An emaciated dog was surrendered at an animal clinic after claims that he had been too sick to eat for weeks. This dog was near death and has miraculously been saved through the efforts of vets and rescuers. Sign this petition to seek the maximum penalty if the owner is found guilty of neglect.
Articles written by: Sara Ives
Factory-farmed rabbits are subjected to unthinkable cruelty. They are unable to turn in their cages and suffer from disease due to overcrowding. Sign this petition to demand that a new farm not be allowed to open in England.
A teen who allegedly killed 15 endangered Laysan albatrosses could escape conviction and go free. Urge the prosecutor to ensure that this egregious case of animal abuse does not go unpunished.
The remains of a Shih Tzu mix were found along a roadside after the animal was apparently bound and beaten to death. Urge officials to do more to find those responsible for this heinous crime.
Endangered gray wolves may lose their protections under the Endangered Species Act if California’s agricultural industry has its way. Sign this petition to help ensure that their recovery can continue.
Whistleblowers and undercover investigators could soon be prosecuted in Arkansas for revealing instances of abuse on factory farms or other businesses. Sign this petition to urge Governor Hutchinson to stop this unconstitutional bill which would punish citizens for simply doing the right thing.
A government-funded University of Pittsburgh lab is accused of neglecting its animals and subjecting them to cruel experiments, such as mutilating their limbs and breeding them for severe deformities. Tell the government that this sort of funding is unacceptable, and that our taxpayer dollars should support testing alternatives instead.
Rhinos have already been decimated by poachers, and now South Africa is moving to legalize the trade in their horns. This will likely encourage poachers even more. Help save the last rhinos from extermination at the hands of hunters.
Someone senselessly burned a cat with hot glue, sealing his eyes shut and crushing his paws. Despite veterinarians’ best efforts, this family pet died of his horrific, traumatic injuries. Demand that the cat torturer is found and brought to justice.
Tiger cubs were forced to swim with tourists at a private Florida zoo despite concerns for the animals’ welfare. Thanks to community efforts by ForceChange and from PETA, these cruel and dangerous tiger swims have been brought to an end. Sign this petition to applaud the efforts, which pushed the USDA to order an end to this inhumane attraction.
A white rhinoceros was shot and killed in cold blood in a Paris-area preserve. Demand that the poachers be found and punished severely to ensure other endangered animals remain safe.
Animals have reportedly suffered for years from tremendous neglect at the South Lakes Safari Zoo in England. Many have died, apparently due to the poor nutrition and hygiene, or were euthanized when no more could be crammed into already overcrowded enclosures. Demand that the owner step down and allow for the zoo’s closure.
Dozens of cats have been tortured, bound, and murdered by an unknown serial killer. Demand that authorities take necessary action to find and punish whoever is responsible for these deeply disturbing acts before more animals are harmed.
The EPA has allowed salmon to die by the thousands each year in Oregon and Washington state due to abnormally high water temperatures caused by dams. The agency must do more to protect these crucial fish. Sign this petition to tell Scott Pruitt he must do his job and ensure the salmon runs can continue.
Feral pigs could be killed in a barbaric manner by a deadly poison should a plan proposed by a Texas legislator come into effect. Sign this petition to denounce his “hog apocalypse” as both reckless and inhumane.
A California town has for years featured a cruel annual “pig scramble” where children chase, wrestle and harass young piglets in the name of “good, clean fun.” This event is torturous for these intelligent creatures. Sign this petition to demand that it be banned.
A cop was caught on film attempting to shoot a friendly leashed dog in its own yard, according to family members. Demand that the officer be disciplined for this shocking act.
The U.S. Air Force is seeking to increase missile testing in a sensitive habitat for many whale and dolphin species. The military admits that these tests will deafen whales. Sign this petition to deny the Air Force the permissions necessary to allow them to knowingly cause harm to marine mammals.
Animal welfare investigative reports have disappeared from the USDA website in the early days of the Trump administration. This could allow those who would abuse animals to continue their cruelty unchecked. Tell the administration the public has a right to know what happens behind closed doors at zoos, breeders, and labs.
Two horses recently died in the same Texas rodeo. Both bucked head first into a wall, leading to their violent, painful deaths. Urge officials to make sure this never happens again.