Animal Welfare

Praise Dairy Producer for Dropping Abusive Supplier

Praise Dairy Producer for Dropping Abusive Supplier

Canada’s largest dairy producer has stopped doing business with a supplier found to be treating its cows cruelly. Applaud the move to refuse the products, which enforces a zero-tolerance policy for intentional animal mistreatment.

Ban the Keeping of Primates as Pets

Ban the Keeping of Primates as Pets

Monkeys are complex animals that require extensive mental stimulation and social interaction, needs that cannot be met when they are housed in a private residence. Demand that government officials immediately pass legislation banning private citizens from keeping primates as pets.

Denounce Zoo for Unsanitary Conditions

Denounce Zoo for Unsanitary Conditions

A roadside zoo in Iowa has received numerous violations for forcing its animals to live in horribly unsanitary enclosures. Sign this petition to chastise the zoo owners for their negligence and demand that they improve the animals’ living conditions.

Praise Man for Converting Unusable Land to Wilderness Reserve

Praise Man for Converting Unusable Land to Wilderness Reserve

Due to human beings rapidly expanding into the wilderness, much of natural wildlife has deteriorated. Nature reserves are vital to slow down this degrading process of nature and to reintroduce species into the environment. Praise man for managing a wilderness reserve which seeks to expand biodiversity.

End Killing at Animal Shelter

End Animal Shelter’s Unnecessary Killings

Animals are needlessly put to death everyday at overcrowded shelters, often because they have treatable diseases. Urge crucial changes to save the lives of countless animals and help them find loving homes instead.

Protect Dogs Riding in Back of Pickup Trucks

Protect Dogs Riding in Back of Pickup Trucks

Unsecured animals in the backs of pickup trucks are exposed to danger and the risk of death, but one governor recently vetoed action to protect them. Demand that this harmful decision be reversed now.

Thank Countries for Outlawing Orca Captivity

Thank Countries for Outlawing Orca Captivity

Over the years, sixteen different countries have banned orca captivity. Please sign this petition to show these countries that we support their stance against inhumane treatment of marine mammals.

Ban Citizens from Keeping Monkeys as Pets

Ban Citizens from Keeping Monkeys as Pets

Monkeys kept as pets often receive inadequate care, causing them to grow anxious or depressed. Urge the government to improve the lives of thousands of monkeys by banning citizens from owning them as pets.

Don’t Endanger Wild Alligators for Tourism

Don’t Endanger Wild Alligators for Tourism

A tour guide recently jumped in the water with wild alligators and fed them while tourists watched. This is extremely dangerous behavior, and interacting with wild animals interferes with their ability to survive on their own. Demand that the guide be fired immediately.

Praise Man for Saving Helpless Kitten

Praise Man for Saving Helpless Kitten

Unfortunately, the act of intentionally killing pets is not uncommon. Praise a man who risked his own life to save a kitten from certain death.

Thank Website for Ceasing their Sale of Whale Meat

Thank Website for Ceasing their Sale of Whale Meat

While whale meat may still be found in Japanese fish markets, it can no longer be purchased online. Help us say thank you to Hiroshi Mikitani and Rakuten.com for no longer selling whale meat or whale products online.

Don’t Kill Domestic Animals on National Park Grounds

Don’t Kill Domestic Animals on National Park Grounds

National parks may soon be granted the right to kill cats that happen to wander onto their grounds. Demand that park officials rethink this inhumane proposal.

Stop Victims of Dogfighting from Being Automatically Killed

Stop Victims of Dogfighting from Being Automatically Killed

Victims of dogfighting deserve to be fairly assessed so they can have a chance at rehabilitation, but they are instead automatically labeled as dangerous and killed. Urge government representatives to support legislation that would give these dogs a second chance.

Prevent Abuse with Mandatory Dog Breeder Registry

Prevent Abuse with Mandatory Dog Breeder Registry

Recent animal cruelty cases exposed the need for a mandatory dog breeder registry. Help prevent future abuse and urge passage of this crucial legislation.

Demand Justice for Suffering Dog Left to Die

Demand Justice for Suffering Dog Left to Die

A dog dying from bone cancer was abandoned in the street. Authorities refused to help and threatened the stranger who tried to save the dog. Demand an investigation into this outrageous misconduct, neglect and abuse.

Praise Campaign to Find Homes for Shelter Dogs

Praise Campaign to Find Homes for Shelter Dogs

Many animal shelters lack the resources to advertise their adoptable pets, leaving many loving animals homeless. Thankfully, IKEA is now placing life-size cutouts of local pets in need of homes throughout its stores. Applaud IKEA’s creative efforts to help these dogs find loving homes.

Thank Country for Keeping Marine Mammals Out of Captivity

Thank Country for Keeping Marine Mammals Out of Captivity

Ninety percent of British tourists are opposed to visiting businesses that hold marine mammals captive. Thank these people for their support of animal welfare, and encourage others to stop keeping these intelligent creatures in captivity.

Demand Apparel Company Stop Using Inhumane Down

Demand Apparel Company Stop Using Inhumane Down

Down jackets are produced from feathers that have been ripped from geese and ducks, causing these gentle creatures unnecessary pain and suffering. Demand that a major athletic apparel brand stop selling inhumane down jackets and explore cruelty-free options.

Demand Harsh Sentence for Deadly Dog Trainer

Demand Harsh Sentence for Deadly Dog Trainer

Forty neglected dogs, four dead puppies and 37 bags of animal remains were found on the property of a service dog trainer. Demand that this woman be charged with animal cruelty for abusing, neglecting and killing dogs that were in her care.

Ban Promotion of Animal Cruelty on Facebook

Ban Promotion of Animal Cruelty on Facebook

Encouraging animal cruelty should not be tolerated on Facebook, but pages promoting disgusting crimes against animals have not been removed. Urge Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to ban the promotion of animal cruelty.

Hold Farm Workers Accountable for Abusing Cows

Hold Farm Workers Accountable for Abusing Cows

A recently released video shows workers at a prominent dairy farm viciously abusing innocent cows. Join animal rights groups in calling for the individuals responsible to be charged with animal cruelty.

Demand Government Take Action to Save Dolphins

Demand Government Take Action to Save Dolphins

The highly endangered Maui dolphin is rapidly declining and may soon go extinct. Recently, a critical report was published about the continued inaction of the New Zealand government to protect this species. Demand that the government take quick action to save this dolphin before it is too late.

Praise Group for Rescuing and Rehabilitating Pit Bulls

Praise Group for Rescuing and Rehabilitating Pit Bulls

An animal rescue and rehabilitation group recently helped prepare nine pit bulls saved from a dog fighting operation for adoption. Thank the organization for helping change misconceptions about these loving creatures.

End the Inhumane Treatment of Farm Animals

End the Inhumane Treatment of Farm Animals

Many farm animals are forced to live their lives in small cages without any room to move around. Support a group of activists improving awareness and rallying for new laws to end extreme animal confinement.

Strengthen Anti-Cruelty Laws to Protect Animals

Strengthen Anti-Cruelty Laws to Protect Animals

Too many animals have suffered cruelty and neglect at the hands of humans. Legislators have proposed harsher penalties for abusers that could help prevent future crimes. Call on them to ensure these vital bills are passed into law.