Animal Welfare

Don’t Let Company Backtrack on Animal Cruelty

Don’t Let Company Backtrack on Animal Cruelty

A once cruelty-free brand has betrayed its loyal customers by supporting animal testing behind the scenes. Tell the company to stay true to its original values by remaining cruelty free.

Ban Poisons that Kill Wildlife

Ban Poisons that Kill Wildlife

Dangerous pesticides being used in public places are killing both wildlife and domestic animals. Help end the use of these pesticides and tell officials to ban these deadly poisons.

Thank Aquarium for Banning Breeding of Captive Whales and Dolphins

Thank Aquarium for Banning Breeding of Captive Whales and Dolphins

Breeding of captive beluga whales and dolphins has been banned at an aquarium. This ban will hopefully set in motion more protective measures for marine life and put an end to their captivity. Thank the aquarium’s board members for introducing this ban.

Urge Designer to Drop Wool from Fashion Line

Urge Designer to Drop Wool from Fashion Line

During shearing, sheep are cut, kicked, punched, stomped on and sometimes butchered for the sake of fashion. Tell Ralph Lauren to stop promoting this cruel practice by ending the use of wool in his fashion line.

Praise Clothing Retailer for Ending Fur Sales

Praise Clothing Retailer for Ending Fur Sales

Major clothing retailer GAP has finally stopped selling real fur products via its online subsidiary Piperlime. Thank GAP for protecting animals and making another significant dent in the fur industry.

Praise Police Department for Fighting Animal Cruelty

Praise Police Department for Fighting Animal Cruelty

Thousands of animals have been saved thanks to the NYPD’s increased efforts to fight animal abuse. Thank the NYPD for working to fight animal cruelty and save the lives of innocent animals.

End the Dolphin Slaughter in Japan

End the Dolphin Slaughter in Japan

Over 2,000 dolphins, porpoises and whales are slaughtered each year as a part of a barbaric Japanese tradition. Despite pleas from animal activists to stop the killings, government officials have done nothing to help. Demand the cruel slaughter of marine mammals in Japan be stopped.

Praise End of Abandoned Animal Euthanasia

Praise End of Abandoned Animal Euthanasia

A cruel state law that resulted in countless unnecessary deaths of healthy, adoptable animals has finally been repealed. Thank government officials for preventing the loss of more innocent lives by ending this senseless law.

Praise Agency For Tracking Animal Cruelty Cases

Praise Agency For Tracking Animal Cruelty Cases

Properly tracking cases of animal abuse is essential to prosecuting offenders and preventing further violence against both animals and humans. The FBI recently decided to change the way it collects data on animal cruelty and neglect cases. Applaud this move to facilitate tracking and analyzing crimes against animals.

Praise Town for Ending Dangerous Bull Run

Praise Town for Ending Dangerous Bull Run

A town in Spain recently held the first alternative event to the annual running of the bulls, replacing the bulls with a large polystyrene ball. Thank them for ending this cruel and unnecessary tradition.

Thank Wildlife Service for Saving Poisoned Elephants

Thank Wildlife Service for Saving Poisoned Elephants

The Kenyan Wildlife Service recently saved 11 elephants that were poisoned by poachers. Intervening in poaching activities is often dangerous; thank the members of this agency for their noble efforts.

Thank Nonprofit for Starting Mobile Animal Clinic

Thank Nonprofit for Starting Mobile Animal Clinic

A nonprofit leader is starting a mobile animal clinic to neuter and spay stray dogs and cats, reducing the pervasive problem of overpopulation. Please sign this petition to thank her for her efforts to aid animals.

Stop Dropping Live Turkeys from Planes

Stop Dropping Live Turkeys from Planes

A cruel event where live turkeys are dropped from planes has been a tradition at an annual festival. While this heartless and illegal activity is now banned, there have been reports that an unofficial turkey drop may be planned for this year. Urge city officials to prevent the senseless deaths of any more turkeys.

Applaud Prison Sentence for Man Who Sexually Abused Puppy

Applaud Prison Sentence for Man Who Sexually Abused Puppy

A man found guilty of sodomizing an eight-month-old puppy was recently sentenced to five years in prison. Praise the judge who took a strong stance against the horrific sexual abuse and cruel neglect of animals.

Protest Exploitative Animal Circuses and Attractions

Protest Exploitative Animal Circuses and Attractions

Many circus animals are subjected to abuse and mistreatment behind the scenes. Animal welfare organizations protest such attractions in the hopes of banning all animal entertainment once and for all. Sign this petition to support their fight against animal exploitation.

Bring Senator to Justice for Cruel Pigeon Shoot

Bring Senator to Justice for Cruel Pigeon Shoot

A U.S. senator recently held a fundraising event at which hundreds of pigeons were released to be shot by guests. Video footage shows guests kicking wounded and bleeding birds across the ground. Hold Senator Inhofe accountable now.

Praise Recognition of Animal Cruelty as a Crime Against Society

Praise Recognition of Animal Cruelty as a Crime Against Society

Deliberate, cruel acts that inflict harm on pets, zoo animals, livestock, research animals, and wildlife are all too common. Fortunately, the FBI now recognizes animal cruelty as a crime against society, putting it in league with violent crimes committed against humans. Thank them for protecting the lives of animals across the country.

Stop Promotion of Cruelty Against Orcas

Stop Promotion of Cruelty Against Orcas

Orcas are intelligent, social mammals that should not be kept in captivity. Urge a major company to cancel its sponsorship of a theme park that confines and abuses captive orcas.

Stop Horrific Cruelty on Dairy Farm

Stop Horrific Cruelty on Dairy Farm

A company that provides mozzarella cheese to major pizza chains like Domino’s and Pizza Hut has committed horrible acts of cruelty to cows on one of its farms. Tell the company to stop this and make more humane animal rights policies.

Success: New Law Helps End Puppy Mills in Connecticut

Success: New Law Helps End Puppy Mills in Connecticut

Puppies will be saved from growing up in inhumane and unsanitary conditions at puppy mills, thanks to a law making it harder for pet stores to obtain dogs from these cruel operations. Thank government representatives for supporting vital restrictions that will help end puppy mills for good.

Praise Ban on Horse-Drawn Carriages

Praise Ban on Horse-Drawn Carriages

Israel recently banned horse and donkey-drawn carriage rides in city streets. Applaud the ban and ask that Israel work to close a large loophole in the law allowing tourist carriages to continue to operate.

Rescue Polar Bear from Overheated Mexican Zoo

Rescue Polar Bear from Overheated Mexican Zoo

A polar bear has been cruelly forced to endure more than 20 years of extreme heat in a concrete zoo enclosure. She was supposed to be relocated to a sanctuary, but her rescue was postponed due to gang violence outside the zoo. Urge authorities to find a way to safely remove this poor animal.

Applaud Officer for Saving Abused Dog

Applaud Officer for Saving Abused Dog

A dog was being abused by its owner and a compassionate off-duty police officer came to the rescue and called authorities. Thank the police officer for his swift action to save the abused animal.

Improve Welfare Standards for University Lab Animals

Improve Welfare Standards for University Lab Animals

Too many recent incidents of careless or reckless behavior at universities have jeopardized the welfare of lab animals. Ensure the welfare of all lab animals by demanding changes to lab policies and stricter regulations.

Punish Police Officer for Slitting Dog’s Throat

Punish Police Officer for Slitting Dog’s Throat

A police officer recently slit the throat of a stray dog. No evidence, even that provided by the police department, suggests the dog posed a threat to anyone. Demand justice for this heinous act of cruelty now.