Black Panther's Danai Gurira Launches Anti-Poaching Campaign

Black Panther's Danai Gurira Launches Anti-Poaching Campaign Jan 11, 2019

Black Panther and Walking Dead star and award-winning playwright, Danai Gurira, has launched a campaign to support anti-poaching efforts and released a Black Panther message to address demand for rhino horn. More
Game of Thrones Star Jerome Flynn: The Vegan Revolution is Coming in 2019

Game of Thrones Star Jerome Flynn: The Vegan Revolution is Coming in 2019 Jan 10, 2019

Game of Thrones star Jerome Flynn — who plays Bronn in the hit series — has teamed up with PETA for a new video exposing the horrors of the meat and dairy industries, urging fans to leave cruelty off their plates in 2019 as many embark on their New Year’s resolutions. More
Stars Record PSA To Help Neglected Dogs

Stars Record PSA To Help Neglected Dogs Jan 10, 2019

To encourage people to keep their animal companions indoors throughout the winter and all year round, PETA is running a public service announcement starring Tom Hardy, Casey Affleck, and Priyanka Chopra in notoriously cold Detroit. More
New Film Teams Up With Humane Society Of The United States To Aid Veterans Through Human-Animal Bond

New Film Teams Up With Humane Society Of The United States To Aid Veterans Through Human-Animal Bond Dec 24, 2018

Last week, Sony Pictures Entertainment and The Humane Society of the United States kicked off their collaboration at an advance screening of A Dog’s Way Home for veterans and their families in the DC area. More
Cloris Leachman Gets Candid In New PETA Pro-Vegetarian Holiday Ad

Cloris Leachman Gets Candid In New PETA Pro-Vegetarian Holiday Ad Dec 24, 2018

As families prepare their holiday menus, Oscar winner Cloris Leachman cuddles up to a rescued turkey named Frank in a brand-new ad for PETA that proclaims, “Give Thanks and Go Vegetarian.” More
Superstar Violinist Vanessa-Mae Receives Prestigious Lord Houghton Animal Welfare Award

Superstar Violinist Vanessa-Mae Receives Prestigious Lord Houghton Animal Welfare Award Dec 21, 2018

Cruelty Free International has presented international superstar violinist Vanessa-Mae with the Lord Houghton Award in recognition of her service and contribution to animal welfare. More
PETA Will Continue Penny Marshall’s Fight for Dogs

PETA Will Continue Penny Marshall’s Fight for Dogs Dec 19, 2018

PETA President Ingrid Newkirk has made the following statement regarding the death of Penny Marshall: More
George Lopez: Give Animals the Gift of a Loving Home — Always Adopt, Never Buy

George Lopez: Give Animals the Gift of a Loving Home — Always Adopt, Never Buy Dec 19, 2018

Just in time for the gift-giving season, TV icon George Lopez is taking aim at people who purchase dogs from pet stores or breeders in a new video for PETA. More
Martha Stewart and Payless Nab PETA Award for Vegan Shoe Collection

Martha Stewart and Payless Nab PETA Award for Vegan Shoe Collection Dec 18, 2018

A Compassionate Collaboration Award is on its way from PETA to Martha Stewart and Payless, whose new “Martha Everyday” footwear line is made with 100 percent vegan leather. More
Mark Rylance's Plea to Tourists: Bear Shows Are Torture — Stay Away

Mark Rylance's Plea to Tourists: Bear Shows Are Torture — Stay Away Dec 17, 2018

“Wherever you see bears performing, they’re suffering,” says Oscar winner Sir Mark Rylance in a new PETA video that details how traveling shows torment bears, from chaining and muzzling them to preventing them from digging, roaming, hibernating, and doing anything else that’s natural and important to them. More
Lewis Hamilton Named PETA U.K.’s 2018 Person of the Year

Lewis Hamilton Named PETA U.K.’s 2018 Person of the Year Dec 11, 2018

Just weeks after being crowned a five-time world champion, Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has added another impressive accolade to his growing collection: PETA U.K.’s 2018 Person of the Year Award. More
Aquaman’s Patrick Wilson Wants You To Be An Ocean Hero

