Petitions:

Protect Giraffes From Poachers Before it’s Too Late

Giraffe populations have declined by an estimated 35% over the past three decades, but officials still refuse to grant these animals the protection they deserve. Demand efforts to restore giraffes before it is too late.

Success: New Mexico County to Stop Funding Federal Wildlife-Slaughtering Agency

Grant County, New Mexico commissioners recently voted against funding a federal agency responsible for killing millions of wildlife each year. Sign this petition to thank commissioners and to encourage other counties throughout the nation to do the same.

Protect Endangered Animals From Climate Change Induced Catastrophes

Record-breaking floods have destroyed precious Australian forests, threatening thousands of already endangered species. Demand the US reduce their carbon footprint and to help ease the impact of global flooding.

Don’t Let Poachers Steal Lions’ Limbs

Poaching continues to threaten critically endangered species that are killed and dismembered in the name of profit. Demand the U.S. increase funding for international anti-poaching agencies and do our part to help conserve global biodiversity.

Stop Offering Cash Bounties for Killed and Mutilated Beavers

Hunters have been incentivized to kill beavers and cut off their paws for money due to recent mass flooding caused by their dams. Animal mutilation or death should never be encouraged. Demand an end to this gruesome practice.

Stop Subjecting Millions of Animals to Torture for “Research”

Tens of millions of animals are subjected to torturous research experiments, despite the many viable, non-animal testing methods that exist. Demand Congress pass pending legislation to promote the use of these alternative measures and reduce the number of animals used in testing.

Success: City to Lift Discriminatory Pit Bull Ban

A city recently lifted its antiquated, decade-long ban on pit bull ownership. This gives the millions of dogs a better chance at finding a forever home. Thank the Excelsior Springs City Council for speaking up for pit bulls across the U.S.

Don’t Abandon Animals in Need During Natural Disasters

Animals are in danger of being left behind during devastating disasters made worse by climate change. Demand that Congress take action to protect pets and other living creatures from harm.

Save Thousands of Vulnerable Species From Extinction

An estimated one third of all plant and wildlife species in the U.S. are vulnerable to extinction, with 12,000 in need of immediate conservation action. Demand the Senate act to protect endangered species before it is too late.

Prevent Millions of Birds From Dying in Collisions With Buildings

Each year, an estimated 1 billion birds die from collisions with manmade infrastructures. A new bill would require that buildings be “bird-proofed,” drastically reducing the number of fatalities. Demand the Senate act now to protect our nation’s avian biodiversity.

Stop Stabbing, Decapitating, and Skinning Animals Alive

Animals are reportedly being stabbed to death, skinned alive, and decapitated with saws at slaughterhouses exempt from cruelty inspections. Call for an end to this barbaric practice.

Don’t Declare Ivory-Billed Woodpeckers Extinct

Ivory-Billed Woodpeckers are on the verge of being declared extinct, despite repeated sightings of them. To ensure their continued protection, this must not happen. Call on officials to delay declaring extinction and to protect these vulnerable birds.

Stop the Legal Stabbing to Death of Innocent Sharks

A recently released video shows two men dragging a shark from the water and stabbing the innocent animal in the head with a knife. According to conservation officials, this violent act is totally legal and the perpetrators will not face any charges. Demand changes to laws that permit the senseless killing of these amazing creatures.

Stop the Squish: Protect Tarantulas During Their Mating Season

Tarantulas, who play a vital role in the ecosystem by controlling insect populations, are killed in huge numbers on busy highways during their mating season. Call for action to protect these under-appreciated predators.

Prioritize Gray Wolves’ Lives Over Farmers’ Demands

Farmers have been allowed to intervene on an important case that threatens to delist gray wolves and remove their protections currently afforded to them as an endangered species. Demand wolves’ lives be prioritized and continue to protect populations of this keystone species.

Don’t Let Pets Starve and Go Without Vet Care Due to Financial Distress

Financially distressed Americans often struggle to provide proper food and veterinary care for their pets. Demand the top organization devoted to animal welfare make addressing these clear and present dangers a priority.

Stop Killing Millions of Lab Animals to Save Money and Space

In addition to the millions of animals subjected to torturous experiments, millions of other animals are killed in labs without ever being experimented on simply to save money and space. Demand U.S. labs stop breeding animals in surplus and stop the culling of animals deemed unnecessary or “excess.”

Success: Tigers Making a Comeback Due to Conservation Efforts

Tiger populations have been increasing throughout regions of Asia and Nepal for the first time in centuries. Thank the World Wildlife Fund conservation organization for their dedicated efforts in protecting these majestic cats.

Stop Legal Torture of Highly Intelligent Octopuses in Laboratories

Octopuses and other invertebrates used in scientific research receive little to no protection. Demand these animals receive the same minimal standards of proper housing and care as do other lab animals.

Stop Workers From Reportedly Striking Cows With Paddles

A leading global food processing company has been subject to dozens of animal abuse allegations over the past few years. Most recently, a worker at the supply chain was reportedly seen beating two cows with a paddle for no reason. Demand further investigations to ensure animal welfare standards on farms are being upheld.

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