Animal Welfare

Give Illegal Dog Breed a Second Chance

Give Illegal Dog Breed a Second Chance

An animal protection group is doing all it can to save an injured dog which may be a pit bull–an illegal breed in their area. Applaud the organization’s dedication to giving this puppy a chance at a loving home.

Support Transparency in Animal Testing

Support Transparency in Animal Testing

We know that animals are being tested in the United States, but most of us don’t know what they are being tested for. Urge the United States to make transparency laws so the public knows what sort of experiments our animals are going through.

Cut Down on Dissection in Universities

Cut Down on Dissection in Universities

Universities kill an outrageous number of animals each year in dissections and experiments that take place in science courses. Reduce dissection in schools now.

Ban Deadly Imported Dog Treats From China

Ban Deadly Imported Dog Treats From China

More than 5,000 cases of illness and death have been linked to dog treats imported from China since 2011. Protect pets from poison now.

Protect Dogfighting Victims from Unfair Discrimination

Protect Dogfighting Victims from Unfair Discrimination

Dogs rescued during dogfighting raids are automatically labeled as vicious monsters, and face restrictive regulations in Rhode Island. New legislation could remove the stigma against these victims of unthinkable cruelty. Urge lawmakers to give these dogs a better chance at rehabilitation.

Impose a National Ban on Gestation Crates

Impose a National Ban on Gestation Crates

A number of states have already banned the use of gestation crates. A national ban on the use of gestation crates must be established, as well as a sustainable plan to convert existing ‘factory farms’ into more efficient and humane group housing breeding formats.

Punish Horrific Animal Welfare Abuser

Punish Horrific Animal Welfare Abuser

An animal breeding company has been found to have committed several horrific violations of the Animal Welfare Act. Pressure authorities to issue severe punishments for these transgressions and to revoke the company’s breeding license.

Ban Choke and Prong Collars for Dogs

Ban Choke and Prong Collars for Dogs

Painful choke and prong collars used for dog training often lead to damage of the dog’s neck tissue and other vital organs. They are not a humane training technique and should be banned; urge the House of Representatives to do so today.

Save Stray Dogs from Kill Shelter

Save Stray Dogs from Cruel Shelter

A dog pound with a reputation for allowing dogs to starve to death, killing them by beating and strangulation, and watching as young pups eat the remains of their starved siblings is causing waves in the animal welfare world. Sign this petition to close down the horrific facility and save hundreds of dogs from suffering and death.

Thank Organization for Saving Dogs from Puppy Mill

Thank Organization for Saving Dogs from Puppy Mill

The Humane Society and other organizations helped rescue 90 dogs and puppies from a puppy mill operation. Sign this petition to thank the organization for its commitment to animal welfare.

Thank Forest Officials for Saving Asiatic Lions

Thank Forest Officials for Saving Asiatic Lions

There is no natural water source in some parts of an Indian forest and wildlife sanctuary, so forest officials set up an artificial water supply before summer temperatures got too high. Thank them for their compassionate decision to save Asiatic lions from dying of dehydration.

Stop University from Hosting Petting Zoo

Stop University from Hosting Petting Zoo

A university has been using a petting zoo to entertain its students for several years. Petting zoos can cause terrible distress to animals, and the one in question has been issued warnings for its mistreatment of animals. Sign this petition to encourage the university to find alternative ways to entertain its students.

Urge Apathetic Authorities to Enforce Animal Abuse Laws

Urge Apathetic Authorities to Enforce Animal Abuse Laws

Animal abuse cases are not taken seriously in Malaysia due to the lack of interest from local authorities. Urge authorities to enforce Malaysia’s animal cruelty laws and help save countless animals from abuse.

Thank Restaurant Chain for Ending Its Support for Cruel Breeding Cages

Thank Restaurant Chain for Ending Its Support for Cruel Breeding Cages

A popular national restaurant chain recently committed to ending its use of pork suppliers that employ cramped, inhumane breeding cages. Thank the company for helping to usher in a more humane future.

Create Resource Detailing Restaurants’ Sourcing of Animal Products

Create Resource Detailing Restaurants’ Sourcing of Animal Products

Consumers current have no comprehensive resource to help them understand which companies abuse the animals in their supply lines. Call on a leading animal rights organization to create a searchable, online database where people can find this information.

End Investments in Inhumane Breeding Practices

End Investments in Inhumane Breeding Practices

One of the largest pork producers in the United States keeps its breeding sows trapped for years in crates so small the animals can’t even turn around. Convince a major financial company to end its investments in a corporation dependent on this inhumane practice.

Save Tony the Tiger from Captivity

Save Tony the Tiger from Captivity

An animal protection law in Louisiana could potentially be altered by a proposed bill, legalizing the captivity of big cats. A tiger who has been caged for 14 years may never see freedom if the bill is passed. Sign this petition to stop the bill from becoming law.

Praise Initiative to End Cruel Dog Meat Trade

Praise Initiative to End Cruel Dog Meat Trade

The consumption of dog meat is a cruel, unsanitary and illegal practice. Thank a partnership of organizations working to end the dog meat trade.

Demand Justice for Puppy Killed by Police Officer

Demand Justice for Puppy Killed by Police Officer

A 10-month-old puppy was recently shot and killed in his yard by a Michigan police officer who was in pursuit of a suspect. Dog behavior is often misjudged by authorities, which can result in devastating fatalities. Demand that police officers receive proper training to help prevent fatal actions against beloved pets.

Support Transparency in Animal Testing

Support Transparency in Animal Testing

Over 70 companies have pledged to make their animal research operations more transparent and open to the public. Commend this action, which will allow consumers to make informed decisions about where to make their purchases.

Thank Police Officers for Rescuing Chihuahua

Thank Police Officers for Rescuing Chihuahua

Highway patrol officers rescued a small dog running through highway traffic. Thank the officers for leading the puppy back to safety.

Allow Pet Shelters to Rescue Stray Pets From Animal Control

Allow Pet Shelters to Rescue Stray Pets From Animal Control

An Illinois senator has proposed a bill that would keep more stray animals in overpopulated pro-kill animal control facilities. Urge government officials to strike down legislation that would prohibit pet shelters from rescuing stray pets from animal control facilities.

Praise Ban on Use of Bulls for Entertainment

Praise Ban on Use of Bulls for Entertainment

A landmark ruling by India’s Supreme Court has banned the use of bulls for entertainment purposes. The country should be praised for this humane decision and you can do so by signing this petition.

Reprimand Poultry Industry for Inhumane Treatment of Chicks

Reprimand Poultry Industry for Inhumane Treatment of Chicks

A hatchery was caught on hidden camera disposing male chicks by tossing them, still alive, through an industrial meat grinder. Sign the petition to chastise the hatchery as well as the entire poultry industry for allowing such cruel treatment.

Demand Regulations for Dog and Cat Breeders

Demand Regulations for Dog and Cat Breeders

There are no state laws regulating dog and cat breeders in Minnesota resulting in the suffering of countless animals in filthy, inhumane facilities. Demand the passage of legislation that will finally hold breeders accountable.