Aquaman’s Patrick Wilson Wants You To Be An Ocean Hero Dec 11, 2018

Patrick Wilson who stars as Orm/Ocean Master in Aquaman has joined with Oceana to ask for everyone’s help in protecting the world’s oceans in a new public service announcement. More
Pete Wicks Is Trapped And Bloody In New Charity Campaign To Ban Fur

Pete Wicks Is Trapped And Bloody In New Charity Campaign To Ban Fur Dec 10, 2018

The Only Way is Essex star Pete Wicks poses trapped and bloody in a series of striking photos and videos by renowned photographer Trevor Leighton to support animal charity Humane Society International UK’s Fur-Free Britain campaign. More
Ashley Greene Supporting the ASPCA in Disaster Relief Efforts

Ashley Greene Supporting the ASPCA in Disaster Relief Efforts Dec 7, 2018

This past Sunday, Dec. 2, Ashley Greene deployed to Northern California to assist the ASPCA in their efforts to help animals affected by the Camp Fire. More
Penélope Cruz and PETA Urge Shoppers to Ditch Fur in New Christmas Ad Campaign

Penélope Cruz and PETA Urge Shoppers to Ditch Fur in New Christmas Ad Campaign Dec 7, 2018

Posing with a feline friend, Oscar winner and fashion icon Penélope Cruz has reunited with PETA for a new ad that proclaims, “Make Us Purr. Don’t Wear Fur.” More
Lily Tomlin Wants American Veterinary Medical Association to Protect Greyhounds From Blood Banks

Lily Tomlin Wants American Veterinary Medical Association to Protect Greyhounds From Blood Banks Dec 6, 2018

This week, Emmy winner Lily Tomlin sent a letter on PETA's behalf to the heads of the Illinois-based American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) urging them to act in response to PETA’s recent eyewitness exposé of Hemopet, a canine blood bank and sham rescue facility that warehouses approximately 200 greyhounds bred for and discarded by the racing industry. More
North Shore Animal League America's Get Your Rescue On Gala Rocks New York City

North Shore Animal League America's Get Your Rescue On Gala Rocks New York City Dec 4, 2018

North Shore Animal League America, the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, celebrated another year of animal rescue work at its annual Get Your Rescue On Gala on Friday, November 30th at Pier 60 At Chelsea Piers. More
Jillian Michaels Calls For New Home For Stanley The Giraffe

Jillian Michaels Calls For New Home For Stanley The Giraffe Nov 26, 2018

Jillian Michaels — who lost her home in Malibu’s Woolsey fire — sent a letter on PETA's behalf asking Malibu Wine Safaris to transfer Stanley the giraffe to a reputable facility, noting that the roadside zoo doesn’t meet his complex needs and can’t ensure his protection during fires, which have become a regular occurrence in Malibu. More
Fur Free Friday: Celebrities Back Call To End Cruel Fur Suffering

Fur Free Friday: Celebrities Back Call To End Cruel Fur Suffering Nov 23, 2018

Ahead of Fur Free Friday, an international day of action on November 23, celebrities are speaking out against the “cruel” suffering of animals killed for the fur trade and backing calls by Animal Defenders International (ADI) to consign this brutal industry to the past. More
32nd Annual Fur Free Friday Demonstration To Be Held In Beverly Hills

32nd Annual Fur Free Friday Demonstration To Be Held In Beverly Hills Nov 23, 2018

Last Chance for Animals (LCA), along with a coalition of animal rights organizations and activists will protest the sale of fur products along Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills as part of the annual Fur Free Friday observance on November 23, 2018. More
Danai Gurira and Bryce Dallas Howard Honored at WildAid Gala

Danai Gurira and Bryce Dallas Howard Honored at WildAid Gala Nov 22, 2018

WildAid announced it raised $2.5 million at its annual fundraising gala, “An Evening in China,” on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel. More
Lily Tomlin Wants Retired Greyhounds Kept Out of Cruel Blood Banks

