April 3, 2020

Many people are buzzing about the Netflix "documentary" Tiger King. As we are based in Vegas, CWI has worked directly on the issue of the display of exotic animals by Jeff Lowe. We want to state unequivocally that we support the Big Cat Public Safety Act. And to remind...

March 18, 2020

We are pleased to say that all circuses using exotic animals have been pulled off the road for the time being due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will continue to monitor their activity and will let everyone know when they return to traveling....if they do. Many shows hav...

February 27, 2020

We are sad to share that once again Betty has been forced out on the road to perform in cruel circus performances. This year she is being used and abused by Jordan World Circus.

We need protesters to show up for her and for those living in towns she is performing in to...

November 26, 2019

Did you know that Las Vegas hosts more than 39 million visitors per year? With CWI's headquarters located nearby, we do our best to take full advantage of the opportunity to educate as many people about living vegan as possible! That is why we rolled out our Living Veg...

November 20, 2019

Around the world, Australia enjoys a reputation of pristine beaches, gorgeous unique wildlife, and as a lush utopia. Sadly, this reputation is no longer deserved.

The fact is that Australia is not the place it once was. Its current credits include being the second in th...

November 20, 2019

Teaching kids to throw things at animals is educational? Feeding them items like marshmallows is helpful to preserving their health and well being? Only an animal-abusing circus could come up with this. 

Carol and Patty deserve better.

Boycott the circus and join us in t...

October 22, 2019

We are thrilled to share that the USDA has finally taken definitive action and has revoked Hugo Liebel's federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA) license due to his failure to properly care for Nosey. This means that he will no longer be able to exhibit animals like Nosey with...

October 10, 2019

CWI's annual Vegas VegFest was another gorgeous day of eating, entertainment, shopping, and educational talks. We are grateful to the 90 vendors and more than 5,000 individuals who came out to celebrate living kindly! Thank you also to magician Eric Walton and Michelle...

June 24, 2019

Every week, CompassionWorks International monitors the whereabouts of circuses traveling with animals.

With that information, we set up demonstrations and other actions that inform local communities about circus cruelty.

Occasionally we find advocates willing to go the e...

June 15, 2019

Following the horrific death of 3 year-old baby elephant "Dumbo" at Phuket Zoo, CWI jumped into action.

As a supporting organization of the Animals for Asia Coalition, we requested that the coalition move forward with a demand to the Phuket government asking them to dis...

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