Maine’s lax bear hunting laws are among the cruelest in the nation, allowing hunters to bait bears with junk food, trap them in debilitating contraptions and send dogs after them. Efforts are being made to make bear hunting in Maine more humane. Support movements to end these cruel bear hunting methods.
Despite stronger animal welfare laws, Southwest Florida’s animal cruelty problem continues to grow in volume and severity. Demand that Florida clean up its act and change its culture around animals.
A recent series of investigations uncovered the horrible treatment and suffering contained within the United Kingdom’s animal testing facilities. Demand that the regulations for these institutions be strengthened immediately.
Domestic camels are being abused and mutilated by beggars in China to gain sympathy from the public. Urge China to establish legislation to protect the domestic camel from human cruelty.
Singapore is taking its first concrete steps towards improving the treatment of animals. Support the government’s attempts to significantly strengthen animal welfare laws while increasing punishments for those who continue to abuse animals.
With the fur industry becoming taboo and the demand for designer bags rising, business has been booming for the largest alligator leather tannery in the United States. Keep hundreds of thousands of alligators from being skinned alive by shutting down American Tanning and Leather now.
An inhumane fur farm has been issued a license to breed bobcats in captivity for their pelts. Please urge officials to listen to the overwhelming majority of people who disapproved of this decision, and to retract the license.
An elderly man was recently charged for severely neglecting and abandoning his pets, but his wife remains unpunished. Tell the chief of police to ensure that this couple is properly charged and sentenced for their crimes.
Pet restrictions on rental properties limit adoptions, increase abandonment cases, and force pet owners to give up their furry friends. Support an end to pet restrictions on rental properties to help pets find homes and keep them there.
A duck farm was caught abusing and neglecting its animals and practicing cruel and illegal euthanizing methods. Please sign this petition to shut down this horrific farm for good.
Pit bull dog breeds may soon have greater protections, thanks to new proposals put forth in Wisconsin’s capital. Praise these efforts to positively change the lives of pit bull breeds.
A video taken by an undercover animal rights activist revealed the suffering on a large duck farm. However, veterinarians taking part in the search raid of the farm have come to two drastically different conclusions on the ducks’ living conditions. Sign this petition to demand a careful inspection and more thorough investigation of the duck farm.
A two-year-old dog was heroically saved by humane society workers after falling 150 feet down a cliff during a hike. Thank these courageous workers for risking their own lives in dangerous conditions to bring the dog to safety.
Community cat programs save the lives of countless feral cats, improve their quality of life, and humanely reduce the number of free-roaming cats over time. Thank government officials for continuing Tucson’s lifesaving community cat program despite budget issues.
An animal shelter is helping dogs and puppies get adopted by teaming up with a successful program that moves animals to less-crowded shelters. Please sign this petition to thank the shelter for their efforts.
Despite a lawsuit filed against the state of California seeking to overturn the ban on foie gras production, the Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal. Thank the court now for keeping geese safe from cruel and unnecessary torture now.
A new smartphone app has been developed that allows users to document and report crimes against animals. Thank its developers now for giving the public the opportunity to do more to help protect animals from abuse.
A man who burned a family dog alive is the first person in Northern Ireland to be found guilty of animal cruelty. Applaud the prosecutor and judge for this righteous punishment of a brutal animal abuser.
A sheriff’s office was pivotal in the arrest of three abusive dog owners. Thank the rescuers for the role they played in the arrest of these horrendous people.
Berkeley, California is considering making all housing pet-friendly, which would reduce the number of abandoned animals and create more happy homes for pets. Ask the city mayor to support this proposal.