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Attend public hearing Aug. 2 to stop the slaughter of deer in Blue Hills Reservation

The slaughter of deer who call the 7,000-acre Blue Hills Reservation home is set to return in November and December—this time bow and arrows will be allowed over more days and a larger area—and we need our Massachusetts members to attend a public hearing on Aug.

Too cold for you? Then it's too cold for your pets!

With a deep freeze on the horizon for much of the East coast, we’re spreading the important message that your pets need extra attention during the next few frigid days! There have been far too many instances this winter of neglectful and abusive pet owners forcing their animals to weather out winter storms on their own.

Speak Out Against NH's Proposed Bobcat Hunt

We have a huge jeer today for the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department—which is proposing a bobcat hunting and trapping season process for the first time in two decades—and for the supporters of this plan, including N.J. governor, Chris Christie.

Put an end to ‘Battle of the Rays’ and all animal killing contests in Maryland

Friends of Animals is horrified to learn from the Fish Feel organization that on Saturday, June 13, dozens of men pointlessly killed hundreds of harmless cownose rays––among the smallest and most innocuous members of the shark family––near the mouth of the Patuxent River on Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.

More than 100 bow fishers in dozens of boats participated and cash prizes went to hunters who killed the heaviest rays. 

Say NO to Captive Primate Safety Act

August 26. 2014
For Immediate Release 


Say No to Wild Horse Oversight Act

Did you know Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) has introduced ominous legislation that would give Western states and Indian Tribes the option to take over the management of wild horses and burros? However, in the past, state and tribal control has meant slaughter for these magnificent animals. 

The Wild Horse Oversight Act of 2014 claims it will preserve all protections under the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971, yet allow states to implement horse and burro management plans that address the specific needs of their own state. 

Patrolling a NYC Bird “Refuge” to Protect Canada Geese

Patrolling a NYC Bird "Refuge" to Protect Canada Geese from Killer USDA Agents


Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, the only one of its kind in New York City, can no longer be called a “refuge.”