Chickens are not provided the same protection from inhumane slaughter methods as other animals in America and millions are boiled alive every year. Tell the government to protect poultry from horrific slaughterhouse practices.
Pigs too sick to even walk to their own slaughter are often forced by food production employees to their deaths by punches, kicks, and even forklift trucks. Allowing sick animals into the human food supply is dangerous and their treatment is completely unethical. Sign this petition to protect humans and animals from these food production malpractices.
Police officers captured a pet Shar-Pei named “Nala” who had gotten loose, allegedly held the dog down on the ground and brutally slit her throat. The dog proceeded to die an agonizing death from the blood loss. Yet, despite this unbelievable brutality by these officers, the police department merely suspended one officer from duty and placed the other on paid leave. This police brutality towards innocent pets must be stopped. Demand both officers be fired from their jobs and prosecuted fully for their alleged crimes.
After a black bear was found running through a densely populated area, police secured him safely and humanely. Praise the responding police team for safely capturing the bear and returning him back to the wild.
Despite growing concern, protest and activism, the people of China continue to capture, cook and consume dog meat. Urge the Chinese government to put an end to this inhumane and horrific practice.
An investigation has been opened into two livestock auctions involved in the willful mistreatment of animals. Applaud an animal rights group’s tireless efforts to expose this cruel livestock operation and many others like it.
The Brazilian government is removing stray dogs in an effort to clean up the streets during the World Cup. Encourage Brazil to consider more humane alternatives such as implementing a stray dog sterilization program.
China’s trendy panda dogs are groomed and dyed to resemble black and white panda bears, however, the dyes used contain potentially harmful chemicals that threaten the dogs’ health. Urge China to ban the sale of panda dogs and help save animals from ingesting deadly dyes.
A Baltimore police officer slit a dog’s throat after she went missing from home. Demand that the officer receive a strict punishment for the incredibly cruel and unnecessary murder of a beloved pet.
Two former dairy employees were handed jail sentences and fines after beating, kicking, and dragging dairy cows within their care. Applaud the strict ruling, which will hopefully deter future cruelty to animals.
California legislators have taken a stand against animal cruelty by passing an act calling on Congress to ban cosmetic animal testing. Thank California for setting a good example for other states by making animal welfare a high priority.
A mountain lion in California has been treated for mange and other maladies after being exposed to rat poisons. An Assemblymember is sponsoring a bill to ban the use of these poisons in California’s state and national park, as they are negatively impacting our wildlife. Support this legislation and keep our animals safe.
A tiger has spent much of his life confined to a tiny truck stop cage in Louisiana, in desperate need of veterinary care and a more suitable habitat. Demand a better life for this beautiful creature and urge the governor to not prevent efforts to rescue the tiger.
Two horses were injected with gasoline by an unknown individual, leading to the death of one and the serious injury of the other. The perpetrator remains at large, capable of harming other animals or people. Demand this criminal be found and fully prosecuted.
Miss America 2014 is collaborating with PETA to promote shelter pet adoption. Please thank the beauty queen for using her celebrity to help save the lives of animals.
Canada’s largest dairy processing company has refused deliveries from a farm after video footage showed cattle being brutally beaten by the farm’s employees. Praise the company for its compassion toward livestock and thank it for pushing for stronger animal welfare laws.
A dairy farm’s employees have recently been accused of abusing cows, hitting them with chains, rakes and canes. Demand that the owners take responsibility and be more present on their farm to prevent future cruelty.
A recent mudslide has resulted in several tragic deaths. Praise the search and rescue team that found and saved one little dog that survived being buried alive.
The captive deer hunting industry is responsible for the spread of deadly disease to wild herds. Support lawmakers working to ban interstate transport of captive-bred deer and elk in order to stop this epidemic.
A man was witnessed throwing a young puppy out the window of his moving vehicle, causing the animal severe brain damage. Demand that this violent man receives a harsh sentence for this act of violence.
Recent figures from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals indicate that last year Kent, England averaged more than one case of animal cruelty per week. Demand that they strengthen animal welfare laws and stop the torture now.
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.
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.
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.
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.