Animal Welfare

Success: Owner of Illegal Slaughter House Pleads Guilty

Success: Owner of Illegal Slaughter House Pleads Guilty

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.

Don’t Put Immoral Trainer Into the Horse Racing Hall of Fame

Don’t Put Immoral Trainer Into the Horse Racing Hall of Fame

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 Sign this petition and demand his nomination be withdrawn.

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Tell Whole Foods to Commit to Better Chicken Welfare

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.

Release All Research Monkeys From Allegedly Negligent Facility

Release All Research Monkeys From Allegedly Negligent Facility

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.

Pet Cats Stolen From Boarder, Tortured, Killed and Thrown in Dumpster Deserve Justice

Pet Cats Stolen From Boarder, Tortured, Killed and Thrown in Dumpster Deserve Justice

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.

Demand Harsh Punishment for Man Charged With Abusing Horses

Demand Harsh Punishment for Man Charged With Abusing Horses

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.

Stop Importing Tropical Fish Captured With Cyanide

Stop Importing Tropical Fish Captured With Cyanide

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.

Praise Mayor for Pushing Federal Law for Animal Rights

Praise Mayor for Pushing Federal Law for Animal Rights

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.

Stop Torturing Rabbits for Fashion

Stop Torturing Rabbits for Fashion

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.

Success: SeaWorld Will Never Again Breed Orcas

Success: SeaWorld Will Never Again Breed Orcas

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.

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Tell Amazon to Stop Selling Inhumane Animal Traps

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.

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Don’t Send Monkeys Into Space

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.

Demand Better Care for Stray Dogs at Sterilization Centers

Demand Better Care for Stray Dogs at Sterilization Centers

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.

Ban Bullfighting for Good

Ban Bullfighting for Good

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.

Justice for Horse Shot With Paintball Gun

Justice for Horse Shot With Paintball Gun

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.

Justice for Cat Injured in Illegal Coyote Trap

Justice for Cat Injured in Illegal Coyote Trap

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.

Applaud Jail Program That Operates Special Animal Farm

Applaud Jail Program That Operates Special Animal Farm

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.

Justice for Dogs Run Over by Man in Snowmobile

Justice for Dogs Run Over by Man in Snowmobile

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.

Praise Country for Ending Sale of Cosmetics Tested on Animals

Praise Country for Ending Sale of Cosmetics Tested on Animals

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.

Stop Promoting Inhumane Breeding at Dog Show

Stop Promoting Inhumane Breeding at Dog Show

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.

Punish Rancher for Allegedly Selling Wild Horses to Slaughter

Punish Rancher for Allegedly Selling Wild Horses to Slaughter

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.

Find and Punish People Responsible for Satanic Animal Sacrifices

Find and Punish People Responsible for Satanic Animal Sacrifices

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.

Demand Better Treatment for Confined “Free-Range” Hens

Demand Better Treatment for Confined “Free-Range” Hens

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.

End Cruel Rattlesnake Roundup

End Cruel Rattlesnake Roundup

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.

Assaulted Anti-Hunting Campaigners Deserve Justice

Assaulted Anti-Hunting Campaigners Deserve Justice

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.

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