Animal Welfare

Find Assailant Who Viciously Killed and Skinned Dog

A dog was viciously killed and then skinned close to the scene of a high-profile multiple homicide. Whether the crimes were related or not, this innocent animal deserves justice. Demand authorities pursue this case to the fullest extent.

Turkeys Reportedly Stomped and Beaten to Death Deserve Justice

A farm stands accused of stomping, clubbing, and beating turkeys to death in the most inhumane ways imaginable. Demand a full investigation into these alleged brutal practices.

300 Dogs Subjected to Alleged Neglect and Abandonment By Authorities Deserve Justice

Hundreds of dogs allegedly experienced great harm to their health and well-being at the hands of a so-called breeder. Authority figures could have protected these animals, but reportedly only abetted the alleged perpetrators. Call for an end to a possible cover-up of this troubling case.

Stop Neglect From Taking More Innocent Animal Lives

Neglect harms and kills untold numbers of at-risk animals every year. Urge national leaders to tackle this hidden epidemic of cruelty.

Protect Rescue Animals From Alleged Neglect at Shelter

Rescue animals are reportedly being put at risk at the place that should be safeguarding and protecting them. Demand the shuttering of a rescue facility that allegedly needs to be rescued from itself.

Don’t Steal Healthy and Safe Animals for Display in Zoos

Zoos are a resource to see and learn about live animals from around the world, but they may not always have the animals’ best interest at heart. Obtaining and breeding of animals that could easily survive on their own is exploitive and wrong. Demand zoos focus on endangered species and only keep injured or rescued wildlife that cannot survive in the wild.

Ban Veterinarian Accused of Beating Dog From Working With Animals

A practicing veterinarian has been accused of beating and choking his pet German shepherd. Demand other vulnerable animals stay protected from this alleged abuser.

Kitten Allegedly Thrown Into Burning Fire Pit Deserves Justice

A newborn kitten had his life ended too soon, allegedly at the hands of his caretaker. The small animal reportedly suffered agonizing burns and nerve damage before passing away. Urge the vigilant pursuit of justice in this horrific tragedy.

Dog Reportedly Stabbed by Man in Fit of Rage Deserves Justice

A man apparently stabbed his husky nearly to death for acting on a dog’s natural instincts. Demand justice for this animal reportedly brutally assaulted by his own caretaker.

Stop Tearing Feathers Off Live Birds to Make Down Jackets

Ducks and geese endure agony as their feathers are ripped off to make “real down” for high-end winter wear. Tell global luxury brand Canada Goose to commit to using only recycled down.

Enforce Ban on the Sale of Pigs Kept in Tiny, Metal Cages

Mother pigs on factory farms suffer in cages too small for them to even turn around. Help end the use of these cruel “gestation crates” forever.

Stop Paying Roadside Zoos to Abuse Wildlife

Animals at roadside zoos are kept in tiny, filthy cages, isolated from the rest of their friends and kin and fed inadequate foods. Still, some states encourage these terrible institutions. Demand North Carolina stop incentivizing the cruel capture, breeding, and display of wild animals at roadside zoos.

Justice for Bird Whose Neck Was Allegedly Snapped for Revenge

A woman is accused of breaking a defenseless bird’s neck in a fit of anger after arguing with her roommate. Demand that she face consequences if found guilty.

Prevent More Deaths at Facility Where Three Dolphins Died Within 6-Month Period

Three bottlenose dolphins have died at the Mirage Hotel & Casino within six months. Captive dolphins suffer immensely in tiny enclosures separated from friends and kin, making them susceptible to illness and death. Demand the Mirage close its dolphin exhibit and work towards releasing those it now confines.

Protect Lost Pets During Natural Disasters

In the wake of record-breaking flooding and hurricanes, pets are being separated from their homes and left to battle the elements alone. While microchips are a way by which animals can be identified and returned to their owners, there are no regulations relating to their use. Demand microchips be mandated for all pets across the U.S.

Demand Shelter Stop Allegedly Letting Kittens Die Slow, Painful Deaths

An animal shelter in Vermont has been accused of letting dogs and cats suffer without life-saving veterinary care. One kitten reportedly died due to this alleged mistreatment. Demand this shelter be investigated for animal cruelty and shut down if found guilty.

Stop Letting Thousands of Farm Animals Drown to Death

Millions of animals die each year on the way to slaughterhouses. Thousands of these deaths are the result of catastrophic transport failures, including the sinking of cargo vessels. Demand the U.S. ban the export of live animals within its borders.

Stop Exposing Rabbits and Other Animals to Convulsion-Inducing Products

The use of dogs and cats in painful toxicity tests has recently been banned in California. However, this leaves other animals like rabbits, mice, birds, rats, and fish to suffer the consequences of unnecessary chemical testing. Demand all animals be protected from research, not just those we deem worthy.

Don’t Make Overcrowded Shelters Kill Adoptable Dogs and Cats

Dogs and cats are being surrendered to shelters at extremely high rates due to a series of economic factors. Most shelters simply do not have the resources to care for all these animals and have had to euthanize many highly adoptable pets. Demand increased funding to help cover the expenses of increased intake.

Success: Undercover Activists Encouraged to Expose Animal Abuse

Animal welfare activists have long sustained legal punishments for conducting undercover investigations of potentially abusive farms, breeding facilities, and more. Fortunately, one state has chosen to protect these investigators as they expose the truth. Thank Iowa for prioritizing animal, consumer, and worker welfare over the greed of large, abusive corporations.

Stop Reportedly Gassing Chinchillas to Death for High Fashion

Chinchillas are reportedly subjected to horrific conditions for the purpose of farming their fur. These poor, sensitive animals are apparently forced to live in unlit, filthy cages, while females are repeatedly bred to sustain the demand. Then they are seemingly killed by having their necks broken or are gassed in pressure cookers. Demand Romania ban fur farms countrywide.

Save Victims of Domestic Abuse by Protecting Their Pets

Pets are targeted by domestic abusers and victims often return to their abusers out of concern for the safety of their animals, putting themselves at risk. Demand pets be better protected from acts of domestic violence and prioritize the physical and psychological welfare of animals and victims.

Mandate Psychological Treatment for Kids Who Commit Animal Cruelty

Buddy the dog was found with an extension cord tied around his neck and covered in burns from having been set on fire. A 12-year-old child was reportedly responsible for this cruel act, but couldn’t be charged with a crime or evaluated due to their age. Demand all children who commit acts of violence towards animals receive psychological treatment to protect other animals and people.

Don’t Endanger Livestock Animals and Plant Workers With Unsafe Slaughter Practices

High-speed slaughter systems pose serious threats to farm animal welfare, as well as consumers and workers. Faster line speeds make it difficult to abide by humane treatment, stunning, and handling regulations, subjecting animals to greater risks of abuse. Demand the U.S. prioritize the safety of frontline workers, consumers, and animals over the greed of large meatpacking corporations.

Punish Man for Allegedly Dismembering, Flaying, Burning, and Drowning Wild Animals

A 20-year-old man allegedly waged a four-year campaign of cruelty against defenseless animals. This suspect’s reported crimes include drownings, burnings, and stabbings caught on video. Demand real and consequential punishment if the accused is deemed guilty.

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