Stop Circus Suffering

Just a few minutes today could end Circus Suffering in the US


More than 30 years of evidence and scientific studies demonstrate that traveling shows cannot provide for the physical, behavioral and psychological needs of wild animals. Severe confinement in barren conditions, lack of exercise and restriction of natural behaviors, result in animals being prone to health, behavioral, and psychological problems. Welfare is always compromised.

Constant fear, brutal handling, and restriction of movement cause stress to wild animals, making them dangerous. When in close proximity to the public, this creates a serious public safety hazard. Deaths and injuries to animals, trainers, and the public are far too common. 

The Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act (TEAPSPA, HR5999/S3220) seeks to prohibit the use of exotic and wild animals in traveling performances. 50 countries have now banned the use of wild animals in circuses. It’s time the United States caught up.


Please join fellow animal advocates across the US today, in urging Congress members to support the Traveling Exotic Animal & Public Safety Protection Act (HR5999/S3220), and to sign on as a co-sponsor. They need to hear from you in order to know how important this bill is to you. It doesn’t matter if you have emailed or called previously, please do so again, we need to keep the pressure on. 

We have made it as easy as 1, 2, 3.

  1. Go to, enter the first line of your address and zip code & click ‘GO’.
  2. This will bring up your Senators and Representative – fill in your contact details.
  3. From here you can select to send a template email, send a tweet, post on Facebook or call (phone calls are most effective) using the talking points provided – feel free to personalize any text with your own words.

IT ONLY TAKES MINUTES, but if you have more time, you can take more than one action to increase your impact.

The animals are counting on us!


  1. Martha Falkenberg · 21 September 2022 at 12:01a

    Please sign and end the abuse of animals in circuses. It is wrong and supporting these businesses sends the wrong message.
    Time to empty the cages and end their suffering.

  2. Karen Fostel · 21 September 2022 at 12:01a

    Stop the awful exploitation and torture of elephants immediately!!!

  3. Cat · 21 September 2022 at 12:01a

    End animal suffering !

  4. Jean Patmore · 21 September 2022 at 12:01a

    All decent minded people hate the abuse to circus animals – the cruel “training” practices used belong to the past and those responsible belong in prison.

  5. Pamela FOSKY · 21 September 2022 at 12:01a

    Why are we still doing this ridiculous thing taking wild animals around the country people it’s 2023 they are suffering stop doing it and people stop going to them

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