Articles written by: Alex Guay

Ban Dissection State-Wide After Student Uses Cat’s Intestines as a Jump Rope

After a student used a cat’s intestine as a jump rope, a school district decided to ban cat dissections. Sign this petition and praise the school district for ending this unnecessary cruelty.

Don’t Host Circus That Allegedly Beats Its Animals

Despite a circus’s notorious reputation for animal abuse and neglect, a venue is moving forward with its plans to host the circus. Animals held in the entertainment industry are often subjected to extended periods of time in small cages and frequent beatings. Sign this petition and demand the venue cancel its plans with the circus.

Demand Church Cancel Plans with Cruel Circus

A church is moving forward with its plans to host a notorious circus. The circus has a long list of Animal Welfare Act violations and seems to lack respect for its animals. Sign this petition and demand the church cancel its plans with the circus.

Stop Torturing Animals to Make Jackets and Hair Ties

Animals are being tortured and killed to make frivolous fur products for a major international retailer. Demand the company stop profiting off the bodies of dead animals.

Success: Apartment Complex Stops Cruelly Killing Squirrels

An apartment complex took down the cruel “body-gripping” traps it was using to control the squirrel population. Sign this petition and praise the apartment complex for making this compassionate change.

Fight for International Ban on Captive Orca Breeding

Captive orca and dolphin breeding is now banned in France. Sign this petition and praise France for making this groundbreaking decision to help and protect animals trapped within the entertainment industry and encourage other countries to do the same.

Praise Festival for Canceling Cruel Shark Show

A fair decided to cancel its plans with an “educational” shark show after learning about the hardships these animals face. The show carts around nurse sharks from city to city and allows the public to poke and prod the gentle creatures. Sign this petition and praise the fair for no longer allowing this cruel show to attend.

Stop Cruelly Killing Squirrels

An apartment complex has set up traps to kill squirrels as a means of population control. Not only is this cruel, but it is also ineffective. Sign this petition and demand the apartment complex get rid of these traps.

Don’t Allow Lab Animals to Be Starved and Gassed

Cruel research is being conducted on countless animals in which they are reportedly starved for an extended period and then gassed to death. The research has led to no significant findings and it is time to stop this cruelty. Sign this petition and demand an end to this research.

Demand Designer Stop Using Cruelly-Sourced Fur

A popular designer continues to use fur on his products despite knowing fur comes from the bodies of tortured animals. Animals held on fur farms are denied everything natural to them and typically kept in horrendous conditions. Sign this petition and demand the designer stop using fur.

Demand Company Stop Drowning Snakes

A company is using plastic erosion-control netting, which is causing countless snakes to get tangled, injured and even die. There is an animal-safe alternative and it is time to make the switch. Sign this petition and demand the company switch netting to prevent further deaths.

Praise the Surrender of Last Circus Ape to Sanctuary

The last great ape in a German circus is finally being retired after years of being alone and forced to do ridiculous circus tricks. This is a great milestone for animal rights in Germany. Sign this petition and praise Germany for making this compassionate choice.

Stop Forcing Bears to Do Ridiculous Tricks for Entertainment

A traveling bear show that claims to be “educational” forces bears to ride scooters, balance on balls and walk on their hind legs. Not only is this incredibly stressful for the bears but the training techniques used to train wild animals often involve pain and confinement. Sign this petition and demand that this show retire its bears to an accredited sanctuary immediately.

Stop Killing Animals for Key Chains

A popular handbag company makes key chains using real fur despite knowing the horrors animals on fur farms face. These animals are typically kept in small, dirty cages where they have limited access to food and water. Sign this petition and demand the company stop supporting the cruel fur industry.

Success: Live Animals No Longer Used for Trauma Training

For years, animals were being tortured and killed for trauma training. Thankfully, human simulators will now replace live animals. Sign this petition to praise the decision to end this unnecessary abuse.

Stop H&M from Using Cruelly Sourced Leather

H&M has made a commitment to helping animals by no longer using fur and angora wool, however the company still uses leather for many of its products. Leather comes from the bodies of tortured cows. Sign this petition and demand H&M stop using leather.

Free Elderly Elephant From Chains and Retire Him to a Sanctuary

Gajraj the elephant was stolen from the wild in 1965 and has been languishing in captivity ever since. He is chained to a small, concrete slab and reportedly suffers from many debilitating physical and mental health problems. Sign this petition to demand that Gajraj is retired to an accredited sanctuary immediately.

Ban Cruel and Deadly Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

While pulling a carriage with a dozen people, a horse fell to the ground and was unable to get back up until people assisted him. Horse-drawn carriages are not only outdated but incredibly cruel and can lead to death and injury in horses. Sign this petition to ban horse-drawn carriage rides.

Release Anna the Elephant From Captive Isolation

Anna Louise the African elephant was stolen from the wild and forced into the cruel world of circus entertainment. She has reportedly been kept in solitary isolation since 1988. Demand that she be retired to an accredited sanctuary.

Protect Birds From Cruelty in Farms and Labs

Birds do not receive the same animal welfare protections as other animals that are used in research, commercially bred and transported, and exhibited to the public. Without this protection, they can be kept in very small, cramped cages with little to no access to food, water, and sunshine. Sign this petition and demand these protections are expanded to include birds.

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