Our Latest Progress for Farmed Animals


Animal Equality’s vision is a world in which all animals are respected and protected.

Animal Equality is an international organization working with society, governments, and companies to end cruelty to farmed animals.

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As an animal protection organization, we are guided by compassion, determination, and effectiveness.

Using these values to launch innovative projects and strategic campaigns, we work to expose and abolish the cruel practices of the animal agriculture industry.

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Our teams in the United States, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Brazil, and India consist of highly qualified professionals with years of experience in undercover investigations, corporate campaigns, political outreach, and the development of large-scale education programs.


With over ten years of experience in international campaigns, we are committed to saving as many animals as possible and to reducing the enormous suffering animals endure on factory farms. Our commitment to continually assessing the impact of our campaigns and programs makes us increasingly efficient at saving lives.

Our work

Animal Equality works strategically in four distinct areas to ensure progress for animals.

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Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE) is an independent organization that evaluates various animal protection groups in the US and Europe each year to assess their effectiveness and efficacy for animals. Every year since 2014, Animal Equality has been recognized as one of the most efficient animal protection organizations in the world.

In its 2018 analysis, ACE found that we effectively used our limited resources to help save millions of animals from a cruel fate and again named Animal Equality a Top Charity.

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I believe it's our right to know what is really happening behind closed doors. And now, thanks to Animal Equality's investigations, we have the power to see, understand, and take action.

Kat Von D

Artist and entrepreneur

The work of Animal Equality gives me hope that the people who watch their work will also choose to live more compassionate lives.

Marco Antonio Regil


We want to share some of our international achievements with you. Without your support, none of this would be possible; thanks for being on the side of the animals!

Success in China

A total of 33 stalls belonging to the ‘Three Birds of Dali Markets’ and a dog slaughterhouse situated in Nanhai – Foshan (Guangdong Province) were closed by Chinese authorities after Animal Equality’s investigation into the illegal and cruel trade in such establishments. This success was also made possible due to the collaboration of the Volunteer Centre of Guangzhou.


June 26, 2019

Investigation: Extreme Suffering Exposed on Three Giant British Chicken Farms

Animal Equality UK has released a new investigation with footage of horrifying…

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June 25, 2019

Lawsuit Challenges Constitutionality of Arkansas Ag-Gag Law

PRESS RELEASE Lawsuit Challenges Constitutionality of Arkansas Ag-Gag Law Advocates for animals,…

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June 21, 2019

Barbaric Yulin Dog Meat Festival Has Begun in China

The controversial festival, which promotes the slaughter and consumption of dogs and…

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June 25, 2019

What’s Wrong With McDonald’s?

If you were a chicken, Ronald McDonald would represent the devil and…

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June 19, 2019

Activists to Converge in DC for World’s Largest Animal Rights Conference

The annual Animal Rights National Conference, taking place July 25-28 in Washington,…

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June 5, 2019

Factory Farming and Animal Exploitation Causing Climate Disaster

Raising animals for food requires massive amounts of land, food, energy, and…

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Upcoming Event

Long Beach Vegan Festival

August 10, 2019


The Long Beach Vegan Music and Food Festival is a jam-packed event with delicious vegan fare and live music. The festival will also have fun activities and several veg-friendly booths.…