Animal Welfare

Stop Abuse Of Livestock By Meat Suppliers

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.

Stop Allowing Animal Abusers to Go Unpunished

Charges stemming from two separate high-profile animal cruelty cases were completely dismissed and the animals given back to their owners. Sign this petition to demand that the justice system stop rewarding animal abusers and start punishing them.

Success: Eight Companies Withdraw Sponsorship from Rodeo

After public outcry, eight companies have withdrawn their sponsorship of a rodeo that was caught committing acts of animal cruelty. This is a victory for the rights of these animals, but we must let the government know more needs to be done. Sign this petition to thank the companies and ensure even further action against rodeos.

Justice for Dog Adopted Only to be Killed Unecessarily

A woman reportedly adopted a dog from an animal shelter, then had her neighbor shoot and kill him. They claimed he was a vicious biter, but others say he was gentle and that they witnessed him being abused by the owners. Sign this petition to demand justice for this poor dog.

End Cruel and Unfair Breed-Specific Legislation

Breed-specific bans on dogs are ineffective and result in the deaths of countless dogs where such laws exist. Washington State is considering a bill which would prevent cities from banning dogs based on breed. Sign this petition to voice your support.

Applaud Restaurant’s Decision to Use Only Cage-Free Eggs

One of the largest restaurant companies in Brazil has committed to using only cage-free eggs in their supply chain, helping to end the inhumane treatment of battery-cage chickens in their country. Sign this petition to thank the company for standing up for chickens.

Stop Killing Lions and Exporting their Bones

Up to 800 captive-bred lion skeletons could soon be exported from South Africa each year. These skeletons are taken from animals who are often bred solely to be killed for their bones. Sign this petition to demand the end of this cruel trade of lion bones.

Justice for Baby Dolphin Killed By Tourist Harassment

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.

Seven Dogs Shot to Death and Left on Side of the Road Deserve Justice

Seven dogs were found on the side of the road with broken necks and gunshot wounds. Urge law enforcement to do everything in its power to make sure the person responsible for this heinous act is held fully accountable.

Punish Man Who Reportedly Swung a Dog Around By Its Leash

A dog was reportedly swung around by its own leash, resulting in a broken leg. The alleged abuse occurred at a boarding facility. Demand justice for this innocent dog.

Justice for Dog Allegedly Starved to Death and Left to Decompose

Six dogs were reportedly starved to the point of malnourishment. One died and was reportedly left to decompose for at least a week. Demand justice for these innocent dogs.

Applaud Decision to Ban Cruel Dogfighting

Dogfighting has been banned nationwide in Mexico, effectively ending the deadly practice in the country. Sign this petition to applaud the Mexican Congress’s decision to end this cruel sport.

Justice for Dog Allegedly Beaten to Death

A dog was allegedly beaten so severely that it died from its wounds. Sign this petition to demand that the suspect is punished for this act of cruelty.

Stop Torturing Rodeo Animals

Multiple acts of severe animal cruelty and endangerment are apparently shown in a video taken at a rodeo in New Zealand. To make matters worse, the New Zealand government does not have any restrictions on the treatment or keeping of rodeo animals. Sign this petition to protect animals at rodeos.

Stop Beating Elephants With Nail-Studded Sticks at Festival

An abusive elephant festival, which has been going on for the past 40 years, involves the kidnapping and torture of these intelligent creatures. Elephants are forced to perform unnatural tricks and subjected to years of mistreatment. Sign this petition and demand this cruel spectacle be put to an end.

Release Abused White Tigers From Safari Park

White tigers are allegedly being beaten and otherwise abused by trainers at a safari park. Demand that the animals are released to an accredited sanctuary.

Justice for Dogs Allegedly Left to Starve to Death in Mobile Home

Five dogs were found malnourished and living in their own filth inside of a mobile home. Their owner reportedly abandoned them without access to food or water. Demand that justice is served for these innocent dogs.

Demand Army Fort Spare Goats’ Lives

A military base could soon mutilate, torture and kill goats as part of trauma practice. This could be avoided if the base began using human simulators, which are not only the more compassionate choice, but are also more effective and cost efficient. Sign this petition to demand the base spare these goats from unnecessary pain and death.

Punish Man Who Was Charged With Dog Fighting Three Times

A man was reportedly caught training fighting dogs. Despite this being his third charge of animal cruelty, he was absolved of punishment and given a measly fine and probation. Sign this petition to demand that the justice system stop turning a blind eye to animal cruelty.

Starbucks: Act to Improve Farm Animal Welfare

Starbucks ranks shockingly low on animal welfare practices and reporting, despite marketing itself as a progressive company. Sign this petition to demand that Starbucks work harder to ensure its products are ethically sourced.

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