Despite a lawsuit filed against the state of California seeking to overturn the ban on foie gras production, the Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal. Thank the court now for keeping geese safe from cruel and unnecessary torture now.
A new smartphone app has been developed that allows users to document and report crimes against animals. Thank its developers now for giving the public the opportunity to do more to help protect animals from abuse.
A man in Northern Ireland, who burned a family dog alive, is the first person in the country’s history to be found guilty of animal cruelty. Sign the petition to applaud the judge for his valorous efforts.
A sheriff’s office was pivotal in the arrest of three abusive dog owners. Thank the rescuers for the role they played in the arrest of these horrendous people.
Berkeley, California is considering making all housing pet-friendly, which would reduce the number of abandoned animals and create more happy homes for pets. Ask the city mayor to support this proposal.
The captivity of whales, dolphins, and porpoises has been outlawed in San Francisco, preventing SeaWorld from ever operating in the city. Thank the government officials responsible for passing this life-saving resolution.
Actress Alison Eastwood, daughter of the legendary Clint Eastwood, recently started a crowdfunding campaign to support the care of the more than 100 retired research chimpanzees that were released to a sanctuary. Thank Alison for using her celebrity status to help care for sick and abused chimps.
Whales and dolphins within and off the coast of San Francisco are now free from capture and captivity, thanks to a recent ruling. Applaud this ruling in support of intelligent marine life.
A neglectful and selfish woman is responsible for the deaths of more than two dozen cats. Tell authorities to punish her not just for killing these felines, but for stealing money meant for their care.
An endangered Tasmanian Devil was killed at a zoo, but police have not begun an investigation. Urge the chief of police to assign officers to this case, so the suspect can be prosecuted for animal cruelty.
The unapproved sale and slaughter of livestock in foreign countries is being allowed by the Australian government. Demand that a better effort is made to uphold animal protection regulations in Australia.
An official in Taiji, Japan, infamous for its annual dolphin slaughter, recently announced plans to build a water park that will allow visitors to simultaneously eat and watch dolphins. Ensure this deplorable plan does not go through by signing the petition today.
India has created a completely cruelty-free cosmetics market by banning animal testing and the import of animal-tested cosmetics. Applaud the move, which will force producers to switch to humane methods.
A Tasmanian devil was brutally murdered at a zoo by a zoo employee or a park guest. Because the enclosure does not have video surveillance, discovering the murderer will be very difficult. Urge the zoo to enhance security around the park to ensure this tragedy does not happen again.
A self-proclaimed ‘wolf hater’ injured and murdered wolves with his van, then put up pictures and a description of the killing online. Whether or not this man will be justly punished remains to be seen. Demand justice for the wolves and a harsh sentence for the guilty man.
Forty-five dogs in a hoarding situation were tragically killed in a fire on a Nevada councilman’s rental property. Urge the councilman to take responsibility for what happened on his property, and to help strengthen hoarding regulations in his state.
The upcoming wolf hunt in Wisconsin will wipe out half of the grey wolf population in the region. Demand this vicious hunt is stopped before the wolf population is decimated.
After decades of pressure from animal rights groups, Denmark has finally decided to criminalize bestiality. Thank officials for making plans to put a stop to legalized cruelty.
More than a year after one of the worst cases of animal cruelty and neglect in Washington’s history, the perpetrator has yet to have charges filed against him. Demand justice now for the 124 animals he tortured.
Victims of domestic violence will be able to bring their pets with them as they start a new life, thanks to a program that provides housing for victims and their animals. Thank officials for offering a safe haven to people and pets alike through this lifesaving program.
The abhorrent and cruel practice of bestiality may finally come to an end in Denmark, thanks to one official’s work. Sign this petition and support the efforts to outlaw this cruel practice.
More than 20 dogs suffered heat exhaustion and died after kennel attendants allegedly neglected to care for the animals. If found guilty, punish these abusers so the dogs’ families can receive closure.
The display of wild and exotic animals may soon be banned in a Florida city, thanks to the efforts of a local animal rights organization. Sign this petition and support the efforts to ban wild and exotic animal displays.
Farm animals are being abused and neglected during transportation, due to inhumane and outdated laws. Urge government officials to enforce stricter regulations and ensure that cruelty of this kind does not occur in the future.
Half a million innocent animals will be killed as religious sacrifices at a Nepalese festival in November. Help prevent this cruel mass slaughter.