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Lab Rats and 8-Tracks

HELP MAKE ANIMAL TESTING OBSOLETE Dear AAVS Supporter, The phone booth. The 8-track tape. The typewriter. The fax machine. The lab rat. What do they have in common?They’re all outdated. New advances in technology have opened up a world of … Continue reading




15 Years of Broken Promises is Enough!

ARDF Sues USDA to Protect Birds On December 3, AAVS’s affiliate, the Alternatives Research & Development Foundation (ARDF) filed a lawsuit in federal court in Philadelphia against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for its continued failure to uphold its … Continue reading




AAVS Affiliate Sues USDA to Protect Birds

Dear AAVS Supporter, This morning, AAVS’s affiliate, the Alternatives Research & Development Foundation (ARDF) filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for its continual failure to protect the health and welfare of birds. The lawsuit stems from … Continue reading




Alternatives Save Animal Lives

Dear Friend, This week, AAVS’s affiliate, the Alternatives Research & Development Foundation (ARDF) announces its grants totaling $220,000 to fund six extraordinary projects that will advance scientific research without the use of animals. This represents a record sum for ARDF’s annual … Continue reading




This is Stuff to Get Excited About!

Dear Friend, I am always excited to receive and review proposals for new alternatives projects seeking funding. Thanks to your support, AAVS has long been at the forefront in the development and promotion of non-animal research methods. Last month, AAVS … Continue reading