A woman is accused of severely mistreating her horses and other farm animals. When investigators arrived, they found two dead horses and others horribly malnourished. Demand this woman be captured and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
A host of one of Animal Planet’s reality shows has been charged with multiple counts of criminal hunting violations. Demand that the network fire this cruel man and cancel the program that promotes his hunting agenda.
PETA recently announced another victory against legislation that endangers factory farm animals. Two states rejected bills that would have made undercover animal abuse investigations illegal. Praise the efforts of those who are fighting this dangerous legislation.
Members of the organization known as Animals Asia recently rescued 130 bears from being kept in cramped cages and milked for their bile. Please sign this petition to commend these activists for their courageous actions in the defense of these bears.
Actor Liam Neeson has recently come forward as a vocal supporter of the cruel carriage horse industry. Please sign this petition and let Liam Neeson know that horse drawn carriages are a cruel, outdated mode of transportation that have no place on the modern streets of New York City.
Every year thousands of rabbits are purchased as Easter gifts for children, and many are subsequently abandoned into the wild or to shelters where they may be euthanized if not adopted. Congratulate one no-kill animal shelter for stepping up to help prevent needless rabbit deaths.
The tattooing and piercing of pets is a growing trend. Pet tattoos and piercings are simply displays of vanity for pet owners and are cruel to the animals, not to mention dangerous. Let’s demand these painful and unnecessary pet operations are made illegal.
The inhumane practice of fox penning will be phased out in Virginia. This cruel bloodsport has been controversial for years, and has been vehemently opposed by voters. The Virginia governor should be commended for passing this legislation, and for ending the abuse of wildlife for a barbaric sport.
An organization in China is providing new homes to 130 moon bears who were used for bile farming. Now, these moon bears will be able to lead a happy life free of the painful bile farming process. Give this organization your heart felt thanks by signing this petition.
A ruling by the government has prohibited whale trainers from entering the water when whales are present. This ruling has angered the popular theme park SeaWorld, but will make the shows safer for trainers and whales alike. Commend the U.S. Court for this decision.
A video taken in a hatchery owned by one of Canada’s major meat suppliers shows blatant acts of animal cruelty, resulting in the unnecessary suffering of millions of animals. Demand that a review be conducted and that procedures be improved in order to reduce suffering and death in processing facilities.
Trainers at SeaWorld have been giving orcas a psychoactive drug to reduce aggressive behavior like self-mutilation, which is very likely caused by living in captivity. Demand that SeaWorld discontinue the use of psychoactive drugs on orcas and properly address the issues with keeping them captive.
The owners of a horse rescue have recently been charged with 35 counts of animal cruelty. All of the animals seized were suffering from malnutrition, and some of the animals had already starved to death. Please sign this petition to urge the local authorities to prosecute the owners of this facility to the full extent of the law.
A bill proposing the establishment of a biased Livestock Care Advisory Council has been proposed in Connecticut. This council would consist of farming industry representatives who would deny animal rights, as has been seen in other states with similar bills. Sign this petition to protect farm animals from a profit-centered ‘animal care’ board.
A library in Michigan is using a best-selling book to promote animal welfare as part of it’s reading program. Thank them for their kindness now.
Thanks to ongoing efforts and negotiations by a nonprofit organization, 130 bears were rescued from a bile farm in China. Commend the organization’s hard work and determination to end this unacceptable practice.
Each year, a town holds a gruesome event in which residents kill as many squirrels as they can. Children and adults compete in this deranged fundraiser for the local fire department. Sign this petition to support a bill that would ban animal killing events permanently.
Many pet rabbits are forced to live in small cages that don’t give them the room they need. Sign this petition to demand an animal welfare law that helps pet rabbits.
A city zoo has recently been placed under pressure by the public to reevaluate its elephant program out of concern for their welfare. The elephants spend most of their time in tiny stalls because they are not used to the city’s cold, wet climate. Demand that officials order the zoo to release these elephants to a sanctuary, where they will have space to wander freely.
Horrific elephant training methods are used in an attempt to force these gentle, intelligent creatures to be submissive to their human captors. Young elephants are taken from their mothers, tied up in cramped pens and severely beaten until their spirit is “broken.” Tell government officials to finally ban these barbaric and heartless training methods and save these magnificent animals from abuse.
Former Beatle and longtime vegetarian Sir Paul McCartney has once again joined a campaign to promote a vegetarian diet. Please take a moment to thank him for all of the important work he does for animals all over the world.
In certain parts of the world, animals are regarded as things according to law. This seemingly unimportant technicality equates animal abuse to property damage, lessening the legal severity of the crime. Help get these misleading laws updated immediately.
A traveling circus has a 30 year history of abusing elephants and neglecting sick and injured animals. Encourage this organization to make the humane decision to perform without animals.
Peter Dinklage recently released an exposé to combat animal cruelty and promote veganism. Commend this well-liked actor for taking a public stance against the inhumane treatment of farm animals.
Horses are beautiful animals that need a tremendous amount of care to live happy, healthy lives. Many owners, unfortunately, do not provide sufficient care for their horses. Chastise one owner who hurt several of her horses through severe neglect.