Behind the Lies, Images That Will Change You.

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This is their reality. These images will change everything you think you know.

5 Videos Pet Stores Don’t Want You to See

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Those puppies in the pet store window may be cute, but they are likely the result of ugly cruelty. Most puppies sold in pet stores come from puppy mills—hellish warehouses that treat mother dogs like breeding machines and their puppies as products to be sold: 1) Dogs are kept in cramped and filthy metal cages

18 Images That Will Make You Never Eat Hot Dogs Again

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This is how hot dogs are made, and it is way worse than you thought.

Abused Horses Find Their Field of Dreams

Abused Horses Find Their Field of Dreams

Henry was once a racehorse, but after he stopped winning, his life took a turn for the worse.

5 Videos Matadors Don’t Want You to See

Stabbing animals to death has no place in a civilized society.

You Put This in Everything, but Do You Know What’s in It?

Your favorite "farm fresh" dairy product is full of dirty secrets. Find out what cheese is really made of.

Victory! Mexico City Finalizes Ban on Animals in Circuses

Victory! Mexico City Finalizes Ban on Animals in Circuses

Mexico City native Kate del Castillo calls on her hometown to take the final step to ban animals in circuses.

9 Secret Devices That Animal Abusers Don’t Want You to Know About

9 Secret Devices That Animal Abusers Don’t Want You to Know About

These nine things are causing a lot of animals a lot of pain. What’s worse? It’s all standard operating procedure.

One Mosquito Bite Could Kill Your Dog

One Mosquito Bite Could Kill Your Dog

Just one bite from an infected mosquito can give your dog a potentially fatal disease. Luckily, it’s simple to protect your pup from heartworms.

How Many Years Will This Dog Torturer Spend Behind Bars?

How Many Years Will This Dog Torturer Spend Behind Bars?

A man in Puerto Rico convicted of leaving a severely injured dog tied up in a lagoon will spend 17 years behind bars.

DIY: Bath Bombs

DIY: Bath Bombs

These tiny, fizzy, stress-relievers make great gifts, or you can use them to treat yourself!

Top 5 Reasons to Stop Animal Testing

Top 5 Reasons to Stop Animal Testing

Animals suffer and die every day in laboratories. Here are the top five reasons why it needs to stop.

Vegan Dishes Latin-Style for the Fourth of July

Vegan Dishes Latin-Style for the Fourth of July

Here are four recipes to satisfy every appetite. They're easy to prepare and impossible not to devour!

Lies vs. Reality: 7 Things to Know About Horse Racing

Lies vs. Reality: 7 Things to Know About Horse Racing

Learn the truth about horse racing that the industry doesn't want you to know.

60 Seconds That Will Change Your Life

60 Seconds That Will Change Your Life

Can you step into the life of an animal for just one minute?

2 Ways to Make Vegan Ceviche

2 Ways to Make Vegan Ceviche

Here are two different ways to make vegan ceviche that are sure to please any palate.

Get That Summer Glow Without the Sun

Get That Summer Glow Without the Sun

Want that summer glow without exposure to harmful rays? Check out these 12 cruelty-free vegan self-tanners and bronzers.

You Put This in Everything, but Do You Know What’s in It?

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Your favorite "farm fresh" dairy product is full of dirty secrets. Find out what cheese is really made of.

A Shocking Behind-the-Scenes Look at a Bullfight

From the moment a bull enters the ring, he's doomed. Learn the truth about bullfighting.

Why a Trip to the Circus Haunts Me Months Later

Why a Trip to the Circus Haunts Me Months Later

I have a confession: Last summer, I attended a circus. If you're thinking that I had an enjoyable afternoon, then you need to keep reading.

10 Reasons to go Vegan for Your Health this summer

10 Reasons to go Vegan for Your Health this summer

Want to look and feel your best this summer? Going vegan will help you accomplish that!

DIY Tooth Whitener

DIY Tooth Whitener

Are you looking for a quick and easy way to brighten up those used-to-be pearly whites? Look no further!

15 Dogs and Cats Who Urge You to Adopt

These homeless animals want to let you know that you can't buy love, but you can adopt it.

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About SeaWorld

Discover ten shocking truths about what really happens behind SeaWorld's closed doors.

You Choose to Watch This, but Animals Don’t Choose to Die

The rodeo is a barbaric tradition full of torture, suffering, and death. Can you read this and still want to go to a rodeo afterward?

PETA Latino’s 12 Favorite Vegan Meats

PETA Latino’s 12 Favorite Vegan Meats

Going vegan has never been easier with all these delicious options!

Mexico City Receives Compassionate Action Award

Mexico City Receives Compassionate Action Award

Mexico City joins the growing list of cities to ban animals in circuses.

Score a GOOOL With These 6 World Cup Party Recipes!

Score a GOOOL With These 6 World Cup Party Recipes!

For a bit of international fun, gather with friends and family and cheer on your favorite country with these World Cup party food ideas!

10 Dogs in Danger of Dying in a Hot Car

See ten sad dogs who have been left unattended in hot cars, and find out how you can help prevent this from happening.

Achieve Clear Skin for the Summer!

No more oil spills because of hot weather—achieve clear, beautiful skin with these cruelty-free products.

¡La Victoria! Mexico City Say’s Adiós to Circuses

¡La Victoria! Mexico City Say’s Adiós to Circuses

Mexico City is the latest international municipality to ban circuses using animals.

