Carol Burnett Speaks Up For Virginia’s Backyard Dogs

Carol Burnett Speaks Up For Virginia’s Backyard Dogs Jul 8, 2019

In advance of her upcoming show in Richmond later this month, comedy icon and PETA supporter Carol Burnett is urging legislators to go one step further to protect animals by banning 24/7 dog chaining across the state. More
TLC’s Chilli Blasts UniverSoul Circus in New PETA Campaign

TLC’s Chilli Blasts UniverSoul Circus in New PETA Campaign Jul 3, 2019

Sitting on a circus pedestal with a heavy ball and chain wrapped around her ankle, Chilli — of the multiplatinum trio TLC — stars in a new ad campaign for PETA that blasts UniverSoul Circus, which is based in her native Atlanta and is notorious for using abusive exhibitors with long histories of animal welfare violations. More
Pamela Anderson’s Birthday Wish: Freedom for Orca of Same Age

Pamela Anderson’s Birthday Wish: Freedom for Orca of Same Age Jul 2, 2019

Pamela Anderson's birthday is this week, and the only gift that she wants is freedom for Corky — an orca the same age as her — who was captured in 1969 off the British Columbia coast near Anderson’s hometown and is currently being held captive at SeaWorld. More
Alex Morgan and Kyrie Irving Named Most Beautiful Vegan Celebrities

Alex Morgan and Kyrie Irving Named Most Beautiful Vegan Celebrities Jun 28, 2019

The time has come for PETA to crown the Most Beautiful Vegan Celebrities of 2019, and this year’s titles are going to two athletes at the top of their games: co-captain of the U.S. women’s national soccer team Alex Morgan and NBA point guard Kyrie Irving. More
Anjelica Huston to Host 70th Birthday Bash for PETA President

Anjelica Huston to Host 70th Birthday Bash for PETA President Jun 28, 2019

On Sunday, Oscar winner Anjelica Huston will host a special 70th birthday celebration for PETA President Ingrid Newkirk at vegan chef Matthew Kenney’s foodie paradise, Plant Food + Wine. More
Sir Paul McCartney Seeks Help for Dogs at Texas A&M

Sir Paul McCartney Seeks Help for Dogs at Texas A&M Jun 27, 2019

Hot on the heels of his tour stop in Texas, Sir Paul McCartney is urging Texas A&M University (TAMU) President Michael K. Young to end TAMU’s muscular dystrophy experiments on dogs, for which golden retrievers are deliberately bred to have a crippling form of muscular dystrophy that leaves them struggling to walk, swallow, and even breathe. More
Alec Baldwin Will Pose Question to SeaWorld Executives at Annual Meeting

Alec Baldwin Will Pose Question to SeaWorld Executives at Annual Meeting Jun 12, 2019

“When will SeaWorld stop allowing trainers to use dolphins as surfboards, standing on their faces and backs, to perform circus-style shows?” In the wake of the Canadian Parliament’s passage of a bill yesterday to end the captivity of whales and dolphins there, that’s the question that Alec Baldwin will pose to SeaWorld executives at the company’s annual online meeting on Wednesday. More
Doris Day Remembered For Work As Animal Champion

Doris Day Remembered For Work As Animal Champion May 16, 2019

Screen legend Doris Day, who died earlier this week, has been remembered by PETA for her work with animals. More
Morrissey to Recruit Concertgoers to Help Get NYC Fur Ban Passed

Morrissey to Recruit Concertgoers to Help Get NYC Fur Ban Passed May 9, 2019

Singer Morrissey has invited PETA to enlist fans at each of his upcoming Broadway shows to write to their council members in support of the New York City fur ban, which will be the subject of a city hall hearing on May 15. More
Mayim Bialik Throws Support Behind the RAISE Act to End Classroom Dissection

Mayim Bialik Throws Support Behind the RAISE Act to End Classroom Dissection May 1, 2019

