Tip Gallery
This is our collection of tips! Contact us if you want to contribute!


  • Sponsor a “Stop Puppy Mills” billboard in your community
  • Encourage local pet stores that sell puppies to stop
  • Use Tupperware instead of plastic bags
  • Give reusable bottles as gifts so everyone can stop buying plastic or bottled water
  • Send e-cards instead of using paper cards
  • Join an Environmental group
  • Adopt a highway with your family or club and do regular litter pickups there
  • After your picnics in the park, make sure to clean up after yourself
  • Don’t leave the TV on when nobody is watching it
  • Read a book about Rachel Carson or Jane Goodall
  • Collect Rainwater and use it to water plants
  • Don’t dump your trash into a body of water
  • Seal your trash cans tightly
  • Never buy, sell, or own anything made from ivory
  • Don’t buy tortoiseshell products
  • Never tug on a dog’s neck
  • Get a custom license plate with a message about animals
  • Don't buy eggs or meat from grocery stores
  • If you have a skateboard, decorate it with animal slogans
  • Look for scheduled animal hunts in your area and try to stop them
  • Instead of going fishing, go hiking, bird-watching, canoeing, or other activities that don’t harm animals
  • Build doghouses for chained yard dogs in your community
  • Fence your yard so your pets don’t get lost
  • Don’t stay at hotels that use caged birds as “decorations”
  • Keep the receipts from companies that don’t test on animals, and send them to companies that do test on animals with a message like “If you didn’t test on animals, you’d be getting this business”
  • If your local hardware store sells steel-leg traps, meet with the owner and tell him or her why you would like them to be take off the shelves
  • Call or email television producers and tell them that if a character in a show must wear fur, it must be an obvious fake fur and must be announced in the credits that it is fake
  • Refuse to dissect animals at school
  • Complain to stores that sell glue traps, and tell them how cruel these traps are
  • Clean up antifreeze spills
  • Boycott bullfights
  • Adopt a “retired” greyhound
  • Support companies that don’t use animals in their advertisements
  • Don't attend hog-dog fights
  • Buy I love or lush cosmetics because they don't test on animals
  • Reuse everything you can
  • If you have any pet goldfish, please don't force them to live in a small bowl, get them a bigger tank
  • Don't get a pet on impulse, think it through
  • Write a letter to companies that test on animals telling them the benifits of being cruelty-free
  • Sponsor a pet in a shelter, and provide them everything they need to be happy and healthy
  • Protest against one outdated, inhumane way of euthanasia, gas chambers
  • Don't keep pet rabbits outside, they are not like outside rabbits and can get attacked by other animals
  • Save up for a cause
  • Pick up litter around your street
  • Don't buy or accept anything made of ivory
  • Protest planned balloon lanches, the balloons can fall into the ocean and whales and other sea animals can die because they mistake them for food
  • Make a journal of any companion animals you have at home, and note their favorite treats, activities, foods they like and foods they hate, their favorite places, and other things about them
  • Make a list of emergency numbers you can call if you see an injured or orphan animal on the side of the road or another place
  • If you see little kids running after pigeons or other birds, talk to them gently about why it's wrong to disturb the birds
  • Tell others that baby chicks should not be given as Easter gifts
  • Put some twigs in birdbaths or puddles, so that insects who would drown otherwise have a chance to get out
  • Never throw an insect into the toilet
  • Make a mini-nature reserve in your yard
  • Start a recycling program
  • Post social media about animals
  • Speak up for animals that some people think are "ugly", "gross", or "scary", such as wolves, bats, and spiders
  • Don't let people say to you, "You eat like a pig", because pigs are actually very smart, clean animals
  • Plan a raffle to help animals
  • Buy bamboo, it is a renewable resource
  • Use less shampoo, after all, it is a detergent, there are other methods of cleaning hair
  • Buy organic, local, produce
  • Watch pets when they are outside, it only takes a couple seconds for a theif to steal pets
  • Reuse gift bags and wrapping paper
  • For your next gift, give an animal organization a donation in someone's name
  • Don't buy eggs from the grocery store
  • Unplug your alarm clock when you are not using it
  • Use simpler screensavers, they waste less energy
  • Tell everyone you know not to attend greyhound races
  • Spread awareness about micro-chipping dogs and cats
  • Make sure your pet's collar fits, especially if they are still growing, or your pet could be silently choking
  • Organize a poetry slam to help animals
  • Make old clothes into blankets for pet shelters
  • Don't make your pet wear costumes that limit his or her ability to do natural things( walk comfortably, turn around, sit down, etc.)
  • Make a button about helping animals
  • Supply bookstores and libraries with animal bookmarks
  • Mark animal shelter events on your calendar
  • While in a public place, talk with a friend about an issue that has an impact on animals, chances are, other people will hear you and be inspired to help as well
  • If there is a 'Forgotten Fido' chained in your neighbor's backyard, offer to play with their dog and walk him
  • Ask any local contests to please not give away fur items as prizes, and praise them if they have made the compassionate choice of choosing to stop giving away fur
  • Ask if you can arrange a local meeting at your community house or recreation center, and talk about how people in your community can help animals
  • Write literature about protecting animals
  • Use your career or profession to help animals
  • Do radio and talk show interviews
  • Try to use fewer products with animal parts in them
  • Show your hairdresser some of the wonderful beauty products that aren't tested on animals