A Georgia Regents University student is protesting animal abuse on her campus, by refusing to enroll in another semester at the school. Applaud her for standing up for animals and for making this issue public.
A newly bill introduced Washington State bill will eliminate protections for endangered animals and make it harder for other species in need to be listed as endangered. Oppose this new bill and, instead, continue the necessary and current protection of endangered animals.
Four chimpanzees in New York are being imprisoned under inhumane and unhealthy conditions, when they should be released to a primate sanctuary. Sign this petition if you believe primates shouldn’t be stuck in confined spaces and subjected to research.
An NBC show host recently posted a picture of her posing with a lion she shot. The host, Melissa Bachman, is a well-known trophy hunter. On her show, she is shown laughing and giving the camera the ‘thumbs-up’ every time she kills a wild animal. Urge NBC to take her off the air and stop supporting trophy hunting.
Rapper Jay-Z and his wife Beyonce announced that they will be adopting a vegan diet to celebrate his 44th birthday. Thank them for using their celebrity to promote a humane and healthy lifestyle.
A veterinarian and her husband recently found a badly injured dog on their family farm. After finding out the dog came from a nearby puppy mill, the couple saved a number of puppies from the mill as well. Thank the couple for their help.
Cattle in the UK have been victim to a deadly virus outbreak in recent years. It has been speculated that badgers are responsible for infecting the cows, and the UK’s solution has been ‘culling’ – or killing off – entire badger populations. The most recent cull has been called off, but other culls could be in the works. Applaud the most recent cull’s cancellation and urge representatives to stop the killings from happening elsewhere.
A study conducted by the Humane Society of the United States revealed that Maryland’s roadside zoos are housing dangerous, exotic animals in filthy and unsafe structures. We must urge Maryland’s governor to amend state law to ensure the safety of the animals and the public.
A recent investigation shows that mice are being tortured and killed in sexual experiments at Johns Hopkins University. Urge the university’s president to immediately ban these cruel and deadly experiments.
A small French-owned island is overrun by stray dogs and cats. The islanders’ solution is to use the poor creatures as live bait to attract sharks, whales and other fish. Urge the French government to ban this abhorrent practice.
Recent reports from humane workers in show business have exposed serious mistreatment of animals acting in movies. Accidents and animal deaths are being downplayed in popular movies – demand better protection for these creatures.
Bullfighting is still allowed in southern France, where it remains protected as a sacred “tradition.” Demand that France treat its animals humanely and ban the barbaric bloodsport of bullfighting.
Legendary television host Bob Barker recently donated $1 million to help relocate three elephants from an inhumane zoo in Canada, to a safe sanctuary in California. Commend Barker’s valorous efforts on behalf of animal welfare.
Tens of thousands of innocent dogs are about to be slaughtered in Romania. Instead of spaying and neutering these stray dogs, they will be killed outright. The killings will begin soon so we must act fast.
A major nature conservancy organization has successfully saved a rare species of endangered island fox. This accomplishment took years of dedication, and stands out among the many news headlines heralding extinctions and environmental destruction. Thank this organization for its success in dedication to wildlife conservation.
A university research center is responsible for testing dental implants, meant for humans, on innocent dogs. By signing this petition you’ll demand they be stripped of their research funding, and you will stand up for the rights of the mistreated dogs.
A major New York airport is planning to add a state-of-the-art animal care facility to its host of services. This will greatly ease the stress travelling puts on many unfortunate pets. Applaud this caring push for animal rights.
Nevada police officers are authorized to use deadly force when dealing with dogs. This means they can shoot or even run over a dog that is actually a beloved pet. Support legislation to make this type of inhumane behavior illegal.
A canine caregiver suffering from depression is guilty of abusing her eight dogs. She was banned from owning pets for five years, but this sentence is not severe enough to fit her crime. Ban this abusive dog owner from owning pets ever again.
An animal advocate supporting the rights of Tennessee Walking Horses is being threatened, after giving public testimony about horse abuse. Commend this man for speaking up in the face of adversity.