Recent Petitions

Stop Cruel Bear Hunting Techniques

black bear maineMaine’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.

Curb Rising Animal Cruelty Cases

8576279672_fc74034b5f_mDespite 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.

Strengthen Animal Welfare Laws in Laboratories

5363742241_4bdd9e2680_mA 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.

Protest Horrific Domestic Camel Abuse

camelDomestic 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.

Enact Stronger Animal Cruelty Laws

4913238459_5ae3626d5c_mSingapore 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.

Shut Down Cruel Alligator Skin Tannery

15245052432_586b3e17f9_mWith 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.

Protest the Approval of Fur Farm

Nature PhotographyAn 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.

Sentence Couple Who Neglected and Abandoned Animals

Sad DogAn 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.

Eliminate Pet Restrictions on Rental Properties

stroke-247582_640Pet 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.

Shut Down Inhumane Duck Farm

800px-Victoria,Lagunajf3429_08A 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.

Applaud Efforts to Protect Pit Bull Dog Breeds

Pitt beautyPit 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.

Demand Thorough Investigation of Duck Farm

DucksA 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.

Thank Rescuers for Saving Dog After 150-Foot Cliff Fall

Dog RescueA 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.

Praise Lifesaving Community Cat Program

Feral catsCommunity 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.

Praise Animal Shelter For Aiding Dog Adoptions

Screen Shot 2014-10-24 at 10.12.04 PMAn 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.

Thank Supreme Court for Maintaining Ban on Foie Gras

6802740541_40c37633f2_mDespite 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.

Praise Smartphone App that Reports Animal Abuse

6056238166_4a57df9c30_mA 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.

Applaud Punishment for Man Who Burned Dog Alive

640px-Border_Collie_lA 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.

Thank Organization for Rescuing Fighting Dogs

193329447_906d915733_mA 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.

Support Pet-Friendly Housing

Dog and CatBerkeley, 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.