Petition Filed to Stop Abuse of Turtles at “Snapperfest” Following Undercover Investigation of Cruelty

Petition Filed to Stop Abuse of Turtles at “Snapperfest” Following Undercover Investigation of Cruelty

Animal Groups Urge Indiana to Correct Legal Snafu that Has Allowed Abuse of Turtles at Annual Event as Appalling Footage from Indiana’s Snapperfest 2011 Is Released Indianapolis – This morning, the national non-profits Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) and Best Friends Animal Society submitted a petition for rulemaking to the Indiana Natural Resources Commission, arguing […]

Fur-Wearers Caged in Toronto

Fur-Wearers Caged in Toronto

Toronto, Ont. — Sweltering in full-length fur coats, PETA members will endure the summer heat as they confine themselves to small cages on a street corner in downtown Toronto on Wednesday. They will hold signs reading, “Summer Is No Vacation for Animals” and “Animals Are Not Ours to Wear.” Their point? Not only do fur-bearing […]

Top Five Shocking Animal Experimentation Facts

Top Five Shocking Animal Experimentation Facts

Did you know that millions of animals—including dogs and cats just like the ones with whom you might share your home—are tormented in U.S. laboratories annually for cruel experiments? While this fact might have surprised you, here are the top five shocking animal experimentation facts that you should know: More than 100 million animalsare poisoned, […]