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Vote for PETA in the 15th Annual Veggie Awards!

Vote for PETA in the 15th Annual Veggie Awards!

Our supporters know that we’re great at what we do—and now we can let the whole vegan world know. PETA is on the ballot twice in 2016’s VegNews Veggie Awards!

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This year, PETA has been nominated for Favorite Nonprofit Organization and Favorite App (feel free to write us in as your favorite website, too!). The winners of each category will be featured in the November/December 2016 Edition of VegNews Magazine.

Aside from giving kudos to your favorite vegan products, people, and places, you’re also automatically entered to win a number of great prizes when you vote. VegNews is giving away a $ 250 shopping spree at Vegan Essentials, a vegan cheese party pack from Miyoko’s Kitchen, a year’s supply of So Delicious ice cream, and—to the grand prize winner—the world’s most powerful food processor (probably), a Vitamix blender. In addition, every week in August, VegNews will choose one winner to receive a beauty box from 100% Pure.

We’re honored to be mentioned alongside great companies such as Follow Your Heart and Beyond Meat, but all this greatness in one place means the competition sets a high bar! Please go and vote for PETA now. In case you’re not familiar with how remarkable we are and why we should win, allow us to reintroduce ourselves.

Your Favorite Nonprofit Organization

Dog Gets a Kiss at PETA's Mobile Clinic

PETA is the largest animal rights organization in the world, with more than 5 million members and supporters worldwide. Our social media reach is vast, meaning more folks around the globe are engaged in the animal rights movement through us than any other source. For over 35 years, we’ve achieved groundbreaking success and unprecedented victories. From cockroaches to primates, no animal’s suffering goes unnoticed.

Your Favorite App for Animals

PETA’s life-changing iPhone app revolutionized how people can help animals. The easy-to-use app lets users take action with one click to help win essential victories for living beings. In less than a minute, you can ask retailers to stop selling animals’ skins, tell the circus to get out of your town, and even demand that the U.S. Department of Agriculture pay attention. Did we mention that it’s free?

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Vote for PETA in the 15th Annual Veggie Awards!

Vote for PETA in the 15th Annual Veggie Awards!

Our supporters know that we’re great at what we do—and now we can let the whole vegan world know. PETA is on the ballot twice in 2016’s VegNews Veggie Awards!

© iStock.com/Nebojsa Curcic

This year, PETA has been nominated for Favorite Nonprofit Organization and Favorite App (feel free to write us in as your favorite website, too!). The winners of each category will be featured in the November/December 2016 Edition of VegNews Magazine.

Aside from giving kudos to your favorite vegan products, people, and places, you’re also automatically entered to win a number of great prizes when you vote. VegNews is giving away a $ 250 shopping spree at Vegan Essentials, a vegan cheese party pack from Miyoko’s Kitchen, a year’s supply of So Delicious ice cream, and—to the grand prize winner—the world’s most powerful food processor (probably), a Vitamix blender. In addition, every week in August, VegNews will choose one winner to receive a beauty box from 100% Pure.

We’re honored to be mentioned alongside great companies such as Follow Your Heart and Beyond Meat, but all this greatness in one place means the competition sets a high bar! Please go and vote for PETA now. In case you’re not familiar with how remarkable we are and why we should win, allow us to reintroduce ourselves.

Your Favorite Nonprofit Organization

Dog Gets a Kiss at PETA's Mobile Clinic

PETA is the largest animal rights organization in the world, with more than 5 million members and supporters worldwide. Our social media reach is vast, meaning more folks around the globe are engaged in the animal rights movement through us than any other source. For over 35 years, we’ve achieved groundbreaking success and unprecedented victories. From cockroaches to primates, no animal’s suffering goes unnoticed.

Your Favorite App for Animals

PETA’s life-changing iPhone app revolutionized how people can help animals. The easy-to-use app lets users take action with one click to help win essential victories for living beings. In less than a minute, you can ask retailers to stop selling animals’ skins, tell the circus to get out of your town, and even demand that the U.S. Department of Agriculture pay attention. Did we mention that it’s free?

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New PETA Stickers Expose Products Tested on Animals

New PETA Stickers Expose Products Tested on Animals

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Did you know that April 24 to 30, 2016, is World Week for Animals in Laboratories?

Given the number of cruelty-free options out there, it’s hard to believe that every year, hundreds of thousands of rabbits, rats, mice, guinea pigs, and other animals have chemicals smeared on their skin or in their eyes and are poisoned and killed in archaic tests.

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Do you know someone who is unaware of what testing on animals really looks like?

On behalf of animals in laboratories, let that person know what really goes into every bottle of animal-tested dish soap, mascara, and laundry detergent by labeling the products yourself with our new stickers. And if he or she has products that weren’t tested on animals, label those, too!

