Blog Entries Tagged as New Year

  • Jan
  • 2

Good reasons to be optimistic about 2013

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It was practically impossible to turn on the television in 2012 without hearing a whole lot of political bickering. And when the news wasn’t dominated by presidential campaign coverage, it was filled with devastating stories about mass shootings, natural disasters, deadly factory fires and other heartbreaking events. So it was easy to miss the positive things that …

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  • Dec
  • 28

See What PETA Accomplished for Animals in 2012—Now on to 2013!

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It was a truly great year for PETA—and for the many animals whose lives were improved and saved by the string of victories won over the past 12 months, all made possible by the vital support of its treasured members.

A new year means new opportunities to help animals, and we all hope 2013 brings even more …

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  • Dec
  • 27

Easy, Useful, and Doable: My New Year’s Resolution

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Ordinarily, resolutions are far too ambitious. I mean, isn’t it pretty unreasonable to give up chocolate, especially the kind with hazelnuts in it? And if you buy an exercise bike, chances are, before long, it’s going to end up as a place to hang your laundry when the dryer is broken, or it’ll be posted on Craigslist.

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  • Dec
  • 24

Make Your 2013 Resolutions Animal-Friendly

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Out with the old and in with the new! New Year’s resolutions are all about the chance to start over and do things differently. You have an opportunity to make this year count for animals by dedicating one of your resolutions to helping them. Pick one or all of these resolutions and you’ll be on the right …

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  • Dec
  • 27

A New Year’s Eve Dog Rescue: How You Can Prevent Tragedy on December 31

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As people break into “Auld Lang Syne,” kiss, blow noisemakers, and raise a toast to the New Year, the noise of fireworks will be causing untold numbers of terrified dogs to flee from their backyards and even their homes. I’d like to raise a toast to my colleagues at PETA who bravely attempted to rescue a stray Rottweiler …

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  • Jan
  • 4

Sir Paul’s Birthday Wish for PETA India

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Sir Paul McCartney

PETA U.S. staffers aren’t the only ones who are excited that the coming year marks 10 years of activism by PETA India . Just in time for PETA India’s birthday, Sir Paul McCartney has sent a letter to India’s prime minister asking him to declare January 12—the day of PETA India’s inauguration—an annual “meat-free day” across the country.

Sir Paul narrated PETA’s hard-hitting “ Glass Walls ” …

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  • Jan
  • 1

New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Actually Want to Keep!

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For most of us, the New Year’s resolutions we make with the best of intentions will be tossed out faster than the holiday fruitcake. Let’s be honest: Getting organized, pinching pennies, and losing weight aren’t much fun. Maybe that’s because-noble as they may be-these resolutions benefit primarily only us.

What if, instead, we resolve to do something …

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