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Petition - PETA's SEVENTH Wool Exposé: Sheep Still Hit, Kicked, Cut, Thrown
Animals  (tags: sheep abuse, Animal torture, human atrocities, huge suffering, animal welfare and rights, prevention of further mistreatment, ethical treatment of animals, Respect for animals, stronger controls, stronger protection laws )

- 1 day ago -
A disturbing new PETA video exposé of the Australian wool industry--the world's top wool exporter--reveals that extreme cruelty to sheep continues unabated. Exposés in dozens of shearing sheds on three continents show workers punch, kick, cut up,...
Petition - Orcas and Dolphins Do Not Belong in Captivity!
Animals  (tags: orcas and dolphins, animals in captivity, needless suffering, ethical treatment of animals, right to roam free, ocean wildlife, marine biodiversity, prevention of wildlife loss, prevention of cruelty to animals, stronger protection laws, responsibility )

- 1 day ago -
The documentaries "Blackfish", "The Cove" and "Blood Dolphin$" show that keeping dolphins and orcas in captivity is unethical and cruel. Ripping them from their families that they would normally grow up with, depriving them of the freedom of the open...
ACTU Animaux - Nirvana, Street Dog Needs Urgent Veterinary Care By Dec. 15th- 5 Clicks Every Day to Help!
Animals  (tags: )

- 1 day ago -
Please click the red button 5 times, every day. Click for all the other animals too by scrolling all the way down the left side of the page to the list of animals- click on each animal's photo, then click their red button 5 times- each animal, each day!
Petition: Stop the Eradication of Goats and Pigs in the Waianae Mountain Range
Animals  (tags: goats, pigs, eradication, needless killings, ethical treatment of animals, animal welfare and rights, prevention of killing healthy animals, animal welfare laws, stronger protection, hunting ban )

- 10 hours ago -
The DLNR has plans to slaughter ALL the goats and pigs. We want to put a stop to this and offer hunters the opportunity to hunt by creating more hunter check in stations by the base of Kamaile ridge and inside Makaha Valley. We want to preserve the...
Petition - Urge Wyoming's Governor to Stop the Wolf Hunt
Animals  (tags: wolves, wolf hunting, Healthy Ecosystems, biodiversity wildlife, prevention of wildlife loss, hunting ban, needless killings, animal welfare and rights, stronger protection laws, Respect for animals, Wildlife conservation )

- 1 day ago -
As nature-loving people who treasure Wyoming's amazing natural beauty and abundant wildlife, we, the undersigned, call on you to end wolf hunting in the state. Wolves aren't just important icons of the American West. They are are an important part of...
Bravo! A Non-Animal Testing Lab Has Just Opened Up in China
Animals  (tags: animal testing, Animal Cruelty, needless suffering, alternative methods, Animal welfare act, prevention of further mistreatment, ethical treatment of animals, stronger protection )

- 1 day ago -
One province in China is taking steps to help animals by opening a lab that doesn't test on them. The regulatory organization for food, drugs, and cosmetics produced in China's Zhejiang province, the Zhejiang Institute for Food and Drug Control (ZJIFDC),
Petition: "BAN Lengthy Dog Tethering NOW!"
Animals  (tags: dog tethering or chaining, Animal Cruelty, needless suffering, animal welfare and rights, ethical treatment of animals, prevention of further mistreatment, Animal welfare act, stronger protection, bad weather, animal abuse )

- 10 hours ago -
Off an old highway, on a small lot, sits a home with windows boarded up and a little red dog tethered to a tree that has less than 10 foot of chain length. She is fed and has a dog house, but in the 3 years I have lived in this area, she has NEVER been...
Wild Orangutan Steals Csmera and Takes Expert Selfies
Animals  (tags: animals )

- 1 day ago -
intelligent beings indeed
TAKE ACTION: Act Now to End Pig Pain Www.Endpigpain.Eu
Animals  (tags: cruelty, animalcruelty, pig farms, piglets, abuse, abused )