The 8 Ways Ringling Broke My Heart

The 8 Ways Ringling Broke My Heart

Behind the bright lights and colorful costumes, the Ringling Bros. circus is hiding the dark truth.

7 Awesome and Life-Changing Ways to Use Avocados!

Crazy about avocados? We are, too! Never mind the guac—we're getting creative. Check out these seven unique ways to use the almighty avocado!

5 Videos Ringling Bros. Circus Doesn’t Want You to See

5 Videos Ringling Bros. Circus Doesn’t Want You to See

Step behind the circus curtains and see the abuse that animals in Ringling's circus endure.

5 Videos SeaWorld Doesn’t Want You to See

5 Videos SeaWorld Doesn’t Want You to See

Watch five disturbing videos of orcas at SeaWorld that will change your mind about this "family" establishment.

Horse-Drawn Carriage Driver’s Racist, Sexist Rant

Horse-Drawn Carriage Driver’s Racist, Sexist Rant

Horse-drawn carriage driver Frank Rodden is looking a lot more like Frank Rotten after his racist, sexist rants hit YouTube.

Top Six Cruelty-Free Sunscreens for Summer

Top Six Cruelty-Free Sunscreens for Summer

Want to enjoy the sun without fearing the negative effects of ultraviolet rays? We've got you covered!

8 Colorful Nail Polishes to Rock This Summer

8 Colorful Nail Polishes to Rock This Summer

Have some fun in the sun while rocking these bright, colors perfect for summer.

More Companies Ban Angora: Is Your Favorite on the List?

More Companies Ban Angora: Is Your Favorite on the List?

Chances are good that the list of top companies that have banned angora wool reads a lot like the list of labels in your closet.

9 Ways Fish Are Just Like You

9 Ways Fish Are Just Like You

Fish are just like you! Discover nine ways that you’re just like a fish.

9 Red Lipsticks for the Bold Chica

9 Red Lipsticks for the Bold Chica

Be bold and beautiful while you stand up for animals by rocking one of these cruelty-free and vegan red lipsticks.

Kate del Castillo Aims to Keep Ringling Cruelty Out of Her Country

Kate del Castillo Aims to Keep Ringling Cruelty Out of Her Country

Kate del Castillo wants to make sure that this is the last time that the Ringling Bros.' "Cruelest Show on Earth" comes to her country.

Faces of Dog Abuse: The 6 Saddest Photos You’ll Ever See

Faces of Dog Abuse: The 6 Saddest Photos You’ll Ever See

See six disturbing photos of dogs who have endured neglect and abuse, and find out how you can help them.

The 5 Most Shocking Reasons You Should Avoid Circuses That Use Elephants

The 5 Most Shocking Reasons You Should Avoid Circuses That Use Elephants

Check out the top five differences between the lives of an elephant in the wild and an elephant in a circus.

11 Adorable Baby-and-Mommy Photos!

11 Adorable Baby-and-Mommy Photos!

All mothers deserve love! Check out these beautiful photos that capture the loving bond between mother and child.

What Resounding Victory Did PETA Help Win in New Zealand?

What Resounding Victory Did PETA Help Win in New Zealand?

The New Zealand government may not have known that rats have friends in high places. But now even Parliament is on their side.

5 Authentic Recipes to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with these delicious Mexican recipes that are full of flavor and authenticity.

PETA Latino’s First Official Fiesta

PETA Latino’s First Official Fiesta

PETA Latino was fiesta-ing it up at Fiesta Broadway this Sunday, spreading the word about going vegan!

6 Hair Products That Every Latina Must Have!

6 Hair Products That Every Latina Must Have!

This list contains all the products that you'll need to keep your hair looking beautiful without supporting any cruelty to animals.

Video: Rescued Bear Nurtures Her Newborns at Sanctuary

Video: Rescued Bear Nurtures Her Newborns at Sanctuary

Ursula was pregnant when she was rescued. Watch her get to nurture her babies for the first time.

Update: Animal Trainer Who Starved Elephant Denied Another Exhibitor License

Update: Animal Trainer Who Starved Elephant Denied Another Exhibitor License

The USDA has denied an abusive animal trainer's request for a new exhibitor license.

35 Mind-Shattering Facts Linking Factory Farming to Climate Change

It's a leading cause of climate change, water waste, and deforestation. Why is everyone overlooking this again?

Caring for Dogs

Caring for Dogs

Looking for tips on raising a happy, healthy pup? You’ve come to the right place.

13 Things You May Not Know About Rabbits

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Think you're a rabbit expert? Some of these facts may surprise you. Number eight is the best thing that I've ever seen.

Why Your Pillow Could Mean Misery for Animals—Watch Now

Why Your Pillow Could Mean Misery for Animals—Watch Now VIER PFOTEN International

Terrified, screaming birds are grabbed by their wings and pinned down by their necks as workers painfully tear their feathers from their bodies.

This List Will Change How You Feel About Snakes

This List Will Change How You Feel About Snakes

Some people have even come to fear these stunning animals, but they have more reasons to fear us than we do to fear them.

Act Now! Tell Curacao to Cancel Cruel Elephant Rides!

Act Now! Tell Curacao to Cancel Cruel Elephant Rides!