Lily Tomlin Wants Retired Greyhounds Kept Out of Cruel Blood Banks Nov 22, 2018

With thousands more dogs facing an uncertain future after last week’s vote to ban greyhound racing in Florida, Grace and Frankie star Lily Tomlin sent a letter on PETA's behalf to the head of the National Greyhound Association (NGA) urging him to ensure that unwanted greyhounds are adopted into loving homes and not funneled into blood banks and sham rescue facilities. More
Kevin Smith Celebrates Life This Thanksgiving — He’s Giving Back and Going Vegan

Kevin Smith Celebrates Life This Thanksgiving — He’s Giving Back and Going Vegan Nov 22, 2018

It started with a Farm Sanctuary Compassionate Meals challenge, and today, heading into the holiday season, filmmaker Kevin Smith is grateful to be alive following a massive heart attack that inspired him to adopt a vegan lifestyle, which this year includes advocating alongside his daughter, actress Harley Quinn Smith, for the 46 million turkeys who will be slaughtered for Thanksgiving alone. More
Stars Urge Fashion Industry to Change the Game

Stars Urge Fashion Industry to Change the Game Nov 20, 2018

Vegan stars and influencers Evanna Lynch, Mya, Daniella Monet, Harley Quinn Smith, Cammie Scott, Yovana Mendoza, Jenné Claiborne, and Renee Olstead have teamed up with PETA and Meg and Komie Vora of Los Angeles womenswear brand Delikate Rayne for a new vegan fashion campaign that urges both consumers and businesses to consider the animals who are exploited and killed for fashion — and change the game. More
Stars Speak Out For Turkeys This Thanksgiving

Stars Speak Out For Turkeys This Thanksgiving Nov 19, 2018

With 46 million turkeys raised on inhumane factory farms and slaughtered for Thanksgiving across America, Farm Sanctuary, the organization dedicated to combating the abuses of animal agriculture and encouraging a new awareness and understanding about farm animals, is teaming up with Kaley Cuoco, Joaquin Phoenix, Kevin Smith and his daughter Harley Quinn Smith to encourage people to #BreakTheChain of old traditions by taking the turkey off their plate and sponsoring one instead through Farm Sanctuary’s 33rd annual Adopt a Turkey Project. More
Celebrate the National Dog Show Presented by Purina and Help Raise Funds for Animal Rescue Foundation

Celebrate the National Dog Show Presented by Purina and Help Raise Funds for Animal Rescue Foundation Nov 16, 2018

In celebration of the National Dog Show Presented by Purina and in the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday, Purina will recognize the four-legged friends who make our lives special, especially pets that act as service animals to veterans across the country. More
Kim Basinger Wants California to Cut Out Dissection

Kim Basinger Wants California to Cut Out Dissection Nov 15, 2018

As the California State Board of Education prepares to decide which new educational materials will be incorporated into state schools, PETA supporter Kim Basinger sent the board’s president a letter urging him to leave live-animal experiments and animal dissection out of the curriculum. More
The ASPCA To Host 2018 Humane Awards Luncheon

The ASPCA To Host 2018 Humane Awards Luncheon Nov 13, 2018

The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty Animals) 2018 Humane Awards Luncheon, with Master of Ceremonies Chuck Scarborough, will honor animal heroes who vitally help humans or other animals in extraordinary ways, as well as people who demonstrate great commitment to assisting at-risk animals. More
Downton Abbey Star Says Down With Dog And Cat Meat

Downton Abbey Star Says Down With Dog And Cat Meat Nov 13, 2018

Downton Abbey star Peter Egan joined campaigners from the Dog Meat-Free Indonesia coalition and Care2 to hand deliver a petition to the Indonesian Embassy calling for an end to the country’s brutal dog and cat meat trade. More
Sutton Foster to Host the Humane Society of the United States New York Gala

Sutton Foster to Host the Humane Society of the United States New York Gala Nov 8, 2018

The Humane Society of the United States announces that Tony award-winning actress and singer Sutton Foster will host the 2018 To the Rescue! New York Gala on November 9. More