Inbreeding is so rampant that 10,000 pugs in the UK are descended from just 50 dogs and the consequences are dire
From baby gorillas in Bristol to abused tigers in Thailand, our narcissistic attitude towards animals has created a market for exploitation and cruelty all over the world
The officers 'desperately need a crash course in humane animal control,' says Peta
Antibiotic resistant nuggets, poop covered thighs and evidence of pint of fat in one chicken are just some of the reasons to reconsider today’s lunch
The family claim their daughter could not sleep for weeks after the dog's disapperance
The Princess, who is married to the Queens cousin, says animals don't 'earn' rights as they don't pay taxes
An online clothing store has joined high-street shops in pulling angora products from its virtual shelves
Ron Jeremy - nicknamed "the hedgehog" - said despite it taking a lot to shock him, as "an expert on sex", he was "appalled" by the sexual behaviour experiments carried out by US universities on rodents
'These represent the next generation of tools to understand complex conditions' says one researcher
The singer has donated £10,000 after a pay-off by Channel 4, which used one of his songs without permission in an advert for a Gordon Ramsay show
PETA are campaigning to have pigeon racing outlawed, but I just can't get behind the idea that this is a barbaric sport
The world's oldest father has been recruited by activists in India who maintain lifelong vegetarians retain their "vigour" better than others.
Danny Boyle, the artistic director of the opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics, has sent a hand-written letter to animal rights campaigners pledging that no harm will come to the animals used in the making of his show.
It might not feel like it at the time, but selection for the Olympics is not normally a matter of life and death. At least until now.
The grand emancipation of America's popular performing orcas has been postponed, thanks to the not-so-startling conclusion of a district court judge in San Diego that, on balance, whales and humans are not the same thing.
Justin Bieber has teamed up with PETA to urge his fans to adopt a pet.