Articles written by: Alex Guay

Stop Using Animal Actors in Commercials

african_elephant_by_richard_towellA nonprofit recently released a commercial featuring a donkey and an elephant. The elephant comes from a company with a history of animal abuse accusations, including allegations that employees used electric prods and bullhooks on elephants. Sign this petition to demand that the organization no longer uses animal actors in its advertisements.

Stop Using Animals in Annual Circus Event

Circus DirkJan RanzijnA popular circus continues to use animal in its acts despite how unnatural and cruel it is. Animals in circuses are typically imprisoned, neglected, and beaten. Sign this petition and demand the circus retire all of its animal acts.

Praise Airline for Ending Transport of Laboratory Monkeys

Monkeys Pro-Test ItaliaAn airline announced that it will no longer be transporting monkeys used in laboratories. These monkeys used are typically imprisoned, mutilated and killed. Sign this petition and thank Air Transport Services Group for ending its transport of laboratory monkeys.

Success: Zookeeper Finally Charged With Animal Cruelty

An animal trainer and zookeeper was caught on tape whipping a tiger until the animal defecated in fear. After an investigation, this alleged animal abuser is now charged with five counts of animal cruelty. Sign this petition to thank all the efforts put forth to investigate this zookeeper and his alleged abuse toward animals.

Demand Mall Cancel Circus Show

A mall is planning on hosting UniverSoul Circus, which uses several animal acts. Unfortunately, the animals are abused and neglected for profit. Zebras have escaped and large cats have been crammed into small cages without any chance to exercise. Sign this petition and demand the mall cancel UniverSoul Circus’ performances.

Urge Magician to Cancel Show at SeaWorld

SeaWorld Michael LowinSeaWorld San Diego is putting together a magic show in order to increase attendance after losing money for getting a reputation as a place where animals are neglected, abused, and imprisoned. Sign this petition and demand the magician Michael Grasso cancel his show at SeaWorld.

Praise Rescuers for Saving Kitten Stuck in Tomb

Kitten Flavio LamasA kitten was trapped inside a large tomb at a cemetery in Brazil. Thankfully an animal rescue organization came to save him. Sign this petition and thank the rescuers for all the hard work they do in saving countless animals including this kitten.

Demand Car Dealership Stop Using Primates in Commercials

Orangutan ShekuSheriffAn orangutan was beaten, abused and neglected for years in order to entertain crowds in Las Vegas. A car dealership is now using footage from these shows in two of its commercials. Sign this petition and tell the dealership that animals are not to be used for entertainment.

Praise Rescuers for Saving Monkey Trapped Between Buildings

Monkey Wildlife Friends Foundation ThailandA monkey was trapped in a three-foot space for 25 years. He is too weak to walk or climb due to his lack of space. Thankfully, rescuers came to liberate him and now the rest of his days will be filled with plenty of food, other monkey friends and happiness. Sign this petition and thank the rescuers for all their hard work.

Stop Chaining Dogs Up All Day in Harsh Weather

Dog on Chain barockschlossIn North Carolina, it is legal to keep a dog tethered outside all day every day, no matter the weather. This is dangerous for dogs as well as citizens, who face an increased risk of attack. Sign this petition to demand an end to cruel constant tethering of dogs.

Demand Online Retailer End Sale of Angora Wool and Fur

Oikeutta Eläimille Fur FarmAn online retailer is selling products with angora wool and fur despite its knowledge of the horrific abuses rampant in the fur industry. Sign this petition to demand the sale of angora wool and fur stops.

Success: Country Club Stops Raccoon Slaughter

Raccoon Paxson WoelberA country club was planning on killing a large group of raccoons that lived on the grounds. After public outcry, the organization decided to use a more humane form of animal control. Sign this petition and thank the country club for its compassionate choice.

Demand Sporting Organization Stop Promoting SeaWorld

SeaWorld David R. TribbleA non-profit sporting organization is continuing its promotion and support of SeaWorld despite the park’s abuse and neglect of captive animals. Sign this petition to demand the association end its support of SeaWorld.

Save Lion From Unnecessary Slaughter

Lion Maggy MeyerA lion that escaped from one of South Africa’s national parks may be killed. Sylvester the lion should not be punished for acting like a wild animal. Sign this petition and demand his life is spared.

Shut Down Massive Monkey Holding Facilities

Monkey Luc ViatourThere are multiple, massive facilities importing, holding and breeding monkeys in unsafe conditions. The monkeys are severely neglected and the facilities are the perfect breeding grounds for the Zika virus. It is unsafe to continue running these facilities. Sign this petition and demand they be shut down.

End Cruel Big Cat Show in Vegas

Westgate Bobak Ha'EriA major Las Vegas casino will host Dirk Arthur’s big cat show, which behind the scenes sees animals abused and confined for long periods of time. Sign this petition to demand the venue cancel the show.

Free Lone Orca Stuck in Tank for 45 Years

Orca BelissariusLolita the orca has been in captivity since 1970 and has been alone since 1980 at the Miami Seaquarium, which announced it will keep Lolita in her tiny tank and continue her shows. Sign this petition and demand Lolita be released to a seaside sanctuary where she can live out the rest of her days happily among other orcas.

Success: Dynamite Ends Use of Angora Fur

Angora ClevernameA global clothing retailer has made the decision to stop supporting the cruel fur trade by banning the use of angora fur in its clothes. Sign this petition to thank Dynamite for making such a progressive decision.

Stop Orthodontists From Promoting SeaWorld

SeaWorld Ed ShipulThe American Association of Orthodontists is holding an event at SeaWorld Orlando. SeaWorld is detrimental to orcas physically and mentally. Even the orcas’ teeth suffer from them biting on the metal bars of their prisons. Sign this petition and demand the AAO stop promoting SeaWorld.

Stop Cruel “Chicken Chase” Event

Chickens JamesDeMersA church is holding an event called “Chicken Chase.” During the event, chickens are released into an arena for children to chase. The children who are able to catch chickens are awarded a baby chick. Sign this petition and urge the church to end the “Chicken Chase” event.

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