The Animal Welfare Board of India has directed the Himachal Pradesh government to stop its monkey sterilisation programme till a protocol was put in place to ensure humane and ethical treatment to animals.
A circus registered in Assam has been derecognised by the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) after investigation by a group of animal rights organisations revealed exploitation and torture of its animals, PETA said on Wednesday.
Ahead of sweltering days and rising temperature in the city, the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has warned against keeping dogs inside cars, as during summers they can succumb to heatstroke within a few minutes.
Looking at the rising number of bird injuries due to the use of glass-coated strings 'manja' by the kite flyers in India on Makar Sankranti festival, PETA urges people to go for standard cotton strings instead.
Former Republican Party US vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, who triggered a new controversy by posting a photo of her six-year-old son standing on a family dog, on Sunday hit back at animal rights groups for their criticism and asked them to "chill".
Southern actress Kajal Aggarwal, who is currently busy shooting for Tamil film ‘Maari’, believes that one need not be an "obsessive animal lover" to support People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
The Raghu Dixit Project, a folk music group joined hands with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to mark the World Music Day today, propagating the message against caging animals in zoos.