Pete Davidson snapped back at PETA after the animal rights group criticized him for purchasing a puppy from a pet store instead of choosing to adopt.

According to TMZ, he sent an explicit voicemail to Daphna Nachminovitch, senior VP of cruelty at PETA investigations, after the organization released a statement saying, “It’s tragic that Pete didn’t seek out a borough-born mutt from a city animal shelter because a scrappy New Yorker with charm, personality, and unconventional handsomeness could have been his perfect match. … Since shelters in New York and across the country are overflowing with homeless animals, PETA urges Pete to show some big heart energy by adopting, not shopping, in the future.”

In the voicemail, obtained by the publication, Davidson was heard making no attempts to hold back his anger as he explained to PETA that he is “severely allergic to dogs” so he can’t adopt just any breed.

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“My mom’s f–king dog who is 2 years old died a week before so we’re all so sad, so I had to get a specific dog” he said in the voicemail, adding that the dog was actually for his mother. “So why don’t you do your research before you f–king create news stories for people because you’re boring…”

The 29-year-old SNL star concluded the call by saying “F–k you and suck my d–k.”

It all started when photos of Davidson purchasing a cavapoo puppy from Citipups, a dog breeder in New York City, with his girlfriend Chase Sui Wonders, went viral on the internet.

However, even after hearing the voicemail, PETA continued to go after Davidson, commenting that he would’ve learned that there is “no such thing as a hypoallergenic dog” if he had actually bothered doing some research on dogs.

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Davidson seems to have come to his senses after having sent the voicemail and says that he regrets doing so. He also added that he overreacted because he and his family are currently going through grief after their dog Henry died.

“I haven’t seen my mom and sister cry like that in over 20 years. I was trying to cheer up my family. I was already upset that the store had filmed me without my permission or acknowledgment,” he explained, referring to Citipups. “Then this organization (PETA) made a public example of us, making our grieving situation worse. I am upset. It was a poor choice of words. I shouldn’t have said what I said, but I am not sorry for standing up for myself and my family.”