Animal Welfare

Stop Providing Hermit Crabs as Carnival Prizes

Stop Providing Hermit Crabs as Carnival Prizes

A carnival supply company provides live hermit crabs to carnivals across the nation. In the wild, these animals can live up to 40 years; however in captivity, they typically die after one to four years. Sign this petition and demand that the company stop supplying live hermit crabs as prizes.

Ban Cosmetic Testing on Animals

Ban Cosmetic Testing on Animals

A national ban on the cruel testing of animals in the cosmetics industry has been languishing in a subcommittee for over a year while other nations pass bans on the practice. Sign the petition to demand that the legislation be approved so that defenseless animals are protected.

Cat Thrown Against Wall and Killed Deserves Justice

Cat Thrown Against Wall and Killed Deserves Justice

A teenager was taped throwing a cat against a wall, killing it. Sign our petition to demand that law enforcement prosecute the boy responsible to obtain justice for the murdered cat.

Punish Teen Accused of Viciously Kicking Cat

Punish Teen Accused of Viciously Kicking Cat

A viral video showed a teen kicking a cat across a driveway after luring it close. Demand that the person in the video is punished to the fullest extent of the law.

Shut Down Cruel Animal Chasing Game at Fair

Shut Down Cruel Animal Chasing Game at Fair

A fair in Mississippi has been running games encouraging children to chase and capture animals, especially rabbits who are already skittish and physically fragile and have suffered a great deal of injury and trauma. Sign this petition to demand these games be shut down.

Success: Thousands of Wild Horses Saved from Unnecessary Slaughter

Success: Thousands of Wild Horses Saved from Unnecessary Slaughter

Thousands of wild horses will be spared due to a government decision to cancel a plan that would have needlessly massacred them. Applaud the effort to work towards a more humane solution to control wild horse populations rather than simply exterminating these precious animals.

Ban Elephant Acts Forcing Sick Animals to Perform

Ban Elephant Acts Forcing Sick Animals to Perform

Many circuses across the nation imprison elephants and force them to put on shows and give rides. New Jersey is now deciding whether or not to become the first state to ban all elephant circus acts. Sign this petition and urge New Jersey to ban this unnecessary cruelty.

Justice for Family Dog Gutted and Hung From Fence

Justice for Family Dog Gutted and Hung From Fence

A dog was kidnapped and gutted in a horrific case of animal cruelty. His family found him hanging from a fence outside of their home. Demand that justice is served for this innocent dog.

Applaud Cancellation of Cruel Pig and Rooster Chase

Applaud Cancellation of Cruel Pig and Rooster Chase

A large street fair has decided to cancel its pig and rooster chase this year. Pigs and roosters are smart, social and unique animals that deserve to be shown respect. Sign this petition and thank the fair for canceling the cruel event this year.

Success: California Bans Captive Orca Breeding

Success: California Bans Captive Orca Breeding

Captive orca breeding and export is finally banned in California. Sign this petition and applaud this groundbreaking decision to help animals stuck in the entertainment industry.

Stop Barbaric Medical Testing on Unwanted Greyhounds

Stop Barbaric Medical Testing on Unwanted Greyhounds

In a twisted medical experiment, dogs were allegedly killed and brought back to life only to be euthanized again. Demand an end to this type of cruel and unnecessary experimentation.

Demand Justice for Ill Pregnant Horse Allegedly Killed for Her Fetus

Demand Justice for Ill Pregnant Horse Allegedly Killed for Her Fetus

A university allegedly denied proper pain medication and veterinary care to a former racehorse and then killed her, cutting out her unborn child in the process. Sign this petition and demand the university is investigated.

Stop Removing Dogs’ Hearts for Cruel Experiments

Stop Removing Dogs’ Hearts for Cruel Experiments

Greyhounds are having their hearts ripped out in cruel scientific experiments. Help prohibit the use of these dogs in all medical and scientific research.

Ban Wild Animals in Circuses Nationwide

Ban Wild Animals in Circuses Nationwide

Wild animals are still abused in circuses in the U.K., despite overwhelming public support for ending this cruel practice. Demand a nationwide ban on the use of animals in circuses.

Demand Justice for Pit Bull Used as Bait Dog

Demand Justice for Pit Bull Used as Bait Dog

A severely abused pit bull escaped her life as a bait dog and was rescued from the side of a road. Animal abuse cases in a Texas county have started to attract attention for how frequent they’ve become. Demand that law enforcement do its part to catch the abusers.

Justice for Dog Slaughtered With Ax

Justice for Dog Slaughtered With Ax

A New York family’s dog was found buried in their backyard with ax wounds in her head and neck. Demand that the man accused of slaughtering this innocent animal serves the maximum sentence for this crime if found guilty.

Protect Dozens of Cats From Potential Animal Hoarders

Protect Dozens of Cats From Potential Animal Hoarders

Nearly three dozen cats were abandoned at an animal shelter, bringing the shelter’s tally of abandoned cats up to 130 in the past four years alone. The shelter suspects that a local animal hoarder may be responsible and wishes to help them. Ask for the local police department’s assistance in this matter.

Justice for Dog Nearly Starved to Death

Justice for Dog Nearly Starved to Death

A dog almost starved to death due to his owner’s cruel neglect, according to reports. Sign this petition to make sure the supposed owner is held fully accountable in the eyes of the law.

Punish Teen Who Allegedly Punched Cat and Bragged About it on Facebook

Punish Teen Who Allegedly Punched Cat and Bragged About it on Facebook

A teenager allegedly recorded himself punching a cat and uploaded the video to his social media accounts. He reportedly boasted about his increased views and friend requests following the incident. Demand justice for this innocent cat.

Praise Launch of Mobile Spay and Neuter Clinic

Praise Launch of Mobile Spay and Neuter Clinic

A mobile sterilization unit will provide free sterilizations to low income cat owners. Applaud this move, which will save thousands of cats from euthanasia due to shelter overcrowding.

Give Abandoned Cats and Dogs a Chance at Adoption

Give Abandoned Cats and Dogs a Chance at Adoption

Dogs and cats in shelters are languishing without help because New York City still allows commercially bred puppies and kittens. Take action to ensure that abandoned pets get a fair chance at adoption and a better life.

Stop Dissecting Pregnant Cats in Anatomy Classes

Stop Dissecting Pregnant Cats in Anatomy Classes

A college is dissecting pregnant cats in its classroom. In this day and age, there is no reason to be killing and dissecting cats for research, let alone pregnant ones. Sign this petition to demand an end to this barbaric practice.

Don’t Let Convicted Animal Abuser Work With Animals Again

Don’t Let Convicted Animal Abuser Work With Animals Again

Shelter dogs have allegedly been abused again and again by a man who claims to care about animals. Prevent this individual from causing more harm by demanding that he not be allowed to work with pets ever again and that the laws protecting shelter animals be made stricter.

Success: Duck Strangling Festival Canceled

Success: Duck Strangling Festival Canceled

For years, a festival where revelers would fight to rip off a duck’s head has been allowed to continue. Thankfully, government officials have finally put an end to this savage event. Sign this petition and thank officials for sparing innocent ducks from unnecessary pain and death.

Hold Boy Accountable for Allegedly Stabbing Puppy With Pocketknife

Hold Boy Accountable for Allegedly Stabbing Puppy With Pocketknife

A minor reportedly stabbed his family’s puppy in the face repeatedly. This is the second time a youth in this area has allegedly committed a heinous act of animal cruelty in less than a year. Please sign this petition demanding that animal cruelty charges be filed and this boy be held accountable, if he is found guilty of this crime.

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