State College, Pa. – PETA’s Compassionate Fire Department Award is on its way to Alpha Fire Company for its swift rescue of a dog named Skye, who toppled into a sinkhole after running off when her guardians let her off her leash during a walk on Monday. The couple searched for their missing dog until […]
A vegan journey By Lori Lovely It was a lovely spring day many years ago when a teenager was riding in the passenger seat of a racecar hauler that was being driven through rural Iowa on its way to a race. Gazing serenely upon the passing view, she observed pastoral scenes of cows, young […]
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What do you get when you combine one of the most talked-about Super Bowl ads with this weekend’s Westminster Kennel Club dog show?
What do you get when you combine one of the most talked-about Super Bowl ads with this weekend’s Westminster Kennel Club dog show? The answer is PETA’s “PuppyMonkeyBaby” parody video, in which the made-up PuggyMonkeyBaby’s breeder explains, Best in Show–style, how the commercial star was born. “It’s just lots of inbred pugs,” he says. “Because […]
Nashville, Tenn. – Every year, PETA receives thousands of complaints about people who leave dogs outside in the cold. Cold weather spells extra hardship for “backyard dogs,” who often go without adequate food, water, shelter, or veterinary care. Although they are equipped with fur coats, dogs and other animals can still suffer from deadly frostbite […]
PETA Will Help Pay for CCTV Cameras and Reward to Catch Person(s) Responsible for Strewing Thousands of Thumbtacks Around Dog Park
Following reports that thumbtacks have been found all across the Ohlone Dog Park in the past several weeks and that at least two dogs have been injured by them, PETA is sending a letter to the local police chief offering $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible—and […]
Rescue gone wrong By Lori Lovely Animal rescue is a noble calling: selfless work that demands sacrifice, countless hours and a significant budget, often filled with heartache and fewer happy endings than hoped for. Too often, however, those who work in animal rescue come to consider themselves nobility, dictating inflexible rules for adopters and neglecting […]