A notorious traveling bear show forces its animals to perform cruel tricks for human entertainment. Bears are large and majestic creatures that shouldn’t be held prisoner in small cages for profit. Sign this petition to demand an end to this cruel and exploitative show.
Articles written by: Alex Guay
A circus accused of brutally abusing elephants and other animals could soon be hosted at a prominent venue. The circus works with trainers that have reportedly been caught on tape beating their animals. Sign this petition and demand the cancellation of this circus act.
A city has put a ban on all pet stores selling commercially bred animals — instead, the stores will now feature rescue animals. This new law takes business away from large scale breeding operations like puppy mills, and will help lower the number of animals euthanized due to lack of resources and space. Sign this petition to praise the city for making the compassionate change.
Animals held on fur farms are often exploited, neglected and abused, but this hasn’t stopped a famous designer from continuing to use fur on its products. Sign this petition and demand that Michael Kors stop supporting the cruel fur trade and no longer use fur on its products.
A museum holds several dolphins in small, dirty tanks with chlorine levels so high that some of the dolphins reportedly cannot even open their eyes. Sign this petition and demand that these incredibly sensitive and intelligent animals are moved to a sea pen or an accredited sanctuary immediately.
Horses are still subjected to slaughter for human consumption in the United States. Furthermore thousands of horses are shipped from the U.S. to other countries for consumption every year. Sign this petition to demand that a proposed bill is approved that bans the consumption of horse meat and the export of horses for consumption.
Reindeer were forced to perform as live props at a business association’s recent event. Animals used in the entertainment industry are often confined to small cages and are carted around from city to city. This is not the life nature intended. Sign this petition and demand the company stop using live animals at events.
A lone false killer whale is reportedly being held in a small, dirty tank at a marine park. She was stolen from the wild, used for research and is now left isolated in a cramped space. Sign this petition and demand she is retired to an accredited seaside sanctuary.
A popular furniture company continues to sell down products despite knowing the horrors ducks trapped in the down industry face. Every six weeks, ducks have their feathers plucked out while still conscious and without the use of any painkillers. Sign this petition to demand that the company stop selling all down products.
Animals in the meat, dairy and egg industry are being put in jeopardy by a proposed change in animal transport regulations, which are already very loose. Most animals would be allowed to go without food, water and rest for over 24 hours. Sign this petition to demand that stricter regulations are put in place when it comes to animal transport.
Three fishermen reportedly posted a video of them beating a baby seal. The video is incredibly disturbing, and you can hear the fishermen laughing as the seal suffers. Sign this petition and demand that the fishermen are punished to the fullest extent of the law if they are found guilty of this horrific crime.
An endangered porpoise species, which only has 30 individuals left in the world, faces extinction by a lift on a temporary ban on gillnets. A gillnet, a vertical wall of net catching fish by the gills, is the leading cause of death for this porpoise species. We must act now to permanently ban gillnets in order to save this endangered porpoise.
The U.S. Air Force plans on dropping 100 bombs a year for five years off the coasts of Hawaii. This could severely injure over 300 species of marine creatures, and cause damage to the entire ecosystem. Sign this petition and demand the Air Force reconsider bombing these vulnerable and precious waters.
A venue is planning on hosting a cruel bear show despite knowing the company’s questionable history. The leader of this show has been cited multiple times by the USDA and has allegedly put the bears and the public in danger. Sign this petition to demand the venue cancel its plans with this company.
America’s national parks could soon be opened up to oil and gas drilling. This could lead to severe damage to surface lands and water. Sign this petition to demand the government protect our national parks and not allow further drilling.
A university is planning on hosting a circus notorious for its alleged animal abuse and neglect. The circus works with several people who have been cited by the USDA and has even had animals escape on them. Sign this petition and demand the university cancel its plans with this cruel circus.
A popular department store continues to sell fur products despite knowing fur comes from the tortured bodies of dead animals. Animals on fur farms face new horrors each day and their lives are cut dramatically short. Sign this petition to demand the company stop selling fur products.
The U.S. military has ended its use of animals in an aspect of training. This will spare countless lives from unnecessary pain, torture and death. Sign this petition and thank the military for sparing these animals’ lives, and encourage them to make further changes throughout the system.
A baby dolphin died after tourists pulled the dolphin out of the water and let it roast in the sun while they took pictures. This poor creature apparently lost its life due to human negligence and vanity. Sign this petition and demand the tourists be held responsible for their actions.
A military base could soon mutilate, torture and kill goats as part of trauma practice. This could be avoided if the base began using human simulators, which are not only the more compassionate choice, but are also more effective and cost efficient. Sign this petition to demand the base spare these goats from unnecessary pain and death.
For centuries Norway has hunted seals for profit. However, this is the first year not a single Norwegian boat set sail to shoot or club seals. Sign this petition and thank Norway for no longer supporting this cruel practice.
Gassing, a cruel trapping technique that uses noxious chemicals to force animals out of their dens and burrows, is still legal in the state of Texas. Not only does this inhumane practice cause injury and even death to animals but it is terrible for the environment. Sign this petition to ban gassing immediately.
SeaWorld is hosting a Christian music festival in order to increase attendance. SeaWorld steals animals from the wild and forces them to perform shows in front of large, loud crowds. Sign this petition and demand that a popular Christian rock band cancel its plans with this cruel amusement park.
A convention center is planning on hosting a circus notorious for its alleged abuse and neglect toward its animals. The circus has numerous citations with the USDA and has even had animals escape on more than one occasion. Sign this petition and demand the convention center cancel its plans with this cruel circus.
A veterinarian has created free clinics to help pets of the homeless. Many animals are alive and healthy today because of her work. Sign this petition and thank the veterinarian for her innovative thinking and compassion.