- 20 hours ago -
Agricultural ministers, If youâEUR(TM)re from outside the EU you can also sign. The EU exports pigs and pork products to every country in the world, so international trade also drives these mutilations. Act now to end pig pain
Government Drafts Bill Increasing Animal Abuse Sentencing
Animals  (tags: Animal welfare, act, Brexit, good news, animal legislation, U.K. )

- 1 day ago -
The government is remaining committed to its animal welfare pledge by publishing the draft bill Animal Welfare (Sentencing and Recognition of Sentience)
Emergency Helpline Launched for People Who Are Attacked for WEARING FUR
Animals  (tags: Fur, France, helpline, sad, murder, animals, animal welfare )

- 1 day ago -
A hotline for fur-wearers who are attacked by animal rights activists has been set up by campaigners in France.
Petition - Protect Deer From Death on Busy Roads and Highways
Animals  (tags: deer herd, deers, crossing roads, panic mode, committed suicide, animal welfare and rights, stronger protection, prevention of further killings, prevention of wildlife loss )

- 16 hours ago -
Keep wild deer off of the roads by restoring natural habitats. A herd of deer committed suicide in a panic by leaping off an Iowa highway bridge, much to the shock and horror of onlookers. A speeding car was coming right toward the herd as they crossed...
Stop Oregon's Backdoor Wolf Hunt ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, AnimalWelfare, habitat )

- 13 hours ago -
Oregon has a weak and outdated Wolf Plan. Last Friday, Oregon wildlife officials yet again kicked the can down the road on updating it.
Petition-Dont Sell Animals at Ebay Kleinanzeigen
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animalwelfare, animals, cats, dogs, protection )

- 13 hours ago -
Animals are living beings-dont sell them-adopt dont shop
Petition: The Military Mutilates and Kills More Than 8,500 Animals a Year, You Can Help Stop It.
Animals  (tags: US Military trauma training, barbaric animal cruelty, mutilations, huge suffering, animal welfare and rights, prevention of cruelty to animals, prevention of further killings, ethical treatment of animals, stronger protection laws, Respect for animals )

- 11 hours ago -
There is a little-known program that leaves more than 8,500 animals mutilated or dead each year. And it is all being done with your tax dollars and in your name. At US military bases all across the country, soldiers are forced to use live animals for...
Petition: Rise Up Now & Demand: America's Native Horses Be Saved From Slaughter & Extinction
Animals  (tags: wild horses, needless slaughter, right to roam free, animal welfare and rights, prevention of killing healthy animals, prevention of wildlife loss, Animal welfare act, stronger protection, ethical treatment of animals, Wildlife conservation )

- 10 hours ago -
The last of America's Native horses and burros may soon disappear, from America's vast 245 million acres of public land...and be sent to slaughter and made extinct. Evidence, has been unearthed in Los Angeles, proving horses are a native species,
Petition - Demand Justice for Horses Massacred By Gun Wielding Assassins
Animals  (tags: horses and burros, assassinated, justice for animals, animal rights, prosecuting animal crimes, harsh penalties for animal killers, prevention of further killings, huge suffering, needless killings, animal welfare laws, sadness )

- 8 hours ago -
On September 19, 2017, Dalton Christian and his family who live in the unincorporated community of Van Vleet, Mississippi, discovered that their ten horses and two donkeys were missing. They had wandered onto a neighboring property and been mowed down...
Petition - Punish Men Who Allegedly Dragged Shark Behind Speedboat
Animals  (tags: sharks, Animal Cruelty, justice for animals, prosecution, punishment for animal abusers, prevention of wildlife loss, prevention of further mistreatment, animal rights, animal welfare laws, stronger protection, ethical treatment of animals, Respect for an )

- 16 hours ago -
Demand that the men who allegedly dragged a shark behind their speedboat receive the maximum penalty by law. Three men allegedly dragged a shark behind their speedboat in a shocking case of animal cruelty. A disturbing video reportedly showed the men...
Petition - Demand Neglectful Zoo Retire Animals to Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: Zoo Animal Cruelty, huge suffering, deplorable living conditions, animal welfare violations, animal welfare and rights, retirement, sanctuaries, prevention of further mistreatment, ethical treatment of animals, Respect for animals, stronger protection law )

