A family dog named “Teddy Bear” is being held ransom after being taken on Easter morning. The family is worried sick and Teddy Bear must be absolutely terrified. Sign this petition to demand police make more of an effort to rescue Teddy Bear and capture the sick kidnapper.
Articles written by: Lindsay Savitzky
Taiwan has recently issued a ban on the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat in addition to stronger general animal protection laws. This is a huge step forward for Asia’s understanding of animal welfare. Sign this petition to thank the president of Taiwan for helping to make this possible.
The South African court has ruled in favor of the rhino horn trade, repealing a ban set in place since 2009. This repeal is incredibly dangerous to South Africa’s unstable population of white rhinos. Sign this petition to demand the ban be put back in place.
Republican senators are introducing a bill that will confirm any information, no matter how inaccurate, as fact when it comes to endangered species. This will undermine the Endangered Species Act and science all in the same blow. Sign this petition to demand this bill be stopped in its tracks.
A man was arrested for allegedly killing his ex-girlfriend’s dog in a fit of rage by throwing the poor animal from a balcony. Demand this man receive the maximum possible penalty if found guilty of this horrific crime.
Two frat boys recorded themselves doing a stupid beer stunt using a beached shark, much to the disgust of many. The shark’s fate and the true location of the incident have yet to be revealed. Sign this petition to demand the location be determined and the young men be held accountable for this shark’s exploitation.
Many koalas are dying to chlamydia, which renders them blind and infertile and can be spread through several means. The Queensland University is striving to care for the infected animals, but we must take it a step further and stop the spread altogether. Sign this petition to demand better protection for koalas.
Five dogs had to be euthanized after they were discovered abused beyond rehabilitation. Too many animals have died to cruelty lately, and these dogs are a prime example. Sign this petition to demand the abuser face justice and that animal protection laws are strengthened.
Pink dolphins are having their fins cut off by fishermen to use as bait, leading to painful, excruciating deaths. This inhumane practice cannot be allowed to continue. Help save these creatures from cruel deaths by mutilation.
ISIS terrorists strapped explosives to a puppy and sent him into battle to explode. Fortunately, this dog was rescued in time, but ISIS has been using animal bombs more and more in their attacks. Sign this petition to express your disgust for this sick practice and to encourage the Iraqi military to prioritize the prevention of ISIS animal bombs.
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.
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.