Too many dogs have been left to die in the heat, despite many warnings and laws telling owners to be wary of this. Sign our petition to demand stricter laws against such neglect, as well as stronger protection for animals in danger.
Articles written by: Lindsay Savitzky
A horrific trafficking operation has killed an alarming number of chimpanzees, all to sell the babies as pets or zoo animals. The alleged traffickers have been arrested, and now we must make sure this operation dissolves completely. Sign this petition to stop chimp trafficking and demand justice for the poor chimps who have suffered and died.
The USDA website has taken down the portal to their records of animal cruelty, claiming a need to protect personal information that has long been redacted from those records. This is bad news for animals all over the world suffering from abuse and unethical treatment. Sign this petition to demand the USDA restore the portal to these records.
A wallaby was found in a man’s garage, severely underweight and living in filth. An investigation is being conducted to learn how the wallaby ended up there — kidnapping has not been ruled out. Sign this petition to ensure that the garage’s owner be properly punished if he did indeed kidnap, and subsequently neglect the animal.
Hormel Foods has suspended the operation of one of their suppliers after discovering a video apparently showing graphic animal abuse on their premises. This is a small step in the right direction, and we must encourage other meat companies to do likewise. Sign this petition to demand more steps be taken towards the ethical treatment of livestock animals.
Butterflies have just been placed on the critically endangered list. This is bad news for our planet, as butterflies are not just important to the environment but provide a soothing presence and teach children about the life cycle via their transformation from wriggling caterpillars. Sign this petition to help keep the butterfly population from disappearing.
A group of tourists allegedly caused the death of a baby dolphin when they dragged it from the water to take selfies with it. This is a particularly tragic example of how wildlife often suffers at the hands of self-indulgent tourists. Sign this petition calling for enhanced implementation of wildlife protection measures.
Bees have just been placed on the endangered list due to Colony Collapse Disorder, a disease brought on by the loss of habitat, overuse of pesticides and climate change. These creatures are vital in keeping our ecosystem running, as their existence helps our plant life and crops thrive; without them, our ecosystem will collapse. Sign this petition to help protect bees from extinction.
Baron the Rottweiler was found with his nose and ears cut off and wounds all over his tail and back legs. The perpetrator must be found and punished swiftly and severely. Urge the police to seek justice for this poor animal.
People are maiming and injuring their pets so that they can get their hands on tramadol, a prescription painkiller that has killed over 300.000 humans in the past year. This combination of both drug abuse and animal abuse must stop. Sign this petition to help protect the lives of people and dogs alike.
Polar bears are in serious danger of going extinct due to global warming slowly melting away their habitats. We must act now to preserve their population by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Sign this petition to ensure the survival of the polar bear.
The number of leatherback turtles on this planet is declining rapidly due to developers robbing them of their natural habitat and fisheries allowing them to be caught in their driftnets. Sign this petition to demand stronger protection of these creatures.
The number of wild jaguars on this planet is decreasing rapidly due to poachers hunting them for sport and for their fur, and developers robbing them of their habitat and migration paths to build farms and other settlements. Sign this petition to help save these animals from dying out.
The National Rifle Association wants to continue killing off the last wild elephants on earth. These majestic, extremely intelligent animals are nearly gone from this world due to hunting and poaching for the ivory trade. Demand the NRA be denied the right to kill.
Seven penguins were found dead in their Calgary Zoo exhibit from what some believe to be stress. This comes only three years after two died of a bacterial infection. Sign this petition now to demand the zoo shut down the exhibit and transfer the surviving penguins to a sanctuary.
With the deaths of a mother orca and her baby, a crucial population of these intelligent whales is now down to 80. Take action to save these magnificent animals from extinction.
The Sumatran orangutan faces total extinction due to deforestation and the illegal pet trade, which show no signs of stopping anytime soon. Sign this petition to demand stronger protection for these animals.
Sea turtles are on the brink of extinction due to poachers, water pollution, global warming and other threats. These animals have been on this planet for millions of years, and we must help them keep their longevity. Sign this petition to demand stronger protections for sea turtles.
The amur leopard is a strong, beautiful species that is on the brink of completely dying out due to poachers, the loss of their homes, and inbreeding. Sign this petition to help stop these atrocities and to save this species from extinction.
Tourists are harassing spinner dolphins during their resting hours, and the tourist industry is against implementing rules to protect them, claiming it will spoil people’s fun. Sign this petition to demand protection for these dolphins.