The Humane Society of the United States released Thursday what it says is video showing gruesome images of many dead chickens -- and in some cases, mummified chicken carcasses -- at a farm in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Lawyers for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals will face off against those with SeaWorld in a Southern California federal court Monday after the animal rights group filed a lawsuit to declare that five killer whales are being held in slavery or involuntary servitude in violation of the 13th Amendment.
Thad Lacinak, former SeaWorld employee, responds to a PETA lawsuit claiming SeaWorld is enslaving killer whales.
PETA wants O.J. Simpson's house.
If you've got visions of a puppy wiggling under the Christmas tree this year, hold on a second. First, resist the urge to surprise your family with a cute and cuddly pet. To ensure a smooth transition, discuss routine tasks beforehand such as feeding, grooming, getting home to let the dog out, and poop patrol. If you absolutely, positively must have a puppy or kitten under the tree, then consider this your holiday pet to-do list.
CNN''s Anderson Cooper finds some humor in Jimmy Kimmel's holiday challenge to parents.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has slapped the parent company of the "Greatest Show on Earth" with a record penalty for alleged animal welfare violations.
McDonald's and Target dropped an egg supplier this week after an activist group released disturbing video showing what it says shows animal cruelty at three of the company's barns.
Military war dogs took center stage Monday afternoon on Capitol Hill, where they were honored for their service.
A lawsuit claiming systematic abuse and exploitation of elephants by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus was dismissed Friday by a federal appeals court.
Nearly 800 dogs were rescued by a Chinese animal protection group last Saturday night in the city of Zigong, in southwest Sichuan province.
The Humane Society of the United States said Wednesday it does not fault authorities in Ohio for using lethal force against exotic animals running loose.
The Ohio Zoo's veterinary staff is on scene in Zanesville, Ohio, to help sedate and capture dozens of exotic animals.
Activists and a city council candidate announced a campaign Tuesday to make the progressive, trendy city of West Hollywood, California -- home to the Sunset Strip -- the first fur-free city in the United States.
CNN's John Vause talks with Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale about the deadly flooding.
President Barack Obama has signed a law that specifically bans so-called "crush videos" -- depictions of small animals being tortured to death by humans. The legislation came in response to a Supreme Court ruling this year striking down a broader congressional law dealing with animal cruelty.
Undercover video shot at one of the nation's largest turkey producers shows what an animal rights group calls cruel and inhumane treatment of birds.
The Humane Society says it has proof of animal abuse and unsanitary conditions at a major egg farm.
A group that protects the welfare of animals has released an undercover video it claims shows animal abuse at a Texas farm operated by the largest egg producer in the United States.
Three U.S. senators introduced legislation Monday to specifically ban so-called "crush videos" -- depictions of small animals being tortured to death by humans.
PETA - the animal rights activist group whose monthly stage blood budget must run in the quadruple to quintuple digits - today staged a pro-vegan publicity stunt at the intersection of W. 45th Street and Broadway in New York City's Times Square. Legendary proponents of nearly-nude public antics, the cadre's toned and comely volunteers assumed corpse poses upon human-sized, plastic-swaddled (don't they know how hazardous that is?) "meat" trays bedecked with stickers proclaiming, "Billions of Animals Are Abused and Violently Killed Because You Eat Meat."
When animal rights activist Jasmin Singer found herself face to face with a scientist who conducts animal testing, a cupcake was exchanged instead of harsh words.
The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law designed to stop the sale and marketing of videos showing dogfights and other acts of animal cruelty, saying it is an unconstitutional violation of free speech.
Not content to sit quietly at home eating their tofu cutlets, more and more vegetarians, it seems, are taking action, trying to get the carnivorous masses to change their ways.
Actress and animal rights activist Eva Mendes talks about her involvement in PETA's latest anti-fur video.
Actress and animal rights activist Eva Mendes hopes you'll shun fur as you shop for the holidays.
The Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of a law designed to stop the sale of dog fighting videos.
The Supreme Court voiced deep free speech concerns Tuesday about a law designed to stop the sale and marketing of videos showing dog fights and other acts of animal cruelty.
The DWTS judge poses with her cat Shadow to bring awareness about spaying and neutering pets
A man who roasted his pet dog to enjoy as a meal with his family and friends escaped prosecution after authorities in New Zealand determined the animal was killed humanely.
Calls for a change to New Zealand law after a man legally killed and cooked his pet dog. (Warning: Graphic content)
Michael Vick, recently reinstated to the NFL after being freed from federal prison after a dogfighting-related conviction, has signed a two-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles, according to his agent, Joel Segal.
On Earth Day on Wednesday, Dr. David Jentsch marched at the head of a column of UCLA students and faculty members to the chant of, "Stand up for science!" Across the street a smaller but equally vocal group of animal rights advocates chanted, "U-C-L-A, how many animals have you killed today!"
Supporters of animal research in Los Angeles chant, "Animal research wanted here."
Just because they named their new CD "Yes," does not mean that British electro-pop duo, the Pet Shop Boys, will agree to just about anything.
Are circus elephants abused? Or are the elephants under the big top healthy and thriving in a caring environment?
The Humane Society has accused a federally funded primate center of mistreating chimpanzees and other primates, saying that some animals showed signs of psychosis and self-mutilation.
The shotgun blast rips into the stray dog's midsection, sending it tumbling over and over. Agonizing yelps echo through the streets as it tries to reach and bite at the gaping wound. Minutes later, the dog is dead.
