Stories tagged: peta
Wed., July 12, 2017, 5 p.m.
No monkeying around: Appeals court weighs if animal owns its selfies
A curious monkey with a toothy grin and a knack for pressing a camera button was back in the spotlight Wednesday as a federal appeals court heard arguments on whether …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
Traders in south India state pull US drinks in anger at PETA
Traders have pulled Coke and Pepsi off their store shelves in south India in anger at PETA’s opposition to a local bull-taming sport.
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
American Humane investigating treatment of dog in film ‘A Dog’s Purpose’
The organization that ensures animal safety in film and television productions said Wednesday it is investigating whether a frightened dog was forced into churning water during the making of “A …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
Peta and Maks from ‘Dancing with the Stars’ welcome son Shai
“Dancing with the Stars” pros Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy have welcomed a baby boy. Shai Aleksander Chmerkovskiy made his debut Wednesday morning. Both stars tweeted his time of birth …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Animal watchdog group files 4th complaint against WSU
Ohio-based Stop Animal Exploitation Now filed another complaint this past week against Washington State University for what the animal rights group characterizes as a systematic failure at the university that …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 2:44 p.m.
Dealer that supplied Petco, PetSmart is charged with cruelty
Animal cruelty charges were filed Wednesday against a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer that supplied major pet retailers like Petco and PetSmart.
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 11:59 a.m.
PETA offering $5,000 reward for information on dead kitten
PETA is offering a $5,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest and the cruelty-to-animals conviction of the person responsible for killing a kitten.
Fri., July 29, 2016, 6:02 p.m.
PETA wishes Warren Sapp well after shark attack, sends fake lobster
Warren Sapp was bitten by what appeared to be a nurse shark while hunting lobster off the Florida Keys on Wednesday. The former University of Miami and NFL star will …
Thu., March 17, 2016, 10:42 a.m.
SeaWorld to stop breeding orcas, making them perform tricks
ORLANDO, Fla. – Finally bowing to years of public pressure, SeaWorld announced Thursday it will immediately stop breeding killer whales, and soon stop making them perform theatrical tricks. SeaWorld’s 29 …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 1:43 p.m.
Cockfighting could be a felony in home of fighting Gamecocks
In a state where the flagship university’s mascot is a fighting gamecock, some legislators are trying to toughen the penalties for cockfighting, which is illegal in all 50 states.
Fri., May 29, 2015
New lifestyle, new eatery
Atania Gilmore figured she’d give it 30 days. It was an experiment at that point: go vegan for a month, then celebrate with her favorite meal. But by her target …
Sun., Oct. 19, 2014
Doug Clark: Local plant aficionado vies for ‘Sexiest Vegan’ title
We journalists pride ourselves on being nonpartisan, except, of course, when we’re not. Like now, for example.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2011
Clark: PETA puts passers-by into win-fin situation
Kooky members of PETA want us to stop fishing because fish can feel pain and are intelligent. Yeah?
Tue., Sept. 20, 2011, 3 p.m.
PETA plans porn website to promote message
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is planning to launch a pornographic website to promote its animal rights and vegan diet message, a move that …
Thu., June 18, 2009
PETA criticizes Obama’s fly smackdown
WASHINGTON – The group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants the flyswatter in chief to try taking a more humane attitude the next time he’s bedeviled by a …
Wed., June 10, 2009
Fish-tossers could end up throwing rubber
SEATTLE – A national veterinary association says it might use rubber fish instead of real ones if it goes through with a fish-throwing demonstration at its convention next month, following …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2007
Vegetarian prisoners eat well in Idaho
BOISE – PETA has given a surprising first-place ranking to Idaho, a place few would consider an animal-rights haven given its distinction as one of just two states where dogfighting …