Historic Victory for Animals: Israel Becomes First Nation to Ban Fur

Today, Minister of Environmental Protection Gila Gamliel signed into law a bill that makes Israel the first country in the world to ban the sale of fur. The historic ban follows years of efforts by local activists, PETA, and PETA Honorary Director Pamela Anderson, which included personally lobbying government officials in Tel Aviv and appeals… Read more »

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PETA Statement on Animal Welfare Violations at UT-Austin

Please see PETA Vice President Dr. Alka Chandna’s statement regarding federal documents that reveal three critical animal welfare violations at the University of Texas–Austin: It appears that no animal is safe in the laboratories at the University of Texas–Austin—even beyond the cruel experiments conducted there. According to a just-posted federal inspection report obtained by PETA,… Read more »

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Urgent: PETA Warns That Dogs May Die in Extreme Heat Wave—Vital Tips Here

A dog had to be rescued from a hot car in Fall River over the weekend, and this week’s soaring temperatures—a heat warning is in effect—will put dogs at high risk of enduring heat prostration and death, so PETA is issuing an urgent warning to anyone with a dog: Touch the pavement to ensure that… Read more »

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Sexually Abusing and Bleeding Cows in Milk Test: Penn State, MSG Giant Slammed by PETA

Please see PETA Vice President Shalin Gala’s statement regarding a recent animal experiment coauthored by Ajinomoto and Pennsylvania State University: The world’s leading maker of MSG has harmed dogs and other animals for years—and now it’s using cows in experiments that are more like sexual abuse than science. In a recently published experiment at The… Read more »

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Victory! Genesco Bans Alpaca After PETA Appeal

After PETA shared a first-of-its-kind exposé revealing that crying alpacas are roughly shorn, cut open, and left bleeding from deep wounds, footwear and accessories retailer Genesco has agreed to ban alpaca fleece from all its brands, which include Johnston & Murphy and Journeys. In thanks, PETA is sending the company a box of delicious vegan… Read more »

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Horse-Whipping Jumper Fined, Suspended After PETA Complaint

In a move that puts all competitive riders on notice, the United States Equestrian Federation has issued Grand Prix jumper Kevin Lemke a four-month suspension and a $4,000 fine for excessive force after he viciously whipped a horse at California’s Desert International Horse Park. PETA called for a probe after video footage from a January… Read more »

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