Activate for Animals – October 2016

Humane Science Education   An important part of AAVS’s mission to end the use of animals in science is showing that education can be scientific AND humane. As part of this positive message, our Animalearn department works to help ensure … Continue reading

Animals in Labs: Do You Care?

  Helping animals doesn’t have to be hard. Contributing $10, $8, or even $5 on a monthly basis adds up and would make a tremendous difference for animals who need our help. Thanks to your Monthly Partnership, AAVS can continue … Continue reading

Celebrate Animals

Happy World Animal Day! People everywhere are celebrating their love for animals and their commitment to helping them. In recognition of World Day, AAVS created these e-cards that can be shared to raise awareness about the use of animals in … Continue reading

Activate for Animals – September 2016

Retired Chimps Must Go to Sanctuary Last year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) uplisted captive chimpanzees as endangered, a move preventing the import, trade, and harmful use of all chimps under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). But now … Continue reading

Celebrating 20 Years of Humane Science Education!

Dear Friend, A new school year brings a fresh start for students and teachers who want to stop the senseless sacrifice of millions of animals—including cats, frogs, sharks, and fetal pigs—used in school science labs. PROBLEM: Sacrificing animals for education … Continue reading

Thank you for supporting AAVS through the CFC!

Dear AAVS Supporter, You help animals through your generous support of the American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS)—thank you! The 2016 CFC has begun and we still have work to do—can we count on your pledge? AAVS achieves success with effective education … Continue reading

Help Abandoned Chimpanzees in Liberia

Over 60 chimpanzees were abandoned on islands off the coast of Liberia, without access to food or clean water. The New York Blood Center (NYBC) has made millions of dollars using many of these chimps in invasive research to study … Continue reading

Activate for Animals – August 2016

WANTED: Safe AND Cruelty-Free Products You have done a great job pressuring the cosmetics industry to move away from animal testing. Unfortunately, the Personal Care Products Safety Act (PCPSA) proposes to introduce a NEW regulatory testing scheme that threatens to … Continue reading