Tigers and Other Animals Exploited for Phony Photo Shoots

Tigers and Other Animals Exploited for Phony Photo Shoots

A phony wildlife photography operation declawed a tiger and is now trying to renew its breeding permit.

8 Disgusting Ingredients You Won’t Believe You’re Eating or Wearing

What gross ingredients are hiding in your food and personal-care products? The truth is horrifying!

10 Things to Do in Central Park Other Than Hire Horse-Drawn Carriages

10 Things to Do in Central Park Other Than Hire Horse-Drawn Carriages

Checkers and chess, turtles and birds, vegan ice cream, and more!

8 Reasons Orcas Don’t Belong at SeaWorld

8 Reasons Orcas Don’t Belong at SeaWorld © Free Morgan Foundation

Find out eight reasons why orcas don't belong at SeaWorld and what you can do to help!

Top 4 Vegan Cheeses and Where to Find Them

Top 4 Vegan Cheeses and Where to Find Them

Not sure where to get vegan cheese? Check out our list of the most popular brands and where you can find them!

8 Reasons to Adopt—Not Buy—Dogs

8 Reasons to Adopt—Not Buy—Dogs

Let eight adorable pups give you eight good reasons why you should always adopt—and never buy—a dog!

Yes, These Turtles Are Still Alive

Yes, These Turtles Are Still Alive

As the weather warms up, turtles are becoming increasingly mobile. If you see a turtle attempting to cross a road, lend a hand.

Chihuahuas in the Snow

Chihuahuas in the Snow

You'll never guess who was left out in this winter's record-breaking cold: the tiniest dogs. And here are three who survived.

Victory! Universal Celebration as Theme Parks End Use of Primates

Victory! Universal Celebration as Theme Parks End Use of Primates

Orangutan sideshows go the way of the dodo.

How Going Vegan Will Help You Look Younger

How Going Vegan Will Help You Look Younger

The following are some of your best bets for healthy and beautiful skin.

Couple Gets Jail Time for Starving Pregnant Dog

Couple Gets Jail Time for Starving Pregnant Dog

After a veterinarian testifies about the extreme suffering of a starving pit bull, the judge throws the book at the neglected dog's owners.

After Fish Tank Bursts, Restaurant Urged to ‘Think Outside the Tank’

After Fish Tank Bursts, Restaurant Urged to ‘Think Outside the Tank’

After a fish tank bursts at the T-REX Cafe, PETA asks the restaurant to remove its aquariums and stop putting sensitive, intelligent animals on display.

PETA Offers $2,500 Reward for Arrest of Puerto Rico Cat Killers

PETA Offers $2,500 Reward for Arrest of Puerto Rico Cat Killers

At least 11 cats have endured an agonizing death after being poisoned, and police need your help to catch the cruel people responsible.

PETA Offers $2,500 Reward for Arrest of Puerto Rico Cat Killers

PETA Offers $2,500 Reward for Arrest of Puerto Rico Cat Killers

At least 11 cats have endured an agonizing death after being poisoned, and police need your help to catch the cruel people responsible.

Top 10 Reasons Not to Eat Chicken

Top 10 Reasons Not to Eat Chicken

Chickens are the most abused animals on the planet. Here are 10 reasons to keep them off your menu.

Buyer Beware! Companies Misleading Consumers on Animal Testing

Buyer Beware! Companies Misleading Consumers on Animal Testing

Some unscrupulous companies are concealing the whole truth from consumers about their animal testing policies, but you shouldn’t buy their propaganda.

Me So Corny

Me So Corny

Tortillas are almost always vegan! What kind of awesome vegan tortilla dishes can we make, you ask? See the following list for yourself!

Caring for Cats

Caring for Cats

Here are some essentials to keep your feline friend happy and safe.

California Bill Would Free Orcas at SeaWorld

California Bill Would Free Orcas at SeaWorld

The captive orcas at SeaWorld San Diego have a long-awaited chance at freedom.

Chicago Pet Stores Must Now Feature Animals From Shelters—Not Puppy Mills

Chicago Pet Stores Must Now Feature Animals From Shelters—Not Puppy Mills

Pet stores in Chicago will soon no longer be allowed to sell commercially bred animals. Instead, all animals must come from shelters!

Boy’s Death Should Be the End of Petco’s Rodent Sales

Boy’s Death Should Be the End of Petco’s Rodent Sales

PETA calls on Petco to stop selling rodents after a young customer dies of rat-bite fever.

Trouble at SeaWorld: Problems Mount as Dolphin Bites Girl

Trouble at SeaWorld: Problems Mount as Dolphin Bites Girl

More citations, a child bitten by a dolphin, and protests galore—SeaWorld is getting exactly what it deserves.

The Only Solution to Cat and Dog Euthanasia

The Only Solution to Cat and Dog Euthanasia

There is only one solution to the overpopulation crisis: preventing more dog and cat births.

15 Great Cruelty-Free Companies

15 Great Cruelty-Free Companies

These compassionate companies are our favorite go-to brands for cruelty-free products.

Maker of Newport Cigarettes Bans Animal Tests

Maker of Newport Cigarettes Bans Animal Tests © Jody Boyman

Lorillard Tobacco Company, America's third-largest cigarette maker, has agreed to ban testing on animals following discussions with PETA.

