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  • Nov
  • 30

Forget Powerball we have already won life’s lottery

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Hope springs eternal, no matter how slim the odds. You can see that in the long lines for Powerball tickets, despite how cold it is outside in most of the 42 states where the jackpot has climbed to hundreds of millions of dollars. No one can be blamed for wanting to win a windfall that […]

  • Nov
  • 8

Yawn, and Your Dog Yawns With You

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We’ve all been there: We’re with our loved ones when suddenly someone’s mouth stretches wide open, their eyes squint shut, and they draw a long, loud breath. Despite our best efforts, our mouths begin to tug open, and before we know it, we’re in a full-on yawn, too, trying to force out words that sound […]

  • Jun
  • 25

Animals Lose Dear Friend Peter Falk

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Many people will remember Peter Falk best as the detective on the hit television series Columbo, but PETA will remember him fondly as a real-life hero for animals. He was one our first celebrity supporters and helped us defeat Bobby Berosini, the Las Vegas animal trainer who was caught beating the orangutans he used in […]

  • Oct
  • 17

Launch of Islamic Animal Rights Site

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This post, written by Sherif Hamdy, originally appeared on The PETA Files. As a Muslim living in America, I know what it is like to feel like a minority. But a recent Pew Forum study suggests that Islam is making inroads towards the cultural mainstream. According to the survey, one out of four people worldwide […]

  • Oct
  • 20

When an Animal Needs Your Help

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I’m distraught. A wonderful long-time member wrote to me about three incidents she had witnessed where animals in need sought human help-and unfortunately did not always receive it. There were so many lessons in these stories that I wanted to share them with you. In one of the stories, a duck with a severely mangled […]

  • Oct
  • 19

How to Handle an Animal Emergency

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The following tips will help you be ready for most common animal emergencies. If you are ever unsure of what to do, please call PETA for help-at any time of the day or night-at 757-622-7382 and dial 2. In any animal emergency, the most important thing to do is remain calm and not leave the […]

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