A laboratory used to breed pigs and dogs for research has been given an official warning from the USDA for alleged terrible acts of abuse and neglect. Sign this petition and demand that their customer, the University of Chicago, end their business relationship.
Articles written by: Alex Guay
Dozens of chimpanzees were brought to a series of islands after a research facility deemed they were no longer useful. The problem with these islands is that there are no natural food sources. The chimpanzees have been surviving thanks to the food and water the facility has supplied. Now the facility has decided to stop supplying food and water and to let these chimpanzees die. Demand the facility take responsibility for the chimpanzees.
A toy company has made a huge statement by taking their top selling orca toys off shelves simply because ‘a bathtub just isn’t big enough for an orca.’ In addition, they are donating a large chunk of money to Whale and Dolphin Conservation. Sign this petition and thank the company for maintaining high ethical practices and helping captive orcas.
Every year, a bull is torn apart and beaten alive during a South African ritual. Sign this petition and demand that South African officials put an end to this annual act of animal abuse.
A man was recently apprehended while attempting to smuggle more than 80 pangolins over the Laos/Thailand border. Pangolins are a critically endangered species and considered the world’s most illegally trafficked animal. Praise officials for capturing this man and thank the rescue groups that rushed to the scene to help save these animals.
An NFL player has illegally obtained a baby monkey for a pet. Sign this petition and demand that authorities take action against the football player and move the monkey to an accredited sanctuary.
A lion has spent his entire life in captivity and has spent years in isolation in a 6-meter shipping compartment in the dark. A group of animal activists worked very hard for the release of this lion and, thanks to them, the lion now lives at a sanctuary for lions born in captivity. Thank these activists for all their hard work.
SeaWorld attendance has been on the decline in recent years thanks to the release of the documentary “Blackfish.” However, many people are unaware that SeaWorld owns several other parks. Sign this petition and tell SeaWorld’s CEO that you will boycott all SeaWorld-owned parks until their sea animals are retired to accredited sanctuaries.
A roadside zoo that has been cited numerous times by the USDA has held a lone chimpanzee for 16 years. He lives in a barren enclosure and has not been given the social and environmental stimuli he needs. Demand that this zoo release him to a proper sanctuary.
One facility is looking to retire their chimpanzees to an unaccredited zoo that has never held chimpanzees before. Sign this petition and demand these former lab chimpanzees retire to a proper sanctuary rather than a zoo.
A local cop put his life in danger to save a dog who was hit by a car and also managed to catch the man who hit the small dog. Praise this officer for going above and beyond the call of duty.
A few zoos throughout the U.S. are trying to obtain permits that will allow the import of 18 elephants from Swaziland. By allowing this import, the elephants will be torn away from their families and forced to live in captivity. Tell the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to not allow the import and to keep these elephants wild.
A major international retailer, The Kooples, still uses angora and fur in its clothing. Animals used for their fur are typically confined to small cages with limited access to food and water. Sign this petition and demand the retailer stops its use of angora and fur.
Thousands of bulls are killed each year during barbaric bullfights that have been funded by the government for years. Applaud the decision to cut subsidies for bullfighting.
An investigation uncovered countless acts of alleged abuse on the farm of a popular dairy brand, including isolating and force-feeding newborn calves and kicking and whipping cows. Sign this petition and tell Daisy Farms that you will no longer buy their products until the abuse ends.
Male chicks are either thrown into the trash or ground up alive in the egg industry because they’re considered “unprofitable.” Germany is now the first country to ban this practice. Applaud Germany and the German agriculture minister for this huge step in addressing this problem.
After 20 years of peace between bears and humans in Florida, the state lifted the ban on bear hunting and 207 bears were killed in a single day. Demand Florida officials reinstate the ban on bear hunting to protect these majestic creatures.
A popular travel company still promotes trips to SeaWorld despite all of the abuse orcas in captivity face. Many other companies have severed ties with SeaWorld because of this cruelty. Urge Adventure Student Travel to do the same and end their business relationship with SeaWorld.
Nosey the elephant has been held captive for over 10 years by a cruel and neglectful circus company. She has allegedly been tied so tightly she could barely move and has not been given proper veterinary care. Tell a local city that it should no longer host the atrocious circus that is now holding her captive.
One of the largest elephants on the planet was killed by a German businessman hunting in Zimbabwe. Ask the Berlin international airport to ban the import of hunting trophies to help fight barbaric big game hunting.