Animal Welfare

Praise Officials for Shutting Down Pet Rescue that Adopted Out Sick Dogs

Praise Officials for Shutting Down Pet Rescue that Adopted Out Sick Dogs

A pet rescue was investigated for adopting out sick dogs and falsifying veterinary documents that claimed the dogs were healthy, deceiving potential owners. Sign this petition to praise officials for investigating the case and putting an end to this rescue.

Praise Organization Giving Second Chance to Retired Racehorses and Inmates

Praise Organization Giving Second Chance to Retired Racehorses and Inmates

An organization is saving retired racehorses from slaughterhouses while providing rehabilitation to prisoners. Applaud this organization for giving both ex-racehorses and inmates a second chance.

Protect Captive Primates

Protect Captive Primates

Humans and primates are injured every year in preventable attacks. Help keep primates out of the wrong hands by urging Congress to move a bill forward that would protect wild animals in captivity.

Thank Tobacco Company for Banning Animal Testing

Thank Tobacco Company for Banning Animal Testing

The third-largest cigarette maker in the U.S. has issued a new policy banning animal testing. Thank those responsible for keeping live animals out of tobacco testing procedures.

Punish Woman Who Drowned Puppies

Punish Woman Who Drowned Puppies

A woman drowned four innocent puppies in her toilet after her landlord instructed her to get rid of them. Demand a fitting punishment for this cruel and heartless crime.

Punish Police Chief for Killing Boy’s Pet Chicken

Punish Police Chief for Killing Boy’s Pet Chicken

A young boy’s pet chicken was bludgeoned and decapitated by a police chief responding to a noise complaint. Tell local government officials to hold the officer accountable for his shameless display of cruelty.

Applaud the Arrest of Pet Store Operator for Animal Cruelty

Applaud the Arrest of Pet Store Operator for Animal Cruelty

The operator of a pet store was arrested after it was discovered that she was severely neglecting the animals in her care. Please sign this petition to thank the officer for bringing this abusive woman to justice.

Success: Man Who Killed Dog With Car Exhaust Fumes Arrested

Success: Man Who Killed Dog With Car Exhaust Fumes Arrested

A man who poisoned his dog to death with car exhaust fumes has been arrested after the prosecutor’s office reopened the case for investigation. Praise the prosecutor who ensured that the perpetrator was punished for his crime.

Praise Increase in Number of Animal Welfare Police Officers

Praise Increase in Number of Animal Welfare Police Officers

One country is responding to high rates of animal abuse by increasing the number of police officers who are specially trained to deal with animal welfare. Sign the petition to support this effort and to call on this country to end animal abuse.

Tell Facebook to Delete Page that Encourages Dog Abuse

Tell Facebook to Delete Page that Encourages Dog Abuse

A page on Facebook called ‘Dogs Suck,’ which promotes abuse and acts of cruelty towards dogs, has yet to be removed from the site. Sign this petition to demand that Facebook staff adhere to their community guidelines by deleting this hateful page.

Suspend Animal Park Owner for Non-Compliance with Animal Welfare Regulations

Suspend Animal Park Owner for Non-Compliance with Animal Welfare Regulations

Repeated violations of animal care and safety laws cannot go unpunished. An owner of several animal parks has a 28 year record of malpractice and must be held responsible. Demand that authorities take a strong stance against this repeat offender before more animals are harmed.

Ban Brutal Sport of Cockfighting

Ban Brutal Sport of Cockfighting

Although illegal in all 50 states, cockfighting is still legal in Puerto Rico. Stop this excessive animal cruelty by banning the sport of cockfighting.

Save Innocent Dog from Being Put to Death

Save Innocent Dog from Being Put to Death

An innocent dog is scheduled to be put to death after wandering outside of his home. Sign this petition to save him from being killed for no legitimate reason.

Denounce Officer Who Strangled Puppy

Denounce Officer Who Strangled Puppy

A former police officer from Maryland recently pleaded guilty in an animal cruelty case where he strangled his girlfriend’s seven-month-old puppy. Scorn this man for his cruel actions, as no animal should ever suffer such a horrific and untimely end.

Thank Officials for Lifesaving Community Cat Program

Thank Officials for Lifesaving Community Cat Program

There has been a dramatic reduction in the number of cats dying in animal shelters as a direct result of a new community cat program, but the program is still facing criticism. Thank elected officials for continuing to support this lifesaving program.

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Stop Promoting Unsafe Animal Park

Travel websites are promoting animal parks owned by a man who continues to neglect animals and is non-compliant with safety regulations. Tell these websites to stop promoting the dangerous animal parks and protect travelers.

Applaud Innovative Recycling Box that Feeds Stray Dogs

Applaud Innovative Recycling Box that Feeds Stray Dogs

The issues of stray dogs going hungry and bad recycling habits may not seem to relate, but one company has found a way to tackle both issues with one invention. Sign this petition to applaud the innovation of this company and support the work they are doing to make the world a better place.

Reprimand Chief of Police for Killing Pet Chicken

Reprimand Chief of Police for Killing Pet Chicken

The Chief of Police in a small town killed a boy’s pet chicken by clobbering it with a shovel and beheading it. This man must be held accountable for his actions; police brutality towards pets must stop. Demand the Chief of Police be legally punished.

Applaud Increased Fines for Individuals Involved with Puppy Mills

Applaud Increased Fines for Individuals Involved with Puppy Mills

A successful new piece of legislation has saved 1,300 dogs from suffering and death in puppy mills. Applaud these efforts that have saved the lives of so many.

Urge Fair to Refuse Cruel Animal Labor

Urge Fair to Refuse Cruel Animal Labor

A state fair will host a notoriously cruel petting zoo whose elephant rides have resulted in serious injuries in the past. Urge event planners to refuse the services of the highly abusive zoo and spare both animals and people from potential harm.

Applaud the Rescue of Sea Turtles from Meat Hunter

Applaud the Rescue of Sea Turtles from Meat Hunter

Tourists quickly rescued two loggerhead sea turtles who were left on land to suffocate by hunters. Please sign this petition to thank the rescuers for saving the lives of the two animals.

Demand Punishment for CEO Who Abused Puppy

Demand Punishment for CEO Who Abused Puppy

The CEO of a catering company was caught on surveillance video abusing an innocent puppy, but no charges have been filed against him. Sign this petition to demand punishment and ensure that he is held responsible for his actions.

Stop Inhumane Surgical De-Barking

Stop Inhumane Surgical De-Barking

A housing unit recently sent a newsletter to its residents recommending shock collars and de-barking surgery to help control noise levels. Denounce the housing company for its baseless recommendations of cruel and ineffective dog training measures.

Thank Synth-Pop Superstar for Speaking Out Against Animal Testing

Thank Synth-Pop Superstar for Speaking Out Against Animal Testing

An international musician has declined to participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge due to environmental and animal welfare issues. Please thank her for raising awareness about these important causes.

Praise Actress for Publicly Rejecting Animal Testing

Praise Actress for Publicly Rejecting Animal Testing

An actress who is well known for her animal advocacy has publicly declined support of a popular foundation because the company tests on animals. Commend the actress for standing up for animals abused in the name of science.