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Fill out the form below, and we’ll send you a page of stickers with both options as well as a copy of PETA’s Cruelty-Free Shopping Guide for you to share—for free.

Note: To maximize the chances of these arriving to you by April 24, please place your order by April 10.

All fields in bold are mandatory.

By submitting this form, you are agreeing to our collection, storage, use, and disclosure of your personal info in accordance with our privacy policy as well as to receiving e-mails from us.

For more ways to help animals:

If you’re already a member of the Action Team, check out other ways that you can save animals by using stickers.

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How to Help America’s Loneliest Elephants

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Take a few minutes to help these wonderful animals. All it takes is a few clicks to show your support for each of these elephants. These campaigns do work!

Take Action to Help America’s Loneliest Elephants

Despite plans to phase out its elephant program, the Bronx Zoo refuses to send Happy to a sanctuary. Below, you can ask zoo officials to do the right thing. Elephants are highly social animals who form strong, lasting bonds with their families. They work together to solve problems and rely on the wisdom, judgment, and experience of their eldest relatives. In the wild, the elephants featured on this page would have spent their entire lives with their families. Captive elephants forced…
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NFL Star on Being Vegan

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Think you can’t be a pro athlete while being vegan? think again.

Indianapolis Colt ‘Feels Great’ Being Vegan

As a wide receiver for the NFL, Griff Whalen needs to be one of the most agile players on the field. He began looking into nutrition two years ago and found a perfect solution: A vegan lifestyle has made him feel leaner and lighter. And he’s not shy about it, either—his website proudly declares that he’s “plant powered.” Watch Griff’s exclusive chat with PETA about…
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What You Don’t Know About Octopuses

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Octopuses are amazing creatures. They are considered to be the most intelligent invertebrates.

Octopuses: Eight-Legged Einsteins of the Deep

Animals are not oursto eat, wear, experiment on, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way. Octopuses are one of the planet’s most unique animals—but only now are people awakening to just how amazing and worthy of our protection they are. Octopuses are playful, resourceful, and inquisitive. Some species cuddle with one another, while others have been known to bond with humans. They are among the most highly evolved invertebrates and are considered by many biologists to be…
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Take Simple Action to Help Chimpanzees Now

Chimpanzees

Read this story about three lovable chimps who need your help and take a simple step to improve their life.

Help Chimpanzees in Solitary Confinement

Chimpanzees are highly social animals. In the wild, they live in large groups and strong social bonds are maintained through hours of grooming and playing with others. Without a complex social environment, chimpanzees—just like humans—suffer from loneliness, boredom, and depression.   Three chimpanzees named Tootie, Louie, and Joe are held in solitary confinement. Help get them to reputable sanctuaries! TAKE ACTION NOW TO HELP THESE CHIMPANZEES! LEARN MORE…
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The Ultimate New Year’s Resolution

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I’ve cut out all meats in my diet for quite a while now, and I’ve never felt better. I have more energy and have better health. I also have peace of mind knowing that I am no longer supporting cruel factory farming. In addition, I’m not putting all of those antibiotics and hormones that are fed to farm animals into my body. If you aren’t vegan or vegetarian, you might wan to give it a try for a month. If you do, you won’t go back!

Why Going Vegan Is the Ultimate New Year’s Resolution

It’s a new year, and that means New Year’s resolutions may be on your mind. Perhaps you’ve decided to drop a few pounds to fit back into those favorite jeans that are hiding in the back of your closet, or maybe you’d like to do your part to save the planet. No matter what your goals are, follow through this year by going vegan, and you’ll be well on your way to a healthier, happier 2016! You won’t believe how easy it is.
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Down Feathers Could Be Hiding in These Places

Down Feather

You may have used products with down feathers, but perhaps you aren’t aware of the pain and suffering that the production of these products causes innocent geese and ducks.

9 Places Down Feathers May Be Hiding

Down is the soft layer of feathers closest to a bird’s skin. It’s sometimes used in various products, from bedding to gloves. Many geese and ducks used for down have their feathers yanked out of their skin while they’re still alive, sometimes so violently that they’re left with gaping wounds that workers then sew up using a needle and thread without any painkillers. Some of…
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14 Dogs Before and After Being Rescued by PETA

Dogs Rescued by PETA

Here’s a nice animal rescue story to share. Happy Thanksgiving!

14 Dogs Before and After They Were Rescued by PETA (Photos)

PETA’s fieldworkers are on call 24/7, responding to animal emergencies year round. Here’s a glimpse into the lives of just a handful of the animals they’ve encountered who faced extreme neglect but were ultimately rescued by PETA. When PETA fieldworkers found Boss, a Chihuahua-terrier mix, he was covered with fleas, causing him to lose nearly all his fur and leaving his skin pain
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