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  • Sep
  • 23

Have You Seen ‘The Magazine That Speaks Up for Animals’?

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One of the many benefits of being a PETA member is getting PETA’s Animal Times magazine in the mail. Members should have the newest issue now, which is chock full of animal rights information and compelling photos, including news from PETA’s international affiliates, celebrity updates, animal rescues, investigation coverage, delicious recipes, and much more. We […]


  • Sep
  • 22

Renaissance Fairs Should Bid Farewell to Elephant Rides

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Nosey the elephant at USA Flea Market in Port Richey, Florida. Hugo Liebel holding money text to the bullhook.

What do elephants have to do with 16th century medieval reenactments? Not a thing. Yet, at Renaissance festivals across the country, they are forced to plod in endless circles, day after day, giving rides to paying customers. When used on the fair circuit, elephants are chained inside tractor trailers and hauled from one venue to […]


  • Sep
  • 21

This Election Season, Let’s Cut the Pork

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In this vitriolic campaign season, it may seem like there’s more that divides Americans than unites us. But there is one issue that we should all readily agree on: We need to cut the pork. I mean the kind that comes from pigs.             A pork-free platform appeals to the […]


  • Sep
  • 20

Avoid Cat-astrophic Boredom With Kitty Food Puzzles

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Cats are intelligent hunters who love to work for their food. But many kitties who live indoors with their human companions have few opportunities to engage in such natural hunting and foraging behaviors. This lack of mental stimulation can lead to boredom, obesity, and even aggression. But letting cats outside puts them at grave risk […]


  • Sep
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Prime Guide to Disaster Preparedness for Animals

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It pays to be prepared to help your animal companions when disasters strike. Who can forget those awful images after the tsunami of people and animals displaced by the flooding? Like so many people, I wanted to help but didn’t have the skills. So I took some classes in disaster response and started thinking about […]


  • Sep
  • 15

‘C’ Is for Compassion: PETA’s Humane Education Program Teaches Kids to Be Kind

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Since so many young people bully and abuse others—their peers as well as animals—it’s important for educators to teach students to be kind and empathetic. That’s why TeachKind—PETA’s humane-education division—has revamped its popular classroom resource, the Share the World curriculum kit, and is sending free copies to 26,000 elementary schools nationwide. Share the World is […]


  • Sep
  • 14

Get to Know this Year’s 5 Female Sexiest Vegan Over 50 Contest Finalists

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Yesterday we featured the male finalists in the Sexiest Vegan Over 50 Contest, today we’re getting to know the 5 female finalists of 2016: Lori Girshick Why did you go vegan? I had been vegetarian for 7 years because I thought it was a healthy way to eat. Then I learned about vivisection and factory farming. I’m not […]


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