Articles written by: Alex Guay

Alex Guay

Stop H&M from Using Cruelly Sourced Leather

Stop H&M from Using Cruelly Sourced Leather

H&M has made a commitment to helping animals by no longer using fur and angora wool, however the company still uses leather for many of its products. Leather comes from the bodies of tortured cows. Sign this petition and demand H&M stop using leather.

Free Elderly Elephant From Chains and Retire Him to a Sanctuary

Free Elderly Elephant From Chains and Retire Him to a Sanctuary

Gajraj the elephant was stolen from the wild in 1965 and has been languishing in captivity ever since. He is chained to a small, concrete slab and reportedly suffers from many debilitating physical and mental health problems. Sign this petition to demand that Gajraj is retired to an accredited sanctuary immediately.

Ban Cruel and Deadly Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Ban Cruel and Deadly Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

While pulling a carriage with a dozen people, a horse named Big John fell to the ground and was unable to get back up on his own. Horse-drawn carriages are not only outdated but incredibly cruel and can lead to death and injury for horses. Sign this petition to ban horse-drawn carriage rides.

Release Lonely Circus Elephant to Accredited Sanctuary

Release Lonely Circus Elephant to Accredited Sanctuary

The African elephant, Anna Louise, was stolen from the wild and forced into the cruel world of circus entertainment. She has performed in circuses for years and has been alone since 1988. Sign this petition to demand that Anna Louise is retired to an accredited sanctuary.

Protect Birds From Cruelty in Farms and Labs

Protect Birds From Cruelty in Farms and Labs

Birds do not receive the same animal welfare protections as other animals that are used in research, commercially bred and transported, and exhibited to the public. Without this protection, they can be kept in very small, cramped cages with little to no access to food, water, and sunshine. Sign this petition and demand these protections are expanded to include birds.

Stop Drowning Otters for Their Fur

Stop Drowning Otters for Their Fur

Countless otters are trapped and killed so their unique fur can be turned into clothing. Trappers are now using brutal underwater traps, which kill the poor otters by violently drowning them. Sign this petition to demand an end to otter trapping.

Cancel Rodeo Event That Rips Tails Off Bulls

Cancel Rodeo Event That Rips Tails Off Bulls

An event where a bull’s tail is pulled and the poor animal is chased by a man on horseback is scheduled to take place without any regard to the animal’s welfare. Bulls typically experience broken tails or even dismemberment during the event. Sign this petition to demand that the cruel event is canceled.

Praise Country for Banning Animals in Circuses

Praise Country for Banning Animals in Circuses

A country has made the bold decision to ban all animals in circuses. Animals in circuses are denied everything natural to them and are often subjected to abuse and neglect. Sign this petition to praise this country for making the compassionate change.

Stop Cruel Circus That Allegedly Beats Animals

Stop Cruel Circus That Allegedly Beats Animals

An arena is moving forward with its plans to host the notoriously cruel Jordan World Circus. Animals used in circuses are typically subjected to abuse, neglect and excessive confinement. Sign this petition and demand the venue cancel its plans with Jordan World Circus unless it drops its animal acts.

Stop Designer from Using Tortured Animals on Clothing

Stop Designer from Using Tortured Animals on Clothing

A popular, international designer continues to use fur on its products despite knowing fur comes from the bodies of tortured animals. It is time to stop supporting this cruel industry. Sign this petition and demand the designer stop using fur.

Stop Festival That Tortures and Kills Thousands of Snakes

Stop Festival That Tortures and Kills Thousands of Snakes

Every year, thousands of rattlesnakes are rounded up for a festival where they are exploited, killed and skinned. There are claims that this festival is for population control although there is no science backing an overpopulation of this species in the area. Sign this petition to demand that this cruel festival come to an end.

Praise Ban on Circus Accused of Beating and Starving Animals

Praise Ban on Circus Accused of Beating and Starving Animals

After learning about the cruelty animals trapped in the circus face, a venue decided to only host a circus if it dropped its animal acts. Sign this petition and praise the venue for not supporting this unnecessary cruelty.

Do Not Expand SeaWorld to China

Do Not Expand SeaWorld to China

A Chinese company has bought the rights to expand SeaWorld in China. Marine mammals imprisoned at SeaWorld can face torturous lives, all for the sake of corporate profits and human entertainment. Sign this petition to stop the expansion of SeaWorld in China.