Chilly Pup Has a Change of Luck

Chilly Pup Has a Change of Luck

JoJo’s story would probably have ended badly if PETA hadn’t intervened.

Gross! 7 Things Actually Found in Food

Gross! 7 Things Actually Found in Food

The grossest things in our food rarely make headlines—and it's likely that consumers of meat and dairy products have ingested at least one of them.

10 Things We Wish Everyone Knew About the Meat and Dairy Industries

10 Things We Wish Everyone Knew About the Meat and Dairy Industries

By learning the following 10 quick facts about this industry, you can empower yourself to make better-informed choices immediately.

The Ultimate Vegan Mexican Food Guide

The Ultimate Vegan Mexican Food Guide

Vegan Mexican food exists, and it’s super-easy to find. Check out these tips:

13 Times Zoos Were Bad for Animals

13 Times Zoos Were Bad for Animals

This is why animals belong in the wild.

Man Who Starved Pit Bull Gets Jail Time

Man Who Starved Pit Bull Gets Jail Time

A year after PETA volunteers made a gruesome discovery while out delivering straw bedding, a judge has sentenced a man for cruelty to animals.

18 Images Big Dairy Doesn’t Want You to See

18 Images Big Dairy Doesn’t Want You to See

These photos will change everything you think you know about milk, cheese, and ice cream.

10 Reasons Why Taking a Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride Is Cruel, Not Romantic

10 Reasons Why Taking a Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride Is Cruel, Not Romantic

Here are 10 reasons why you shouldn't support this cruel industry. Cross horse-drawn carriages off your activities list today—for all horses!

10 Reasons Why My Dog Is My Valentine

10 Reasons Why My Dog Is My Valentine

For everyone who’s “in love” with a furry, four-legged canine, let’s take a moment to reflect on why we’re so crazy about our dogs.

10 Reasons Why My Cat Is My Valentine

10 Reasons Why My Cat Is My Valentine

Roses are red. Violets are blue. Dates are great, but my cats are, too! Here are the top 10 reasons why kitties make the best valentines!

PETA Helps Bust Alleged Rat, Mouse Torturer

PETA Helps Bust Alleged Rat, Mouse Torturer PETA.ORG

After someone alerted PETA to videos showing a man torturing a rat and a mouse, we tracked down the suspect and he was arrested.

15 Reasons Not to Chain Dogs

15 Reasons Not to Chain Dogs

Chained dogs are deprived of love and care and the opportunity to curl up indoors. Here are 15 reasons not to chain dogs.

Air France Ships Abused Monkeys to Laboratories

Air France Ships Abused Monkeys to Laboratories

Baby monkeys were torn from their mothers and tattooed without painkillers before Air France shipped them to laboratories for use in cruel experiments.

Super Bowl Halftime Calls for Healthy Snack Time!

Super Bowl Halftime Calls for Healthy Snack Time!

With a homemade buffet of delicious vegan fare, your party is sure to score a touchdown with friends and family!

10 Reasons Not to Attend the Circus

10 Reasons Not to Attend the Circus

After reading these 10 reasons not to attend the circus, you'll want to tear up those circus tickets!

São Paulo Says, ‘No More!’ to Cruel Cosmetics Tests on Animals

São Paulo Says, ‘No More!’ to Cruel Cosmetics Tests on Animals

Can you hear us clapping? Brazil's largest state bans cosmetics tests on animals!

9 Countries End Cruel Animal Labs, Thanks to PETA and TraumaMan

9 Countries End Cruel Animal Labs, Thanks to PETA and TraumaMan

How do you stop animal laboratories in nine countries on three continents in one fell swoop? Read on.

6 Reasons Why You’re Now Living la Vida Vegan

6 Reasons Why You’re Now Living la Vida Vegan

Find out why more and more Latino’s are living la vida vegan:

Animals Saved by PETA Have Homes for the Holidays

Animals Saved by PETA Have Homes for the Holidays

Memory test! Do you remember these angels who were saved by PETA’s fieldworkers?

‘Anchorman 2′ Gives Audiences a Whale of a Reason to Skip It

‘Anchorman 2′ Gives Audiences a Whale of a Reason to Skip It © Terrell C. Newby, Ph.D.

Why else would Will Ferrell’s character be working at SeaWorld in the opening scenes of Anchorman 2?

Top 10 Reasons Not to Eat Pigs

Top 10 Reasons Not to Eat Pigs

Attention, shoppers: Stop picking up dead “Babes” and “Wilburs” at the grocery store!

‘The Hobbit’: Epic Failure for Animals

‘The Hobbit’: Epic Failure for Animals

More than two dozen animals died during the production of The Hobbit trilogy. Director Peter Jackson's response? Meh.

Marco Antonio Regil Wins PETA’s Hero to Animals Award

Marco Antonio Regil Wins PETA’s Hero to Animals Award

To millions, Marco Antonio Regil is known as a television icon and to the animals, he’s a hero!

A Heartwarming Gift for Freezing ‘Backyard Dogs’

A Heartwarming Gift for Freezing ‘Backyard Dogs’

Turning their backs on holiday leftovers and shopping for Black Friday deals, a group of PETA volunteers decided to spend their day-after-Thanksgiving on the lookout for cold, lonely, and often forgotten "backyard dogs."

Vegetarian Stars Featured on PETA Stamps

Vegetarian Stars Featured on PETA Stamps

Vegetarian stars lend their famous mugs to PETA's latest stamp collection.

