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PETITION - Huge News: Norway Is Banning Fur Farming! TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: norway, banning fur farming, fur farms, minks, foxes, victory, animals, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, humans, killed, wildanimals )

- 1 day ago -
The country is currently home to 300 fur farms, which breed and kill 700,000 minks and 110,000 foxes every year, so this is truly a massive victory for animals.
Petition: Jaguars Poachers in Brazil Show-Off Their Caught Jaguar!
Animals  (tags: Jaguar survival, poaching, illegal hunting, harsh penalties, Habitat preservation, prevention of wildlife loss, prevention of further killings, animal welfare laws, animal rights, stronger protection, Wildlife conservation )

- 18 hours ago -
*Jaguars are being poached everywhere in South America... Brazil more precisely* *1'056 jaguars poached in 2010 ALONE!* *Save these creatures by signing this petition!* A short story to get you into the topic: Twenty years ago Brazil's most notorious...
Petition - No More Selling of Meerkats
Animals  (tags: meerkats, wildlife trafficking, pet shops, selling of wild animals, proper animal care, animal welfare laws, animal rights, responsible animal ownership, prevention of mistreatment, prevention of wildlife loss, suffering animals, stronger protection )

- 16 hours ago -
Currently we can see in many stores and shops for the sale of domestic animals to a new species, meerkats. An indigenous species of the South African sheets and deserts. It is a wild species that live in very large groups or colonies.
Petition - Grupo Posadas: Do Not Continue Supporting the Torture Against the Hens!
Animals  (tags: mexico, poultry farming, supply chains, caged animals, animal welfare laws, animal rights, prevention of cruelty to animals, prevention of further mistreatment, needless suffering, stronger regulations, ethical treatment of animals, stronger protection )

- 16 hours ago -
Sign my request so that Grupo Posadas knows that we do not support this type of extreme cruelty and demand a commitment to eliminate the cages from their supply chain. Your signature can be the beginning of change for a better world for animals.
Petition - Iowa Please Do Not Reelect Supporter of Dog Fighting - Congressman Steve King
Animals  (tags: iowa, dog fightings, needless suffering, animal welfare laws, animal rights, prevention of cruelty to animals, prevention of further exploitation, stronger protection, compassion for animals, Ethical Treatment )

- 17 hours ago -
In 2012 Iowa Congressman Steve King was seen on video stating: "There is something wrong with society to make it a crime to watch dog fighting, but there is no law that bans somebody to watch people fight". Mr. King, believes dog fighting should not...
Petition · Save MacauâEUR(TM)s Image, Save Greyhounds
Animals  (tags: abuse, cruelty, animal welfare, animal rights, dogs, death, protection, suffering )

- 16 hours ago -
The Canidrome of Macau is sadly known in the whole world as a place of death, where no greyhound gets out alive. Even now, when the Canidrome is due to close by 2018, the dogs are still continuing to live in shameful conditions and to die without hope.
Sign : Stop Brutal Poachers - Ban Elephant Skin in the United States
Animals  (tags: wildlife, elephants, skin, poaching )

- 13 hours ago -
Did you know that elephant skin is still legal in the United States? Shockingly, elephant skin imports are booming here, paving the way for poachers to ruthlessly slaughter elephants for their hide.
Petition: Fund TAW to Respond 24/7 to 911 Calls and During Weather Crises
Animals  (tags: Extreme Weather, emergecies, Animal welfare act, animal rights, animal control, prevention of suffering, services, prevention act, stronger protection, animal rescues )

- 18 hours ago -
The City of Tulsa Oklahoma Animal Welfare (TAW) is a taxpayer-funded, city owned and operated shelter providing animal control services to residents and animals in Tulsa, Oklahoma. According to its website, TAW is only open to the public 34 h a week.
Petition - Shut Down University of Washington Primate Research Center
Animals  (tags: University of Washington, primate research, primate experiments, needless suffering, alternative methods, Release Into Sanctuary, prevention of further exploitation, prevention of further mistreatment, compassion for animals, animal welfare laws )

