While many nations have banned the use of lions in circuses, rouge operations continue to abuse these animals. Lions often suffer neglect and mistreatment in captivity. Thank a courageous animal defense league for rescuing dozens of circus lions, and for continuing to affect change world-wide.
An undercover investigation by the Humane Society of the United States revealed that dogs are being tortured and killed in unnecessary dental experiments at a Georgia University. We must ban these cruel experiments.
A dolphin has been scheduled into the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Olympics, but this could lead to injury, or even death. Tell the President of the International Olympics to protect the dolphin and get it out of the show.
One foundation makes a big difference for homeless dogs by running a foster family program to give temporary housing to these animals. Sign this petition to support these efforts.
Tyson Foods recently stopped doing business with a pig farm that was documented abusing animals. Commend Tyson Foods for acknowledging the unnecessary abuse, and for standing up for the fair treatment of farm animals.
Social and cultural norms that devalue animals are at the root of animal abuse. Support the efforts of the Animal Welfare Trust to change these deep-rooted attitudes.
The National Chicken Council will soon release updated animal welfare recommendations. Ensure these guidelines improve the lives of the nine billion chickens raised for meat in America every year.
Tiger parts are being sold illegally in China, and are being taken from tigers that are malnourished and maltreated in cramped and dirty farms. Sign the petition to stop the horrific treatment of these beautiful animals.
UGG boots are made of natural sheepskin. Every year, millions of sheep are castrated, have part of their tails cut off (some even have their horns hot-branded), and then have their throats slit for their skin. Condemn UGG for allowing cruelty to animals in the making of their boots.
Oxford University research labs are responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of animals each year. End the slaughter now.
SeaWorld has a well documented history of abusing, neglecting and endangering orca whales and other animals at their theme parks. They try to cover this up by presenting an animal friendly image at family events like the Rose Parade. We must urge the Rose Parade and their sponsor Honda to kick SeaWorld out of their festivities and take a stand against animal cruelty.
Show horses trained to perform an artificially exaggerated gait are being abused by their trainers. A bill in Congress will help prevent any abuse by requiring USDA hired inspectors at training facilities. Sign this petition and protect the welfare of show horses.
World renowned musician Iggy Pop is standing up for Michigan’s wolf population. He has endorsed a campaign to stop wolf hunting in the state; sign this petition to stand behind Iggy Pop and stop wolf hunting for sport in Michigan.
Each year, thousands of greyhounds in Australia are euthanized for not being fast enough or able to race. Even more suffer mistreatment, abuse, and neglect at the hands of greedy owners. Tell Australia to clean up its dog racing industry with enforced regulations.
A puppy mill in Kentucky is still in operation, despite the fact that the owner was recently charged with animal cruelty. Stop the abuse now.
China recently stated that it plans to phase out mandatory cosmetic testing on animals. The country is heading in the right direction; encourage China to be rid of animal testing altogether, and applaud the government for taking this first step.
A European Country recently made it illegal to use wild animals in circuses. Applaud the country for this humane move, which will protect many animals from cruel treatment.
An Australian stylist is working to put an end to animal cruelty in the fashion industry. Applaud her efforts and encourage the positive changes she advocates for.
No hens should be confined to tiny battery cages where they cannot move at all. Tell McDonald’s Canada to stop the mistreatment of hens on their egg farms.
Backyard Brains is selling a product that you attach by inserting electrodes into a cockroach. The cockroach is then controlled by a mobile device. Condemn this cruel product that tortures live animals.
Horses are becoming critically injured and even dying due to the use of performance enhancing drugs in horse races. Sign the petition to stop this practice and save the lives of innocent horses.
Countless animals are killed every day by police officers on the job. Demand that guidelines be set in place to protect innocent animals from unnecessary tragedy.
Animal adoption fairs maximize the chance that a homeless animal has of finding a new family. Sign this petition to support animal adoption fairs.
Hundreds of people are expected to attend a vigil honoring the life of a puppy who was tortured and left for dead. Thank Northborough, Massachusetts now for showing how much they care about animals.
A kennel owner is responsible for abuse so extreme that one puppy was driven to chew her own leg off to relieve the pain. Shame this owner for his repulsive act of animal cruelty.