Animal Welfare

Stop Using Live Donkey in Art Installation

Stop Using Live Donkey in Art Installation

A live donkey is being exhibited as “artwork” at a crowded and noisy art fair. Urge the artist and fair organizers to stop using this donkey as well as all animals as objects of entertainment.

Uphold Ban on Cruel Snare Traps

Uphold Ban on Cruel Snare Traps

The welfare of innocent animals is at risk from a proposed bill that seeks to make cruel snare traps legal. Demand that snare traps remain illegal for the sake of wild animals and household pets.

Thank Firefighters for Saving Family’s Pets

Thank Firefighters for Saving Family’s Pets

A family and their pets were put at risk when a fire started in their home. Thankfully, firefighters were able to save the family, their dogs and their ferret. Sign this petition and thank the firefighters for going above and beyond to help these animals.

Punish Animal Park Employees for Allegedly Torturing and Killing Animals

Punish Animal Park Employees for Allegedly Torturing and Killing Animals

Employees at an animal park allegedly kicked a rabbit to death and killed a chicken by drowning it in motor oil. This park has been accused of animal cruelty and neglect in the past, yet they’ve never been held responsible for their actions. Demand that the workers be charged with animal cruelty and punished to the maximum extent of the law if found guilty.

Stop Supporting Animal Abuse With Biased Reporting

Stop Supporting Animal Abuse With Biased Reporting

A media publication has published a biased account of the liberation of 500 minks set to be killed for their fur. It solely voices the cruel industry’s perspective and fails to mention the suffering endured by animals raised for fur. Demand that animal abuse is reported accurately.

Praise Heineken for Canceling Cruel Wild Animal Display

Praise Heineken for Canceling Cruel Wild Animal Display

The popular beer brand, Heineken, recently canceled a wild animal display for an upcoming event after learning about all the stress the animals experience. Sign this petition and thank the company for making the compassionate choice.

Justin Bieber Must Apologize for Posing With Abused Tiger

Justin Bieber Must Apologize for Posing With Abused Tiger

Justin Bieber posed with an abused captive tiger at a party. The tiger was apparently brought by a trainer facing animal cruelty charges. Demand Bieber apologize and donate to a tiger sanctuary in order to undo the damage he’s caused by supporting animal abuse.

Severely Punish Teens Who Sicced Dogs on Neighbor’s Cat

Severely Punish Teens Who Sicced Dogs on Neighbor’s Cat

A cat was recently mauled to death by two pit bulls that were allegedly ordered by their owners to attack it. Demand that those responsible for training the dogs are punished to the fullest extent of the law.

Success: Lonely Chimp at Roadside Zoo Finally Retired to Sanctuary

Success: Lonely Chimp at Roadside Zoo Finally Retired to Sanctuary

Joe the chimpanzee has been stuck for years alone at a roadside zoo but now has finally been given the life he deserves. The chimpanzee now thrives at a sanctuary surrounded by nature and friends. Sign this petition to thank the zoo for finally retiring Joe from his life of imprisonment.

Ban Cruel Elephant Rides After Latest Fatality

Ban Cruel Elephant Rides After Latest Fatality

A senior elephant who died from a heart attack while carrying tourists is just the latest fatality caused by elephant rides, with two other incidents involving human deaths. Demand that this archaic attraction is banned immediately.

Praise Rescue of 33 Abused Big Cats From Circuses

Praise Rescue of 33 Abused Big Cats From Circuses

Thirty-three lions were recently rescued from cruel circuses in Peru and Colombia. The animals will spend the rest of their lives in a private sanctuary. Thank Animal Defenders International for its incredible efforts.

Suffocating Smuggled Monkeys Deserve Justice

Suffocating Smuggled Monkeys Deserve Justice

Many monkeys that were stuffed into bags and suffocating to death were recently rescued from a smuggler’s vehicle. Demand officials do everything they can to find and apprehend all individuals who are thought to be behind this disgusting crime.