Holy Grail! Jay Z and Beyoncé Go Vegan

Holy Grail! Jay Z and Beyoncé Go Vegan

The couple has pledged to embrace vegan eating for 22 days. Will their healthy and humane new habit stick?

16 Photos That Will Change Your Mind About Eating Meat

16 Photos That Will Change Your Mind About Eating Meat

Animals are thinking, feeling beings, and we shouldn't eat them. The following are 16 reasons why.

Viva Latinos Veganos!

Viva Latinos Veganos!

A growing number of Latinos are returning to their roots—and eating beans, rice, corn, vegetables, and other vegan foods rather than meat, eggs, and dairy products.

Top 5 Vegetarian-Friendly NFL Stadiums 2013

Top 5 Vegetarian-Friendly NFL Stadiums 2013 Sloppy Jane Levy Restaurants

You've waited patiently all year, and we've delivered. Find out which NFL stadiums crossed the goal line and made it onto PETA's coveted "Top Five" list.

Did Your Fast Food Have a Face?

Did Your Fast Food Have a Face?

Research shows that Hispanic households spend 16 percent more money annually on fast food than non-Hispanic households.

How to Find Cruelty-Free Makeup in Your Area

How to Find Cruelty-Free Makeup in Your Area

Purchasing cruelty-free makeup is easier than ever, and you can find a variety of quality products at various retail chains across the country!

Victory! Another City Bans Bullfights

Victory! Another City Bans Bullfights

In another historic victory, the mayor of the city of Concepción in Peru supervised the demolition of the city's bullring.

Helping Animals in the Midst of a Natural Disaster

Helping Animals in the Midst of a Natural Disaster

Tornadoes and earthquakes have recently wreaked havoc around the world and provided us with a sad reminder that a disaster can strike at any moment. During these difficult times, please look out for wandering, lost, and injured animals. Remember: We are often their biggest defenders, only allies, and best chance at survival. If we don’t

Top 10 Scariest Halloween Spots

Top 10 Scariest Halloween Spots

Like a good scare? If the same old haunted houses and rehashed slasher movies have you rolling your eyes, PETA has 10 scary spots guaranteed to make you scream.

Quiz: Are You Ready to Adopt?

Quiz: Are You Ready to Adopt?

Not sure if you're ready to welcome a dog or cat into your home? Take our adoption quiz and find out!

‘Scary’ Animals Aren’t So Scary

‘Scary’ Animals Aren’t So Scary

Halloween may be approaching, but that doesn't mean there's anything to fear about these animals.

Will Your Animal Companions Be Protected in a Disaster?

Will Your Animal Companions Be Protected in a Disaster?

Review these tips to keep all your family members safe!

Quick Facts

Quick Facts

Elephants often suffer crippling injuries from constant chaining and performing physically difficult tricks.

16 Things You Need to Know Before Buying That Sweater

16 Things You Need to Know Before Buying That Sweater

It is considered "normal" in the Australian wool industry for approximately 3 million young lambs to die every spring.

Halo Circus’ Allison Iraheta Tells How One Dog Put a Song in Her Heart

Halo Circus’ Allison Iraheta Tells How One Dog Put a Song in Her Heart

Allison Iraheta of Halo circus explains why you should always adopt and have animal companions spayed and neutered.

16 Signs You’re a Vegan Latino

16 Signs You’re a Vegan Latino

If you're a vegan in a Latino home, chances are that your life looks a little bit like this.

Colombian chef shares his favorite vegan recipe

Colombian chef shares his favorite vegan recipe

We are proud to introduce you to Alex Cara, a Colombian vegan chef who was raised in New York.

Hug a Vegan Day

Hug a Vegan Day

Vegans are doing the planet, animals, and themselves.

Celebrate your flag with pride

Celebrate your flag with pride

In the months of September and October, Latinos come together to celebrate our diversity and all of our cultures.

Independence for all

Independence for all

As we celebrate our independence and freedom, there are many others still hoping for theirs.

It Took a Village to Save Otto

It Took a Village to Save Otto

After breaking loose from a chain, little Otto miraculously survived for two months on the loose before finally arriving at his happy ending.

Why Is This Dolphin Forced to Live Alone?

Why Is This Dolphin Forced to Live Alone?

PETA urges the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate Theater of the Sea after a visitor reports that a dolphin is being kept in solitary confinement.

A Real-Life Rags-to-Riches Story

A Real-Life Rags-to-Riches Story

Rain, snow, hurricanes, sweltering summer heat waves, sub-freezing temperatures during winter cold snaps, and floods—you name it, and Itchy has survived it all.

14 Eye-Opening Photos of Animals in Labs

14 Eye-Opening Photos of Animals in Labs

Many choose to turn a blind eye to animal testing. We challenge you to look at the faces of animal testing and make a change

A Guide to Vegan Chinese Takeout

A Guide to Vegan Chinese Takeout

Every Chinese restaurant has this versatile vegan staple, which can replace meat in pretty much any dish—making any menu item a potentially vegan one.

Check Your Makeup Bag for Dead Animals!

Check Your Makeup Bag for Dead Animals!

Quick, check your makeup bag! Is there a dead animal in there?

