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 in Northern Ireland, who burned a family dog alive, is the first person in the country’s history to be found guilty of animal cruelty. Sign the petition to applaud the judge for his valorous efforts.
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.
A beautiful and imperiled bird species is in danger of disappearing forever. Help protect the habitat that these birds depend on for survival, and save them from imminent extinction.
The captivity of whales, dolphins, and porpoises has been outlawed in San Francisco, preventing SeaWorld from ever operating in the city. Thank the government officials responsible for passing this life-saving resolution.
Anti-wildlife interests are waging a war on imperiled wolves in the Northern Rockies and beyond. Help give wolves the protection they need, and save them from hunters and wildlife exterminators.
Actress Alison Eastwood, daughter of the legendary Clint Eastwood, recently started a crowdfunding campaign to support the care of the more than 100 retired research chimpanzees that were released to a sanctuary. Thank Alison for using her celebrity status to help care for sick and abused chimps.
Whales and dolphins within and off the coast of San Francisco are now free from capture and captivity, thanks to a recent ruling. Applaud this ruling in support of intelligent marine life.
Fewer than 100 critically endangered Vaquita porpoises exist anywhere on the planet. Save the last members of this imperiled species from the poachers and black marketeers who are driving them toward extinction.
A neglectful and selfish woman is responsible for the deaths of more than two dozen cats. Tell authorities to punish her not just for killing these felines, but for stealing money meant for their care.
An endangered Tasmanian Devil was killed at a zoo, but police have not begun an investigation. Urge the chief of police to assign officers to this case, so the suspect can be prosecuted for animal cruelty.
The unapproved sale and slaughter of livestock in foreign countries is being allowed by the Australian government. Demand that a better effort is made to uphold animal protection regulations in Australia.
An official in Taiji, Japan, infamous for its annual dolphin slaughter, recently announced plans to build a water park that will allow visitors to simultaneously eat and watch dolphins. Ensure this deplorable plan does not go through by signing the petition today.
India has created a completely cruelty-free cosmetics market by banning animal testing and the import of animal-tested cosmetics. Applaud the move, which will force producers to switch to humane methods.
A Tasmanian devil was brutally murdered at a zoo by a zoo employee or a park guest. Because the enclosure does not have video surveillance, discovering the murderer will be very difficult. Urge the zoo to enhance security around the park to ensure this tragedy does not happen again.
A self-proclaimed ‘wolf hater’ injured and murdered wolves with his van, then put up pictures and a description of the incident online. Whether or not this man will be justly punished remains to be seen. Demand justice for the wolves and a harsh sentencing for the guilty man.
Forty-five dogs in a hoarding situation were tragically killed in a fire on a Nevada councilman’s rental property. Urge the councilman to take responsibility for what happened on his property, and to help strengthen hoarding regulations in his state.
The annual Wisconsin wolf hunt will wipe out nearly half of the once-endangered grey wolf population in the area. Protect the wolves of Wisconsin now.