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  • 07
  • Jul

And the Proggy Award Goes To …

… Preston resident Paul Obernay of Benthic Pelagic Solutions for inventing an animal-friendly alternative to swimming with dolphins! PETA’s Proggy Awards (“Proggy” is for “progress”) recognise animal-friendly achievements in commerce and culture. Mr Obernay will be receiving his framed award shortly so that he can proudly display his achievement.

The device, called the “Dolphin Dome”, uses video screens and the sounds of the sea to create the sensation of being in the ocean with dolphins. Interacting with the aquatic mammals is claimed to have a beneficial effect for people with autism … Read more.


  • 20
  • Jun

Closed: Win Goodies From Bourgeois Boheme

With summer coming up, it’s a perfect time to reintroduce some good friends of ours over at Bourgeois Boheme, who have the honour of being one of the finest, cruelty-free, sustainable and ethical chic boutiques in the UK. We’re delighted to offer you the chance to win some vegan-friendly goodies from them. It’s so simple – all you have to do is answer the following:

One of Bourgeois Boheme’s shoes share the same name as a vegetarian former Beatle. What is the name and what colours and size range does the Read more.


  • 12
  • Jan

Calling Imelda Marcos: Top Five Women’s Vegan Leather Boots

Animals are my first love – and shoes are my second. So with the first snow of the season having struck, I’ve been on the lookout for the perfect pair of super-stylish vegan boots. Luckily, I didn’t have to search far: leather-free boots are everywhere this winter! From the inexpensive to the “OMG, second mortgage” (a girl can dream), I’ve found some hot animal-friendly boots. And when boots this fabulous are this easy to find, there’s no excuse for supporting the hideously cruel leather industry.

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  • 11
  • Oct

Top Five Women’s Vegan Leather Jackets

Nothing says cool, edgy and compassionate like a faux-leather jacket. Autumn’s must-have piece, the vegan leather jacket lets you rock a hard look while maintaining a soft heart.

From high street shops to designer boutiques, the faux-leather jacket is everywhere this season – and with so many cruelty-free options to choose from, there’s no need to wear the skin of a dead animal.

We’ve chosen a few of the fiercest vegan jackets available. So whether you prefer biker-chic or hipster-cool, you can walk proud knowing that no animal was tortured, mutilated or … Read more.


  • 06
  • Jul

India’s Cows and the UK High Street

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You may be wondering why I’ve been quiet on the blog, but as anyone at PETA will tell you, I’m never quiet. So while I haven’t been at PETA shouting out ideas for the next celebrity ad campaign or cheeky demonstration, I have been in India working on projects to help animals there. One of these projects is to encourage consumers in India and elsewhere to do away with leather in their wardrobes. Here’s why:

We live in a global society, and what happens to animals in India … Read more.