- 15 hours ago -
Retire the animals at the Waccatee Zoo to an accredited sanctuary. Many have reported seeing countless animals suffering at a roadside zoo in South Carolina that also has a long history of violating the Animal Welfare Act. It is time this zoo shuts...
Tell Congress: Defend Whales, Dolphins, and Other Marine Mammals ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, whales, wildanimals, protection, sadness, habitat, environment )

- 13 hours ago -
Tell your member of Congress: Defend whales, dolphins and other marine mammals! Reject all proposed changes to the MMPA.
Petition - Save Cats From Costco's Starvation Plan!
Animals  (tags: costco, maui, Animal Activism, cat welfare, stray cats, Spay and neuter, vaccinations, feelings, Animal welfare act, animal rights, prevention of suffering, ethical treatment of animals, starvation, stronger protection )

- 8 hours ago -
In February 2009, there were upwards of 80 cats living around the Costco in Kahului, Hawaii, on the island of Maui. A kind-hearted animal activist stepped in and offered to humanely trap, spay/neuter, vaccinate, return the cats, and continue feeding...
Don't Cut Funding For Protecting Tigers, Elephants, and Rhinos ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, environment )

- 6 hours ago -
Tigers, elephants, rhinos, and countless other species are already on the edge of extinction. Now, U.S. funding for the Global Environment Facility (GEF), which fights for their protection, is on the chopping block.
Petition - Two Dogs Allegedly Shot to Death Deserve Justice
Animals  (tags: dog killings, huge suffering, needless killings, prosecution, harsh penalties for animal killers, animal rights, justice for animals, animal welfare laws )

- 9 hours ago -
Demand that the man who allegedly shot and killed two dogs receive the maximum penalty by law. Two dogs suffered and died when they were allegedly shot to death. The suspect stated that the dogs charged at him when he visited their property unannounced...
Petition - Save Spotted Turtle From Extinction
Animals  (tags: spotted turtles, shrinking population, Endangered Species, Animal welfare act, animal rights, biodiversity wildlife, prevention from dying out, Wildlife conservation, stronger protection, prevention of wildlife loss )

- 9 hours ago -
Add the rare spotted turtle to the endangered species list. The population of spotted turtles is rapidly shrinking. Researchers have only found about 50 left in their natural habitat. This is a startling number, considering spotted turtles were once a...
ACTU Animaux - SOS 70 Rescued Kitties Need Your Help- 5 Clicks Every Day By Dec. 15th
Animals  (tags: )

- 4 hours ago -
Please click the red button 5 times, every day, for every animal!
Petition: End Pig Pain in Sweden and the EU
Animals  (tags: pigs, pain, end, petition, sweden, eu )

- 7 hours ago -
Tell the Swedish Minister of Rural Affairs to work towards ending cruel and painful procedures such as surgical castration, tail cutting, tooth cutting and tooth grinding on pigs in Sweden and the rest of the European Union.
Protect Wildlife From Oil and Gas Exploitation ! PLEASE SGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, whales, wildlife, protection, environment )

- 6 hours ago -
A recent report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration notes that there are only about 450 North Atlantic rights whales left, and that 17 have died so far in 2017.
Nova Scotia Becomes First Province to Ban Declawing Domestic Cats
Animals  (tags: cats, declawed, province, Nova Scotia, pain, domestic cats )

- 7 hours ago -
The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association strengthened its stand against declawing domestic cats in March, saying the practice causes unnecessary and avoidable pain.
Urgent ! Make a Call for Oregon's Wolves ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, AnimalWelfare, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, sadness, environment, habitat, endangered, extinction )

- 5 hours ago -
IF you live in Oregon..... On Tuesday, Dec. 19, call Gov. Brown at (503) 378-4582. Use the script below to tell her to ensure that the wolf plan prioritizes conservation and science over killing and special interests.

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