The owner of an illegal slaughter house pleaded guilty and is banned from working around animals for the rest of his life. Sign the petition to show your support for this big win in the animal rights community.
A racehorse trainer who was found giving copious amounts of medication to increase his horses’ performances and mask their pain is nominated to be inducted into the Horse Racing Hall of Fame. Sign this petition and demand his nomination be withdrawn.
Whole Foods wants to wait eight years before improving the appalling living conditions of chickens raised for meat. Demand that the company dramatically improves the welfare of these animals now.
Two monkeys have died due to the alleged negligence of a university research center’s staff. Demand that the surviving primates are removed from this facility and sent to suitable sanctuaries.
Two pet cats are dead after a person broke into a boarding facility, stomped on the cats and threw them into a dumpster to die a painful death. A surveillance video shows these acts but has not yet led to an arrest. Demand the police find and capture the person who tortured and killed these poor innocent animals.
A horse owner was charged with 14 counts of animal abuse and neglect of seven horses allegedly found on his property, yet no court date has been set. Sign this petition to get procedures against him started and to demand the harshest punishment allowed by law.
Up to 90 percent of tropical fish imported to the U.S. are captured using cyanide. Cyanide fishing is cruel and is extremely destructive to the environment. Sign this petition to stop the import of tropical fish caught using this method.
Animal cruelty cases that cross state lines too often go unresolved. Sign to show your support for new policies that would make it easier to bring abusers to justice.
A major fashion retailer still sells products containing angora fur. Angora rabbits and animals on fur farms are subjected to a life of pain and confinement. It is a miserable, short existence. Sign this petition and demand the retailer stop selling products containing fur.
SeaWorld has stated that all of its parks will end the captive breeding program. This means that the current generation of orcas at SeaWorld will be the last. Sign this petition and thank the Humane Society of the United States for all the hard work it has put into making this idea a reality.
Amazon is currently selling vicious leg-hold animal traps on its website. These traps inflict extreme suffering and can catch, injure or kill non-targeted animals like family pets. Urge Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to stop selling these cruel devices immediately.
The Russian Academy of Science is training four monkeys for a mission to Mars, from which they may not return. Using primates for space exploration is a thing of the past. Urge Russia to end this inhumane practice.
Four stray dogs were found dead of post-operative complications at an animal birth control center that is being accused of animal welfare violations. Sign this petition to demand a thorough investigation and ensure that the dogs at these centers receive humane treatment.
The Mayor of a Spanish city wants to make bullfighting into a “no-kill” sport, but bulls are still taunted and stabbed during the fight and are often slaughtered afterwards out of sight. Demand that the incredibly cruel practice of bullfighting is banned entirely.
An old horse was reportedly restrained and shot over 120 times by a paintball gun, then abandoned. She suffers from blindness and eye ulcers, among other injuries. Demand that the monster responsible for this poor horse’s torment is found and punished to the most severe extent possible.
A cat suffered tissue damage after it stepped into a coyote trap. The steel-jawed trap is illegal due to its inhumane mechanism and is dangerous, especially in an occupied neighborhood. Demand an immediate crackdown on illegal trapping.
A detention center farm and animal rescue program allows inmates to contribute to their community, feel pride in their work, and have a better chance of leading successful lives after serving their sentences. Applaud Stock Island Detention Center for doubling as an animal farm and rehabilitation program for inmates.
Several dogs were severely injured and one dog died because a man allegedly charged them with a snowmobile. Demand this individual be charged with animal abuse and that he receive a harsh sentence for his actions if he is found guilty.
Switzerland has issued a ban on the sale of cosmetics tested on animals. This is a great step forward for animal rights. Sign this petition and thank officials for implementing this ban.
The largest dog show in the world has rewarded the owners of several unhealthy and detrimentally bred dogs, mainly a limping German Shepherd. Demand that this cruel show stop promoting inhumane dog breeding.
A rancher purchased 1,794 horses and reportedly sold them to slaughterhouses in Mexico. This man is one of many who have exploited a government program for the past 10 years. Urge prosecution of this man for illegally selling horses to slaughter and costing taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars to fill his own pockets on the lives of wild horses.
Roosters and goats have been beheaded, chickens mutilated and a puppy tortured and hung from a tree in a spate of recent killings experts suspect are being performed by a satanic cult. Demand a full and urgent investigation into this matter so that the people responsible for these horrific acts are found and severely punished.
Free-range chickens are allegedly being kept in cramped, filthy sheds with conditions little better than factory farms. Demand a higher standard of care for these animals.
The annual rattlesnake roundup in a Texas town is a horror show of blood and death where people behead and skin snakes and can leave snake blood handprints on a wall. Demand this event is redesigned to protect the snakes from cruelty.
Two peaceful activists were brutally attacked while monitoring a hunt, but the organizers have not spoken out against the assault. Demand that they do so and urge them to stop organizing cruel hunting events where innocent animals are chased and killed.