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Archive for September, 2011

  • 08
  • Sep

Colombiana Star Michael Vartan Talks Puppy Love

As Danny Delanay in blockbuster smash Colombiana, and Dr Tom Wakefield on US TNT’s hit hospital drama, HawthoRNe, Michael Vartan sees that his patients get the very best care. Off-camera, it’s his dog, Millie, who gets all the TLC. In a new video for PETA, Michael reminds guardians that dogs are members of the family and deserve our time and attention.

“It’s really easy to make a huge difference in your dog’s life”, he says. “I just try and involve [Millie] as much as I can in my everyday activities.”… Read more.


  • 05
  • Sep

Miss Earth Contestant: The Best Way to Go Green Is to Go Vegetarian

Wearing a bikini made of lettuce leaves – complemented by a diamante crown – and holding a sign that reads, “Save the Earth: Go Veg”, Miss Earth contestant Maragarita Nazarenko joined PETA outside the largest meat market in the UK today to tell passers-by that the best thing that we can do to protect the environment is to stop eating animals.

“I’ve always been concerned about the health of the planet and my own health, so going vegetarian is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made,” says Nazarenko, who is representing … Read more.


  • 05
  • Sep

Beagles Protest Lab Supplier’s Dog-Breeding

Standing in formation, wearing beagle masks and holding signs that read, “NO to Grimston Beagle Farm”, PETA supporters participated in an eye-catching demonstration in Bristol. They were demanding that the Bristol-based Planning Inspectorate refuse permission for B&K Universal to build a facility that would breed hundreds of dogs to be sold for deadly experiments in the UK and abroad.

B&K Universal is owned by US-based animal laboratory supplier Marshall Farms, which has been cited repeatedly by US authorities for animal welfare violations. Their proposed facilities at Grimston in Yorkshire would have … Read more.