Two lions were shot and killed by zoo staff when a man broke into their enclosure to allegedly incite them to attack him. Security could have acted faster to stop the man or used tranquilizers to pacify the animals. Demand that authorities to investigate this incident and acknowledge the cruelty and danger of keeping wild animals captive.
A man reportedly got his puppy addicted to meth and heroin, causing it to require rehab treatment. Police say the puppy was high when they found him. Demand that the owner be charged with animal cruelty and never allowed to get Bubba the puppy back again.
A drunk man reportedly jumped into a lion enclosure and antagonized the animal, narrowly escaping an attack. Video shows him attempting to shake the lion’s hand. Take a stand for all zoo animals and demand the harshest possible penalty for this trespasser.
A proposed animal cruelty database that would publicize the names and photographs of convicted animal abusers could protect countless animals from suffering and neglect. Show your support for the initiative.
PetSmart is reportedly still buying animals from a supplier accused of 117 violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act. Demand that the retailer remove support from this and other cruel breeders.
Scientists want to breed pigs that contain human organs, and then slaughter the pigs to conduct human organ transplants. These experiments completely disregard the animals’ emotions and intelligence. Sign this petition to encourage these researchers to find a different solution to the human organ shortage.
A biotech company that has been cited by the USDA over 40 times for various violations against the Animal Welfare Act has finally been put to a stop. The USDA fined the company and banned them from using animals to make antibodies. Sign this petition and thank the USDA for taking a stand against this company.
Amazon continues to sell snares and traps as well as cruelly obtained live and dead animals. Tell the company to ban the sale of hunting devices and animal specimens, thus taking away support from the cruel hunting and wildlife trade.
A woman is accused of killing her husband’s dog and using its blood to fake a miscarriage for a pregnancy that never existed. Demand justice for this Chihuahua puppy, which was found mutilated and dead in a trash can.
A man is accused of animal cruelty after two dogs left in a garbage can led authorities to a puppy mill. Demand that the man, who has a previous record of animal cruelty, is given jail time and banned from animal ownership.
A dog was mercilessly abandoned by his owner. Urge authorities to find and bring this person to justice so that no other animals are neglected by this heartless individual.
A dog wrongly accused of harassing a farmer’s sheep will not be euthanized. Thank the attorney general for helping to save this innocent animal.
Killing bulls to celebrate an annual festival is now illegal in a town in Spain. Sign the petition to thank the local government officials for outlawing this cruel practice.
Sheep were reportedly chased, tackled and dragged by an elite school’s rugby team as part of a training exercise. Urge authorities to prosecute all those responsible for this alleged appalling mistreatment of animals.
Every year during the Toro de la Vega festival, men on foot and horseback would chase, torture, stab, beat and kill a lone, innocent bull. Thankfully, the government has put an end to this atrocity and banned the festival. Sign this petition and thank the government for ending this barbaric event.
A dog was reportedly starved nearly to death and neglected for so long that she’s blind, infested with maggots, and requires surgeries. Help bring this innocent animal the justice she deserves by urging authorities to give the owner the maximum penalty possible.
When a man brought his small dachshund to the groomer, he didn’t expect his dog to die. This death was not natural, for an x-ray showed that the dog had two broken ribs and a punctured lung. Punish the groomer who allegedly caused the dog to die.
A football club is planning to parade a live bull at a noisy event in front of thousands of spectators, despite the animal likely being stressed and frightened by the crowds and loud noises. Ask this football club to ban the bull’s appearance.
The last university to still use cruel and outdated live animal training in medical teaching refuses to switch to non-cruel methods. Demand the university ban training using live animals immediately and switch to humane alternatives.
The serious and potentially painful process of cat declawing may soon be illegal in New York. Urge the state’s legislators to support the measure that would put an end to this unethical practice.
A dog was allegedly slammed on the ground before being jerked up by its neck and hung from a street railing, its legs dangling off the ground. The owner was let off with a measly fine and allowed to keep all of his dogs. Demand that these helpless dogs be taken from the cruel owner.
Animal rights activists are lobbying for stronger animal protection laws in Michigan. Sign this petition to urge the state’s lawmakers to pass the proposed bills and ensure that pets receive humane treatment and care.
A man admitted to siccing his five dogs on his neighbor’s poodle because of his own prejudices toward his neighbor. The poodle died from sustained injuries. Sign the petition to demand this man be brought to justice.
A shelter has opened a kitten nursery and has been able to save thousands of lives. Volunteers are around 24/7 to give the kittens the constant care they need. Sign this petition and thank the shelter for doing so much for these kittens.
A pit bull was euthanized by an animal shelter despite claims that another shelter owned him. McLovin, the pit bull, was killed after only 24 hours and with minimal investigation into more humane options. Demand justice for McLovin.