- 17 hours ago -
By signing this petition you are supporting the end of primates in research! specifically within the Washington national primate research center at the University of Washington. (WaNPRC) We are urging WaNPRC to stop Acquiring primates once and for all...
PETITION - Stop Declawing Cats in BC
Animals  (tags: declawing cats, cats, research, declawing, Chronic pain, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, humans, protection, suffering, society )

- 7 hours ago -
Cats in BC need your help! Research shows that declawing (amputation) can result in chronic pain (regardless of surgical method or pain management) as well as have serious, long term negative behavioural consequences.
Help Canada's at-Risk Grizzly Bears ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, Canada, grizzly bears, endangered, extinction, habitat, wildanimals, AnimalWelfare )

- 5 hours ago -
From now until January 18th, you have the opportunity to help CanadaâEUR(TM)s at-risk grizzly bear populations get some much-needed help. The federal government wants to hear your thoughts on a proposal to add grizzly bears as a species of Special Concern
Petition-End Exploitative Dairies âEUR" Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, animal advocates, slaughter, suffering, protection )

- 19 hours ago -
End Exploitative Dairies' is FIAPO's campaign to bring legislative reforms, for the welfare of dairy animals. The campaign involves, investigating and bringing to light the state of dairies in India and advancing regulation to ensure basic minimum welfare
Petition - Stop Horse Slaughter
Animals  (tags: blm, round-ups, horse slaughter, needless killings, Animal welfare act, animal rights, prevention of killing healthy animals, prevention of mistreatment, compassion over killings, ethical treatment of animals, stronger protection laws )

- 17 hours ago -
I am a young girl with a passion for rescuing animals. I have been riding and caring for horses since I was five years old. They have always been my favorite animal. My siblings and I are writing this petition to save these poor, innocent creatures...
Petition - Let's Get Grum, a Caracat Cub, Back to His Human Family or Breeder
Animals  (tags: italy, animal seizure, mixed breeds, reunited with owners, animal welfare laws, animal rights, responsible animal ownership, needless suffering, protection and safety, compassion for animals )

- 16 hours ago -
In a tragic Italian story, yesterday morning Thursday 11/01/2018 the Carabinieri made a forced access to the Milan apartment of Anelia Kancheva, a European citizen of Bulgarian origin, where the daughters of thirteen and fifteen also live, with a...
Petition - U.S. Senate: Make Animal Flipping Illegal
Animals  (tags: animal flipping, Stolen pets, profit making, criminal charges, needless suffering, animal welfare laws, animal rights, justice for animals, prevention of further exploitation, prevention of cruelty to animals, stronger protection, prosecution )

- 16 hours ago -
There are many individuals who buy animals cheap/steal them from yards, or find stray or lost dogs and other animals and then they turn around and flip them for profit. These individuals should be stopped from doing so. This should be against the law, and
Sign : Stop Exploiting Exotic Animals for Entertainment
Animals  (tags: exotic animals, exploitation, wildlife )

- 12 hours ago -
Permanently terminate exotic animal races and retire the animals to reputable sanctuaries.
Swedish Zoo Euthanized Nine Healthy Lion Cubs ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, killed, wildlife, protection, AnimalWelfare, environment )

- 6 hours ago -
Please join in demanding that Boras Djurpark release all of its remaining lions to a sanctuary where they will have a real chance
Urge Wyoming's Governor to Stop the Wolf Hunt ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, suffering, protection, environment, habitat, AnimalWelfare, wildanimals )

- 6 hours 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.
Petition - City Council of Effingham IL: Keep Minnie & Betsy At Home
Animals  (tags: Potbellied Pigs, animal welfare act, animal rights, responsible animal ownership, prevention of suffering, prevention of mistreatment, protection, animal welfare laws, adoptable animals )

