The meat industry wants to criminalize undercover investigations that expose animal cruelty. Ask that this bill be struck down to prevent whistleblowers from being put in prison.
Asha the elephant has been kept without companionship for nearly a decade and subjected to inhumane bull-hook training. Demand Asha be released from an abusive zoo and handed over to an animal sanctuary.
An animal rights group aims to expose the inadequate humane standards regarding egg-laying hens in the poultry industry. Support this animal rights group as it protests the sale of seemingly humane eggs and fights to improve the lives of egg-laying hens.
Declawing cats is debilitating, painful and inhumane. Put an end to this cruel and unnecessary procedure by urging state government officials to ban animal declawing immediately.
Plans to separate two life-long chimpanzee companions for breeding purposes have been cancelled after animal rights activists interfered on their behalf. Sign the petition to thank the chimps’ zoo for deciding to keep them together.
A family dog named Simone was shot and killed by a cop who later refused to explain his decision to kill the dog. Demand justice for Simone and call for the officer who pulled the trigger to be held accountable.
A young pit bull who was shot and left for dead at the top of a mountain was carried to safety by a compassionate hiker. Applaud the hiker for her dedication to saving the life of a lost, injured animal.
A dog cannibalized her kennel mate after being left starved and unsupervised in an animal shelter. Demand charges be brought against the staff responsible as well as more resources for the shelter to prevent similar negligence.
Ireland has cut funding for the failing animal circus industry by nearly half. Applaud the move, which could result in the closure of these cruel and unprofitable businesses.
Tens of thousands of pigeons drown or are killed in cruel and illegal races conducted for sport in Taiwan. Thank Taiwanese officials for cracking down on this appallingly inhumane practice.
Two critically endangered monkeys froze to death after being left out in the cold all night by their zoo caretakers. Sign this petition to demand that the zoo is investigated for violations of the Animal Welfare Act.
Mexican food chain Chipotle has taken pork off the menu at 600 stores due to a breach of strict animal welfare standards. Praise the company’s commitment to humanely-sourced meat.
Recently released video footage shows mice, rats and other animals at a pet breeding business in Colorado being drowned, bashed and frozen alive. Demand that the local authorities immediately rescue these creatures from horrifying conditions and tremendous suffering.
Animals made to perform in circuses undergo abuse for the sake of human entertainment and profit. Praise Guatemala City’s mayor for banning the use of circus animals and for helping to end their routine inhumane treatment.
A nonprofit has donated 5,000 microchips that will be implanted into newly adopted animals to increase their chances of reuniting with their owners if they are lost. Please sign this petition to thank this organization for working to reduce companion animal homelessness.
The ban on foie gras has been lifted in California, allowing farmers to force feed ducks and geese for human consumption. Sign this petition and urge the governor of California to end this cruel animal abuse.
Fourteen abused, emaciated horses were found on a Florida ranch. Demand that the ranch owners be severely punished for their heartless neglect and see that they are prevented from owning animals in the future.
A dog was brutally tortured and killed in cold blood allegedly by his owner’s boyfriend. Just before brutally killing the dog, whose name was Draco, the killer smiled, licked his lips and looked directly into the camera, police said. Demand justice for Draco by prosecuting this man to the fullest extent possible.
Pet stores purchase the majority of their for-sale animals from inhumane puppy mills, without having to disclose that fact to the consumer. Urge state government officials to enforce stricter animal health and safety requirements to help protect pets and consumers.
Many koalas are suffering from burns caused by bush fires in Australia. Sign this petition to thank the International Fund for Animal Welfare for working hard to provide treatment and care for these kind creatures.
Dogs across South Korea are raised on meat farms to be slaughtered for food. Thank the Humane Society International for successfully shutting down a farm, rescuing the dogs, and helping to end this cruel trade.
Animals are being treated like online auction items by irresponsible breeders. New regulations are giving more freedom to breeders when they should be more closely monitored. Speak out to protect the welfare of animals who are sold to new homes online.
Eggs sold in California are now required to come from hens that have larger enclosures. Thank California’s governor and the voters who pushed for the humane treatment of egg-laying hens.
Two young girls generously donated food and toys to their local animal adoption center. Please sign this petition to thank the girls for helping animals find their forever homes.
Dogs are being slaughtered by the hundreds in Chinese leather processing facilities. They are being bludgeoned over the head before having their skins ripped off and made into leather products, which are then shipped around the world to unwitting customers. Encourage the Chinese government to pass laws against such cruelty.