Holiday Wishes from AAVS

With Best Wishes for Happy Holidays, All of us at the Anmerican Anti-Vivisection Society AAVS makes happy holidays for many rescued animals at exceptional sanctuaries throughout the United States. Learn more and share the joy at:

Activate for Animals – November

FDA Approval of GE Salmon is Fishy Despite a mountain of opposition, on November 19, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the sale of GE salmon as food, claiming they are safe for the environment and to eat. However, … Continue reading

We Wouldn’t Be Here Without You

Planning Now for the Future Long after you’re gone, you can still continue to be a part of our work and have a lasting impact on animal issues by including AAVS in your estate plans. The thoughtfulness and careful planning … Continue reading

Put Us Over the Top

We’re Almost There! Help us ensure that AAVS’s ‘BUILD IT!’ fund can benefit from a matching gift that will DOUBLE YOUR DONATION to get chimps out of labs. Our campaign has been extended to 11:59 PM tonight to give us … Continue reading

Double Your Gift to Help Chimps

We’re Not There Yet! Thanks to all of you who have donated so generously to our BUILD IT! Fund this week. We initiated this campaign to help chimpanzees still stuck in labs to gain their freedom and find new homes. … Continue reading

Give Them A Place To Call Home

Dear AAVS Supporter, Last weekend I was in Shreveport, Louisiana to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Chimp Haven, the national chimpanzee retirement sanctuary. There was so much excitement about retiring chimpanzees from labs! Once they arrive at sanctuaries, they will … Continue reading

Build It and They Will Come

You did it! Across the country, laboratories are shutting down their experiments on chimpanzees. Painful invasive research on chimpanzees will soon be relegated to the history books. But our mission is not complete until their futures are secure. Hundreds of … Continue reading


AV Magazine‘s latest issue introduces you to animal advocates who worked to uncover the devastating effects of research on chimpanzees—and worked to set them free. You’ll also meet chimpanzees who survived research and learn about the remarkable sanctuaries that care … Continue reading

Activate for Animals – October

OPPOSE PROPOSED MOVE BY YERKES Following years of being used for human benefit, chimpanzees retired from labs deserve to go sanctuaries, where their needs come first. However, the Yerkes National Primate Research Center thinks differently. Yerkes, a federal lab supported … Continue reading

Save the Abandoned Chimps

NY Blood Center, Keep Your Promise! This was the message sent by animal advocates who gathered outside the office of the New York Blood Center (NYBC) on October 15 to voice concern for the chimpanzees it used in experiments and … Continue reading