- 16 hours ago -
Please sign this petition to ask the mayor and city council of Effingham IL to keep Minnie & Betsy at home with their family by adopting an ordinance that allows responsible ownership of potbellied pigs. Thank you so much!
Sign : Save the Narwhal From Extinction
Animals  (tags: narwhals, wildlife, endangered, extinction )

- 12 hours ago -
Save the severely endangered narwhal from the brink of extinction.
Petition - Where Are the Cats of Hartland, MN Disappearing to?
Animals  (tags: stray cats, family cats, community cats, disappearing, animal trapping, Spay and neuter, investigations, animal welfare laws, animal rights, prevention of cruelty to animals, compassion for animals, Ethical Treatment, stronger protection )

- 17 hours ago -
There are approximately 30 stray and feral cats that have been trapped and mysteriously disappeared from Hartland MN. Two family pets have also disappeared - Toby, a 16 year old brown tabby, disappeared over Labor Day weekend, 2017, and Mimi, a...
Sign : Ban the Use of Cyanide to Kill Wildlife
Animals  (tags: traps, cruelty, killing, wildlife, cyanide )

- 12 hours ago -
Call for a complete ban on traps using cyanide to kill predatory species, including deadly M44 devices.
Petition - Animals Toil Under the Scorching Sun in the Ancient City of Petra
Animals  (tags: Animal torture, exploitation of animals, ethical treatment of animals, huge suffering, animal welfare laws, animal rights, prevention of cruelty to animals, prevention of further exploitation, stronger protection, compassion for animals, animaladvocates )

- 12 hours ago -
Visitors go to Petra to marvel at its ancient monuments and temples, yet the "Lost City" has a dark and ugly side: More than 1,300 horses, donkeys, mules, and camels are forced to carry tourists or pull carriages in the city every day, and they are...
Will You Be a Messenger for Monarchs ? PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, AnimalWelfare )

- 6 hours ago -
Monarch butterflies are disappearing from the American West -- but we can save them.
ACTU Animaux - Zaja, Ill Kitten Needs Interferon to Survive- 5 Clicks Every Day to Help Her!
Animals  (tags: )

- 5 hours ago -
Please click the red button 5 times, every day! Click for all there other animals by scrolling down the far left side of the page to the list of animals- click on each animal's photo, then click their red button 5 times- every day, for every animal!
Our Quest for the Elusive Aardvark - Africa Geographic
Animals  (tags: wild animals, conservation, environment, investigation, South Africa )

- 20 hours ago -
Our research led us to Samara Private Game Reserve in the Karoo of South Africa. Why Samara you ask? There are many reasons to go to Samara, but for me the top reason is that during the month of August there are often sightings of aardvark in daylight.
Sign : U.S. Fish and Wildlife: Protect the Endangered Species Act
Animals  (tags: endangered, wildlife, ESA, protection )

- 12 hours ago -
Demand the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service protect the Endangered Species Act.
Sign : Help Fund Wildlife Sanctuaries
Animals  (tags: wild animals, sanctuaries, funding, wildlife )

- 11 hours ago -
Giving state funding to wildlife rescues and sanctuaries would provide them with more resources. They would have the ability to respond to more calls about injured wildlife. Calling a wildlife rescue about an injured animal can be frustrating
PETITION - Ban Leg-Hold Traps in Canada
Animals  (tags: leg-hold traps, canada, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, environment, humans, killing, protection, wildanimals )

- 8 hours ago -
Scared, hungry, thirsty, sick, cold, and trapped for days; this is the reality for animals caught in leg-hold traps. Yet in Canada, every province and territory still has legal leg-hold traps.
What A Sight, Fox Spotted Strolling Along Tynemouth Pier
Animals  (tags: Fox, Tynemouth Pier, Northumberland )

- 15 hours ago -
Heres a sight you do not see everyday. Coast lovers are used to seeing a variety of wildlife along our seafronts such as birds, seals and even the odd dolphin swimming in the sea.

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