Entries by CK Pets

New Jersey Becomes First State Ever to Ban Traveling Wild-Animal Acts

With New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy’s signature, “Nosey’s Law” is officially on the books! Despite a setback for the bill under the former administration, the Garden State is now the first state ever to enact a ban on traveling wild-animal acts. The Elephant Sanctuary   This monumental victory for animals comes after more than a […]

PETA President Takes On the Elephant Slave Trade

Right now, elephants in India—some with tuberculosis, most with rotted, painful feet—are being beaten with bullhooks to make them fearful, compliant, and willing to let tourists ride on their backs. They’ve been beaten badly since they were removed from their mothers and put into chains. But right now, PETA and PETA India are battling to […]

WATCH: Coyote Pups Are Left Motherless, Thanks to Canada Goose

Today is #CanadaGooseKillsDay, and PETA has teamed up with legendary actor Tara Strong to tell the story of Alice, a mother coyote who’s trapped and killed so that cruel Canada Goose can turn her into fur trim for its jackets. In the video, the Canadian actor reveals the plight of coyotes who are used for […]

5 Times You Probably Ate Animal Rectums and Didn’t Know It

There’s a pretty good chance that you’ve eaten foods made from animal rectums recently. You might even be eating one right now. Read on to find out if your diet warrants its own Sir Mix-A-Lot song. Some of these may surprise you. Hot Dogs and Bologna Snoop Dogg couldn’t handle finding out how hot dogs […]

Here’s How PETA Helps Freezing Dogs Survive the Long, Harsh Winter

The worst of winter is right around the corner, which means that the staff of PETA’s Community Animal Project (CAP) is working overtime to give neglected dogs some relief as temperatures drop. So far, CAP has delivered over 300 doghouses to these dogs, who are treated like cheap alarm systems rather than family members. They […]

Why You Should Never Put an Animal Under Your Christmas Tree

Holiday commercials and viral videos make it seem like it must be a great idea to shove an animal wearing a big red bow under a Christmas tree while heartwarming music plays in the background. But by January, many of those “present” animals will have joined the more than 6 million who enter shelters in […]

Froggipedia, a Virtual-Dissection App, Is Apple’s Top iPad App of 2018

Froggipedia, a virtual-dissection app available on iTunes, has just been named Apple’s iPad App of the Year! This is huge news for animals. Dissecting actual animals in classrooms is a cruel, archaic, and pointless method of exploring their anatomies. Frogs are taken from their natural homes, transported across long distances, and killed so that they […]

More Mohair Wins! Williams-Sonoma, zulily, Others Pledge to Save Goats

Make that 341! Retail giants Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.,  and Qurate Retail Group have banned mohair across their brands. Fast Retailing is one of the largest global apparel retailers, with brands that include Theory, Helmut Lang, and J Brand. Qurate owns QVC, HSN, zulily, Ballard Designs, Frontgate, Garnet Hill, Grandin Road, and Improvements, […]

Wildfire Heroes Are All PETA’s 2018 Person of the Year

PETA is recognizing the efforts of countless fire departments, organizations, agencies, and individuals who helped rescue animals during the unprecedented 2018 California wildfires. Many lost their homes, sustained burns, and dropped everything to save the lives of humans and other animals—for those selfless actions, 2018 is dedicated to them. San Mateo Fire DepartmentBernie was rescued […]

Another Fashion Victory! Chanel Bans Fur and Exotic Skins

Written by PETA | December 3, 2018 Breaking news! The champagne corks are popping at PETA, thanks to Chanel’s announcement that it’s kicking fur and exotic skins—including crocodile, lizard, and snake skin—to the curb. For decades, PETA has called on the brand to opt for cruelty-free fashion that no animal had to suffer and die […]