$100K Reward: Mustangs Die Horribly After Water Supply Is Cut Off

At least a dozen wild mustangs are dead after their water supply was cut off. Information about their deaths is being sought.

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Why Should Animals Have Rights?

When it comes to pain, love, joy, loneliness, and fear, a rat is a pig is a dog is a boy.

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PETA’s Team Is on the Ground in Louisiana

PETA is helping with animal emergencies in flood-ravaged Louisiana.

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Lab Retirement Bill Is Progress for Animals

Dogs and cats who are subjected to experiments get a shot at happiness.

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This Video Reminds Us Why Lions Don't Belong on TV

A video of a young child screaming as a lion cub attempts to attack her on live TV has recently gone viral on Facebook.

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Monkeys Survived Grim Facility Only to Be Shipped to Experimenters

Primate Products, Inc., was exposed by a PETA investigation—but animals who are transferred to other facilities might suffer an even worse fate.

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Olympian Christen Press Celebrates Animal Adoption!

Before heading to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympics, soccer star Christen Press teams up with PETA to highlight adoption and her rescued pup Morena.

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PETA Gives $10,000 to National Aquarium for Dolphin Sanctuary Move

The National Aquarium’s historic decision is the first by a marine park and a huge victory for captive cetaceans.

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Video: EMS Responders Rescue Squirrel Trapped in Cup

Connecticut’s Enfield Emergency Medical Services receives an award and a thank-you gift from PETA.

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This Invention Could Save the Lives of Hundreds of Kids and Dogs

More than two dozen kids and three dozen dogs have died in hot cars so far this summer. An innovation by General Motors could have prevented those deaths.

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Help Flood Victims in Louisiana

During difficult times, please look out for wondering, lost, and injured animals. If we don’t stop to help them, who will?

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Video: Orangutan Dressed Up, Ridiculed, Forced to Take Selfies With Tourists

Their souvenir just funded this orangutan’s misery.

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PETA’s Work to End Tests on Animals Could Win Prestigious Award

PETA is working with scientists and regulators all over the world to end the use of animals in experiments.

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Video: How the PETA International Science Consortium Saves Animals

Follow the PETA International Science Consortium inside laboratories and boardrooms, and see how a team of scientists is saving millions of animals.

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Have You Ever Tried Walking Barefoot Across a Hot Parking Lot?

On a hot day, pavement can heat up to between 130 and 180 degrees—hot enough to burn dogs' feet! Follow these tips to keep your dog safe in hot weather.

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Frog Eaten Alive in Disturbing Viral Video

A shocking video of a frog who was skinned, dismembered, and eaten alive at a Japanese sushi restaurant has recently gone viral.

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VIDEO: Abused Pig Cuddling With New Family Will Melt Your Heart

This little pig’s name means “warrior”—and when you hear his story, you’ll understand why.

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Panicked and Terrified Giraffe Dies at Taiwanese Zoo

This was not an accident—this was the consequence of captive breeding.

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Would You Get Naked at the Olympics? These PETA Members Did!

The Olympians aren't the only ones attracting attention in Brazil: PETA's naked bathing beauties are turning heads, too.

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Krysten Ritter to SeaWorld: 'Empty the Tanks'

As public sentiment has evolved over more than 50 years, Krysten Ritter reminds people that it's time to fight for orcas.

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Protesting ‘Animals’: ‘Enough Exposés, Stop Eating Us Already!’

After yet another exposé of meat-industry animal abuse, PETA animals converge on The Purple Pig to demand change.

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Horse Rescued on Eve of Notorious Trainer’s Hall of Fame Induction

It’s a happy ending for a horse who has been used up by the racing industry.

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As Zika Spreads, ‘Pregnant’ Protestors Demand Monkey Prisons Shut Down

Facilities that import and breed monkeys for laboratories confine thousands of monkeys to outdoor cages, making them breeding grounds for Zika.

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NIH Releases Plan to Retire All Government-Owned Chimpanzees

PETA urges NIH to act swiftly and retire the chimpanzees as soon as possible.

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A Flamingo Is Dead After a Man Allegedly Attacked Her at Busch Gardens

We can no longer be surprised when captivity ends in death. Pinky is just the latest victim.

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UPDATE: Another Kubic Family Member Is Sentenced

Following a PETA exposé of a Colorado pet store that revealed neglect and abuse of animals, the store’s co-owner has been sentenced.

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Before PETA: Ingrid Newkirk Takes Us Back to Where It All Began

Ever wondered how Ingrid Newkirk went from a young girl who cared about animals to the founder of the largest animal rights organization in the world?

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Video: Watch Rescued Bears and Cubs Take First Steps at New Home

The bears are tentative at first, but then they get the crazies.

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You’ll Never Go Fishing After Reading This

We’re convinced that after you read this article, you’ll want to toss your rod and reel in the nearest dumpster.

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She’s Been Raped and Impregnated, and Her Children Have Been Kidnapped

Takara has had many crimes committed against her by SeaWorld. Now it’s payback time.

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    sparrow spirited to safety
    After we were notified of an injured fledgling sparrow with no nest or mother in sight, we arranged to have the animal transported to a nearby wildlife clinic.
  • Baby crocodile freed from net
    Baby crocodile freed from net
    When a baby crocodile became entangled in a fishing net, Animal Rahat alerted a wildlife warden who gently cut the net from her body. She was soon released into the river Krishna, her natural habitat.
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    PETA Gives Back
    PETA donated $11,000 worth of vegan pâté to the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore.
  • Bunny rescued from roadside
    Bunny rescued from roadside
    When a PETA staffer found this baby bunny huddled on the side of the road, he sprang into action and took the rabbit to a local wildlife rehabilitation center.
  • Pig wrestling canceled
    Pig wrestling canceled
    After a compassionate person notified PETA of a Midwest fair's plans for "pig wrestling," we jumped into action and the cruel event was canceled.
  • THANK HEAVENS FOR KINDNESS
    THANK HEAVENS FOR KINDNESS
    When a kind postal worker responded to a little boy who had lost his dog, assuring him that his dog was in "doggy heaven," PETA reached out with a big thank-you— and a box of vegan cupcakes!
  • Coco's Stunning Transformation
    Coco's Stunning Transformation
    When Coco's guardians surrendered her to PETA, she was riddled with parasites and about half her ideal weight. All that changed after Virginia Beach SPCA and PETA helped her find a "forever" family.
  • Rabbit Rescued From Dinner Table
    Rabbit Rescued From Dinner Table
    What could have been Nigel’s last day on Earth turned into the luckiest day of his life when a PETA staffer rescued him just in the nick of time from a cruel person who was planning to feed him to a snake.
  • Swallows saved from glue traps
    Swallows saved from glue traps
    When an office complex illegally set out glue traps to catch swallows, PETA alerted environmental officials and saw to it that the traps were immediately removed.
  • Justice for Justice
    Justice for Justice
    PETA fieldworkers rescued Justice after his collar became embedded in his neck. He was rushed to an emergency veterinary clinic for treatment and is now blossoming in a foster home.
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