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A employee holds a 129,000 USD crocodile Hermes Birkin Bag for the press to see during a private opening for the new Hermes store on Wall Street in New York. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

British Actress Wants Name Removed From Pricey Hermes Birkin Bags Due To Crocodile Cruelty

British singer/actor Jane Birkin told Hermes to take her name off the handbag after learning about the alleged cruel practices used to harvest the crocodile skins some of the bags are made of.

07/29/2015

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus elephants perform during Barnum's FUNundrum. (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Ringling Bros. Circus To End Elephant Acts By 2018

The circus’ parent company, Feld Entertainment, said the acts will be phased out by 2018, citing growing public concern about the animals’ treatment.

03/05/2015

Cows eating grass in a cowshed. (Getty Images)

California Meat Companies Winning Praise From Animal Activists For Humane Slaughter

A couple of California meat companies are earning positive recognition from animal activists. It’s not just for how they are feeding and housing their animals, but how they’re killing them.

02/02/2015

A Great Bull Run event. (CBS)

Bull Run Similar To Spain’s Coming To Alameda County Fairgrounds

A bull run similar to the one in Spain is coming to the East Bay, unless a judge stops it.

07/14/2014

A general view during the game between the San Francisco Giants and the Atlanta Braves at AT&T Park on April 24, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

AT&T Park Reclaims Title As Most Vegetarian-Friendly Ballpark By PETA

San Francisco’s AT&T Park has reclaimed its position as the most vegetarian-friendly ballpark in the nation, according to an annual survey of Major League Baseball stadiums by PETA.

07/14/2014

A dog looks from the rear window while the driver fills the car with gas. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)

PETA Makes Push For Signs Warning Pet Owners Of Danger Inside Hot Cars After SF Mall Incident

A professional dog walker was cited last week for keeping eight dogs in a hot van in San Francisco, prompting an animal rights group to request signs warning dog owners and walkers about the harm of leaving pets inside cars.

06/18/2014

Protesters expose themselves at San Francisco's City Hall (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

PETA Members Strip On Eve Of San Francisco Nudity Ban

Members of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals took advantage of the last day to be legally nude in public in San Francisco by stripping down in front of City Hall Thursday.

01/31/2013

Anti-fur protesters.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Anti-Fur Activists Stage Protest Outside SF Clothing Stores

Led by PETA, the peaceful gathering was held outside Bebe for “Fur Free Friday.”

11/23/2012

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PETA Balks At SF Plan To Pay Panhandlers To Care For Shelter Puppies

Beginning in August, the city is set to offer panhandlers up to $75 a week to stop begging and foster problem puppies from city animal shelters until the pups are ready for adoption.

07/16/2012