Update: Jerry the Horse Revealed Dead After Cover-Up

Update: Jerry the Horse Revealed Dead After Cover-Up

Despite the carriage company's desperate attempts to cover it up, PETA reveals that collapsed horse Jerry is the latest casualty of the deadly horse-drawn carriage industry.

Collapsed Horse Tied Up, Dragged, and Hoisted on Forklift (Warning: Disturbing Images)

Collapsed Horse Tied Up, Dragged, and Hoisted on Forklift (Warning: Disturbing Images)

When a horse who is forced to pull carriages in Salt Lake City collapses in 98-degree heat, that is only the beginning of his traumatic ordeal.

Photo of the Day: I’m Leavin’ It

Photo of the Day: I’m Leavin’ It

Cheeky McDonald's sign gives new meaning to the term "Big Mac attack."

‘Real Housewife’ Pushes for Real Life for Captive Orca

‘Real Housewife’ Pushes for Real Life for Captive Orca

Adriana de Moura hops into a bathtub to try to get Lolita out of one.

Reddit Users Shocked by Transport of Betta Fish

Reddit Users Shocked by Transport of Betta Fish

After a Reddit user posted photos of betta fish online, the community was shocked to see the conditions of the colorful fish.

8 Reasons Why You Should Never Declaw Your Cats

8 Reasons Why You Should Never Declaw Your Cats

Many people assume that declawing is just like trimming your nails or getting a manicure. In reality, it is a painful and permanently crippling procedure.

What’s in Your Milk?

What’s in Your Milk?

Ever wonder what's really in a glass of milk? The answer will have you reaching for soy milk.

Victory! El Salvador Bans Animal Circuses

Victory! El Salvador Bans Animal Circuses

El Salvador has joined a growing list of South American countries—including Bolivia, Colombia, Paraguay, and Peru—that have banned the use of animals in circuses.

Activist Spotlight: Cristina Fernandez

Activist Spotlight: Cristina Fernandez

PETA's Action Team works with activists across the United States and Canada every day pushing for change to better the lives of animals. Recently, a remarkable activist in Florida saw some animals in need of help, and she jumped right in!

Victory! Costa Rica Closing Its Zoos!

Victory! Costa Rica Closing Its Zoos!

Life is about to change dramatically for animals who have been languishing behind bars in Costa Rican zoos: Costa Rica’s government has just announced that it will close all of the country’s zoos! Monkeys, jaguars, crocodiles, and many other animals who have been confined to Costa Rica’s two zoos will get their freedom in March

Victory! Georgia Aquarium’s Application to Import Belugas Denied

Victory! Georgia Aquarium’s Application to Import Belugas Denied

In a crucial victory for marine mammals, a federal agency has denied the Georgia Aquarium a permit to import beluga whales for exhibition at SeaWorld and elsewhere.

Cruelty-Free Household Cleaners

Cruelty-Free Household Cleaners

Don't spend a fortune on dozens of different chemical-laden cleaners for every type of stain, spill, and spot in your house. It's easy to whip up your own homemade, environmentally safe, and animal-friendly cleaning potions with ingredients that you probably already have around the house.

A Glimpse Into PETA’s Cruelty Investigations Department

A Glimpse Into PETA’s Cruelty Investigations Department

PETA's cruelty caseworkers and fieldworkers are on call 24 hours a day.

The Vegan Guide to Fast Food

The Vegan Guide to Fast Food

We know that sometimes the fast pace of modern life forces us to eat at fast-food restaurants because of time, money, or availability. Don't worry, and don't limit yourself! Eating healthy and being vegan while out and about has never been easier.

Which Country Ranks First in Worldwide Obesity?

Which Country Ranks First in Worldwide Obesity?

It's easy to understand how obesity arises through simple math.

Victory! Animal Dealer’s Owner, Former Manager Arrested on 223 Total Felony Cruelty-to-Animals Charges!

Victory! Animal Dealer’s  Owner, Former Manager Arrested on 223 Total Felony Cruelty-to-Animals Charges! PETA.ORG

A two-month PETA undercover investigation of GCB led to the largest animal rescue in California history. Both men have been charged with 106 counts of felony cruelty-to-animals.

‘Blackfish’: The Documentary That Exposes SeaWorld

‘Blackfish’: The Documentary That Exposes SeaWorld

See the critically acclaimed movie that is SeaWorld’s worst nightmare.

15 Animals Who Will Motivate You to Get in Better Shape

15 Animals Who Will Motivate You to Get in Better Shape

With PETA Pack, the best reward is knowing that each step I take is moving us one step closer to ending cruelty to animals.

Protein

Protein

Unlike animal protein, plant-based protein sources contain healthy fiber and complex carbohydrates.

24 Surprising Animal Facts

24 Surprising Animal Facts

The more that we learn about animals, the more we realize that they're full of surprises. We now know that animals are a lot more like us than we used to think.

Victory! Citing PETA Pressure, Philippine Airlines Stops Shipping Primates to Labs

Victory! Citing PETA Pressure, Philippine Airlines Stops Shipping Primates to Labs

Over the past few months, PETA, our international affiliates, and our supporters have been ramping up our campaign against Philippine Airlines. It worked.

International Protesters Call Bull on Pamplona’s Long-Running Massacre

International Protesters Call Bull on Pamplona’s Long-Running Massacre

Four dozen people from around the world—wearing little more than "horns"—lay in coffins on Pamplona's main square before the start of the Running of the Bulls.