Demand Breeding Facility Retire Chimpanzees

Demand Breeding Facility Retire Chimpanzees

A former breeding facility allegedly holds 17 chimpanzees that are kept in small, dirty cages and are neglected. Sign this petition and demand these chimpanzees are released to an accredited sanctuary where they can happily live out the rest of their days.

Free Suffering Chimpanzees From Former Breeding Facility

Free Suffering Chimpanzees From Former Breeding Facility

More than a dozen chimps are confined to cramped, filthy cages at a former breeding facility. Many of them were exploited as juveniles for human entertainment. Demand that they are retired to a reputable sanctuary immediately.

End Rampant Tiger Poaching

End Rampant Tiger Poaching

More tigers have been killed in India in the first four months of 2016 than in the entirety of 2015. Urge the Indian government to intervene and save these precious animals.

Stop Vegan Restaurant Owner From Using Profits to Slaughter Animals

Stop Vegan Restaurant Owner From Using Profits to Slaughter Animals

A vegan restaurant owner has revealed that he used profits to slaughter and eat animals raised on his farm. Demand that he stop using vegan restaurant profits to fund his non-vegan lifestyle.

Help Life-Saving Animal Shelter Facing Imminent Closure

Help Life-Saving Animal Shelter Facing Imminent Closure

A life-saving animal shelter is being evicted and requires urgent help to find a new home for the thousands of animals it cares for. Demand that this shelter is given a plot of land and assistance with relocation costs so that vulnerable animals are not left without care.

Punish Man Accused of Violently Attacking Endangered Pregnant Seal

Punish Man Accused of Violently Attacking Endangered Pregnant Seal

A man allegedly violently attacked a monk seal, chasing her into the ocean. The seal is pregnant and highly valued due to her endangered status. Demand the harshest penalty for this troubling assault.

Stop Killing Ostriches for Fashion Bags

Stop Killing Ostriches for Fashion Bags

Prada uses ostrich leather from cruel slaughter farms in its luxury “goosebump” handbags. Sign this petition to demand that the fashion house ends its support of this unethical practice and stops using ostrich leather in its products.

Abandoned Chimpanzee Deserves to Be Rehomed

Abandoned Chimpanzee Deserves to Be Rehomed

A chimpanzee named Ponso was reportedly left to die on an island by a company that allegedly performed medical testing on him for years. Demand that the company pay to have him moved to a proper sanctuary at once.

Praise Circus for Dropping Animal Acts

Praise Circus for Dropping Animal Acts

A circus has decided to put together an animal-free show this year. This is great news for animals. Animals used in circuses are typically held in small cages, neglected, and abused. Sign this petition and thank the circus for putting together a fun, compassionate show.

Urge City to Reach No-Kill Animal Shelter Status Before End of Year

Urge City to Reach No-Kill Animal Shelter Status Before End of Year

Los Angeles is well on its way to becoming a no-kill city for shelter animals by next year. However, hundreds of animals will be euthanized as population control until then. Urge the city to take action to reach its goal faster and save even more innocent lives.

Praise Retailer for Ending Its Sale of Fur

Praise Retailer for Ending Its Sale of Fur

A large retailer for luxury hotels has announced it will no longer stock its stores’ shelves with products using fur. This is great news for animals and people alike. Sign this petition and thank the retailer for making the compassionate choice.

Tell Nasdaq To Stop Promoting Animal Abuse

Tell Nasdaq To Stop Promoting Animal Abuse

Nasdaq stock exchange invited UniverSoul Circus to participate in its Closing Bell ceremony in Times Square, in spite of the circus’ well-documented animal abuse. Urge Nasdaq to stand up for animals and stop promoting such cruel establishments.

Justice for Murdered and Barbecued Dog

Justice for Murdered and Barbecued Dog

A dog was found cooked on a grill in a local park and testing found a skull fracture and other injuries on the body. Demand the perpetrator(s) of this horrific animal abuse are found and prosecuted to the fullest extent possible.

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