Animal Welfare

Stop Dissecting Bears’ Gallbladders for Unnecessary Medicine

Bear bile is a traditional Asian medicine that is harvested by keeping bears in cages and cutting into their gallbladders. This is an entirely unnecessary practice that continues to torture animals to this day. Add your voice to those calling for the end of vicious bear bile farming.

Save Tigers From Abusive Trade

Tigers can still be legally traded in Europe, which leads to poaching and other atrocities. Demand an end to the tiger trade.

Stop Letting Dogs Languish and Die in Abusive Breeding Facilities

Dogs are being exploited, bred, and neglected to death in record numbers in Missouri. In one case, the allegedly abusive breeders only suffered a fine and the closing of their business. Urge this state to clean up its notorious reputation as a place where canines go to die.

Starving Dog Left to Die in Abandoned School Deserves Justice

A starving Pitbull was found in an empty classroom of a boarded-up school. All signs point to him being intentionally abandoned. Please, make sure that whoever did this is found so it never happens again.

Don’t Rehome Imperative Emotional Support Animal

A man who suffers from chronic anxiety is being forced to rehome his emotional support pig, Ellie, even though not allowing him to keep her is discrimination under the Fair and Equal Housing Act. Demand the town immediately stop all legal actions against him and that they allow Ellie to remain with her owner.

Justice for German Shepherd Allegedly Brutally Beaten by Owner on Video

A German shepherd named Ginger was allegedly tortured and beaten in a horrific act of animal cruelty. Demand that the dog’s owner receive the strictest sentence under law and no longer be allowed to adopt or keep pets if he is found guilty of this senseless animal abuse.

Protect Horses Reportedly Forced to Work for Hours Without Water in 90-Degree Heat

Horses and ponies were reportedly left in the heat without water for hours at a Los Angeles-based petting zoo. This is one of many allegations of neglect against this attraction. Act now to protect these animals.

Punish Financial Officer Who Allegedly Stole From Animal Shelter

A chief financial officer has been accused of stealing $300,000 from an animal shelter that was meant to be used for a new building. She is currently accused of two separate felonies and the animals in her care were reportedly neglected. Demand the prosecutor seek the maximum penalty possible if she is found guilty.

Horse Who Suddenly Died Following Alleged Animal Cruelty Deserves Justice

A 23-year-old horse died suddenly after being entrusted to the care of a stabling business. An investigation into the circumstances of this death has commenced. Demand justice if animal cruelty accusations are deemed credible.

Demand Justice for Dogs Allegedly Shot in Cold Blood

Two non-aggressive dogs were allegedly shot by an angry resident. Demand this person not be given any clemency under the law if he is found guilty of causing these helpless animals to suffer.

Stop Confining Hens to Torturous, Tiny “Battery Cages”

The vast majority of egg-laying hens are confined to small cages with less than 67 inches of space. They suffer from illness and physical debilitation due to the inability to engage in nesting and perching. Demand that cage-free eggs become a federal mandate.

Dogs Apparently Left to Suffer With Infections in Filth Deserve Justice

A family of alleged serial animal abusers is facing the legal system again after years of cruelty charges with no real consequence. Compel authorities to finally hold them to account for their reported abuse and neglect of dozens of dogs.

Stop Mass Slaughter of Colombian Hippos

Formerly captive hippos in Colombia gained their freedom but are now facing a planned slaughter. Sign this petition to save the hippos.

Reportedly Malnourished Lions Forced to Eat Their Own Deserve Justice

Thirty lions had to be euthanized after apparently sustaining severe burns from a fire, and being unable to escape due to life-threatening malnutrition. Act now to make sure their owner is never allowed to care for animals again.

Apparent Exotic Animal Hoarder Accused of Allowing Zebras to Escape Must be Punished

The case of the escaped zebras took a tragic turn when one died in a snare trap and another was found dead on the owner’s property. The owner is accused of hoarding exotic animals and has been accused of multiple violations in the past. Demand authorities prosecute him.

Animals Reportedly Left in Filthy Conditions at “Pet Hotel” Deserve Justice

A pet hotel is accused of animal neglect after several dogs were apparently left without food or care. A customer who monitored his pet with a camera claims she was left in feces-covered blankets. Stop this alleged abuse.

Stop Slaughtering Pigs and Killing Marine Life in the Process

Farms are slaughtering pigs at an unprecedented rate, and are also responsible for the deaths of countless marine animals. Urge an end to this industry’s reckless and immoral practices.

Protect Hundreds of Greyhounds from Cruel Deaths Due to Blood Sport

Hundreds of greyhound dogs die in the United Kingdom every year—and many more are abused and abandoned—to feed the greed of the racing industry. Demand government officials who are supposed to protect these animals finally prohibit exploitative greyhound racing.

Dog Reportedly Found Hairless and ‘Screaming in Pain’ Deserves Justice

A dog was reportedly found starving, hairless, and “screaming in pain,” while being beaten by a disabled child with a stick. The parents of the child reportedly owned the dog and allowed this, along with even more horrific terrors, to be inflicted upon this innocent animal.

Elderly Horse Reportedly Punched and Hit With Rocks Deserves Justice

Two attackers were apparently caught on camera hitting an elderly horse named Indy and throwing rocks at him. Demand justice for Indy.

Stop Torture and Slaughter of Animals for Fur Sales

Fur farms are ground zero for torture and slaughter that rivals the worst animal cruelty cases. Importing and selling fur products with a horrifying legacy allows abusers to profit from this cruelty. Demand the United Kingdom uphold its pledge to protect animal rights by banning barbaric fur sales once and for all.

Don’t Feed Mad Cow-Infected Animal Remains to Livestock

Farm animals may soon be forced to consume the remains of other animals, exposing them to a fatal infectious illness in the process. Demand a stop to this disgusting practice.

Emaciated Dog Infested With Hookworm Found Wandering Streets Deserves Justice

A terribly abused dog, described by a rescuer as the “worst thing I’ve ever seen in my entire life,” was found wandering the streets. The abuser has not yet been caught. Demand authorities find the person responsible for this terrible abuse.

Dying Poodle Thrown in Dumpster Deserves Justice

A severely injured poodle named Griffin was wrapped in a pillowcase and thrown into a dumpster by unknown abusers. Although Griffin was rescued and provided medical care, he succumbed to his injuries. Demand authorities devote more resources to find and prosecute Griffin’s killers.

Stop Rampant Animal Cruelty and Abuse in Birthplace of Domestication

One of the birthplaces of animal domestication is reportedly brimming with unchecked abuses against dogs, goats, and a host of other creatures. No laws currently exist to protect these vulnerable animals. Demand a transformation of Kurdistan from safe harbor for animal cruelty to torch-bearer of animal rights.

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