Get The Facts:
These fact sheets include a summary of violations of the Animal Welfare Act as recorded by the USDA on its inspection reports, and incidents documented through news reports. You can use this information for Letters to the Editor, Op-Ed pieces, letters to business and media sponsors, and for sharing with others via word-of-mouth.
Some people think that a circus that tours locally must have a clean record, otherwise local businesses and/or government would not sponsor it. Use these fact sheets to illustrate exactly what is wrong with the specific circus that comes to town. (As we receive more information on these and add new circuses, we will continue to update these fact sheets.)