting and endangering orca whales and other animals at their theme parks. They try to cover this up by presenting an animal friendly image at family events like the Rose Parade. We must urge the Rose Parade and their sponsor Honda to kick SeaWorld out of their festivities and take a stand against animal cruelty.

Prevent Show Horse Abuse

Prevent Show Horse Abuse

Show horses trained to perform an artificially exaggerated gait are being abused by their trainers. A bill in Congress will help prevent any abuse by requiring USDA hired inspectors at training facilities. Sign this petition and protect the welfare of show horses.

Commend Music Legend for Defending Hunted Wolves

Commend Music Legend for Defending Hunted Wolves

World renowned musician Iggy Pop is standing up for Michigan’s wolf population. He has endorsed a campaign to stop wolf hunting in the state; sign this petition to stand behind Iggy Pop and stop wolf hunting for sport in Michigan.

Stop the Abuse of Racing Greyhounds

Stop the Abuse of Racing Greyhounds

Each year, thousands of greyhounds in Australia are euthanized for not being fast enough or able to race. Even more suffer mistreatment, abuse, and neglect at the hands of greedy owners. Tell Australia to clean up its dog racing industry with enforced regulations.

Shut Down Inhumane Puppy Mill

Shut Down Inhumane Puppy Mill

A puppy mill in Kentucky is still in operation, despite the fact that the owner was recently charged with animal cruelty. Stop the abuse now.

Commend China for Phasing Out Animal Testing

Commend China for Phasing Out Animal Testing

China recently stated that it plans to phase out mandatory cosmetic testing on animals. The country is heading in the right direction; encourage China to be rid of animal testing altogether, and applaud the government for taking this first step.

Commend Ban on Wild Animals in Circuses

Commend Ban on Wild Animals in Circuses

A European Country recently made it illegal to use wild animals in circuses. Applaud the country for this humane move, which will protect many animals from cruel treatment.