Success: City Halts Plans to Kill Coyotes

Success: City Halts Plans to Kill Coyotes

A city had plans to trap and kill coyotes as a means of population control. Thankfully, concerned citizens spoke up and now these animals will no longer be senselessly killed. Sign this petition and praise the city for ending its plan to kill these innocent animals.

Don’t Host Circus That Lost License Due to Animal Welfare Violations

Don’t Host Circus That Lost License Due to Animal Welfare Violations

A venue has plans to host a circus that has made so many violations against the Animal Welfare Act that it is no longer allowed to show animals. The circus leases animals from other exhibitors who also have questionable reputations when it comes to animal welfare. Sign this petition and demand the venue cancel its plans with this cruel circus and no longer host events with animal acts.

Praise Company for Ending Support of Fur Industry

Praise Company for Ending Support of Fur Industry

A popular clothing company has made the compassionate choice to no longer use fur in its products. Animals trapped on fur farms are denied everything natural to them and are often kept in small, dirty cages where they have limited access to food and water. Sign this petition and praise the company for no longer supporting the cruel fur industry.

Demand Venue Stop Supporting Cruel Circuses

Demand Venue Stop Supporting Cruel Circuses

A venue is moving forward with its plans to host the notoriously cruel Jordan World Circus. Animals used in circuses are typically subjected to a painful and terrifying training process and are kept in small cages when they are not performing. Sign this petition and demand the venue cancel its plans with Jordan World Circus.

Demand Venue Ban Cruel Animal Appearances

Demand Venue Ban Cruel Animal Appearances

A popular traveling circus has so many violations against the Animal Welfare Act that it can no longer show animals. The circus leases animals from other circuses that also have questionable histories in regards to animal welfare. Sign this petition and demand the venue cancel its plans with this cruel circus.

Stop Wasting Taxpayer Dollars on Cruel Animal Experiments

Stop Wasting Taxpayer Dollars on Cruel Animal Experiments

Despite acknowledging that animal experiments are a waste of money and often lead to inconclusive results, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) gives almost half its grant money to animal research. Sign this petition and demand the NIH stop funding useless and cruel research.

Stop Hosting Cruel and Abusive Animal Acts

Stop Hosting Cruel and Abusive Animal Acts

A venue recently hosted a circus that featured a cruel bear show. Bears used in circuses are often subjected to terrible training tactics including chaining and beating. Sign this petition to demand the venue no longer host shows that feature animal acts.

Stop Cruel Butterfly Releases

Stop Cruel Butterfly Releases

A hospice care group is planning butterfly releases at several of its locations. Butterflies used for releases are often taken from the wild and killed while being shipped to various locations. Sign this petition and demand the care group cancel its releases.

Stop Using Bug Secretions to Make Candy

Stop Using Bug Secretions to Make Candy

A popular candy company uses bug secretions in many of its products. About 100,000 bugs are killed in order to get a pound of the secretions. Sign this petition and demand the company start using bug-free recipes.

Stop the Abuse of Kidnapped Elephants for Tourists’ Entertainment

Stop the Abuse of Kidnapped Elephants for Tourists’ Entertainment

A popular travel company made the compassionate choice to no longer offer elephant rides to its customers. Elephants used for rides face a variety of hardships and are often beaten and neglected. Sign this petition and encourage the travel industry to immediately phase out this cruelty.

Demand Venue Cancel Plans with Cruel Circus

Demand Venue Cancel Plans with Cruel Circus

A venue is planning on hosting a traveling circus despite its notorious reputation of allegedly abusing and neglecting its animals. Inspectors recently investigated the circus’ headquarters and discovered many injured animals that seemed to be lacking proper care. Sign this petition and demand the venue cancel its plans with this cruel circus.

Urge Police K-9 Units to Use Rescue Dogs

Urge Police K-9 Units to Use Rescue Dogs

A police department has opted out of spending thousands on purebred German Shepherds for their K-9 unit and has instead introduced two rescued pit bulls. Not only does this save dogs’ lives, but it also saves taxpayers thousands. Sign this petition and praise the police department for their innovation and willingness to try new methods.

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