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The PETA Podcast
PETA, the world's largest animal rights organization, is 6.5 million strong and growing. This is the place to find out why. Hear from insiders, thought leaders, activists, investigators, politicians, and others why animals need more than kindness—they have the right not to be abused or exploited in any way. Hosted by Emil Guillermo. Powered by PETA activism.

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The PETA Podcast
PETA, the world's largest animal rights organization, is 6.5 million strong and growing. This is the place to find out why. Hear from insiders, thought leaders, activists, investigators, politicians, and others why animals need more than kindness—they have the right not to be abused or exploited in any way. Hosted by Emil Guillermo. Powered by PETA activism.

    PETA Pressures Horse Racing on Drugs, Baffert, Medina Spirit

    PETA Pressures Horse Racing on Drugs, Baffert, Medina Spirit

    Hall of Fame Horse Trainer Bob Baffert is seen as the "face of horse racing." After an unpredictable win at the Kentucky Derby, Baffert's horse Medina Spirit failed a drug test.
    PETA Sr. VP Kathy Guillermo continues to pressure the industry to stop the abuses of horses by trainers. She explains the latest scandal and what it could mean for racing, which has shrunk in half since PETA's Equine Matters campaign began.
    Hosted by Emil Guillermo.
    Music provided by Carbonworks.
    Released 5/12/21

    • 27 min
    PETA Knows Which Cosmetics are Truly Cruelty-Free

    PETA Knows Which Cosmetics are Truly Cruelty-Free

    PETA Sr. VP Kathy Guillermo--who has led the PETA campaign to end testing on animals in the cosmetics industry around the world-- talks about how PETA compiles the best list of cruelty-free companies available. More than 5,000 companies are listed at PETA.org and the Beauty without Bunnies app.

    Music provided by Carbonworks.
    Released 5/5/21

    • 36 min
    Capt. Paul Watson's "Orcapedia" is the Guide to Global Orca Slave Trade

    Capt. Paul Watson's "Orcapedia" is the Guide to Global Orca Slave Trade

    There are 56 orcas being held in concrete prisons around the world. And 163 who have died in captivity. "Orcapedia" written by Capt. Paul Watson let's us know how dire it is for the orcas involved in what is an international slave trade. Watson, a former Greenpeace founder who formed Sea Shepherd to take direct action, talks with Emil Guillermo.
    "Orcapedia" is published by Groundswell Books.

    Music provided by Carbonwlrks.
    Released 4/28/21

    • 49 min
    SOS: PETA's Youth Movement

    SOS: PETA's Youth Movement

    Rachelle Owen directs Students Opposing Speciesism, or SOS, the new youth program at PETA. Students from around the country connect through hubs to form activism networks in person and on social media. Alexis Collum is a student at the University of Central Florida who organized a live protest at Orlando's SeaWorld. Emil Guillermo hosts. If you're in high school or college, you should join! Go to www.sos.PETA.org
    Music provided by Carbonwlrks.
    Released 4/21/21

    • 27 min
    PETA to argue for the Constitutional Rights of Animals

    PETA to argue for the Constitutional Rights of Animals

    The Animal Welfare Act has an amendment attached to it that could be an illegal "bill of attainder." The Constitution forbids such things. Was the so-called Helms Amendment to the Animal Welfare Act--which banned animals like birds, rats and mice from protection--a "bill of attainder"? PETA Foundation attorney Asher Smith on the law suit that could save thousands of animals in experimentation.
    See more at PETA.org
    Hosted by Emil Guillermo.
    Music provided by Carbonwlrks.
    Released 4/14/21

    • 32 min
    In Spare Time, PETA Employee Saves Hundreds of Ducks

    In Spare Time, PETA Employee Saves Hundreds of Ducks

    After Easter, people abandon ducks and ducklings out in the wild, leaving them all sitting ducks for predators. John Di Leonardo, works as a Sr. Manager at PETA in the animals in entertainment division. But in his spare time, he rescues abandoned ducks. Di Leonardo talks with Emil Guillermo about how the need is so great, Di Leonardo's organization has saved thousands of ducks since he started in 2014.

    • 45 min

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