As she gears up for the final season of her überpopular hit show The Big Bang Theory, actor, mother, and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik has sent a letter on PETA's behalf to California lawmakers urging them to vote YES on Assembly Bill 1586 — the PETA-cosponsored Replacing Animals in Science Education (RAISE) Act—which would leave animal dissection out of the state’s K–12 classrooms. More
Morrissey Enlists Fans to Target Canada Goose During Upcoming Tour

Morrissey Enlists Fans to Target Canada Goose During Upcoming Tour Apr 17, 2019

As singer Morrissey embarks on a Canadian tour this spring, he has a message for Canada Goose CEO Dani Reiss: More
Celebrities Join Call for Putin to Free Orcas From Whale Jail

Celebrities Join Call for Putin to Free Orcas From Whale Jail Mar 21, 2019

Over the weekend, a coalition of celebrities and PETA supporters — including actors Kate Mara, Mark Ruffalo, Maisie Williams, Hayden Panettiere, Edward Norton, and Adrian Grenier — signed onto a letter sent by the Earth Island Institute urging Russian President Vladimir Putin to ensure that the more than 80 whales currently held captive in Srednyaya Bay are released back into their ocean homes. More
Floriana Lima Demands End to Near-Drowning Test

Floriana Lima Demands End to Near-Drowning Test Mar 19, 2019

In a new video for PETA, Ohio native and Ohio State University (OSU) alumna Floriana Lima — known for her roles in Lethal Weapon, Supergirl, and Netflix’s The Punisher — pulls back the curtain on a laboratory practice called “the forced swim test,” which is used at OSU, the University of Cincinnati, and Case Western Reserve University. More
Chris Smalling Jumps to Animals' Defense

Chris Smalling Jumps to Animals' Defense Mar 15, 2019

Sinking a deft midair kick to shield a group of animals, Manchester United defender Chris Smalling stars in a brand-new PETA U.K. campaign that proclaims, “Be Their Biggest Defender. Try Vegan!” More
PETA Asks Flo Rida And Others To Not Perform At SeaWorld

PETA Asks Flo Rida And Others To Not Perform At SeaWorld Feb 15, 2019

After SeaWorld announced the musical lineup for its annual Seven Seas Food Festival, PETA began targeting the performers set to play (including Flo Rida, 98 Degrees, Lifehouse, Sugar Ray, and The Fray) with a series of memes featuring the artists’ own song lyrics — with a slight twist. More
Victoria Beckham Bans Exotic Skins

Victoria Beckham Bans Exotic Skins Feb 15, 2019

Following years of urging by PETA U.K., fashion icon and designer Victoria Beckham has pledged to stop using exotic skins in her designs. More
Pamela Anderson’s Valentine’s Day Video Message

Pamela Anderson’s Valentine’s Day Video Message Feb 14, 2019

PETA Honorary Director Pamela Anderson's has revealed a sex tip in a new video on Twitter for Valentine’s Day: Vegans make better lovers. More
This is Us Star Tackles Dissection for PETA

This is Us Star Tackles Dissection for PETA Feb 7, 2019

School is back in session after the winter break, and This Is Us is back from its holiday hiatus — and 11-year-old star of the series Faithe Herman has a message for teenagers everywhere: Exercise your right to say “no” to dissection. More
Luis Gerardo Mendez Says Family Is Family — Dogs Belong Indoors

Luis Gerardo Mendez Says Family Is Family — Dogs Belong Indoors Jan 28, 2019

Raising a toast to his dog, Tuba, Club de Cuervos star Luis Gerardo Méndez stars in a new ad for PETA Latino that proclaims, “Here’s to Family.” More
Kate del Castillo Launches Anti-Violence PETA Campaign

Kate del Castillo Launches Anti-Violence PETA Campaign Jan 21, 2019

In a news conference held last week at PETA's Bob Barker Building in Los Angeles, TV superstar Kate del Castillo launched her new PETA campaign urging people to help prevent violence against humans by always reporting violence against animals. 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
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
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
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