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  • Punish Groomer Who Allegedly Taped Dog’s Mouth Closed

    A dog was traumatized when a groomer allegedly taped his mouth closed during a nail trim. The tape extended all the way past his nostrils, his owner stated, possibly obstructing his breathing. Demand justice for this innocent dog. […]

  • Stop Serving Shark Fin Soup at Restaurants and End the Slaughter of Endangered Sharks

    Restaurants across the United Kingdom continue to sell shark fin soup, even though the cruel practice is putting many species and our oceans at risk. Sign this petition to demand that this ‘delicacy’ be banned immediately. […]

  • Puppy Starved and Abandoned in Woods Deserves Justice

    A sick and emaciated puppy was abandoned in a wooded area. Fly eggs covered her tiny body and she was too weak to even move. Demand justice for this innocent puppy. […]

  • Punish University for the Violent Deaths of Research Animals

    A university has been cited for apparently allowing 11 lambs to be crushed to death and three pigs to die of dehydration under the care of researchers. The university has allegedly repeatedly violated animal welfare laws, killing helpless lab animals. Urge the government to investigate and impose hefty fines on the repeat offender university. […]

  • Ban the Inhumane Ownership of Big Cats by Unqualified Individuals

    Currently, big cats such as lions and tigers may be bought relatively cheaply by anyone, including individuals who know nothing about caring for these large animals. This leads to cases of cruel animal mistreatment and bodily harm to humans who come in contact with the cats. Urge Congress to pass a bill to strengthen current legislation to ban the ownership of large cats. […]

  • Support Major Food Companies in Banning Animal Testing

    The lives of countless innocent mice and rats will be saved as four high-profile companies commit to banning cruel animal experiments. Support these new policies and PETA's continued efforts to ban corporations' cruel animal testing. […]

  • Save Pets Left to Die in Overheated Vehicles

    You’ve read the stories, many detailed on this very website: pets succumbing to temperatures upwards of 100-plus degrees, their last moments likely filled with deep agony. Fight for the animals left in the hands of owners who lock them in hellish vehicular prisons. […]

  • Justice for Cat Nearly Killed by Firecrackers

    An innocent cat barely survived after an unknown assailant lit a firecracker in her rectum, causing severe bleeding and burns as it went off; though she recovered, her tail was amputated. This is one of the most despicable acts of abuse a person could commit towards an animal. Sign this petition to ensure this cat's assailant is captured and punished as severely as possible. […]

  • Dog Shot and Killed with Bow and Arrow Deserves Justice

    A dog died in agony after she was shot through the abdomen with a bow and arrow. The person responsible is still at large. Demand justice for this poor dog. […]

  • Demand Justice for Crocodiles Killed by Angry Mob

    Pictures showing the stacked corpses of hundreds of crocodiles that were allegedly killed in revenge for a local man’s death have shocked the world. Crocodiles are a protected species that deserve our respect, not brutality. Sign this petition and demand justice for these wild reptiles. […]

  • Urge Zoo Where Six Animals Were Killed to Check Security of Enclosures

    Six animals were killed by a jaguar that escaped its enclosure at a New Orleans zoo. The jaguar then had to be forcibly sedated and returned to its enclosure. Sign this petition to urge the zoo to protect animals by ensuring that all enclosures are safe and secure. […]

  • Punish Men Who Allegedly Blew Marijuana Smoke into Goat’s Face

    A goat was allegedly forced to breathe in marijuana smoke in a sad case of animal cruelty. One man reportedly sat on the goat and another placed a chain around the poor animal's neck. Demand justice for this innocent goat. […]

  • Do Not Allow Rare Amur Leopards to Go Extinct

    Fewer than 100 endangered Amur leopards remain in the wild in remote areas of Russia and China. More must be done to ensure this elusive big cat’s future survival. Sign this petition to demand that Russian officials do more to protect habitat for these felines before it is too late. […]

  • Protect Bear Cubs and Wolf Pups From Slaughter

    Alaska's bears and wolves will soon be in danger of needless slaughter. Ryan Zinke's plan to roll back Obama-era protection for Alaskan bears and wolves will come into effect very soon, despite strong opposition from the state's citizens. Too many bears and wolves have already been shot and killed even with these laws in place; to roll them back would spell the end of several species. Sign this petition to demand Zinke cancel his plan and let these animals live. […]

  • Justice for Slaughtered, Endangered Blue Whale

    At 30 meters and over 200 tons, the blue whale is a sight to behold, but the species remains at great risk. Before protections, over 350,000 lost their lives in the last century alone. Urge immediate action on the first reported kill of a blue whale in four decades. […]

  • Tighten Ivory Ban in the UK

    Illegal ivory has been discovered on sale in the United Kingdom, only months after a law was introduced to ban ivory sales overall. More action is needed to protect all remaining elephants and rhinos by tightening the existing ban. Sign the petition to support this bill. […]

  • Ban Cruel Veal Crates in Virginia

    Young calves are kept confined and chained in cruel veal crates for most of their short lives before they are slaughtered in Virginia. Demand that this abuse be stopped and veal crates banned. […]

  • Success: Krill Fishing Companies to Back Antarctic Ocean Conservation

    Several krill fishing giants have agreed to halt their fishing to aid in the creation of the world's largest marine sanctuary, much to the joy of ocean conservationists. Krill are not only a vital food source to many seabirds and aquatic mammals, but they control the levels of carbon dioxide through their own feeding habits; more krill ensures a brighter future in many ways. Sign this petition to thank Aker ASA for being one of the companies to support this sanctuary. […]

  • Puppy Allegedly Beaten With Belt Deserves Justice

    A puppy was allegedly beaten over the head with a belt in a sad case of animal cruelty. The suspect reportedly hit the puppy approximately 15 times as punishment for digging holes in the backyard. Demand justice for this poor puppy. […]

  • Ban Cosmetic Animal Testing in Canada

    Canada is moving forward with banning unnecessary animal testing in the cosmetics industry. This is a welcome step in the right direction toward ending animal suffering. Sign this petition to thank Canada for listening to the many voices who have fought on the side of innocent animals. […]