Baghdad authorities launch a controversial campaign to kill street dogs. CNN's Arwa Damon reports. (Viewer discretion)
Qin Xiaona used to visit the suburban Xiaotangshan Sanatorium in the summer to escape the scorching temperature in the city. Now she comes here to turn up the heat on a subject close to her heart.
The Golden Globe winner and his Chihuahua, Jaws, star in a new spay and neuter campaign
The animal-rights' group lauds the star for helping those who are defenseless
TIME talks to Humane Society president Wayne Pacelle about eating meat, factory farming and California's Proposition 2
George Augustin is looking for "the one." He strolls past the 50 cinder block and glass cages that stretch across the Atlanta Humane Society's large dog room, just as he has many times before.
Millions of dogs need forever homes. Gail Buchwald of the ASPCA tells Headline News why shelter dogs make great pets.
An animal rescue group on Sunday picked up a U.S. soldier's adopted dog from Iraq, ending the soldier's weeks-long struggle to send the animal to her Minnesota home.
A heavily edited undercover video taken by PETA at a pig farm shows workers hitting pigs with metal rods and kicking them.
Animal rights campaigners were holding a meeting Tuesday with Britain's Ministry of Defence to argue against the use of bearskin in the iconic furry headgear worn by royal guards at Buckingham Palace.
CNN's John Vause says smog remains a problem, despite Beijing's efforts to clear the air.
Animal-rights activists want the U.S. to stop using animals as subjects to help train its military, calling the medical and trauma exercises cruel
A 911 call shows the desperate fight to save a man attacked by a grizzly bear in California.
Do you want a dog who's a "couch potato" or a "free spirit"? A growing number of animal shelters are using tests to match prospective owners with just the right pet
Dita Von Teese, who stars in PETA's new Animal Birth Control campaign, is a long-time wearer of fur. And the animal-rights organization says it's okay with that.
The Hardee's and Carl's Jr. fast-food chains will begin purchasing eggs and pork from suppliers who do not keep animals in cages or crates, spokesmen for Hardee's and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said Wednesday.
The woman who paid $7,400 on eBay for 22 Michael Vick football cards, chewed up and slobbered on by two Missouri dogs, acknowledges she hadn't heard of the star football player before he was indicted for dogfighting.
Last week's column about PETA asking the NFL to include cruelty to animals among the violations in its Code of Personal Conduct drew passionate response, much of it from hunters such as Dave Winkworth of Pittsburgh, PA, who wrote:
St. Louis Rams defensive end Leonard Little killed a woman whose car he hit while driving drunk in 1998, and then six years later -- showing how he'd learned his lesson -- Little was stopped for drunk driving again.
No matter how you feel about Michael Vick or the folks at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), only a drooling, spiral-eyed sadist would insist that drowning, hanging or electrocuting innocent dogs should be an unpunishable offense, let alone allowing them to rip each other to shreds for fun and profit. Guilty dogs should be included in that statement, too.
This article originally appeared in Sports Illustrated on June 4, 2007.
Did the presidential candidate really pull a Clark Griswold on his poor family dog? Ana Marie Cox reports
Amid all the planning for another hurricane emergency, New Orleans officials now have to make provisions for animals too
It's the nightmare of pet lovers everywhere: Their beloved Fido or Whiskers gets lost, is scooped up by animal thieves, then sold to be dissected in a university research lab.
A celebrity in the animal kingdom, polar bear cub Knut is no stranger to TV cameras, visiting fans and posing for Vanity Fair photographer Annie Leibovitz.
The legal concept of the Public Nuisance has for long been recognized throughout all the civilized countries of the world. Basically, and unadorned by the tortured language of the legal profession, a public nuisance is one who uses property to annoy or damage an individual or the general public. Occasionally the annoyance or damage is sufficiently grievous for the public nuisance to suffer some sort of penalty.
While pets across America cuddle in their owners' laps, sleep at the foot of a bed or fetch a ball in the backyard, countless others have no such comforts.
On the flooded streets of New Orleans you can hear the dogs barking for miles. They are trapped -- in houses, on roofs, tied to porches. They are frightened and hungry.
Watching Eric Rudolph be sentenced to life in prison this week for his terror bombings, I wondered whether he and his followers represent the future of domestic terrorism or the past.
Thousands of live animals and wildlife products are being traded illegally every week on the Internet, according to a study by an animal protection group.
Violent animal rights extremists and eco-terrorists now pose one of the most serious terrorism threats to the nation, top federal law enforcement officials say.
A leading animal rights group has accused a northern Virginia laboratory of animal cruelty -- including charges of punching and choking lab monkeys -- and has produced a videotape to prove it.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), citing recent Securities and Exchange Commission rulings, said Wednesday that the boards of General Electric and two other companies must allow shareholders to vote on resolutions seeking to replace "painful and deadly" animal testing with more humane alternatives.
McDonald's, the world's number one fast-food restaurant and second-largest buyer of chicken, is studying whether to switch its chicken suppliers over to the least-cruel slaughter method, the animal rights group PETA said Tuesday.
An animal rights group released a videotape Tuesday showing slaughterhouse workers with a KFC Corp. supplier jumping on live chickens and slamming them into walls, apparently for fun.
Canada is once again at the center of an environmental row as it begins the largest seal hunt in more than half a century.
This is PETA's Super Bowl ad pitch to CBS: Two scantily clad women try to seduce a pizza man but discover that he can't deliver "the goods". CBS rejected the ad. PETA says the network isn't playing fair.
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