Animal Welfare

Applaud Activists’ Rescue of Abused Circus Animals

Applaud Activists’ Rescue of Abused Circus Animals

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.

Ban University’s Cruel Dental Experiments on Dogs

Ban University’s Cruel Dental Experiments on Dogs

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.

Keep Dolphin Performance Out Of 2014 Olympics

Keep Dolphin Performance Out Of 2014 Olympics

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.

Commend Plan to Help Animals to Get Adopted

Commend Plan to Help Animals to Get Adopted

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.

Thank Company for Condemning Animal Abuse

Thank Company for Condemning Animal Abuse

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.

Support Challenging Root Causes of Animal Abuse

Support Challenging Root Causes of Animal Abuse

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.

Improve Welfare Standards for Chickens

Improve Welfare Standards for Chickens

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.

Shut Down China’s Tiger Farms

Shut Down China’s Tiger Farms

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.

Condemn Companies for Inhumane Treatment of Animals

Condemn Companies for Inhumane Treatment of 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.

End Animal Testing at Oxford University

End Animal Testing at Oxford University

Oxford University research labs are responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of animals each year. End the slaughter now.

Ban SeaWorld From Rose Parade in Protest of Their Animal Abuse

Ban SeaWorld From Rose Parade in Protest of Their Animal Abuse

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.

Prevent Show Horse Abuse

Prevent Show Horse Abuse

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.

Commend Music Legend for Defending Hunted Wolves

Commend Music Legend for Defending Hunted Wolves

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.

Stop the Abuse of Racing Greyhounds

Stop the Abuse of Racing Greyhounds

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.

Shut Down Inhumane Puppy Mill

Shut Down Inhumane Puppy Mill

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.

Commend China for Phasing Out Animal Testing

Commend China for Phasing Out Animal Testing

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.

Commend Ban on Wild Animals in Circuses

Commend Ban on Wild Animals in Circuses

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.

Commend Stylist for Advocating Cruelty Free Fashion

Commend Stylist for Advocating Cruelty Free Fashion

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.

Stop McDonald’s from Torturing Chickens

Stop McDonald’s from Torturing Chickens

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.

Condemn Use of Remote Control Animals

Condemn Use of Remote Control Animals

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.

Ban Performance Enhancing Drugs for Race Horses

Ban Performance Enhancing Drugs for Race Horses

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.

Stop Police from Shooting Dogs

Stop Police from Shooting Dogs

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.

Commend Adoption Fairs for Rescuing Animals

Commend Adoption Fairs for Rescuing Animals

Animal adoption fairs maximize the chance that a homeless animal has of finding a new family. Sign this petition to support animal adoption fairs.

Praise Vigil for Tortured Puppy

Praise Vigil for Tortured Puppy

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.

Chastise Kennel Owner for Shocking Abuse

Chastise Kennel Owner for Shocking Abuse

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.