A veterinarian lied about a dog’s health and kept him in abusive conditions in order to harvest his blood. Chastise the doctor for this abhorrent wrongdoing, and demand that he commit himself to treating animals humanely.
Turkey recently made significant changes to its animal cruelty laws in favor of animal rights. Pet owners must also receive a certificate that proves they are able to properly care for their animals. Thank the Turkish government for taking these crucial steps to combat animal cruelty.
A bill is being proposed that would ban the sale of dogs from abusive and neglectful puppy mills. While similar bills have passed in some states, dogs will continue to suffer until laws are enacted across the nation. Support the national anti puppy mill movement.
A company involved in Canada’s cruel seal hunt is using public events to promote the largest slaughter of marine wildlife in the world. Help end the promotion of the Canadian seal hunt now.
Two cast members of “The Big Bang Theory” have joined a campaign to ban cosmetics testing on animals. Thank them for using their celebrity to help put an end to this inhumane practice.
Every pet owner in Turkey is required to go through certification and training programs for the ownership of their pets under their new animal laws. Please sign this petition to thank Turkey for working to combat animal abuse.
‘The Simpsons’ co-creator Sam Simon rescued a racehorse from its abusive trainer. Thank him for this generous deed and for always acting in the best interest of animals.
A veterinarian was recently arrested for keeping sick animals in cages, while farming them for blood and performing experiments. Praise the authorities and witnesses responsible for his arrest.
A vet is being accused of keeping a family’s dog alive as a blood donor in the back room of his office after telling them he had been euthanized. Expose the doctor’s terrible abuse of animals in his care.
A zoo in Iran kept a bear chained by the neck to a post. The bear was malnourished and forced to perform for entertainment. Demand this zoo be closed and help bring those responsible for this abuse to justice.
A new law will ban owners from having their pet’s vocal cords removed. This is a monumental step in the fight for animal rights. Applaud this measure to allow animals to have a voice by signing this petition.
Animal welfare laws are woefully outdated, but animals in New York could soon receive increased protection from a proposed new law. It is time that animal abuse be recognized as a serious crime, and this bill would accomplish that goal. Support this legislation with your signature.
A young man’s participation in an internet craze motivated him to consume his pet goldfish as a joke. Sign the petition to thank the RSPCA for expediently prosecuting him and advocating for the rights of all animals.
Another horse was recently involved in an accident while pulling a carriage on the streets of New York City. Demand that the practice be banned immediately, in favor of a horseless electric alternative.
Ohio now requires all owners of exotic pets to secure a permit and register with the state. Urge state government officials to ensure that exotic pet owners comply with this new law and help ensure the safety of these majestic animals.
A new bill has been proposed in Alberta, Canada that will finally stop the legal system from considering animals property and increase penalties for animal cruelty. Protect the animals of Canada now.
Animal trafficking is becoming a lucrative business in Bolivia. No exotic animal deserves to be taken out of its natural habitat and kept as a pet. Ask the Bolivian government to put a stop this cruel practice.
The number of animals harmed in domestic violence disputes is not only heartbreaking, but shocking as well. Encourage legislators to adopt a law that would not only protect victims, but ensure them the safety of their pets as well.
Mulesing is the removal of wool-bearing skin from the hindquarters of sheep, meant to prevent parasitic infections of fly maggots. Though meant to prevent painful death, mulesing itself inflicts pain on sheep that may go without management for the entire time it takes them to heal. Demand that the Australian government require livestock owners to use anesthetic and pain management for sheep, and prevent unjustified suffering.
Millions of feral cats in America suffer daily from disease and malnutrition. Lethal methods of controlling these cat populations are ineffective and inhumane. Praise one organization for using non-lethal methods to reduce feral cat populations.
Connecticut’s senate has recently passed a bill that would implement a new standard of care for pets in breeding centers and pet stores. Ask that the state’s governor advocate for the bill to become law.
Over twenty-five cats were found hung in plastic bags on a tree in the woods. Sign this petition to tell officials to further investigate and find out who is responsible for this hideous crime.
A city council declared that any cat (domestic or otherwise) found in the street could be legally trapped and killed by the average citizen. Due to one woman’s petitioning and thousands of animal activist community members coming together, this legislation was reversed. Applaud this wonderful success and those who made it happen.
Nicaragua did not have animal cruelty laws until 2010, when the foremost organization for animal welfare successfully lobbied for change. Because of their efforts, animals are now protected by law, and public education and spay-and-neuter programs have taken off. Thank this organization for helping animals in need and changing Nicaraguan law for the betterment of animal welfare.
Rescue organizations have teamed up in a unique way to save thousands of dogs and cats from an overpopulated high-kill shelter. Applaud their dedication and compassion to saving animals.