Dog cloning is a dangerous and painful procedure that often produces animals that die soon after birth. Demand that a reality competition show in which the winner’s dog is cloned be cancelled immediately.
Seventeen animals were found dead at the bottom of a cliff in an atrocious case of animal dumping. Sign this petition and ensure the person responsible will not get away with this crime.
A woman was recently arrested on eight felony counts of animal cruelty when investigators discovered that she tortured and killed animals for pornography. Sign this petition and condemn the woman for her disturbing and demented actions.
The recent illegal seizure of dogs at an animal welfare clinic was so brutal that many dogs died before they were even taken away. This incident is the result of a law which promotes the capture and killing of stray dogs. Sign this petition to protect stray dogs from such barbaric cruelty.
The dog leather trade is horrendous, as shown by a recent gruesome discovery of hundreds of dog pelts in Thailand. Using this product to make gloves and drums only serves to increase the indiscriminate killing of dogs. Help stop the use of dog leather.
New animal protection laws in South Dakota make animal cruelty a felony punishable by two years in prison and a $4,000 fine. Commend the state, which has become the final state to implement such protective legislation.
A new bill would grant the Tennessee walking horse industry–known for abusing the horses in order to exaggerate their step–regulatory authority, placing horses at risk of continued abuse. Petition the federal government to kill this bill, and protect horses from unnecessary torture.
A Danish zoo killed four lions to prevent inbreeding. Now the zoo is receiving backlash from animal rights activists all over the world. Please sign this petition to punish the zoo for irresponsibly handling the situation.
Many states have animal cruelty laws that are far too lenient. Individuals who harm animals via unlawful neglect should be punished to the full extent of the law. Commend one senator for strengthening his state’s animal neglect laws.
Animals in two cramped Costa Rican zoos could soon be released, as the zoos are converted into botanical gardens and nature reserves. Tell the Costa Rican government you support its efforts to ensure the humane treatment of animals.
When a shelter was overrun, animals were put down. A new program instead places them in offices and businesses as part of a foster system. Not only does this save the animal from death, but pets have been proven to increase productivity and happiness for humans. Applaud this organization for their innovative, life-saving solution.
A provision banning animal rights activists from documenting animal abuse on factory farms has been inserted into state legislation originally meant to help animals. Call on lawmakers to correct this contradiction and change the legislation today.
In recent years, the number of unwanted horses in the United Kingdom has significantly increased, due in part to continued breeding. Rescues struggle to find homes for thousands of equines, and even more are at risk of abandonment and neglect in the future. Urge the government to increase funding to ensure that all horses find safe homes soon.
Animal shelters across the country work with dedication and compassion to find loving homes for millions of unwanted cats and dogs. Praise a politician for helping one such shelter that burned to the ground during a major fire rebuild and recover.
A Norwegian billionaire is planning to build a for-profit center that puts captive polar bears on display. Demand that he stop prioritizing profit over the welfare of these majestic creatures, and ensure they continue to live in their natural habitat.
Despite recent discoveries about just how inhumane horse-drawn carriages are, Las Vegas is seeking approval to bring back the tourist trade. Stop this legislation and protect the horses of Nevada now.
A bill was recently introduced to tighten restrictions and beef up punishments for cockfighting. Commend this measure to seal up loopholes and put an end to this illegal and inhumane practice.
A wild animal game farm with a history of cruelty has applied for a breeding permit. The farm was recently warned for illegally declawing a tiger, and keeps its animals in cages, seeking only to profit from their suffering. Sign this petition to deny the farm a breeding permit, saving more wild animals from terrible conditions and cruelty.
An ordinance has been proposed that would ban sales from puppy mills to pet stores in a major U.S. city. Support this bill to ensure that anti-puppy mill legislation continues to garner attention across the nation.
A couple faces animal abuse charges after letting their pet puppy starve to death in one of their bedrooms. Demand that authorities arrest this couple so they can serve time for what they have done.
A TV show is under investigation for deliberately endangering the well-being of a coyote during filming. Demand that the show receive the punishment it deserves.
Donkeys in a popular tourist town are being forced to work under terrible conditions. These animals often go for hours without water, shade, or rest, carrying loads far greater than they can comfortably bear. Sign this petition to protect these working donkeys from lives of neglect and misery.
The Humane Society of the United States recently granted an emergency fund to an animal sanctuary ravaged by fire. Thank the Humane Society for taking action to support non-profit sanctuaries and helping animals in need.
Undercover video footage has revealed horrific and unsanitary slaughterhouse conditions at a large facility. Cows and sheep are viciously beaten with metal rods, dragged through pools of blood and left hanging by one leg for hours. Demand that this facility be shut down and save animals from unnecessary torture.
A top newspaper will feature full-spread ads from a pro-fur lobbying group. The group advocates for the use of fur for fashion accessories, ignoring the pain and deaths of countless animals that are sometimes skinned alive. Petition the newspaper to remove these horrific ads.