Hours Away From Being Crushed to Death

Hours Away From Being Crushed to Death

PETA Senior Director Jessica Sandler was walking her dogs at a local ballpark when, on a hunch, she decided to check the two dumpsters.

The Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities Are …

The Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities Are …

We are thrilled to announce that for the first time ever a couple has taken top honors.

Hundreds of Chimpanzees to Be Retired From Laboratories

Hundreds of Chimpanzees to Be Retired From Laboratories © Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) just announced that it is cutting funding for the overwhelming majority of invasive experiments on chimpanzees.

Gag! Top 5 Most Disgusting Latino Foods

Have you ever asked yourself what ingredients are in your food?

Mayoral ‘Candigato’ Urged to Fix Mexican Town’s ‘Kittyzens’

Mayoral ‘Candigato’ Urged to Fix Mexican Town’s ‘Kittyzens’

If Facebook "likes" were votes, then Morris—the cat running for mayor in Xalapa, the state capital of Veracruz, Mexico—would win the upcoming July 7 election by a landslide.

‘Swim-With-Dolphins’ Programs

In the wild, dolphins swim together in family pods up to 100 miles a day. They navigate by bouncing sonar waves off objects to determine location and distance. In captivity, their ocean worlds are reduced to claustrophobic swimming pools.

Circuses

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For animals in circuses, there is no such thing as "positive reinforcement"—only varying degrees of punishment and deprivation

Top 10 Vegetarian-Friendly Major League Ballparks for 2013

Top 10 Vegetarian-Friendly Major League Ballparks for 2013

If it seems like the vegetarian options are getting more plentiful at sports arenas, it's not your imagination.

Victory out of Colombia and Veracruz!

Victory out of Colombia and Veracruz!

Colombia joins other countries of the region that prohibit the use of animals in circuses, such as Bolivia and Peru, and now Veracruz.

Dogs in hot cars

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Every year, dogs suffer and die when their guardians make the mistake of leaving them in a parked car on a warm day—even for "just a minute"—while they run an errand.

Cast Your Vote for PETA’s Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity of 2013!

Cast Your Vote for PETA’s Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity of 2013!

Summer is almost here and the only things hotter than the rising temperatures are the nominees for PETA's Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity of 2013.

The 5 Best Cruelty-Free Products for Curly Hair

The 5 Best Cruelty-Free Products for Curly Hair

Which cruelty-free products are best for curly hair? Check out this list to get the inside scoop on soft, bouncy, cruelty-free curls.

Paul McCartney Honors PETA’s Most Vegan-Friendly City

Paul McCartney Honors PETA’s Most Vegan-Friendly City

The capital of Texas clinched the title, thanks to the wide variety of vegan meals, snacks, and desserts served in its cafés, music venues, and more.

Raising My Son Vegan

Raising My Son Vegan

PETA's executive vice president, Tracy Reiman, fills us in on what to expect when raising a vegan child.

Victory! Washington University Stops Tormenting Cats Amid PETA Pressure

Victory! Washington University Stops Tormenting Cats Amid PETA Pressure

After an intensive PETA campaign, Washington University in St. Louis has announced that it will stop abusing cats for intubation training exercises.

There’s No Such Thing as a ‘Responsible Breeder’

There’s No Such Thing as a ‘Responsible Breeder’

There is no such thing as a "responsible" breeder, because for every puppy or kitten produced by any breeder, an animal awaiting adoption at an animal shelter loses his or her chance at finding a home.

Celebrities Protest at Miami Seaquarium to Free Orca Lolita

Celebrities Protest at Miami Seaquarium to Free Orca Lolita

Actor and TV host Natalia Villaveces and her friend actor Patricia De León led a spirited bilingual protest at the Seaquarium.

Canine Murder Mystery on the James River

Canine Murder Mystery on the James River

As we learned from the Michael Vick case, unwanted "fighting dogs" are often killed in the most horrific ways.

Get Lean With ‘The Lean’ Author Kathy Freston

Get Lean With ‘The Lean’ Author Kathy Freston

It's easy to lose weight and ward off obesity-related diseases just by eating healthy plant-based foods.

PETA’s Sexiest Vegan Next Door Shares Favorite Puerto Rican Recipe

PETA’s Sexiest Vegan Next Door Shares Favorite Puerto Rican Recipe

The model and professional baker from San Juan shares her recipe for vegan arroz con gandules.

Never Goin’ Back on That Chain

Never Goin’ Back on That Chain

Every day, PETA's Community Animal Project staffers respond to calls about animals who are malnourished, feral, sick, injured, dying on the side of the road, or kept chained 24/7 365 days a year.

Peruvian Chef Shares Favorite Vegan Recipe

Peruvian Chef Shares Favorite Vegan Recipe

Chef Toni shares a recipe for Papa Rellena and describes how her Peruvian roots influence her cooking and how vegan dining has changed her life.

The Stars Come Out for PETA Latino!

The Stars Come Out for PETA Latino!

Television star Marco Antonio Regil hosted the official PETA Latino launch event, and actor Patricia De León unveiled her new pro-vegetarian ad.

How to Help Animals Used for Testing

How to Help Animals Used for Testing

We can save animals from painful experiments by purchasing some of the cruelty-free products that are available in stores everywhere.

