Animal Welfare

Stop Torturing Skunks By Removing Their Scent Glands

Domestic skunks are forced to undergo a painful de-glanding procedure, which strips them of their natural born defenses. Ban this cruel and unnecessary practice.

Protect People From Rabies Without Killing Innocent Dogs

In response to an outbreak of canine rabies, Indonesia has taken to killing thousands of dogs to try and eradicate the disease. Encourage the U.S. to supply Indonesia with rabies vaccinations to save the lives of rabies afflicted humans and dogs.

Dog Covered in Feces With Maggot Infested Wounds and Forced to Breed Her Whole Life Deserves Justice

A small dog was found covered in maggot infested wounds and smelled of feces and urine. She had been forced to live her entire life in a cage to breed for the profit of her owner. Demand authorities find and arrest the person responsible for this nightmarish abuse.

Justice for Rescue Animals Allegedly Trapped at Neglectful and Abusive Facility

A decades-old animal rescue organization reportedly subjected at-risk animals to unsanitary and unlivable conditions and neglect. The former owner has been charged with felony animal cruelty. Urge the legal system to exercise due vigilance in assuring a just outcome in this troubling case.

Don’t Let Ponies Die of Heatstroke at Allegedly Abusive Petting Zoo

Ponies’ lives are reportedly being put at risk in unforgiving heat in the name of entertainment. Urge an end to potentially dangerous pony rides.

Stop Torturing Dogs and Cats in Gas Chambers

Hundreds of thousands of dogs and cats are euthanized in shelters across America each year. One method of euthanasia is the use of gas chambers to inhumanely kill dozens of animals at once. Ban this cruel practice and free innocent dogs and cats from this immense suffering.

Stop Tearing Young Puppies and Kittens Away From Their Mothers Too Soon

Puppies and kittens are often prematurely taken from their mothers and littermates, resulting in an onset of temperamental and health issues later on in life. Support a ban on selling these young animals when under 8 weeks old.

Stop Discriminating Against Certain Dog Breeds

Many innocent dogs may never find a loving home, thanks to bans on owning certain “dangerous” breeds. This results in countless Pit Bulls and other dogs that fit a breed stereotype being euthanized. Demand an end to this unfair practice today.

Stop Letting Poachers Off the Hook for Slaughtering Animals

Hundreds of millions of animals are illegally killed, trapped, or trafficked as part of the global wildlife trade industry. In the U.S., poachers barely receive a slap on the wrist for these crimes. Sign this petition to demand much stiffer penalties for poachers.

Success: Animals Freed From Cruel Medical Testing Mandate

Hundreds of thousands of animals have been saved from cruel and unnecessary drug test research. Thank the U.S. House for ending the archaic mandate that all experimental drugs be tested on animals before they could be used on humans in clinical trials.

Expose Slaughterhouses That Slit Throats of Living Animals

Farm animals must endure horrific cruelty as they are transported and slaughtered. Many countries are in the process of installing security cameras in slaughterhouses and transport trucks. Demand lawmakers in the U.S. also take this action to protect innocent livestock.

Costco Chickens Reportedly Caged With Feces and Corpses Must be Freed

Costco, one of the largest retail chains in the entire world, has been accused of abusing millions of chickens in the name of profit. These animals are reportedly forced to live in overcrowded sheds, crushed beneath their unnatural weights and unable to properly move, and they are apparently dying agonizing, premature deaths due to untreated illness, injury, and starvation. Demand Costco put an end to this alleged cruel practice.

Justice for Dogs Allegedly Imprisoned in Death Cages

Three dogs were found deceased and decomposed inside of a cage, their deaths allegedly due to the reckless indifference of their caretaker. Demand proper punishment if this disturbing case results in a guilty verdict.

Skeletal Dog Allegedly Starved to Death Deserves Justice

A defenseless dog became a literal walking skeleton due to alleged starvation. Demand justice for this animal reportedly killed by reckless neglect.

Cows Imprisoned and Impregnated With Metal Rods to Maintain Milk Supply for Humans Deserve Justice

Dairy cows are artificially impregnated with metal rods until their milk supply dries up and then they are shipped to the slaughterhouse to be turned into a hamburger or wallet. Demand protections for these terribly abused animals.

Success: Justice Secured for Over 150 Abused Puppies and Horses

Justice has been served to the woman who neglected 135 dogs and 23 horses while operating a horrific underground puppy mill. Sign this petition to thank officials for prosecuting the abuser and encourage them to continue fighting for voiceless animals.

Stop Cruelly Boiling Animals Alive

Boiling lobsters, crabs, crayfish, and other crustaceans alive is a cruelty that must end. They are sentient creatures and can feel pain in the same ways as mammals and other animals. Demand that animal welfare laws be changed to protect crustaceans.

Stop Imprisoning Pregnant Pigs in Tiny Metal Cages

Female pigs on factory farms are referred to as “breeding machines” and are repeatedly artificially impregnated and forced to reside in tiny metal chambers known as gestation crates. Demand an end to this abusive practice.

Success: Greatest Show on Earth to Be Animal-Free and Cruelty-Free

The world’s most famous circus will reintroduce itself to audiences without the exploitation and potential abuse of innocent animals. Applaud the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus for sparing elephants, tigers, and lions from a lifetime of misery.

Horse Disfigured by Chemical Attack to Face Deserves Justice

A horse named Bitsy was discovered with severe chemical burns on her face. The image alone is enough to break your heart. Ask authorities to find and capture the person responsible for this heinous attack.

Owner of ‘Smell of Death’ Home Where 30 Dead Animals Reportedly Found Must be Prosecuted

The “smell of death” reportedly attracted police to a home where they apparently found 30 caged animals dead from starvation. The local sheriff has described the scene as one of the worst cases of animal cruelty he’s ever seen. The woman accused of this atrocity must be fully prosecuted.

Dog Slammed Onto Sidewalk and Kicked by Unknown Perpetrator Deserves Justice

A dog was attacked on-camera in a vicious act of animal cruelty. The suspect and the animal have yet to be identified. Demand vigilance in pursuing and prosecuting this disturbing case.

Captive Orcas Reportedly Chewing Teeth Off and Banging Heads Into Walls Must be Freed

Despite years of efforts to free SeaWorld’s orcas, this amusement park chain is still imprisoning these majestic animals for the entertainment and profit of humans. Demand SeaWorld release its remaining orcas into the wild or an accredited sanctuary.

Dogs Allegedly Killed by Police Officer and Buried at Training Facility Deserve Justice

Several dogs were allegedly abused and even killed at a dog training facility run by a police officer within the K-9 department. Demand this man face maximum punishment if he is found guilty of violating two important oaths.

Captive Elephant Apparently Tortured With Bullhooks and Ridden by Humans at Roadside Zoo Must be Freed

Asha the elephant has been imprisoned under torturous conditions her whole life. She is apparently forced to give rides to zoo visitors and is abused by painful bullhooks, all for the zoo’s profit. It is time to rescue this poor elderly elephant.

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