Blog Profile / The PETA Files


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Filed Under:Issues & Causes / Animal Rights & Welfare
Posts on Regator:6941
Posts / Week:14
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Urge Maple Lane Wildlife Farm to Retire Animals to a Reputable Sanctuary!

Please speak up for these animals today, and urge Maple Lane Wildlife Farm to retire them to a reputable sanctuary where their needs can be more adequately met. The post Urge Maple Lane Wildlife Farm to Retire Animals to a Reputable Sanctuary! appeared first on PETA.

Baby Elephant Sick, Likely Because of Zoo’s Desire to Exhibit a Crowd-Pleaser

Below, please find a statement from PETA Foundation Associate Director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement Rachel Mathews in response to news that the baby elephant at the Pittsburgh Zoo... The post Baby Elephant Sick, Likely Because of Zoo’s Desire to Exhibit a Crowd-Pleaser appeared first on PETA.

Pictures: People Are Literally Nursing on Cows at the NY State Fair

In addition to watching vendors push the limits of the uses for a deep fryer, you're going to see some interesting things when you visit the state fair. The post Pictures: People Are Literally Nursing on Cows at the NY State Fair appeared first on PETA.

Feds Fine ‘Call of the Wildman’ Producer for Animal-Welfare Violations

After dragging out an investigation for years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has belatedly fined a producer of Animal Planet’s Call of the Wildman for multiple federal Animal... The post Feds Fine ‘Call of the Wildman’ Producer for Animal-Welfare Violations appeared first on PETA.

Child Rescued From Hot Car: PETA Offers Tips To Prevent More Incidents

Following recent news reports about a 16-month-old girl who had to be rescued from a hot car in East Windsor, PETA is issuing a warning about safety during hot... The post Child Rescued From Hot Car: PETA Offers Tips To Prevent More Incidents appeared first on PETA.

PETA Statement re USDA’s ‘Rubber-Stamping’ Announcement

Please see the following statement from PETA Foundation Vice President Delcianna Winders in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) notice that it’s considering ending its longstanding practice... The post PETA Statement re USDA’s ‘Rubber-Stamping’ Announcement appeared first on PETA.

USDA May Stop Rubber-Stamping AWA License Renewals—but We Must Follow Through

After years of pressure from PETA, the agency is considering cutting its outrageous policy of automatically renewing federal Animal Welfare Act licenses. The post USDA May Stop Rubber-Stamping AWA License Renewals—but We Must Follow Through appeared first on PETA.

Tiger Escape at G.W. Zoo Prompts Call for Employee Safety Inspection

This morning, PETA sent an urgent letter calling on the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to investigate a recent tiger escape at the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal... The post Tiger Escape at G.W. Zoo Prompts Call for Employee Safety Inspection appeared first on PETA.

Nude ‘Zebra’ to Bray in Protest on Circus’s Opening Day in St. Louis

What:    A PETA “zebra”—wearing little more than bodypaint—will be in downtown St. Louis on Thursday, the day of UniverSoul Circus‘ opening-night performance, to urge passersby not to buy... The post Nude ‘Zebra’ to Bray in Protest on Circus’s Opening Day in St. Louis appeared first on PETA.

Victory! Animal Planet’s ‘Call of the Wildman’ Producer Fined

A producer of the "reality" show is finally being hit with a real fine from the USDA for a number of staged scenes that caused animals to suffer. The post Victory! Animal Planet’s ‘Call of the Wildman’ Producer Fined appeared first on PETA.

Jail Time, Psychiatric Care Urged in Puppy-Kicking Case

Today, PETA sent an urgent letter to Miami-Dade County State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle asking her to prosecute vigorously a case involving Miami Beach resident Woody Pierre, who is... The post Jail Time, Psychiatric Care Urged in Puppy-Kicking Case appeared first on PETA.

‘Udderly’ Ridiculous: Humans Will Nurse on ‘Cow’ to Sour Passersby On Milk

What:    Two PETA supporters will stop foot traffic on Thursday by nursing a life-size cow statue to protest the cruel dairy industry, which forcibly impregnates cows and then... The post ‘Udderly’ Ridiculous: Humans Will Nurse on ‘Cow’ to Sour Passersby On Milk appeared first on PETA.

ONLY Help Animals Used for Food? No!

Had we addressed only farming, Ringling would still be on the road and countless other serious abuses would have continued. The post ONLY Help Animals Used for Food? No! appeared first on PETA.

Why Is Chevron Giving Money to “Dogs’ Worst Enemy”?

The oil giant has been in hot water since PETA revealed that it donates money to Texas A&M University, where dogs are tormented. The post Why Is Chevron Giving Money to “Dogs’ Worst Enemy”? appeared first on PETA.

To Make More Money, Fur Farmers in Finland Did THIS to Foxes

Huge rolls of skin, fat, and fur crowd their faces. Their eyes are red and inflamed. This is the misery some arctic foxes endure on Finnish fur farms. The post To Make More Money, Fur Farmers in Finland Did THIS to Foxes appeared first on PETA.

8 Reasons You Should Never Get a Fish Pedicure

A pedicure and penicillin—what people won't tell you about fish pedicures. The post 8 Reasons You Should Never Get a Fish Pedicure appeared first on PETA.

PETA Offers Urgent Information for Safeguarding Animals During Wildfire

Because the Eclipse Complex Fire continues to burn in the area and evacuation warnings are in place for some residents, PETA is offering important advice for ensuring the safety... The post PETA Offers Urgent Information for Safeguarding Animals During Wildfire appeared first on PETA.

Kara Goucher: Running With Your Dog in the Heat Can Be Fatal

Temperatures across the country have soared this summer, and 41 dogs and 33 children have already died of weather-related causes. Now, Olympic silver medalist and long-distance runner Kara Goucher... The post Kara Goucher: Running With Your Dog in the Heat Can Be Fatal appeared first on PETA.

Check Out ‘PETA Global’ Magazine in All Its Interactive Digital Glory

In this summer issue, learn why octopuses are "too super to be supper" and why eating fish is like smoking low-tar cigarettes. The post Check Out ‘PETA Global’ Magazine in All Its Interactive Digital Glory appeared first on PETA.

This Company Wants You to Kill Captive Animals for a Nightlight

If a customer actually wants to feed the animals in this "dino sphere" nightlight—as opposed to letting them starve to death—that costs extra. The post This Company Wants You to Kill Captive Animals for a Nightlight appeared first on PETA.

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