Chained Dogs: Neglected Animals With No Escape

Chained Dogs: Neglected Animals With No Escape

We can't think of a worse punishment for these social pack animals who want—and deserve—companionship and love.

Euthanasia: We Won’t Run From What Needs to Be Done!

Euthanasia: We Won’t Run From What Needs to Be Done!

PETA is proud to continue to stand tall and roll up its sleeves to help animals.

The Organic and ‘Free-Range’ Myth

The Organic and ‘Free-Range’ Myth

Meat, dairy, and egg products labeled “organic” or “natural” shouldn’t be equated with more humane treatment of the animals or a painless slaughter.

The Organic and ‘Free-Range’ Myth

The Organic and ‘Free-Range’ Myth

Organic Animal Products We’ve all seen the grocery store packages of meat, eggs, and dairy products decorated with reassuring labels such as “natural” and “free-range” and pictures of happy animals grazing in grassy farm fields or hanging out in a barnyard. But people who buy organic or “free-range” animal products because they think that the animals are

Human Rights, Animal Rights, and Nonviolence: César Chávez’s Lasting Legacy

Human Rights, Animal Rights, and Nonviolence: César Chávez’s Lasting Legacy

Chávez's legacy continues to educate, inspire, and empower people from all walks of life.

Cancún’s Vegan Planet Wins PETA Restaurant Award

Cancún’s Vegan Planet Wins PETA Restaurant Award

Whether you're going to Cancún for spring break, a bit of time off from work, or "just because," be sure to drop in on Vegan Planet—one of the best vegan restaurants anywhere.

A Chicky for Ricky: PETA Pays Meatout Tribute to Ricky Martin

A Chicky for Ricky: PETA Pays Meatout Tribute to Ricky Martin © StarMaxInc.com

PETA was delighted when musical sensation Ricky Martin announced that he's been enjoying vegetarian meals!

Why We Euthanize

Why We Euthanize

Euthanasia is not a solution to overpopulation but rather a tragic necessity given the present crisis.

Work With Guardians to Help ‘Backyard Dogs’ in Non-Emergency Situations

Work With Guardians to Help ‘Backyard Dogs’ in Non-Emergency Situations

Your best chance of helping a dog in a non-emergency situation is to befriend his or her guardians.

It Takes a Village to Save a Cat Trapped in a Tree

It Takes a Village to Save a Cat Trapped in a Tree

Pelusa's close call serves as a reminder of why cats are always safest indoors—and why you should never give up on trying to rescue an animal in peril.

Pitiful Prisons: The Reality of Zoos

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There is no excuse for keeping intelligent social animals in cages for our fleeting distraction and amusement.

‘Glass Walls’ Goes South of the Equator

‘Glass Walls’ Goes South of the Equator

Compassion for animals transcends all languages and nations: PETA's "Glass Walls" was shown at the Film Festival for the Animals, in Curitiba, Brazil.

What’s Wrong With Wool?

What’s Wrong With Wool?

Many people have an idyllic image of happy sheep roaming green hills, but as with any industry that profits from animals, money always comes before the animals' well-being.

Sweets for Your Sweetheart!

Sweets for Your Sweetheart!

What better way to say "Be mine" to your valentine, than with sugar-kissed words of love?

When Animals Must Be Rescued From a ‘Rescuer’

When Animals Must Be Rescued From a ‘Rescuer’

Many out-of-control hoarders use rescue as a pretext, causing massive suffering for the animals who fall into their hands.

Victory! United Airlines Stops All Shipments of Primates to Laboratories

Victory! United Airlines Stops All Shipments of Primates to Laboratories

An exciting victory means that now, not a single North American airline will transport primates to be abused and killed in experiments.

Why Are These People Crying?

Why Are These People Crying? © Serg Alexander/Eyeworks Production

Paul McCartney famously said, "If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be vegetarian." So an intrepid group of animal advocates found a way to bring the slaughterhouse to the sidewalk. Every Saturday night, volunteers Jennifer Mennuti and Boyd Weidman screen PETA's "Factory Farming in 60 Seconds Flat" for passersby on Miami's busy Lincoln Road.

Celebrate Christmas with vegan recipes

Celebrate Christmas with vegan recipes

Going vegan doesn't mean that you have to miss out on your holiday favorites. Here are five of our favorite Christmastime treats.

5 Staples for Beginning Vegans

5 Staples for Beginning Vegans

While any seasoned vegan will tell you that there are plenty of delicious, fresh, and creative vegan meals out there, we're here to help with step one: getting the basics down. Next time you're mulling over recipes or writing up a shopping list, make sure that you have these five items on hand. We've chosen them based on their affordability, their versatility, and their health benefits.

How Kind Is Your Beauty Routine?

How Kind Is Your Beauty Routine?

Stop for a minute and think about your morning routine. Did you suds up in the shower? Swipe mascara across your lashes? All these day-to-day duties are so routine that we hardly give them any thought even though the products that we buy directly impact the lives of animals around the world.

Easy Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe When Home Alone

Easy Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe When Home Alone

Caring for a new dog isn't as simple as just filling a food bowl and going to the veterinarian when he or she is sick. By taking these simple precautions, you can avoid a costly and stressful trip to the emergency vet and even prevent a tragedy. Play it safe today and your dog will be playing safely tomorrow.

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