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  • Oct
  • 14

All the Feels: ‘Why Don’t You Want Me?’ Song Promotes Animal Adoption

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Imagine what it would feel like if your family members decided that they no longer wanted you and left you at a shelter to fend for yourself. What if you were in an unfamiliar place and locked inside a cage with no idea where your next meal was coming from or how you’d survive? Someone […]

  • Aug
  • 11

Dogs Can Die Chained in the Sun

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For a dog confined to a pen or chained outside without shelter, the sweltering heat and raging storms of summer are more than just miserable: They can be life-threatening. While we all believe that dogs deserve to live indoors and be treated like family, nothing makes a bigger difference to a dog who is forced […]

  • Dec
  • 26

‘No-kill’ is no solution to animal homelessness

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Last year, a family called PETA seeking help for their dying cat. The cat was elderly, rail thin, cold to the touch, moaning and too weak even to lift his head. Despite his hopeless condition, a local “no-kill” shelter had refused to help him because the family could not afford the mandatory 40-dollar surrender fee. […]

  • Nov
  • 27

Be an Angel This Holiday Season

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The lonely dog sitting on a patch of dirt in the bitter cold with a heavy chain pulling at his or her neck isn’t enjoying life—that dog is miserable, just as you or I would be if we were left out in the ice, snow, and freezing temperatures of winter. The season is a long, […]

  • Nov
  • 6

The (Dog) Housing Crisis

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It’s finally here: Election Day. As I head to the polls today, a lot will be on my mind and likely yours too: everything from the economy and the environment to civil rights and unemployment. One particular housing crisis that may not make the nightly news has been an issue at the front of my […]

  • Oct
  • 23

Paper, Plastic, or Dog: Our Disposable Society Takes On a New Life

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Paper, Plastic, or Dog: Our Disposable Society Takes On a New Life

These days, you can’t turn on the TV or look at a magazine without being “greened.” We’re guided to the best green car, the most savory green restaurant, or the most efficient green energy system. Emissions are examined, and thermostats are tightened-and our belts are not far behind. We compost, compact, and conserve, lest our […]

  • Dec
  • 23

Best of PETA Prime: Remembering Animal Shelters at the Holidays

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Those who care for animals at our community animal shelters are often taken for granted. Working under the most stressful conditions, these unsung heroes deserve our special thanks, and the holiday season can be an ideal time to show our appreciation. Many animal shelters are in dire financial shape—especially those impacted by the current economic […]

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