Most Sincerely, THE BOARD AND STAFF OF THE AMERICAN ANTI-VIVISECTION SOCIETY AAVS works for the animals all year long, and we wish to take this opportunity to express our appreciation for your support. Thank you! If you would like to … Continue reading

Animalearn’s Humane Student of the Year

CONGRATULATIONS TO AVALON THEISEN! What better time than the joyous holiday season to honor a young person who embodies the compassionate values that make the world a better place. AAVS’s education division, Animalearn, celebrates Avalon Theisen for her love of … Continue reading

12 Days of Leaping Bunny!

WE’VE GOT THE BEST CRUELTY-FREE SHOPPING DEALS FOR YOU! Someone on your holiday gift list wants some scrumptious-smelling soaps and luxurious personal care products, but you don’t have to drain your wallet to make them happy. How about getting 50% … Continue reading


All of us at AAVS hope that you were able to enjoy a long holiday weekend, officially launching the season of giving. Today is #GivingTuesday, a day to inspire philanthropy and encourage generous support of worthwhile causes. The majority of … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Mason!

Our adorable but tough guy Mason turns five today! He’s one of the seven baby chimps benefitting from AAVS’s TLC for Chimps campaign. Over this past year, Mason has learned a thing or two from his older groupmates, like grabbing … Continue reading

We Wouldn’t Be Here Without You

  Dear Friend, If you’re like me, you care a great deal about animals and AAVS’s focused mission to end the use of animals in science. I am truly grateful for your compassion. I wonder if you have considered that … Continue reading

You Make Us Great

  AAVS is thrilled to announce that we have earned Top-Rated Charity status for 2014 from GreatNonprofits, a leading website for reviews and ratings of nonprofit organizations. YOU are responsible for this honor and we are truly grateful for the … Continue reading

Activate for Animals
October 2014

IT’S A NIGHTMARE FOR ANIMALS IN LABS HELP ALLEVIATE THEIR FEAR For many animals in laboratories, fear, pain, and anxiety can be nearly every-day occurrences. But we can all do something to help alleviate animal suffering, and just a couple … Continue reading